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Waverly, NE, 68462
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March 09, 2018

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Tassia Falcon da Silva Steidley

Waverly, NE – Contact info: 480-***-**** – ac4rbe@r.postjobfree.com

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I am an Environmental Technology Manager offering regulatory compliance to an organization where strong technical and analytical skills of environmental engineering, EH&S and emergency management are needed.

Skills

Knowledge of Federal, State and Local EH&S regulatory process between government and industries.

Master’s degree covering subjects like EHS, Environmental Regulations, Emergency Management and more.

Experience conducting complaint investigations, preparing technical reports, performing environmental analysis, researching and reporting regulatory compliance issues

Ability to interpret regulatory documents, determine applicability, and to set the proper course of action.

Experience performing workplace safety, health, environmental, and fire inspections.

Fluent in Portuguese and in English. Literate in Spanish.

Motivated and energetic team player with excellent communication skills. Education

Masters in Environmental Technology Management 05/2014 Arizona State University (ASU) – Mesa, AZ

This degree provides EHS professionals with a firm understanding of the scientific, technical and legal problems facing managers in today’s business climate. Relevant Coursework: Industrial Hygiene • Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies • Chemistry of Hazardous Materials • Principles of toxicology • Environmental Law and Resources Regulations • Integrated Emergency Management • Information Technology in Emergency Management GPA: 3.93/4.00

Recognition: Outstanding Environmental & Resource Management (ERM) graduate student.

Bachelor of Sciences in Biological Sciences 12/2007 Universidade Estadual do Ceara (UECE) – State University of Ceara – Fortaleza, CE, Brazil Awards and Grants:

- State of Ceara Full Scholarship Grant (01/2004 to 12/2007),

- IC/UECE Scholarship of Scientific Initiation Award (08/2006 to 08/2007).

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism Studied for 2 years University of Fortaleza (UNIFOR) – Fortaleza, CE

Professional Experience

Environmental Health Specialist II (40h/wk)

Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) 08/2017 to Present Providing on-site assessments of environmental and environmental health hazards; conducting air quality inspections and investigations; writing environmental health and environmental quality permits; operating specialized field equipment; issuing enforcement notices; preparing reports on findings of investigations; providing on-site pollution prevention; assisting waste program on Household Waste Collection Events; serving as an emergency responder (HAZMAT team); and having a sound working knowledge of local, state and federal environmental health and environmental quality regulations.

Quality Assurance Specialist (40h/wk) 02/2017 to 06/2017 Tassia Falcon da Silva Steidley

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Artech/GSK (GlaxoSmithKline) – Waverly, NE

Review Retained Samples. Review Batch Records. Receive and Log Returned Complaint Samples. Perform system queries for Complaint Investigations. Perform Investigation activities (Root Cause Analysis, CAPA development, etc.)

Environmental Quality Programs Specialist II (40h/wk) 01/2015 to 04/2015 Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) – Lincoln, NE Support the Air Division permitting and compliance programs of the state of Nebraska; administer the dispersion modeling and emission inventory programs; provide outreach to the public and regulated industry; coordinate EPA grant and maintain the air quality regulations. Under this division, I assisted on the maintenance of the Nebraska Air Quality Regulations by developing and proposing air regulations to the Environmental Quality Council. In addition, I was responsible to develop state implementation plans that supply EPA with the Air Division’s strategy to maintain the air quality in the state.

Air Quality Inspector (40h/wk) 10/2012 to 11/2014 Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) – Phoenix, AZ Inspect and investigate industrial and commercial air pollution sources for compliance with air quality rules and regulations. Perform environmental testing, sampling, and monitoring activities using a variety of equipment. Assist in performing environmental studies and surveys, document and prepare inspection reports.

Member of the Safety Committee: Identify safety hazards in both MCAQD building and field activities. Develop accident-prevention and loss-control programs. Investigate accidents, creates reports and determines corrective action. Maintain liaison with government agencies such as OSHA, DOT, and EPA along with other regulatory agencies. Ensure that MCAQD comply with all federal, state, and local regulations and statues.

Recognition: Peak Performance Award.

Emergency Manager (20h/wk) 10/2012 to 05/2014

Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) – Phoenix, AZ Internship: Developed the MCAQD Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) – a collection of resources, actions, procedures, and information that is developed, tested and held in readiness for use in the event of a major disruption of operations.

Brazilian-Portuguese Interpreter (40h/wk) 05/2011 to 07/2012 Cyracom, Phoenix, AZ

Facilitate various types of conversations – emergencies, medical procedures, legal situations.

Veterinary Technician (40h/wk) 03/2009 to 03/2011 VCA Mountain View Animal Hospital and Camelback Animal Hospital, Phoenix, AZ Interfaced with clients. Trained new employers. Performed routine laboratory tests.

Special Education Teacher (12hr/wk) 01/2007 to 07/2008 Expressarte – Fortaleza, CE, Brazil

My job was to assist teenager students, who have special needs, with their school duties and to teach study techniques.

Private Tutor 01/2007 to 7/2008

Fortaleza, CE, Brazil

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My job was to give private classes and explain basic concepts of Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English for students in High School.

Public School Teaching Assistant 06/2007 to 12/2007 UECE – State University of Ceara, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil I was sent by State University of Ceara as a student teacher to these three public schools to improve their teaching/learning process in Biology classes.

Molecular Biologist Research Assistant (20h/wk) 08/2006 to 08/2007 UECE – Universidade Estadual do Ceara, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil Assisted Dr. Vania Ceccato with various projects in the Biochemical and Cell Cultures lab. The majority of research regarded plants of genus Croton and their allelopathic effects. Recognition: First place among all projects nominated for “The Outstanding Scientific Initiation Projects” at State University of Ceara, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil, 2007. Recognition: Eleven peer-reviewed publications.

Environmental Research Assistant (20h/wk) 05/2005 to 05/2006 UECE – Universidade Estadual do Ceara, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil Internship: Assisted Dr. Istvan Major and Dr. Oriel Bonilla in projects co-related with Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation in the Botanic Park of Ceara. Supported the ongoing monitoring of environmental studies, surveys, and activities to ensure program quality, effectiveness, and technical adequacy. Recognition: Two peer-reviewed publications.

Biological Sciences Academic Center Administrator (20h/wk) 01/2005 to 12/2005 UECE – Universidade Estadual do Ceara, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil Internship: Represented the student body of the college of Biological Sciences by being responsible for the administration and enhancement of the college’s curriculum (e.g. funding, workshops, field trips, seminars).

Zoo Monitor/Instructor (10h/wk) 01/2005 to 12/2005 Ecopoint, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil

The goal was to overcome the fragmented vision of the world by awakening the children students to one global and ecological vision, where he or she could perceive the relationships existent between man, animals, plants and the world

Memberships, Credentials and Certifications

Member of the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) Hazardous Materials:

24 hours Hazwoper (Southeast Community College)

8 hours Hazcat: Field Screening Training (EPA)

Asbestos inspector (licensed in Nebraska state)

OSHA:

40 hours OSHA HAZWOPER (not current)

10 hours OSHA General Industry

10 hours OSHA Construction.

EPA:

Method 9 Visible Emissions Classroom update

EPA Chain of Custody Procedure for Samples and Data Tassia Falcon da Silva Steidley

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EPA Introduction to Air Pollution Control.

EPA SI-422 Air Pollution Control Orientation Course

EPA SI-100 Mathematics Review for Air Pollution

EPA SI-300 Introduction to Air Pollution Toxicology.

APTI SI-460 Introduction to Permitting

And more.

FEMA:

IS-00100.HE Introduction to the Incident Command System ICS-100 for Higher Education

IS-00230.b Fundamentals of Emergency Management

IS-00120.a An Introduction to Exercises

IS-00139 Exercise Design

IS-00010.a Animals in Disaster: Awareness and Preparedness

IS-00011.a Animals in Disasters: Community Planning

IS-00700.a National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction

IS-00520 Introduction to Continuity of Operations Planning for Pandemic Influenzas

IS-00548 Continuity of Operations (COOP) Manager

IS-00547.a Introduction to Continuity of Operations

IS-00546.12 Continuity of Operations Awareness Course

IS-00200.b ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incident, ICS-200. Projects

Mapping of Air Pollution, more specifically PM2.5, of Phoenix city at Maricopa County Air Quality Department.

- Mapped geographic areas of the city to determine the pollutant deposition concentrations in each of them.

- Ambient air monitoring and source monitoring were used as the primary techniques for this project.

Maricopa County Air Quality Department Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP).

- A collection of resources, actions, procedures, and information that is developed, tested and held in readiness for use in the event of a major disruption of operations.

Project Biomeios: creating an open and interactive software called "Taxon" that teaches taxonomy and classification to teenage students in public schools, Fortaleza, Brazil.

Research paper on “Green methods and technologies to improve water quality during a disaster” at Arizona State University

Research paper on “Birth Defects and Environmental Hazards (Teratogens)” at Arizona State University.

Research paper on “Augmented Reality System (ARS) in Emergency Management”, at Arizona State University.

Publications

SILVA, T. F. ; CONDE, I. B. ; RABELO, F. F. A. ; SANTANA, J. R. ; CHAVES, J. B. ; JUNIOR, F. F. U. S. . Project Biomeios: creating an open and interactive software called "Taxon" that teaches taxonomy and classification to teenage students in public schools. In: University Week XII, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil, 2007.

SILVA, T. F. ; RODRIGUES, M. A. ; SENA, L. M. M. ; LIMA, M. A. ; JUNIOR, S. Q. ; OLIVEIRA, F. M. P. . Comparison of Arthropod fauna associated with Croton mucronifolius between wet and dry season. In: University Week XII, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil, 2007.

RODRIGUES, M. A. ; SENA, L. M. M. ; SILVA, T. F. ; LIMA, M. A. ; Quesado, S. J. ; Lima, C. S. ; CECCATTO, V. M. . Identification, domestication and allelopathy in medicinal plants of North-East semi- arid. In: University Week XII, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil, 2007. Tassia Falcon da Silva Steidley

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SILVA, T. F. ; SENA, L. M. M. ; CONDE, I. B. ; PERDIGAO, A. C. B. ; CECCATTO, V. M. . Medicinal plants of genus Croton l. (Euphorbiaceae) domestication for the production of essential oils. In: Research Initiation Meeting Unifor World XII, 2006.

SENA, L. M. M. ; SILVA, T. F. ; RODRIGUES, M. A. ; VAZ, C. G. R. ; CECCATTO, V. M. Oil essentials and allelopahic effects of Croton sonderianus, Croton zehntneri and Eugenol on lettuce seeds. In: Research Initiation Meeting Unifor World XII, 2006.

RODRIGUES, M. A. ; SENA, L. M. M. ; PERDIGAO, A. C. B. ; SILVA, T. F. ; CECCATTO, V. M. Allelopathic effect of Croton zehntheri essential oil in lettuce seeds – Lactuca sativa. In: XII Research Initiation Meeting Unifor World, 2006.

SENA, L. M. M. ; SILVA, T. F. ; VAZ, C. G. R. ; RODRIGUES, M. A. ; JARDIM, A. P. M. .Allelopathy of essential oils of plant Genus Croton and the constituent Eugenol in lettuce seeds. Presented at Botany North-East Reunion XXIX, 2006.

VAZ, C. G. R. ; JARDIM, A. P. M. ; BONILLA, O. H. ; SENA, L. M. M. ; MORAIS, S. M. D. ; SILVA, T. F. ; CONDE, I. B. ; RODRIGUES, M. A. ; CECCATTO, V. M. . Allelopathic testing using Solanum lycopersicum seeds for presence of terpenoids in Croton mucronifolius. In: XI University Week II in the Science, Culture and Technology Fair and Ceara State Innovation, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil, 2006.

RODRIGUES, M. A. ; JARDIM, A. P. M. ; PERDIGAO, A. C. B. ; SENA, L. M. M. ; MORAES, S. M. D. ; SILVA, T. F. ; CECCATTO, V. M. Allelopathic effect of Croton zehntheri essential oil in lettuce seeds – Lactuca sativa. In: XI University Week in the II Science, Culture and Technology Fair and Ceara State Innovation Fortaleza,CE, Brazil, 2006.

SENA, L. M. M. ; MORAES, S. M. D. ; JARDIM, A. P. M. ; PERDIGAO, A. C. B. ; RODRIGUES, M. A. ; VAZ, C. G. R. ; SILVA, T. F. ; CECCATTO, V. M. . Inhibition of germination of lettuce seeds by Croton sonderianus essential oil ans the Eugenol constituent. In: XI University Week II in the Science, Culture and Technology Fair and Ceara State Innovation Fortaleza,CE, Brazil, 2006.

SILVA, T. F. ; SENA, L. M. M. ; JARDIM, A. P. M. ; VAZ, C. G. R. ; PERDIGAO, A. C. B. ; RODRIGUES, M. A. ; BONILLA, O. H. ; MORAES, S. M. D. ; CECCATTO, V. M. Arthropod fauna associated with Croton mucronifolius in domestication phase. In: University Week XI in the Science, Culture and Technology Fair II and Ceara State Innovation Fortaleza,CE, Brazil, 2006.

CONDE, I. B. ; JARDIM, A. P. M.; SENA, L. M. M. ; VAZ, C. G. R. ; SILVA, T. F. ; RODRIGUES, M. A. ; BONILLA, O. H. ; PERDIGAO, A. C. B. ; CARDOSO, J H L ; CECCATTO, V. M. . Field propagation of domestic plants of genus Croton l. (euforbiaceae) with replanting techniques. In: XI University Week in the II Science, Culture and Technology Fair and Ceara State Innovation Fortaleza,CE, Brazil, 2006.

SILVA, T. F.; MENDES, R. M. S. M.; MEDEIROS, J. B. L P .Button Classification: A practical experience for understanding the process of biological classification. In: X University Week, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil, 2005

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