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Engineer Engineering

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
$60,000 per year
May 29, 2018

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Matthew P. Giordano

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617-***-**** Westwood, MA 02090 A sharp, self-starter with great attention to detail and excellent skills. Background in wastewater and storm water engineering, geotechnical engineering, acid mine drainage, SimaPro 8.1, and ArcMap 10.5. Supporting a company’s image, engaging with new teammates, and keeping extremely organized are all high priorities. Aim to protect people from adverse environmental and pollution effects, while simultaneously improving the quality and well-being of local ecosystems.


Drexel University Philadelphia, PA, Sep. 2017 – Mar. 2018

Credits towards Master of Science in Environmental Policy Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA, May 2017

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering Thayer Academy Braintree, MA, Jun. 2013

Recipient – College of the Holy Cross Book Award, 2012

Cum Laude Society – Thayer Academy Chapter (since 05/2013)

Achieved summa cum laude


Air Quality Engineering Intern, BCX Energy Providence, RI, Jun. – Aug. 2014, Jul. – Aug. 2015

Worked on creating VBA code for a Microsoft Excel Master RATA sheet that calculates and tracks air quality O2, CO2, SO2, and NOx gas emissions into the environment from local companies’ plants

Edited and modified a detailed schematic of the RATA Test Plan for SHELL

Compiled data and edited logs for STEAG CEMS dated 06/18/14 and 06/19/14 and refined and streamlined log data for SEM Calaca CEMS dated 06/27/14

Contacted Baldor, Pelican Storm Case and other companies to recommend purchases for transporting field equipment, such as Cal. Gas Dilution System and Fyrite Classic Duplex and Refill Kits, to Manila, Philippines for a business trip promoting customer relations and event-planning

Edited and worked on a Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (eDEP) Transaction between MassDEP and Clean Rentals, Inc Community and Economic Development Intern, Town of Westwood Westwood, MA, May – Aug. 2016

Documented and analyzed town conservation land to assist in the building specs of the new fire department building and the town GIS

Managed weekly activities of the local farmers’ market, attracted vendors across eastern Massachusetts, followed strict food regulations and codes to provide customers with GMO- free crops

Researched invasive species in an effort to prevent the Asian long-horned beetle population and other species from damaging the harvest of local farms Endorheic Basin Research Assistant, Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA, Apr. 2014 – Dec. 2014

Examined numerous scholarly articles and documents on the tragedy of the Aral Sea in Central Asia, and compiled/summarized the issues in a streamlined essay, presenting it with visuals from a slideshow presentation

Provided advice and assistance in the creation of a Bucknell-University-sponsored website dedicated to educate people about the invisible horrors that are happening to the Aral Sea

TEDxTalk Speaker, Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA, Apr. 2016

“The Big Three of Body Language”

One of two selected student speakers for Bucknell University’s TEDxTalk program

The focus of the TEDxTalk was how our body language affects our behavior each day, allowing the audience to relate, on an emotional and intellectual level, to attainable goals creating a more confident public speaker

Engineers Take A Stand – President, Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA, Apr. 2015 – Sep. 2015

Engineers Take A Stand is working towards solving problems within Bucknell University. The organization raises awareness of students within the College of Engineering regarding social justice topics that will allow every member of our community to feel safe, accepted, respected, and included in order for them to grow, learn, thrive, and become better, more forward-thinking individuals

The President of Engineers Take A Stand oversees project management, fundraising activities and implementation efforts. The president provides support and direction for the club by leading meetings and other club efforts Development of Alumni Relations Agent, Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA, Sep. 2013 – Mar. 2016

Call alumni to discuss their experience at Bucknell, answer questions regarding current events/university policies, inquire about donations, and discuss individual’s estate planning

Promoted to position of program manager encompassing advising and training of new hirees, monitoring of caller statistics, and regular meetings with officers to ensure our million-dollar program runs efficiently and smoothly Diversity Summit – Student Consultant, Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA, Feb. 2016 – Apr. 2016

Assisted in the creation of a campus-wide discussion-based forum. Was asked to help organize and lead break-out groups to reconvene with students as to their thoughts, emotions, and ideas regarding actionable goals that could come out of the summit

Worked closely with the faculty members to organize future summits to update clubs, organizations, and groups represented at the university about the actionable goals SKILLS

Mathematics; writing; Microsoft Office; C++; Java; MatLab R2015; AutoCAD; ArcMap 10.5; SimaPro 8.1; BEES Impact Assessment Method; customer engagement; professionalism; attention to detail PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – National Membership (since 05/2015); American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES) – Student Chapter, Bucknell University (since 06/2016); Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) – National Membership (since 05/2015); American Society of Civil Engineers – Boston Society of Civil Engineers (since 05/2015) ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Brown University Environmental Leadership Lab: Sustainable Development (Summer 2012); Brown University Environmental Symposium (Fall 2012)

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