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Chemical Engineering Assistant

Columbus, Ohio, United States
August 09, 2018

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YOUCEF SAIDI 614-***-**** 2972 Essington Dr. Dublin, OH 43017


Recent graduate with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. Professional experience in Oil & Gas consulting and 4+ years of customer relations. Expertise in technical writing, simulations/modeling, and PLC’s. Versed in formulating engineering conclusions through detailed analysis using analytical techniques; Open to relocation.



B.S. Chemical Engineering Overall GPA: 3.6/4.0


Completed master course on PLC Programming (RSLogix 5000)

Proficient with all Microsoft Office applications (Office, Excel, Power Point, etc.)

Experience with Pipe & Instrumentation Diagrams and technical drawings

Experience with various modeling software (ChemCAD, COMSOL, OLI, SuperPro), MATLAB, Java, Python

Experience with statistical analysis methods and appropriate software (JMP, Excel)


Intern, Det Norske Veritas (DNV GL) (June 2017 – August 2017)

Co-led a litigation project determining causes of pipeline failure and effectively communicated results with lawyer.

Modeled a waste-water pipeline using simulation software to determine long-term operational feasibility.

Developed an Excel Macro summarizing External Corrosion related projects worked on by DNV GL for quick referencing and overall company review.

Intern, Det Norske Veritas (DNV GL) (June 2016 – August 2016)

Created a root cause failure analysis procedure for underground pipelines.

Developed an External Corrosion Direction Assessment Report for a South Jersey Gas Company pipeline.

Processed raw data and analyzed results to determine causes of a pipeline failure to aid a client in a litigation case.

Worked on multiple projects concurrently meeting all deadlines.

Student Research Assistant, Ohio State University (August 2016 – May 2018)

Created an inventory webpage and database as a personal project for the organic chemistry department using HTML, CSS, PHP, and SQL.

Safely handled and prepared specified solutions for a variety of experiments.

Assisted with laboratory needs and maintained equipment for 25 hours a week.

Teaching Assistant, Ohio State University (January 2016 – May 2016)

Managed a lab of 25 students ensuring they learned unfamiliar chemistry lab techniques.

Proctored exams, held office hours, graded assignments for 15 hours per week.

Operator, BroadRidge (June 2013 – August 2015)

Managed a team of two others to maintain safety and efficiency of a mail packaging operation.

Worked night shift while balancing school work.


Carbon Monoxide Diffusion (February 2016 – April 2016)

Led a team of two simulating carbon monoxide accumulation in a garage due to idling car to determine lethal time.

Used MATLAB and finite difference method to solve the unsteady state diffusion problem.

Results showed a point 10 feet from the exhaust reached a lethal concentration of carbon monoxide after 15 hours.

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