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Chemical Engineering Engineer

Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Posted:
August 27, 2018

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JAMES WALTON

Los Angeles, CA *****

313-***-**** • ac6t23@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

Dedicated, team-focused and business oriented chemical engineer with a track record of driving yield and productivity to improve projects. Innovative problem solver and skilled communicator focused on effective relationship management, with a solid foundation in integrity and versatility. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Process and Project Engineer May 2017 – May 2018

Kore Infrastructure Los Angeles, CA

Renewable energy resource company specializing in bio-waste to natural gas conversion via pyrolysis.

Facilitate process, capacity, and flow data calculations for the upscaling of our pilot program.

Perform quality checks on equipment specification calculations.

Data analysis and modelling of the system/sub-systems for mass and energy analysis.

Assist in development of all process, electrical, flow, thermodynamic, and project test steps and objectives.

Managed vendor data reviews as well as all procurement process.

Directly supported management with maintenance and ongoing development of project budgets and schedule. General Manager August 2016 – May 2017

Neighborhood Bru Los Angeles, CA

Artisan coffee shop business I was hired to help build, set up, and manage.

My restructuring influenced monthly revenue grow from -27% to +18% in the first 3 months, as well as reduced our total overhead by around 40% which stayed consistent throughout my employment.

Manage inventory as well as handle business daily between various suppliers to maintain product stock and supplies with limited space and storage.

Maintained a positive and driven work environment for fast paced service.

Calculated sensitive and constantly changing recipes for our coffee products, based on dissolved solid percentage, grind level and bean to water weight ratio. Radiation Safety Technician August 2012 – December 2015 UIC Environmental Health and Safety Office Chicago, IL Promote and ensure a safe and healthy environment to support academic and administrative functions of the university.

Proficiency in different types of radiation, radioactive isotopes, their safety precautions and handling procedures.

Conducted radiation surveys and laboratory inspections to ensure a safe work space.

Managed, documented and stored radioactive waste, as well as biohazardous waste for proper disposal.

Established authorized radionuclide laboratories and posting proper radiation warnings signs and procedures.

Calibrated and performed operational checks on all survey meters. TECHNICAL SKILLS & CERTIFICATIONS

C++, VBA, MATLAB and FORTRAN

Aspen Plus, AutoCAD and CATIA

Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Currently Scheduled to take NCEES FE Chemical exam

OSHA 30 Certified

ServSafe Certified Food Protection Manager

EDUCATION

B.S. Chemical Engineering May 2016

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Chicago, IL Senior Design Project

Bakken Gas for Shale

Design of a natural gas processing plant that intakes ~84 Mil lbs./day of natural gas from the Bakken formation, to produce liquid natural gas, natural gasoline, propane and ethane. This was designed with a “green” approach, with the idea to reduce emissions to a minimum, by producing marketable products from contaminants found in the gas feed.

My duties and contributions included researching and designing the, outlet compression process, liquefaction process, inlet receiving and compression process, the hazard and operability study, market analysis of products, economic analysis and cost summary, as well as aiding in the construction of our reports and presentations.



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