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Chemical Engineering Sales

Houston, TX
September 06, 2018

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Michael Powell

*** **** **** ** *****, TX 77662 409-***-****


Lamar University

Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering

May 2018

Minor: Chemistry, Mathematics

GPA: 3.34


All Points Environmental – Lab Analyst/Environmental Technician; Beaumont, TX June 2018 - Present

Take mold and asbestos samples using a variety of methods at industrial and residential client properties (ISTC Certified)

Analyze mold and asbestos samples taken from Industrial and residential client properties

Write up labs/reports and make recommendations for further safety and improvement

Lamar University S.T.A.R.S. – Tutor/Tutor Lead; Beaumont, TX August 2016 – June 2018

Supplement student learning in math, chemistry, and chemical engineering courses

Create examples to demonstrate concepts/theories involved in math and chemical engineering problems

Identify student strengths/weaknesses and provide resources for improvement in weak areas

Asked to become tutor lead and athletics tutor due to work ethic and outgoing personality

Lead group tutoring sessions in coordination with the math and athletic departments

M&D Supply – Sales/Cashier Mentor; Vidor, TX June 2014 – August 2016

Troubleshoot customer problems by asking leading questions to produce the optimal solution

Maintain a clean and safe work environment

Promoted due to work ethic from sales floor position, to cashier, then to cashier mentor

Train new cashier and sales floor personnel


CHEN 4340: Ethylene Production Facility Design- Position: Project Lead Spring 2018

Lead a team of fellow senior engineering students in the design of an ethylene production facility

Track and meet submission deadlines

Organize and distribute project workload among group members

Simulate and design the process using Aspen Plus

Utilize MS Excel for statistical data and calculations

CHEN 4332 & 4150: Process Control Projects- Position: Team Lead Spring 2018

Lead two teams for process control operations (class and lab)

Coordinate group meetings and distribute report workload

Simulate different control systems using Honeywell DCS and Control Station V3.7


Running Group – Owner/leader Fall 2017 - Present

Train and motivate a free long distance running group operating in the Beaumont area

Approach and recruit members (currently just over 100 members)

MTC Fitness – Administrator Fall 2016 - Present

Aid in the development of a local free fitness group

Lead large group workouts

Calvary Baptist Church – Volunteer Fall 2017 - Present

American Institute of Chemical Engineers – member Fall 2016 - Present


Computer Skills: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Aspen Plus

Interests: Running, Fitness, Nutrition, Leadership, Volunteering, Manufacturing, Chemistry, Environment

Work Eligibility: Eligible to work in the U.S. with no restrictions

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