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Chemical Engineering Engineer

Location:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Salary:
90,000
Posted:
September 09, 2018

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DAN ARNDT

Phone: 916-***-****

ac6zjz@r.postjobfree.com

Annapolis MD

EDUCATION

University of Maryland, College Park, MD Graduated: May 2016

• B.S. Chemical Engineering Cumulative GPA: 3.75

• Dean’s List

• Treasurer of the Chemical Engineering Honors society (Oct. 2013 – May 2015) PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Process Engineer, Caloris Engineering, Easton, MD (June 2016 – Present)

• Created the automation schemes for plant expansions valued greater than $5.5M

• Lead commissioning activities for the startup of new plants

• Principal engineer for the rebuilding of existing plants which improved capacity by greater than 50%

• Responsible for specifying equipment required to meet customer manufacturing goals

• Developed process engineering documents such as P&IDs, Motor Lists, and Connection Point Lists for customer to ensure customers are aware of project scope limitations

• Responsible for creating and maintaining functional description and P&ID in all project phases

• Produced operating instructions for the plant upon the completion of commissioning

• Drove the interaction with manufacturing shops to ensure fabricated equipment meets customer standards

• Generated and managed the customer interaction with punch-lists for project close-out to ensure customer satisfaction

• Managed the execution of multiple projects from execution to validation

• Lead engineer to review plant automation prior to commissioning during Factory Acceptance Test

• Supervised equipment fabrication and installation

• Responsible for the selection of vendors and commercial equipment to meet process requirements including negotiations to ensure budget and schedule are met

• Key customer contact for support for process and equipment troubleshooting

• Instrumental part of the sales team to provide technical knowledge to develop new projects

• Lead pilot testing operations and systems for accurate scale-up of processes Teaching Fellow, Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, University of Maryland (August 2015 – May 2016)

• Instructed 90 students in a discussion section

• Assisted the instructor in lesson planning and topics of discussion

• Created exam and homework problems to challenge students’ ability to apply course topics

• Provided technical assistance to students during office hours

• Graded and returned homework in a timely manner

Engineering Intern, Caloris Engineering, Easton, MD (May 2015 – August 2015)

• Operated a bench-top industrial evaporator to test process feasibility and design

• Analyzed results from bench-top testing and provided process recommendations to sales team and customers

• Performed site surveys at industrial plants for future plant expansion

• Modeled transient operation of evaporators for equipment startup

• Developed design spreadsheets for electric immersion heaters, infusion heaters, cooling towers, process vacuum leakage, gravity separators, shell and tube pre-heaters, and mist eliminators for process design

• Analyzed entrainment of liquid drops in vapor stream leaving evaporator for effective and economic separator sizing

• Determined heat loss in shell and tube heat exchangers to improve upon unit design Engineering Technician, FDA, Silver Spring, MD (June 2014 – Sept. 2014)

• Researched biomedical devices for the creation of new regulation policies

• Built database from manufacturers’ specifications to comply with new FDA guidelines

• Identified technical characteristics and created a new product code



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