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Engineer Design

Rogers, MN
October 15, 2018

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Amelia Jordan

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Albertville, MN 55301

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Employment History

July 2014-July 2018

Wigen Water Technologies, Chaska, MN

Project Engineer

January 2013-April 2014

Aeration Industries International, Chaska, MN

Senior Process Engineer

December 2010-January 2013

Aeromix Division of RWL Water (Now Fluence), Golden Valley, MN Process Engineer

May 2007-August 2010

US Water Services, St. Michael, MN

Design Engineer II

September 1997-May 2007

Tonka Equipment Company, Plymouth, MN

Senior Applications Engineer


January 2006

Professional Engineer (PE) License, State of Minnesota Education


University of Rhode Island

Master of Science, Chemical Engineering


University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

Skills & Experience


Over 20 years of extensive experience working with potable (municipal), industrial (refineries, mines, food and beverage, industrial wastewater recovery, process boiler/cooling tower) and sanitary water and wastewater challenges including standard and high efficiency RO (HERO) and zero liquid discharge technology

Principal Project Engineer for projects ranging from $100,000-$5,000,000

Applied engineering principles to design, modify and develop facilities, testing, equipment and processes used in processing and treating water and wastewater

Water expertise: Reverse osmosis, Pressure filtration, SAC/WAC/SBA ion exchange and lime softening, gravity filtration, package plants, hollow fiber filtration, aeration

Industrial expertise: Process, boiler and cooling tower treatment including high efficiency reverse osmosis systems (HERO systems), filtration, ion exchange, evaporation and crystallization processes

Wastewater expertise: Sequencing Batch Reactors, Oxidation Ditches, Package Plants, LagoonsCreated Process and Instrumentation diagrams in AutoCAD

Proficient in several RO modeling and antiscalant software (Toray, DOW, Hydranautics, Avista)

Managed all pilot projects from proposal, operation, analysis of data to drafting final report and recommendations

Determined feasibility of designing new plant equipment or modifying existing facilities, considering costs, available space, time limitations, company planning and other technical and economic factors

Acted as key technical adviser for consulting engineers, field representatives, project managers, plant personnel and internal staffAnalyzed products and equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs to best meet the treatment needs

Prepared bid estimates for treatment equipment and engineering services

Worked with clients and various state environmental divisions to secure NPDES permits

Conducted engineering reviews on exiting water and wastewater treatment systems

Acted as lead internal and external technical resource for troubleshooting water and wastewater treatment process issues and materials of construction compatibility issues

Prepared submittal documents, process narratives and Operations and Maintenance Manuals

Created multiple calculation guides for performing equipment design, including media fluidization, velocity and friction losses and sizing of treatment equipment

Developed new products and treatment processes including: radium removal; arsenic and uranium treatment; THM reduction systems and various innovative filtration systems


Supported sales efforts by traveling to and meeting with Customers, Consultants, Operations Staff for system evaluation and technical education and training

Exhibited at multiple national regional trade shows, including those affiliated with American Water Works Association (AWWA) and Water Environmental Federation (WEF)

Acted as lead trainer for personnel on water and wastewater chemical and process design

Studied engineering and technical publications to keep abreast of technological changes and developments in the industry

Wrote quotations, specifications and proposals

Presented sales and educational information to groups ranging from 20-100 people

Authored numerous technical papers, brochures, calculation guides for marketing and internal use. Two papers were published in national trade magazines

Quality Control

Used ISO 9001 procedures to ensure documentation and process control

Reviewed Engineer's specifications, plans and drawings to ensure complete compliance with requirements

Provided technical quality control from equipment design through treatment plant start-up and operations

Field/Hands on Work

Executed field and system site visits both domestic and international to assist and consult on project design, construction, commissioning, performance testing, troubleshooting and bench scale testing

Performed field water and wastewater testing using portable and installed test equipment

Worked in laboratory settings conducting jar testing and bench scale testing, including the development of a water treatment chemical that is currently being manufactured and sold for radium removal

Conducted a series of corrosion analyses on a variety of coatings and substrates Professional Commentary

“Amelia has excellent engineering judgment and is capable of making sound engineering decisions. She is well respected by her colleagues for her ability to do so.” Tom Davis, PE, President, Tonka Equipment, Direct Supervisor

“I believe Amelia has earned a good deal of professional respect at the company for her technical competence and she is a contributing member of the team. Fred Friswold, CEO, Tonka Equipment

“Amelia is a creative and thoughtful process and design engineer who developed unique and successful process systems to solve tough water and wastewater treatment challenges. She takes her responsibility to the client and to her profession very seriously.” Marty Bergstedt, Vice President of Engineering, US Water Services, Direct Supervisor

“Amelia Jordan is an excellent and resourceful engineer, with a thorough knowledge of chemistry and water treatment. She is known for finding practical solutions to complex problems. I would welcome the opportunity to work with Amelia again.” Kelly Barnes, Senior Project Manager, Tonka Equipment, Colleague

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