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Tallahassee, FL
November 19, 2018

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Syed Nadeem Ahmad

**** ******* ***** **** ***********, FL 32304

Cell: (850) - 405-8761, (416) -824-5616


Resourceful Environmental Air Quality Specialist with extensive experience in environmental consulting including air quality, environmental impact assessment, multi-media environmental compliance and pollution control technologies and environmental engineering design.


Expertise in Air Quality Dispersion models, Air Emission Inventories (Ontario National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI- Reg.127), Investigative sampling, testing methods, and protocols for air quality programs, meteorological, air quality assessments and Air emission control technology (BACT and LAER) reviews

Proficiency in the field of several industrial processes, Toxic Reduction Accounting & Planning - Reg.455/09 (TRA), Certificates of Approval (Air-Reg.346)

Sound knowledge of the instruments and equipment used in air quality/monitoring programs and ability to handle tools and equipment involved in determining air quality experience with CEQR, USEPA, SEQRA & NEPA.

Excellent skills in Planning and contractor coordination, Toxic Reduction Accounting & Planning - Reg.455/09 (TRA), comprehensive knowledge of air quality measures, problems and testing procedures

Conducted environmental impact assessments, control technology analysis, and environmental impact analysis of air, and noise, performed environmental compliance evaluation and audit; advised clients on compliance

Carried out health and fire safety risk assessments analysis with accidental release models DEGAD SLAB, AFTOX, INPUFF and considering how risks could be reduced and establishing what is required to eliminate any possible re-occurrence in the future.

Kept records of inspections findings, producing reports that suggest improvements and producing statistics for managers for incidents and accidents.




•Prepared portions of federal and state air permit application materials;

•Prepared emission calculation spreadsheets and data bases for stationary and non-stationary sources.

•Developed the capability to review and interpret local, state, and federal environmental regulations

•Compiled and drafted regulatory applicability determinations, and clearly communicate findings, orally and in writing, to technical and non-technical audiences;

•Developed a basic understanding of air emissions, emission sources, and emission control technologies for industrial sources;

•Accompanying senior staff on industrial site visits and gathering process and operating data to assist in preparing emission calculations and air permit applications;

•Coordinated activities with other specialists and interacting with regulatory agencies

•Meeting client safety training and workplace safety requirements

ADVANCED PRODUCT DESIGN SERVICES, Mississauga, ON, Canada 01/2005–12/2014

Quality Associate (Air Quality)

Conducted investigations into the air quality of client companies by taking stack air emissions samples, analyzing content, creating air inventory, and reporting findings for senior management to report to the client.

Utilized MPRI software program in reporting NPRI completing C of A (Air) permitting applications and other inventory requirements used to analyze content of air emissions samples, from which inventory is generated.

Analyzed various factors effecting air quality within client facilities, including manufacturing processes and chemicals used.

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Prepared air pollutant emission estimate, performed air quality modeling with AERMOD, CALEEMod, EMFAC, Calpuff, AERSREEN, and SCREEN3 in support of NSR/PSD permit, health and safety studies, and environmental impact statement reports.

Processed model ready meteorological data for AERMOD, CALPUFF, ISC/CAL3QHCR dispersion models.

Prepared air pollutant emission inventory, emission reports, and air quality compliance certificate, assisted in Title V permit applications, RECLAIM, Annual Emissions Reporting, Air Quality Assessments including Data Analysis and Emission Inventories and renewals.

Performed dispersion modeling analyses, processed air dispersion modeling meteorological data for AERMOD, prepared modeling reports

Evaluated of environmental programs & policies, pollution sources, CEQA/ NEPA, data tracking/ management, compliance & operations’ adverse impacts.

Project management, knowledge of new technologies, energy, emissions, GHG protocols, conservation, water, waste, climate change, & sustainability


Quality Associate (Air Quality)

Participated in monitoring air quality by installing, calibrating, adjusting, collecting and processing data.

Investigated air quality complaints and conditions by sampling, testing and surveying potential sources of emissions and other air quality problems.

Ensured that all inspection results are in compliance with established air quality regulations.

Drafted inspection and investigation reports, evaluating findings and passed on recommendations.

Developed reports, plans, assessments, and strategies to achieve the mission of improved air quality.

Performed greenhouse gas reductions (GHG) and offsets and market mechanisms.

Performed a variety of assignments involving research and technical data analysis

Managed a technical resource database of updated client information that provides information on industry, processes, emissions, pollution control and planning, and environmental regulations.

Completed estimation air emission inventory reports for clients in a variety of industries, including paint and ink manufacturing, automotive and pharmaceutical.

Initiated a new marketing program that promotes the company’s services with direct mail marketing efforts that include flyers and newsletters.

CELESTICA INTERNATIONAL, INC., Toronto, Ontario 2000 - 2001

Quality Inspector (Production Assistant)

Oversaw the manufacture and assembly of printed circuit boards, Ethernet cards, network servers and other electronics, consistently meeting quality and production targets for roughly 100 units per day.

Managed and led a team of 6 throughout all phases of inspection and audited over 100 units for Quality Control. .

Monitored production progress and updated daily schedules, bills of materials and production output to reflect production tracking

Planned and scheduled final assembly of printed circuit boards and Ethernet cards.

Tested printed circuit boards with integrated circuit system.

Operated and maintained microscopes, which are part of visual inspection system.

REEZAN TRADING COMPANY, Lahore, Pakistan 1997- 2000

Quality Assurance/ Quality Control Supervisor

Tested a variety of pharmaceuticals, personal care products and medicines for client companies.

Maintained all equipment by ensuring the validation of a variety of instruments, including HPLC, hardness tester, UV-VIS spectrophotometer and dilution apparatus.

Conduct all quality assurance and control laboratory procedures, including all stability testing, in addition to developing and standardizing equipment.

Optimized liquid chromatography procedures for purity and yield.

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Performed small-scale bench-top synthesis and purification of compounds.

Ensured compliance for health and safety issues, including chemical handling and emergency responses.

Supervised the packaging and distribution to ensure proper transport of chemicals to research institutions.


Ontario Postgraduate Academy of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences, Toronto, ON

Diploma in Pharmaceutical

QA/QC (Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Quality Control)

Professional Certificate in Dalhousie University Halifax, Nova Scotia

HACCP Auditing

Bachelor of Chemical World Education Services, Comparative Education Services Evaluation, Toronto, ON



Air Quality Dispersion AERMOD, CALINE4, CAL3QHCR, AERSREEN, SCREEN3, AP42, Modeling CALEEMOD, EMFAC, Calpuff

Accidental Release Models DEGAD SLAB, AFTOX, INPUFF

Air Quality Experience CEQR, SEQRA & NEPA

Business Applications Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access and Outlook), Lotus Notes

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