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Chemical Engineering Engineer

Worth, Illinois, United States
April 11, 2019

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Amanda Dahshan

**** ******** ** ******* *****, IL 60457• Mobile: 708-***-**** • Email:


University of Illinois at Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

GPA- 3.2/4.0 May 2016

Moraine Valley Community College, IL

Associate in Applied Science Aug 2011-May 2013

GPA- 3.3/4.0

Work Experience

Process Control Engineer, Proleit Corp, North Chicago, IL Feb 2017- July 2018

Defines objects, parameters, and process flow from P&IDs and functional design specifications (FDS).

Creates tailored automation solutions for process control technology based on process descriptions (requirements specification/technical specification).

Executes software tests (factory acceptance tests/site acceptance tests) in close cooperation with end customers and system partners.

Builds relationship with new customers and partners through attending tradeshows and networking events for the company

Works on a full automation for green/brown field projects

Works on a material movement project using Manufacturing Execution System (MES) solution with an interface with another PCS

Visits job sites for commissioning/mapping for the material movement project in order to to collect the onsite specification and control system interface specification

Business Sales Associate, Cache, Orland Park, IL Sep 2012 – April 2015

Advised and consulted customers for satisfactory selections on product

Took different roles and responsibilities based on the team’s needs and requirements


Gas Engineering Intern May 2015- Aug 2015

WEC Energy Group (Formally Integrys), Chicago, IL

Assisted with analyses and preparation of plans, designs, specifications, cost estimates, and work procedures for projects in gas transmission and gas distribution

Utilized various computer programs, databases, spreadsheets, etc. to update computer models and perform network studies concerning gas system flow and capacity.

Engineering Intern, AllCell Technology, Chicago, IL Jan 2015- May 2015

Prepared, tested, and analyzed data for different of projects with a specific focus on high density graphite project

Researched, solved, and presented problems and solutions to the team

Senior Design Project

Designing the Future: Optimizing Fuel Production from Biomass Dec 2015- May 2016

Worked on the material and energy balances, equipment sizing, and the economic analysis of the project

Completed a detailed block and process flow diagrams and Piping and Instrumentation Diagram using various computer programs and software

Research Experience

Undergraduate Research Assistant- Water Desalination Jan 2015-May 2016 Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL

Helped in designing and building units using Aspen Plus

Built and tested units in lab


Programming Languages: C++, Matlab

Applications: Rockwell CLX, SIMATIC S7, Brewmaxx PCS, Plant iT PCS, Aspen Plus, Excel, Microsoft Word, Power Point, Visual Basic for Applications, Visual Studio, SolidWorks, Polymath, Athena Visual Studio


American Institute of Chemical Engineering @ UIC Aug 2014- May 2016

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