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Water and Wastewater Process Engineer

United States
March 01, 2016

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Ted Hensley

**** **** ***** ***, ********, CO ***02 303-***-****


Highly skilled process engineer and seasoned director who excels in challenging opportunities by utilizing state-of-the-art techniques to reduce engineering costs, improve efficiency, and successfully lead professionals. Adept at developing methods that increase contract awards, preserve schedules and quality, and deliver revenue growth and record profitability.

Dept. Director

Material Takeoff



Process & Applications

Wastewater Treat.



Water Treatment

Project Management

QA/QC / ISO 9001

Professional Experience

Facilities Planning Specialist

Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia Current

Developed, supported, and scoped all Aramco projects involving any utilities including Oil and Gas, Water and Wastewater, Fire Water, Steam Generation, Solid Waste Management, Radionuclide Removal, and HVAC.

Scoped and managed projects ranging from $4 million to $500 million.

Key member of corporate committees researching new technologies and Joint Ventures to manage Industrial Waste and Solid Waste to mitigate waste and generate Waste-to-Energy resources.

Director of Process / Applications Engineering

Water Remediation Technology, Arvada, CO 2006-2013

Developed and cataloged all necessary design documentation, drawing templates, sequence matrices, alarm lists and control philosophy. Cut ~80 engineering hours per project, saving $5K per contract.

Created in-depth, detailed, user friendly costing model to include costs for each line item. Cut estimating time from two hours to 15 minutes, ensured accuracy and helped increase revenue by $30K per project.

Developed conceptual design and pricing, delivering compelling presentation. Won $5.5M project award, delivering the largest potable water uranium removal project in the US.

Successfully designed complex water treatment processes involving radionuclide and other contaminant removal, managing team of Senior & Junior level engineers. Oversaw business development, answered RFPs, led compelling presentations, negotiated contracts and supported sales.

Lead Industrial Applications Engineer

WesTech Engineering, Salt Lake City, UT 2005-2006

Assessed needs and created proposals for two large-scale projects in Iraq estimated at $55M, ensuring FEL payments and security despite volatile political circumstances.

Successfully oversaw processes, systems, equipment, estimating and design for water treatment relative to minerals, oil & gas, pulp & paper and sand & gravel.

Led sales presentations and negotiated multimillion dollar contracts for Bechtel, Fluor, Jacobs, ABB, Valero, Barrick Mining, Newmont Mining, and Rio Tinto (Kennecott Copper). Contracts ranged from $300,000 to $7.5M.

Applications engineer for new design build group.

Volunteered to function as (1) of (4) company ISO 9001 auditors helping to successfully maintain high QA/QC within the company.

Industrial Process Engineer & Project Manager

Water & Power Technologies, Salt Lake City, UT 2000-2005

Formed and led Design & Review Team to assess process application, costing, documentation, drawings and bills of materials. Improved efficiency, maintained schedules and boosted margins 10%.

Continually successfully designed high-purity water equipment for most notably, Black & Veatch, Southern Companies, Rio Tinto (Kennecott Copper), Kodak, IBM, Fluor Daniel.

Instrumental in designing documents, documents registers and verbiage, and data basis to implement a successful ISO 9001 quality program within the company.

Project Manager

Ellsworth – Peck Construction, American Fork, UT 1998-2000

Managed 50 worker crew in building water and wastewater treatment plants in Utah, Colorado & Idaho. Projects were estimated at $1.3M to $6M.

Led company classes to educate personnel on functionality of wastewater treatment processes.

Established AutoCAD templates for piping and pumps. Saved company $10,000 by not using outside contracted drafter.

Applications Engineer & Project Manager

WesTech Engineering, Salt Lake City, UT 1994-1998

Helped designed new mill-scale scraper and oil skimmer, won bid award and executed the project to a very profitable end. The equipment is now a standard piece of equipment used in the US, China, and India.

Implemented program to capture small municipal clarifier market share through automated design and costing program. Estimated 20% market capture in first year of implementation.


Master of Business Administration Degree (MBA), Columbia Southern University. Emphasis in Project Management. 3.8 grade-point average.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, University of Utah. Emphasis in Environmental, Water & Waste Water Treatment.

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Management, Utah Valley University. Graduated with honors, PHI THETA KAPPA.

Associate of Science Degree in General Studies, Utah Valley University. Graduated with honors, PHI THETA KAPPA.

Professional Affiliations

Member of National and Rocky Mountain Chapter of American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Member of Design Build Institute of America (DBIA)

International Association for Energy Economic

Quantitative Risk Management Certified

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