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Chemical/Process Engineer

Houston, Texas, United States
October 07, 2016

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Justin M. Kretzer

**** * **** *** *****, Apt ****

Houston, TX 77055 314-***-****

Education University of Missouri

BS Chemical Engineering

Cumulative GPA: 3.570

GPA in Major: 3.631


May 13th, 2016

Career History

Safety Process Consultant, Smith and Burgess, Houston TX

Performed process relief device analysis including system definition, scenario identification, and device sizing for both required rate and adequacy calculations

Reviewed P&IDs to ensure accuracy to actual plant specifications

Conducted dispersion analysis of relief events using PHAST 7.11

Assembled and presented professional data reports in an easy to understand format

Became familiar with API 520 and 521 requirements for process safety as well as ASME section I and VIII requirements and codes for equipment

Note: As a reflection of the current oil and gas economic climate, Smith and Burgess had a 20% forced workforce reduction

Intern, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, St. Louis, MO

Trended data on exceptions to determine necessary actions to be taken to improve process lines and prevent exceptions from occurring in the future

Walked lines in addition to reviewing PFDs and P&IDs to look for potential improvements

Presented recommendations for line improvements to upper level management

Shadowed process engineers in various roles at the plant Research Assistant, International Institute of Nano Molecular Medicine, Columbia, MO

Conducted research on Boron Neutron Capture Theory within the Hawthorne Group

Designed and executed process for large scale production of enriched Triethyl Amine Borane and Triethyl Methyl Ammonium B10H10

Operated Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) machine and interpreted Hydrogen and Boron (coupled and decoupled) spectra

Lead, Six Flags St. Louis, Eureka, MO

Managed a team of 5 people to operate a restaurant

Delegated tasks and duties

Responded to customer orders and complaints

June 2016-

Sept 2016

May 2015-

August 2015

August 2013-

May 2016

May 2012-

August 2012


Passed FE, looking to pursue PE

Extensive knowledge of Aspen Plus V8.8

Knowledgeable in MATLAB and PHAST 7.11

Experience working with the relief device sizing software Salus

Proficient with Microsoft Visio, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Leadership and management experience

Communication and ability to divulge technical information

Initiative and strong work ethic

Extracurricular Activities

Member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Participated in Webelos program with focus on developing engineering interest in young children

Led engineering freshman interest group in a catapult competition

Former lead guitarist in local band

Performed at numerous charity events

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