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Chemical Plant Operator

Location:
United States
Salary:
65000
Posted:
January 21, 2017

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Dane Mikkelsen

**** ****** ****** #***, ******, CO 80218 ● (563) ***-**** ● acyd8k@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA May 2016

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Minor in Chemistry

Specialization: Oil & Energy

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

Colorado Salt Products, Denver, CO Oct 2016 - Present

Chemical Plant Operator

Developed and implemented a new process method, significantly reducing product’s iron content

Monitor computer systems and field reports to track plant operations and make alterations to correct for any process variations

Verify process conditions by monitoring instruments, flow meters, and indicators

Perform quality control testing in the laboratory to verify parameters at various locations throughout the process

Prepare analytical reports and presentations to report findings and results

Pure Fishing, Spirit Lake, IA May 2015 - Aug 2015

Engineering Intern

Created and optimized coating formulations for gel spun polyethylene fishing lines

Coordinated with manufacturing team to scale up laboratory operations to the manufacturing line

Consulted with various companies regarding product properties and specifications, as well as their viability for use in the production process

Performed product testing and statistical data analysis for experimental fishing lines

Collaborated with marketing team and professional fishermen to optimize the launch of a newly developed product

ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

Tri-City Electric, Davenport, IA Jun 2014 - Aug 2014

Electrician Assistant

Completed electrical work and conduit installation to comply with building codes

Worked as team member to complete tasks before their deadlines

Corrosion Control Services, Davenport, IA May 2011 - Oct 2013

Laborer

Assembled nuclear diaphragms and prepared for shipping

VOLUNTEER & LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant at NanoMedTrix, Coralville, IA Aug 2014 - Dec 2014

Performed statistical analysis of proprietary experimental data

Developed methods of 3D imaging and tracking of bladder tumors in mice through the attachment of specific proteins to silica nanoparticles

American Institute of Chemical Engineers Jan 2014 - Present

Relay for Life Team Captain, Iowa City, IA Sep 2011 - Apr 2013

SKILLS & CERTIFICATIONS

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification in progress

Microsoft Office & SharePoint, Emerson DeltaV, MATLAB, C, ChemCAD, Minitab, LabVIEW

OSHA 24-Hour HAZWOPER Certified



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