Richland, Washington 99352
TestAmerica Inc. — Richland, Washington (also operated under different company names)
Data Review Specialist/Analyst IV 2005 - Present
•Responsible for technical radiochemistry data review. This included data from instrumentation such as; gas flow proportional counting, alpha spectroscopy, gamma spectrometry, liquid scintillation, alpha scintillation and kinetic phosphorescence analyzers. Proficient at radiochemical preparation and separation procedures for environmental and bioassay samples. Extensive training in technologies such as ion exchange and extraction chromatography; two phase liquid extraction; precipitation; and preparation and separation analysis of Tc-99, 1-129, Isotopic Uranium, Isotopic Thorium, Isotopic Plutonium, Isotopic Americium, Np-237, Sr-90 as well as gross Gamma, Alpha, and Beta. Was commended for excellent Proficiency Testing results.
•Responsible for Counting Room operations. Analyzed and evaluated instrument checks and backgrounds, performed routine preventive maintenance as well as meeting sample turnaround times during high peak sample productivity.
•Involved with troubleshooting methods and method development.
•Proficient in multiple Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
•Responsible for adhering to all laboratory Standard Operating Procedures and corporate policies. Works with QA personnel to ensure my training records are current and Demonstration of Capability documentation is accurate.
•Has extensive experience with common laboratory equipment such as balances and pipettes.
Team Leader 2003 - 2005
•Responsible for coordinating work assignments and training of laboratory technicians to ensure timely analysis of samples.
•Responsible for preparing samples for radiochemical testing following standard operating procedures. Responsible for the preparation of reagents and applicable recordkeeping.
Education & Professional Development
Richland High School
Chemistry courses included,