CONYERS, GA. 30094
CAREER OBJECTIVE To secure a position wherein my education and experience in biology
and chemistry will be put to its fullest use and my skills in
interpersonal relationship will contribute to my upward mobility.
EDUCATION University of West Alabama, Livingston, Alabama 1981
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)- Biology
Alabama State University, Montgomery, Alabama, 1977
Bachelor of Arts, Major/ Biology, Minor/Chemistry
Snead State Jr. Collage, Boaz, Alabama, 1974
CERTIFICATES State of Georgia Wastewater Laboratory Analyst (Active)
EuroQuest (Quality Management) Certified ISO/IEC 17025
Laboratory Internal Auditor (Active)
Georgia Provisional Biology Teaching certificate (non-active)
Georgia Insurance License. (non-active)
10/9/2017- HEPACO LLC, Non hazardous Industrial water treatment Plant
04/17/2019 Laboratory Supervisor.
-Supervise the performance of the laboratory personnel.
-Train the lab personnel on laboratory protocols, SOPs, etc.
-Make sure the lab results are accurate, Check the daily lab book daily.
-Perform Wet chemistry analysis ( Ammonia, COD, Total
Phosphorous, TSS, Oil &Grease.
- Check samples for finger print test that comes from the Trucks
before they unload to the treatment plant.
-Take inventories of all lab equipments and reagents.
- Make sure all lab equipments are calibrated.
- Review the final daily lab reports before submitting to the plant
11/29/2016 Retired from Fulton County Public Works Department after 26 years of
03/2011-11/2016 Fulton County Department of Water Resources /Laboratory Section.
Water Quality Supervisor, QA/QC Officer
- Review and Enforce written Laboratory Procedures and Protocols.
- Compiles, issues, and verifies distribution of Quality Manual and
record its distribution along with coordinating its update and review
on an annual basis.
- Serves as the focal point of the Laboratory Management System (LMS)
and is responsible for the employee training records for oversight and
review of quality control data.
- Arranges and perform internal audit on a yearly basis and oversee all
corrective actions taken and document all evidence of quality measures
with their job scope.
- Review All Self-Monitoring Laboratory Reports of Industries within Fulton
County (Fulton County Industrial Monitoring Section ) and review
Industrial Monitoring Permit requirements in accordance with the current
Fulton County Sewer Use Ordinance.
- Reviews daily analytical laboratory reports.
- Review files on a monthly basis and examine trends.
- Monitor corrective actions, judges the appropriateness of the action, and
gives final approval of these actions to address nonconformities.
- Has a direct communications with Water Quality Manager who
Establishes laboratory policy and defines the resources to be used by the
- Has the unrestricted power/authority to stop or initiate analyses as the
Situation merits with respect to the laboratory quality assurance
02/2008-03/2011 Fulton County Public Works environmental Compliance Unit, Atlanta, GA.
Water Quality Supervisor (Storm Water) - Develop Standard Operation
Procedure (SOP) for Commercial Facility Inspection.
Make sure that Fulton County’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System
(MS4) program, which includes instituting site inspection and follow up
Sampling as necessary is followed.
Inspecting Highly Visible Pollutant Source (HVPS)
Dry weather Screening.
Identifying Businesses within the jurisdiction of Fulton County organized
by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code in an
effort to identify a base line with high potential to cause stormwater
01/1996-02/2008 Fulton County Public Works Water Pollution Control Laboratory
Water Quality Supervisor - Plan, Assign, Direct and Supervises the
Performance of laboratory and related field work.
Supervises and Participate in standard and non-standard chemical and
Make sure the duties of laboratory personnel are accurate, efficient and
effective by checking various test results and data sheets.
Make sure the lab personnel follows quality control procedure when
Prepare technical and operating reports, inventories and equipments.
Create spreadsheet and enter data in to computer using Word Perfect
in window environment.
02/1991-12/1995 Laboratory Analyst/Microbiologist – perform wet chemistry (CBOD,
COD, Phosphorous, Alkalinity, TSS, TVSS, MLSS) and submit the results
to the lab. Supervisor./ Obtain and prepare samples for microbiological
analyses (fecal coliform Membrane Filter and MPN methods ),
microbiological viewing and interpret results based on the number of
organism observed in the sample. Perform the duties of the Water
Quality Supervisor in his absence.
01/1989-02/1991 Insurance Agent, Atlanta, GA.
Effectively sold health and accident insurance to individuals throughout
The metropolitan Atlanta area.
07/1985-12/1988 Manager, United captive Insurance Co. Atlanta, GA.
Assign Insurance Policies to the company policy holders, Work on claims,
Contact State, County, and City Officials in regard to canceled insurance
Policies, and attend important meetings within insurance industries.
09/1981-06/1985 Atlanta Public School System, Atlanta, GA.
Substitute Science teacher/ Biology and Chemistry
06/1977-08/1979 Malaria Eradication Service, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Research laboratory Supervisor- Supervising the lab personnel
Performing research on different species of mosquitoes (Anopheles,
Culex) that carries and spread the deadly disease.
REFERENCE Furnished upon request.
My name is Bekele Tsegaselassie. I was born June 3, 1951 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. My father was a lawyer and my mother a house wife. I attended elementary and high school in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. I graduated from high school in 1970-71.
I came to United States in early 1970’s for further education. I attended my undergraduate studies at Snead State Jr. College in Boaz, Alabama and Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama and graduated in 1977 majoring in Biology minor in Chemistry. I also did my Graduate study at Livingston University which is now called the University of West Alabama and received my masters degree (MAT) in Biology in 1981.
After graduation I moved to Atlanta and worked in varies fields and capacities. In
1991 I found a job related to my field of studies at Fulton County Public Works Water pollution laboratory and that was almost 26 years ago.
I am married with two beautiful children. My oldest son Abel is 27 a graduate of the University of West Georgia majoring in English literature. He is now working at the private sector. He wanted to go to Low school or attend graduate studies in Marketing or Business soon. My youngest daughter Maraki is 24. She has completed undergraduate degree from Full sail University majoring in Music production and Music business in June 2018.