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Water Treatment Engineer

Location:
Leduc, AB, Canada
Posted:
March 12, 2020

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Christopher Ehmann, A.Sc.T., C.E.T.

Leduc, Alberta C: 780-***-****

adb9tb@r.postjobfree.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopher-ehmann

INDUSTRIAL WATER TREATMENT PROFESSIONAL

A self-starter and strategic Engineering Technologist with extensive experience in the Industrial Water Treatment industry. Leads multiple projects applying best practices in industrial water systems related to low, medium and high-pressure boilers, "one through", closed and open recirculating cooling circuits and wastewater treatment. Industry experience includes the Oil sands, Refineries, Upgraders, Steel, and Pulp and Paper mills.

A collaborative leader motivates team members to deliver business targets while promoting a culture in safety. A 10-year commissioned officer in the Canadian Armed Forces holding the current rank of Captain, associated with the Cadet Instructors Cadre. Develops emerging leaders through instruction, assessment, supervision, career management, coaching and mentorship.

CAREER EXPERIENCE

SCHLUMBERGER PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES, Nisku, Alberta May 2018 – Present

Technical Service Engineer – Global

Developed an industrial water and process treatment product line; liaised with raw materials suppliers, designed formulations, created product fact sheets, designed application guidelines, instructed field technicians on how to use the products, which delivered a product that saved customers money and maintenance downtime

Provided responses to RFP and RFQs based on customer requirements, delivered in a timely manner

Provided training, technical support and technical audits for internal salesforce and external clients ensuring industry best practice

Knowledge of SAGD process and operation having visited and worked on solvent reducing technology with Husky Sunrise in Ft. McMurray and did a thorough audit of a SAGD facility for ExxonMobile regarding corrosion, deposition, and microbiological control strategies for their boilers, pretreatment, wastewater and process water systems

IPAC CHEMICALS LTD., Edmonton, Alberta June 2017 – May 2018

Account Manager – Alberta

Responsible for sales and service of process water systems at customer sites, providing custom solutions to each client; designed, engineered and provided service water treatment and process solutions

Managed client accounts, monitored contract fulfillment and ensured documented value generation

Designed and delivered operator training classes for clients, educating on water treatment processes, equipment specific treatments and product knowledge

Worked closely with operations and maintenance to ensure corrosion, deposition and microbiological fouling was managed, monitored and tested for

SOLENIS CANADA ULC, Edmonton, Alberta May 2015 – June 2017

Senior Account Manager – Alberta and Saskatchewan

Designed, engineered and service water treatment and process solutions

Monitored contract fulfillment, value generation and order to cash process

Trained clients on water treatment, field testing for water chemistry, corrosion, deposition and microbiological monitoring and products used at site

Worked closely with operations and maintenance to ensure corrosion, deposition and microbiological fouling was managed

Mentored and developed service technician

GE WATER AND PROCESS TECHNOLOGIES, Ft. McMurray, Alberta September 2012 – March 2015

Account Manager – IOL Kearl Oil Sands

Worked 10 days on/10 days off; the client arranged for fly-in and flying out of Edmonton to Ft. McMurray to accommodate shifts

Responsible for sales, service and start-up of utilities and process water systems at customer site.

Design, engineer and service water treatment and process solutions for oil sands extraction

Trained operations staff on water treatment best practices, product knowledge, water chemistry, field testing and corrosion, deposition and microbiological testing procedures

Worked closely with operations and maintenance to ensure corrosion, deposition and microbiological fouling was managed

GE WATER AND PROCESS TECHNOLOGIES Regina, Saskatchewan 1993 – 2012

Account Specialist

Design, engineer and service water treatment and process solutions for a steel mill and refinery / upgrader

Responsible for territory sales and supervision of Service Technician

Western Canada Environmental Health and Safety Representative

EDUCATION

Water Resources Engineering Technology

SIAST Palliser Campus, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

GE Water and Process Technologies

Occupational Health and Safety Training - Updated Annually

Safety Investigation and Reporting – Distance Learning

Creating Client Value - Atlanta, Georgia

Six Sigma Training - Calgary, Alberta

Refinery Technical Training - The Woodlands, Texas

Situational Sales Negotiation, BayGroup International

Water and Wastewater Technical Training - Trevose, Pennsylvania

Strategic Selling - Miller Heiman

Boiler Technical Training - Trevose, Pennsylvania

Professional Selling Skills – Chicago, Illinois

Cooling Technical Training - Trevose, Pennsylvania

Managing a Project with your Team – Skill Soft

Principles of Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Professionals – Skill Soft

Building Essential Leadership Skills (BELS)

The Versatile Salesperson

Other Training

OHS Standard First Aid, CPR – C and AED - St. John Ambulance

H2S Alive® - ENFORM

Basic Officer Training – DND Distance Learning and Practical Training

Occupational Training Course – DND Distance Learning and Practical Training

Land Environmental Training Course – DND Distance Learning and Practical Training

Teaching and Learning in the Cadet Program – DND Distance Learning

Senior Instructors Course – DND Distance Learning and Practical Training

Intermediate Officer Training Course – DND Distance Learning and Practical Training

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & AWARDS AFFILIATIONS:

Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta

Active Member – May 2013 – Present

Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists and Technicians

Active Member,1994 – Present

Active Member of NACE

Awarded Saskatchewan Leadership Award - Next Century Leader, 2005

Awarded Gold Standard Award - Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Young Canadians Challenge, 1985



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