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Salem, VA
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February 18, 2020

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Pamela J. Derk

*** **** ***** ****.,*****,Virginia 24153 - 540-***-****

adbui0@r.postjobfree.com

Objective

To obtain an environmental compliance position that enables the use of my full skill set, which includes service in compliance and regulatory permitting, inspection, reporting, regulatory assistance and training, testing, business writing, report writing, and operations analysis. Education

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS @ URBANA-CHAMPAIGN December 1986

· Major: Rhetoric (English) / Minor: Psychology and Advertising

· Pre-Med coursework for 2 years (Microbiology / Advanced Organic Chemistry, etc.)

· Related coursework: over 28 years of Virginia and other States, EPA and industry continuing education relevant to all environmental media permitting and compliance, OSHA, training. Relevant Experience –

Tools Include: Project Management utilizing Microsoft Office Suite, Access and OneNote, Slack, Zoom, Chatter, MovieMaker.

Courses include: Have maintained Hazwoper 40- hour and 8-hour refresher certification for over 16 years, EPA

- Stormwater Management workshop, EPA Boiler MACT training, EPA RICE MACT, EPA – Advanced Compliance Inspector Training Workshop, Virginia Solid Waste Facility Operator training, Emergency Response and Environmental Management, DEQ SWIA reporting program ttrained, Virginia First Responder certified. EPA - Sponsored Air Toxics workshop including POTW &; NESHAP workshop, Conflict Resolution, Negotiating Skills, Confidential Information in Air Permitting, Rutgers Compliance Assurance (and Periodic) Monitoring, Waste Prevention, EPA Sponsored Environmental Chemistry and Mathematics, OSHA General Industry Outreach, P2 for Air Permit Writers, VOC compliance and leak testing methods, MACT Control Technology, Ambient and Organic Sampling and Analysis Methods, Supplemental Enforcement Projects training. Software: Microsoft Office, CAD, Visio, Various EPA-approved Air Emission programs, Certified Opacity Reader for over 15 years. A transcript of continued education training for Professional Development is available upon request. Relevant Experience

UNITED HEALTHCARE - Roanoke, VA - October 2019 - January 2020 Business Analyst - Temporary position through Adecco Staffing for Producer Help Desk POWERSCHOOL LLC - Roanoke, VA - March 2019 - October 2019 Project Manager - Managed 20 Virginia School Districts for roll-out of new IT platform. VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY – ROANOKE, VA ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER SR.– December 2010 – September 2018

· Responsible for multiple projects for air permit development and issuance on a State and Federal level, which includes Title IV and V, Minor New Source Review, Major New Source Review, PSD, PSD avoidance projects, and State-Only Toxics.

· Working knowledge of Federal and State environmental laws and regulations, environmental programs, environmental science, engineering and legal principles, with concentration in industry sectors.

· Skill set which builds upon experience as: ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER -March 1999 – March 2006 ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE INSPECTOR -March 2006 – December 2010

· Demonstrated working knowledge of environmental laws and regulations, environmental programs, environmental science, engineering and legal principles, with expertise with the Virginia Solid Waste Pamela J Derk Resume – Page 2

Management Regulations, Federal Waste Management Act, RCRA and Sara Title III. Managed quarterly inspection schedule of 32 municipal and industrial landfills, transfer stations. Required reporting included reports encompassing groundwater monitoring and mitigation, surface and stormwater runoff and monitoring, landfill gas generation and control, as well as site-specific inspection checklists required.

· Investigated pollution reports / complaints as necessary to determine compliance with the VSWMR, RCRA, Virginia Water Regulations and Virginia Tank Regulations. Regularly utilized skills such as read, interpret, and properly apply complex policies, guidelines, and regulations. Able to negotiate, organize, research, analyze complex regulatory issues; case/project management. ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER -March 1999 – March 2006

· Demonstrated working knowledge of environmental laws and regulations, environmental programs, environmental science, engineering and legal principles, with expertise with the Clean Air Act and Virginia Regulations for the Control and Abatement of Air Pollution. Demonstrated knowledge, skills and/or abilities to read, interpret, and properly apply complex policies, guidelines, and regulations. Skills include negotiation, organization, and researching, analytical, case/project management.

· Responsible for over 12 Title V source permits and renewals since EPA initial submission date; many State Operating permits including State and Federal Toxics, hundreds of minor new/modified source permits pursuant to 9 VAC 50-80-1100; exemption determinations, etc. Each permit action entails a detailed engineering analysis with regulatory justifications.

· Responsible for several General Water Permit application processing and issuance for Department of Transportation.

· Responsible for air emission inventory and emission netting, regular duties include air dispersion modeling, EPA models for AERMOD, TANKS, WATER8, material balance and use of accepted test data and emission factors to determine permit emission limits. Wrote permit conditions pursuant to the Clean Air Act with enforceable flexible requirements related to operating procedures, compliance, testing, recordkeeping and reporting.

· Approved core user for the Virginia CEDS (Comprehensive Environmental Data System);

· Volunteer for many duties outside job description for agency use; including policy interpretation and NSPS/MACT applicability determination, permit boilerplate revision committee (guidance for permit writers across State).

ETS,INC.-ROANOKE,VA

Account Representative – December 1998 – March 1999

· Responsible for sales and project estimations of Title V and minor air operating permits applications and compliance, including full emission inventories, regulatory reviews, compliance determinations, compliance plans and schedules, proposals, full reporting, and schematic designs.

· Stack Testing programs - procured crew and lab services for EPA compliance and in-house diagnostic testing protocols for various tests. The main contribution during this time was a follow-up to an EPA Section 114 letter requesting major coal-fired power plants to provide information, mainly on PM, SO2, NOx and Mercury emissions.

Regulatory Project Manager – August 1997 - December 1998

· Responsible for execution of Title V and Minor NSR air operating permits applications, including full emission inventories, regulatory reviews, compliance determinations, compliance plans and schedules, proposals, full reporting, and schematic designs.

ETS ANALYTICAL SERVICES, INC.- ROANOKE, VA

Pamela J Derk Resume – Page 3

Administration – October 1996 – August 1997

Responsible for purchasing and storing laboratory chemicals, supplies and equipment for three environmental labs in Virginia. Invoicing and reporting for commercial and Government contract analyses. ETS, INC.- ROANOKE, VA

Staff Scientist/Project Manager -March 1995 - October 1996

· Prepared plant wide regulatory reviews for Title V and minor NSR and State Operating Permits for plants in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio, which included compliance determinations and compliance plans.

· Managed team progress and completion of Title V draft applications.

· Gained valuable working knowledge of the above states’ Air Regulations, as well as Federal Regulations in 40 CFR Part 60 and 63.

· Participated in team preparation of emission inventories and process descriptions for approximately 25 different clients. This includes using emission factor resources such as AP-42, FIRE, AIRS, Tanks3, and material/flow calculations; spreadsheet generation utilizing Quattro Pro2, DesignCad and Visio drawings.

Technician &Senior Field Analyst -March 1993 - March 1995

· Experienced with EPA Air Test Methods 1 through 29, BIF and organic compound testing.

· Responsible for recovery of complex test trains, such as particulate, dioxins/furans, multiple metals, hexavalent chromium.

· On-site and in-house chemical analysis and measurement including photometric, potentiometric, gravimetric, titration and gas chromatography.

· Participated in Agency-witnessed air emissions compliance tests (7 different states), diagnostic testing, research and development, control equipment pollutant destruction efficiency / removal efficiency testing.

Lab Technician - March 1992 - March 1995

· Responsible for field preparation of reagents and test equipment, analysis equipment, sample custody

(Foxpro) and reporting of results. (Lotus)

EXCLUSIVE HOTEL GUIDES, INC.-ROANOKE, VA - Regional Executive – October 1990 - June 1991

· Responsible for solicitation of hotels as outlets for advertising guide; outside sales of advertisers; layout and design of guide.

BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION INC. - ROANOKE, VA

Traffic/Promotion Production - March 1990 -October 1991

· Initiated and maintained scheduling of station programming and promotional ads; compiled and edited daily video and audio; involved in production.

MANPOWER TEMPORARY SERVICES - ROANOKE, VA - July 1989 - February 1990 WVFT-TV-ROANOKE, VA -Account Executive – January 1989 – June 1989

· Responsible for solicitation of hotels as outlets for advertising guide; outside sales of advertisers; layout and design of guide.

WVVV-FM - WJJJ-AM - CHRISTIANSBURG, VA –

Account Executive/Promotion Director – September 1987 - December 1988

· Responsible for sales and service of local and regional accounts; formulation and execution of station and sales promotions, copywriting, merchandising.

GREEN &ASSOCIATES, INC. - ROANOKE, VA - Contract Coordinator -May 1987 – July 1987 WROV-AM -ROANOKE, VA -Promotion/Marketing – February 1987 - May 1987 Pamela J Derk Resume – Page 4

· Responsible for print copy content and placement, formulation and execution of sales and station promotions; commercial copywriter; audio production. WSLQ-FM -WSLC-AM -SALEM, VA - Sales and Promotion – January 1987 – February 1987

· Proposal and sales support writing, direct sales, copywriting, production, maintenance of audio files and announcements.

WJR PRODUCTIONS - WHEELING, ILL. - Promotion Coordinator – September 1996 – December 1986

· Coordinated various nationally-sponsored entertainment promotions. KROCH’S AND BRENTANO’S, INC.-CHICAGO, ILL. - Copywriter -MAY 1986 - AUGUST 1986

· Responsible for newspaper, catalogue, brochure and direct mail copy content and placement; assisted in author appearances, newsletters.

BBDO -CHICAGO -CHICAGO, ILL.- Traffic Coordinator -March 1986 - May 1986

· Responsible for national and regional television and radio placement for various agency accounts. WPGU-FM -CHAMPAIGN, ILL. – October 1981 - January 1985 Sales representative / Assistant Manager; Promotion Director / Assistant, Copywriting and Promotion Staff. AETNA INSURANCE COMPANY -CHICAGO, ILL. -June 1979 - August 1983 (PT / FT) Accounting and auditing clerk, file clerk, data entry. PERSONAL:Single parent for over 22 years; adult children ages 24 and 25. I am a degreed martial artist and enjoy participating in Girl Scout outreach programs and Local Science Museum STEM courses. Hobbies include Amateur Pool Association team play, woodworking, painting and gardening – and anything that piques my interest at the moment. I am a principled person and worker. Interview:Please contact me at 540-***-**** (C) or adbui0@r.postjobfree.com.



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