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Education

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B.S. Chemical Engineering

University of Utah

Donald A. & Betty C. Dahlstrom Endowed Scholarship
Deans List Fall 2013, Spring 2015 - 3.67 GPA

20082014

B.S. Emergency Management

Utah Valley University

3.50 GPA

Experience

May 2015Present

Intern - Chemist

Rio Tinto
  • Delivered technical processing through X-Ray Diffraction (PANalytical Empyrean XRD)  to compliment mine mineralogy study determining future locations of mining operations.
  • Participated in Acid Rock Drainage research (Sobek Method) of mine  tailings.  This  included acid-base accounting, titration, carbon/sulfur accounting (Leco SC632). 
  • Carried out mercury analyzation (NIC MA-3000) on solid and liquid samples to determine possible environmental toxicity concerns.
Jan 2011Present

Firefighter/Paramedic

Lone Peak Fire District
  • Manager of medical equipment purchasing and medical training.
  • Re-evaluated medical equipment purchasing in turn saving the fire district 12% on costs for 2013 and 16% for 2014.
  • Developed 4 new Standard Operating Procedures for fire ground operations.  This decreased arrival to extinguishment time by 33%.
  • Managed 3 technicians during emergency operations.
  • Taught community outreach classes with an average of 30 attendees per class.
Dec 2013May 2014

Emergency Department/Chemotherapy Infusion Center Volunteer

University Utah Health Care/ Huntsman Cancer Institute
  • Communicated with patients undergoing treatment, offering reassurance.
  • Helped to comfort patients who were receiving medical treatment.
Nov 2010Dec 2011

Lift Operator

Park City Mountain Resort
  • Operated ski lift equipment that carried hundreds of customers.
  • Communicated with people of different nationalities and cultures.

Skills

Analytical

X-Ray Diffraction, Neutrilization Titration Acidity/Alkalinity, Technical Equipment troubleshooting and repair

Computer

MatLab, some VBA, Microsoft/Apple suites, LabWorks-Perkin Elmer, Adobe Illustrator