2001 - Present
2001 - 2003
President and CEO
1999 - 2001
President/Laboratory and Safety Manager
Ace Metal Finishing of Oklahoma, Inc.
1996 - 1999
Laboratory Technician and Research Assistant
Rose State College
1998 - 1999
Environmental Safety and Laboratory Manager
Perfection Industries Inc.
1996 - 1996
Operator and Lab Technician
US Filter - South Canadian Wastewater Treatment Plant
1982 - 1994
Lab Technician and Quality Control Specialist
International Crystal Manufacturing Company
University of Phoenix
Rose State College
East Central University
American Public Health Association (APHA), National Ground Water Association (NGWA), American Water Works Associatio (AWWA), American Chemical Society (ACS), American Public Works Association(APWA)
Augustus Jaja possesses nearly 30 years of experience in his field. Jaja also holds four college degrees, and he continues to hone his skills through professional certifications and a number of industry-related organizations. In addition, he is currently pursuing his Ph.D. In his present position as a Chemist for the City of Edmond, Oklahoma, Augustus Jaja acts as a key member of the Water Resources team. He plays an instrumental part in maintaining the public’s health by conducting chemical and biological analyses of the city’s water, wastewater, and sludge.Since assuming his role with the City of Edmond in 2001, Augustus Jaja has continued to draw on the intimate knowledge of laboratory operations he has cultivated over the course of his career, which began in 1982. He worked as a Laboratory Technician at International Crystal Manufacturing Co, Inc., Rose State College, and US Filter Corporation before taking on management duties with Perfection Industries in 1998. He then gained employment with Ace Metal Finishing of Oklahoma, Inc., where he served as President and Laboratory and Safety Manager. Augustus Jaja navigated the competitive working world by using the skills he acquired through his extensive education. He earned an Associate of Science in Environmental Technology, a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health Science , a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry , and a Master of Business Administration. In addition, Jaja is currently a PhD candidate in Public Health.Committed to supplementing his technical skills and staying abreast of developments in his field, Augustus Jaja holds membership in several professional organizations, including American Public Health Association (APHA) and American Chemical Society (ACS). Additionally, he has developed an understanding of regulatory oversight procedures, laboratory certification regulations, instrument analysis, Environmental Protection Agency protocols, and other necessary tools for running an efficient and productive laboratory.
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