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City of Edmond Water Resources

President and CEO

Tendercare Corporation

President/Laboratory and Safety Manager

Ace Metal Finishing of Oklahoma, Inc.

Environmental Safety and Laboratory Manager

Perfection Industries Inc.

Laboratory Technician and Research Assistant

Rose State College

Operator and Lab Technician

US Filter - South Canadian Wastewater Treatment Plant

Lab Technician and Quality Control Specialist

International Crystal Manufacturing Company



University of Phoenix


Rose State College


Langston University


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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