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Machinist's Mate

U.S. Navy
Groton, CT Machinist's Mate Second Class, Submarine Force Qualified Leading Engineering Laboratory Technician for the Navy Nuclear Submarine force. Supervised all operations required to maintain the high integrity of nuclear propulsion plant chemistry and radiological controls(including radioactive materials and waste packaging). Qualified all mechanical watch stations for nuclear propulsion plant.

Environmental Technician

ChemSyn Science Laboratories

Lenexa, KS and Harrisonville, MO (a subsidiary of Eagle-Picher Industries, Inc.) Environmental Technician II Executed all packaging and shipping, both domestically and internationally, of dangerous goods as defined by the Department of Transportation(DOT) and the International Air Transport association(IATA). Performed the preparation for disposal of hazardous, radioactive and mixed wastes. Maintained accurate shipping and receiving records and other appropriate records as required. Arranged for other transportation support services. Assisted the Radiation Safety Officer in performing duties such as bioassay, wipes, exposure tracking, and radiac calibrations. Ordered, stocked and dispensed laboratory supplies for a pharmaceutical laboratory and fine chemical manufacturing.

Safety and Environmental Compliance Officer

EaglePicher Pharmaceutical
Lenexa, KS and Kansas City, MO Services LLC(acquired by Aptuit) Safety and Environmental Compliance Officer Job description same as Radiation Safety Specialist II

Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Aptuit(Scientific Operations), LLC
Kansas City, MO Environmental Health and Safety Specialist Job description same as Radiation Safety Specialist II
Jan 2011Sep 2014

Radiation Safety Specialist

Aptuit(Scientific Operations), LLC

Harrisonville and Kansas City, MO Radiation Safety Specialist II. Oversee all aspects of Environmental Health and Safety for a pharmaceutical and fine chemical manufacturer, including the following business lines located at two separate sites: drug product, active pharmaceutical ingredient, microbiology and quality control/analytical. Also in charge of permitting, compliance issues, safety training, RCRA waste management and minization activities, Dangerous Goods shipping and interaction with regulatory agencies. Supervise operations as the Radiation Safety Officer(RSO), including exposure tracking, waste storage and disposal, and maintain ALARA program principles. Environmental Health and Safety training, including: RCRA, OSHA, Radiation, Storm Water, and other function specific training. Completed decommissioning of the Kansas City, Missouri  and Lenexa, KS manufacturing sites.  The Missouri site includes coordination with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and State Agencies. Current on cGMP compliance for pharmaceutical and fine chemical manufacturing.


Jun 1990Sep 1990


Naval Nuclear Power School

Graduated Naval Nuclear Power School, Mechanical School and Engineering Laboratory Technician School.


regulatory agencies
Dangerous Goods
Radiation Safety
RCRA Waste Management
Handled all aspects of waste generation and accumulation from a pharmaceutical and fine chemical manufacturer.


Sep 2014

DOT and IATA certified to ship hazardous materials, Annual RCRA certificaiton, Hazwopper trained

Trained and certified as a shipper or hazardous material. Have maintained certification since 1996; through Lion, Shaw Environmental and Federal Express and other training centers.