Skills

Skills

R Statistical Programming

EPA SWMM

C++ Programming

Leadership

- Graduate Fluid Mechanics Lab Instructor (GTA)                                                      - Campus Ministry (Cru) Worship Band Leader - Bo, Sierra Leone “Enviro-Loo” Project Leader Organized service project to Sierra Leone to install composting toilets at Ebert Kakua School for the Deaf in Bo

AutoCAD CIVIL 3D

- Experience in drafting small projects and creating and editing professional drawings.

Microsoft Office

- Advanced use of Microsoft Excel and VBA programming.   - Experience creating and editing Microsoft Word reports.   - Introduction to Microsoft Access.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2013 - Present

Farmhand Intern

Glade Road Growing

Served as a farmhand volunteer for +10 hours/week working in the garden to harvest crops, cultivate beds, and carry out other relevant tasks.

Jan 2014 - Present

Graduate Research Assistant

Virginia Tech

Evaluated the effect of water quality on Point-of-Use water filter performance.

Dec 2014 - Present

Water Resources Specialist

Barr Engineering
Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Fluid Mechanics Lab Instructor (TA)

Virginia Tech EWR Department

Orchestrated and graded lab experiments forstudents enrolled in Fluid Mechanics for Civil Engineers.

Jan 2011 - 2013

Stormwater Management Technician

Virginia Tech Site & Infrastructure Development

Reviewed ESC Plans and Inspect Construction Sites for appropriate ESC measures.

Gained Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination experience.

Conducted fire hydrant flushing and flow testing summer 2011.

Created ESC site maps using ArcGIS.

Drafted an ESC Plan for stripping and reseeding the Virginia Tech recreational fields.

May 2012 - Aug 2012

Summer Stormwater/Wastewater Intern

Greeley & Hansen

Reviewed contract submittals for local sewers and pump stations.

Delineated sub-watersheds in ArcGIS for Richmond and Alexandria.

Compiled and formatted data in ArcGIS for the City of Lynchburg's proposed stormwater BMPs.

Performed drawing checks in AutoCAD for various projects in Richmond.

Designed presentations discussing sidestream nutrient reduction technology and bioaugmentation pump control operations for the Richmond WWTP.

Designed posters on ISI’s Envision Rating System and LID practices with DC Water.

Education

Education
Aug 2013 - Present

Masters of Science

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Relevant Courses:

- International Development Policy and Planning

- Environmental Water Treatment Design

- Environmental Wastewater Treatment Design

- Environmental Chemistry

- Environmental Engineering Principles

- Urban Hydrology

- Environmental Toxicology

- Environmental Monitoring & Sampling

Sep 2009 - May 2013

Bachelors of Science

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Relevant Courses - Undergraduate:

- Water & Sanitation in the Developing World

- Natural Disasters

- Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering

- Fundamentals of Public Health Engineering

- Water & Wastewater Treatment Design

- Introduction into Environmental Engineering

- Water Resources Engineering

- Groundwater Resources Engineering

Certifications

Certifications
Aug 2011 - Present

DCR Erosion & Sediment Control Combined Administrator

Department of Conservation and Recreation
Aug 2011 - Aug 2014

CPR Certified

Red Cross
Jul 2011 - Jul 2014

Confined Space Training Certification

OSHA