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Work History

July 2016Present

Monitoring Tech III

Battelle Memorial Institute
  • Perform MINICAMS (Miniature Continuous Air Monitoring System) challenges, preventative maintenance, and calibrations.  
  • Collect DAAMS (Depot Area Air Monitoring System) samples on a routine basis.
  • Assist with developing methods and procedures while the plant is in start-up phase.  
  • Member of VPP (Voluntary Protection Program) team as a representative of the Air Monitoring Branch.  
January 2013 July 2016

Owner-Manager

WNW Mining Group
  • Co-Owner with Jeff Wolfe, Owner of Wolfe Drilling Inc.
  • Responsibilities included direct management of staff and strict implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Ability to make quick and decisive problem solving solutions.
  • Strong organizing and planning skills with excellent time management and communication with employees, contractors and vendors.
  • Responsible of maintaining MSHA regulations and standard conduct of operations of all personnel in a safe manner.  
  • Mine Safety Officer responsible for writing and implementing Site Safety Plan required by MSHA and maintained a safe working environment with no recordable injuries.  
  • Continuously encourage personnel to set goals while providing them with the necessary tools to meet their expectations and requirements.
  • Lead blaster at mines and quarries requiring strict attention to detail.
  • Responsible over ATFE (Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives) compliance of maintaining proper and precise paper work for chain-of-custody of explosives.  
  • Driver transporting Haz-Mat explosives between manufacturer, storage facilities and mine sites. Lead driver of heavy haul division. Both required continuous attention to detail and allowed for no margins of error.
  • Driver and truck manager over three sets of tractor with double side-dump trailers.  
  • Assist with project bidding and customer relations.
  • Certified MSHA Trainer of Excavator, Loader, Drill Rig, Skid Steer, Bulk ANFO (Ammonium Nitrate Fuel Oil) Truck.  
  • Assisted with maintenance and mechanics on Drill Rigs, Semis, and other miscellaneous equipment.

Solely responsible for Quality Control of products being produced and shipped at the mine site i.e. rock size, purity and quantities

Jul 2011Jan 2013

Monitoring Technician II

Battelle Memorial Institute

Demil-Tech II TOCDF (Tooele Chemical Demilitarization Facility)

  • Performed ACAMS (Automatic Continuous Air Monitoring System) daily challenges, calibrations, and preventative maintenance.   ACAMS were used to analyze and detect GB, GA, HD, and VX chemical agents.  
  • Performed Mini-cams (Miniature Air Monitoring System) daily challenges, calibrations, and preventative maintenance. Mini-cams were used to analyze and detect Lewisite. 
  • Collected DAAMS (Depot Area Air Monitoring System) samples on a daily basis and delivered samples to the lab.
  • Conducted toxic area entries on a routine basis with the purpose of testing sample lines and assisting with closure operations.  
  • Shift representative for Safety Action Team.  
  • Completed CEMS (Continuous Emission Monitoring System) training.  
Apr 2009Jul 2011

Senior Monitoring Technician

Science and Technology Corporation
  • Performed Mini-cams (Miniature Continuous Air Monitoring System) daily challenges, calibrations, and preventative maintenance. Mini-cams were used to analyze and detect GB, GA, VX, HD, and Lewisite chemical agents at CAMDS (Chemical Agent Munition Disposal Site).
  • Collected DAAMS (Depot Area Air Monitoring System) samples on a daily basis and delivered samples to the lab.
  • Conducted toxic area entries on a routine basis with the purpose of testing sample lines and assisting with closure operations.  
  • Assisted with station set-up and shut down during closure operation at CAMDS site.  
  • Safety Action Team company representative. Acting liaison between STC/MEC at CAMDS and TOCDF SAT Team.  Assisted with STC VPP goals. 
Jun 2006Jan 2009

Light Armored Vehicle Crewman

United States Marine Corps
  • Completed basic training, infantry training as well as Light Armored Vehicle crewman training.  
  • Received military equivalent of CDL as LAV driver and crewman.
  • Honorable discharge due to medical reasons.

Education

Jan 2010Jun 2011

Pre-Engineering

Salt Lake Community College

Enrolled in pre-engineering courses part-time while working full time with STC. 

Aug 2004Jun 2006

Associates in general studies

Utah Valley University

I attended Mountain Land Applied Technology Center in High School. These classes were concurrent enrollment through Utah Valley University. I did not earn a degree but I did receive college credit.