Resume

This is a current version of my resume. It includes a summary of my education, work history, volunteer experiences, and received awards. It highlights my most recent employment, career objectives, and lists some of my most important skills and abilities. These include the many different coding languages, software I am familiar with as well as teamwork and workplace experiences.

Objective

To utilize my experiences from my engineering co-op work placements to obtain a position as an entry-level employee in an active workplace environment to help establish my long-term engineering career and develop new skills while enhancing my existing marketable skill set.


Skill Summary

  • Three years’ work experience completing projects in environmental and chemical engineering
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills enhanced through completing projects with multi-disciplined teams and leading training sessions
  • Highly organized and experienced with multitasking in demanding work environments
  • Self-motivated and works well both as part of a team and independently
  • Experienced with various spectrometers, pipettes and titration apparatus
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and Windows OS
  • Familiar with programming in:
    •C++ •Matlab
    •ASPEN •LabView

Education

Bachelor of Applied Science, Honours Chemical Engineering (Co-Op) (October 2012)
University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario)

Relevant courses:

  • Process Analysis and Design
  • Industrial Ecology
  • Air Pollution Control
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Chemical Engineering Laboratory Courses

Read More About My Education


Work Experience

Revision Agent (contract) (September 2015 to October 2015)
Elections Canada (Pickering, Ontario)

  • Resolved telephone inquiries from the public regarding the federal election and their voter registration information
  • Performed data entry and searches within the computer database system, Revise
  • Reviewed documentation provided by coworkers for accuracy and completion
  • Travelled to high turn-over neighbourhoods, going door-to-door providing information regarding voter registration

ChemTRAC Technical Advisor (contract) (April 2013 to September 2013)
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (Toronto, Ontario)

  • Educated facilities in quantifying their chemical uses and releases for compliance to municipal bylaw through on-site visits and responding to telephone and email queries
  • Reviewed and troubleshot Microsoft Excel macro-enabled spreadsheets and the online reporting interface for ChemTRAC
  • Analysed and reviewed submitted facility report data; contacting and clarifying with companies that had missing or potentially erroneous data

Service Desk Analyst (contract) (March 2012 to September 2012)
SNC Lavalin O&M (Toronto, Ontario)

  • Created a health and safety report of the Service Desk area and assisted in mitigating concerns
  • Imaged new computer hardware for deployment using Altiris
  • Performed laptop and desktop hardware component replacements and disassembly

Environmental Scientist (co-op) (September 2008 to December 2008, May 2009 to August 2009)
Barenco Inc. (Gormley, Ontario)

  • Created drafting drawings and figures through extensive use of the CorelDraw program
  • Participated in on-site water and soil testing involving quality control procedures
  • Organized environmental assessment reports
  • Worked on teams with junior and professional engineers

Laboratory Assistant (co-op) (January 2008 to April 2008)
University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario)

  • Performed testing and troubleshooting of laboratory experimental processes
  • Integrated new technology into older experimental set ups
  • Tutored students in the operation of experiments

Water Technician (co-op) (May 2007 to August 2007)
Canada’s Wonderland (Vaughan, Ontario)

  • Performed various chemical tests on water on an hourly basis
  • Time management skills along with job proficiency were constantly tested as tasks were completed under a very time restrictive schedule
  • Gained familiarity with maintaining and monitoring pump systems and interpreting gauge readings

Read More About My Professional History


Volunteer Experience

Unit Leader (Fall 2001 to Present)
Girl Guides of Canada (Pickering, Ontario)

  • Developed valuable leadership and teamwork skills through running and assisting with various games and crafts with groups of children
  • Encouraged members to be creative and productive by setting an example
  • Was enrolled in the program as a youth for 9 years and continued to stay involved thereafter

Read More About My Volunteer Work


Awards/Achievements

  • Completed Grade 8 Piano certification through the Royal Conservatory of Music
  • Awarded the Canada Cord by the Girl Guides of Canada which acknowledges completion going above and beyond the requirements of the Pathfinder program through additional volunteering, community service and development of leadership and camping skills
  • Obtained the Bronze Medallion through the Life Saving Society