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GOAL: Full-Time Job MAJOR: Biological Engineering FOCUS: Natural Resources Engineering | Environmental Engineering | Soil & Water Conservation | Stormwater | Natural Resource Management | Water Quality | Wastewater Systems Willing To Travel & Relocate Bachelor of Science: Biological Engineering Graduation: May 2012 The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA Major GPA: 3.38/4.00 Minor: Environmental Engineering Area of Focus: Natural Resource Engineering storm water management, soil and water analysis, natural resource management, soil conservation, biological systems modeling and analysis, water quality, erosion and sediment control, creek and stream restoration Projects o Subdivision Design & Plan Preparation - Divided existing lot into multiple subdivisions - Using survey data created lots meeting township ordinances under supervision of project manager o Perkins Demolition & New Business Design - Given a site containing existing empty restaurant and parking - Tasked with designing new bank and coffee shop, meeting borough ordinances with minimal demolition and construction o Rockey Ridge Sewer As-Built - Given sewer system design plans and as-built survey points - Tasked with updating plans to represent as-built conditions and preparing plans for final submittal o TR-20 & SWMM Watershed Modeling - In a team of four responsible for gathering data and running TR-20 & SWMM runoff model for State College watershed Relevant Courses Biological Systems, Agricultural Systems Mgmt., Mathematical Modeling of Biological and Physical Systems, Agricultural Measurements and Control Systems, Principles of Soil and Water Engineering, Measurement and Monitoring of Hydrologic Systems Engineer-In-Training: Passed Fundamentals of Engineering Exam April 2011 Work Experience PennTerra Engineering, Inc. | Semester Intern State College, PA | Feb. 2012 Present o Working in the Environmental & Design Dept. aiding in the design and layout of stormwater, sewer, and water management systems. o Working extensively with AutoCad on the design, permitting, and revision aspects of many projects. o Being trained on local and DEP permitting processes. o Work an average of 25 hours per week. Waring Dining Commons | Student Trainer University Park, PA | Sept. 2010 Feb. 2012 o Responsible for training student workers, facilitating student workers during shift, overseeing entire dining commons clean-up, and assisting the smooth operation of the commons. o Trained thoroughly in adaptable teamwork since as many as 20 students worked every shift and were responsible for the efficient serving of an average 1000 students per meal. o Worked an average of 15 hours per week during semesters. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service | Summer Intern State College, PA | Summer 2011 o Worked under P.E. Hydrologist on stream-bank restoration and wetland conservation projects. o Participated in the construction of a channel relocation/bank stabilization project start to finish, including initial surveying and stakeout, control structure layout and construction, and final surveying and report submission. o Responsible for over 10 monitoring surveys and subsequent reports, compiling bid documents, and CAD drafting work. Larry L. Groff & Sons, Inc | Foreman/Construction Crew Team Member Denver, PA | Summer 07, 08, 09, 10 o Summer of 2010 promoted to foreman. Oversaw job progress and labor crew. Facilitated communication between management and employees. o Routinely finished jobs ahead of schedule and budget, in particular completed a barn floor replacement 60 hours ahead of schedule. o Functioned as a team member working on agricultural, commercial, and residential construction projects including pole barn construction, home addition construction, replacement of tin and asphalt shingle roofs, barn floor replacement, excavating, stormwater management system installation, and general construction and renovation. o Worked an average of 50 hours per week during summer plus part time over holiday breaks. Leadership & Activities One Year Penn State Communication and Leadership Program One year program that teaches leadership training, business workplace communication, presentation skills, ethics and diversity, team facilitation, and corporate social responsibility Engineering Orientation Network Mentor Program Functioned as a mentor for 5 incoming freshman engineers. Led them in team building activities, campus orientation, and engineering major information session. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) January 11 - Present Organize events benefitting community and helping students become more involved in agricultural and biological engineering activities Skills Computer Microsoft Office, Autodesk Inventor, Auto CAD, SolidWorks, ArcGIS, MATLAB Technical Surveying, carpentry, concrete and masonry, metal roofing and trim, excavating, plumbing