JOSEPH O.

RAYNOR

 Chesapeake, Virginia 23322
 757.482.1478 757.646.4106  raynorjoe@gmail.com

BACKGROUND SUMMARY
Highly analytical and remarkably astute executive powered with significant experience in Environmental
Engineering and Industrial Wastewater Treatment. Demonstrated expertise in balancing creative thinking
with logical design ideas to develop sustainable, energy efficient and smart solutions that address
challenging environmental issues. Accustomed to developing environmental compliance programs to
enhance water and wastewater treatment facilities and prevent pollutions while ensuring compliance with
all regulatory guidance, permits and related laws. Possess a keen eye for detail and excel at maintaining
high ethical and quality standards, professional demeanor, and cooperative attitude. Extremely capable
of working in fiercely competitive, team-oriented, and challenging situations while handling to multiple
priorities.

CORE COMPETENCIES



Environmental Health and Safety
Pollution Control Programs Development
Time and Budget Management
Conflict Resolution and Decision Making




Project Management and Operations
Quality Control and Regulatory Compliance
Leadership, Training, and Team Building
Organized with Strong Analytical Abilities

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Ford Norfolk Assembly Plant
Norfolk, Virginia 23523
Gary Davis: 252-455-7174, may be contacted
ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIAN-INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE GROUP

2007- 2010

Initiate the development of innovative solutions to environmental problems and participate in water and
air pollution control, recycling, waste disposal, and public health issues as well as in local and global
environmental issues. Conduct hazardous waste management studies to evaluate the significance of the
hazard, advice on treatment and containment, and develop regulations to prevent mishaps. Focus on
working with municipal wastewater supply and industrial wastewater treatment systems. Gather data and
research on environmental impact of proposed construction projects, analyze scientific data, and perform
quality-control checks. Minimize the effects of acid rain, global warming, automobile emissions, and
ozone depletion. Monitor and ensure compliance with regulations to prevent environmental damage,
clean up hazardous sites, as well as protect the wildlife.
Notable Accomplishments:
 Worked collaboratively with the Rudolph Libbe in closing of the Norfolk Assembly Plant, which is
referred to as a “brown field,” an environmental term that means a site containing hazardous waste
 Administered the removal of all liquid hazardous waste through chemical treatment
 Segregated solid waste such as aerosols, fluorescent bulbs, batteries, and others for proper disposal
off-site

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JOSEPH O. RAYNOR

 Chesapeake, Virginia 23322
 757.482.1478 757.646.4106  raynorjoe@gmail.com
Ford Motor Company-Norfolk Assembly Plant
Norfolk, Virginia 23523
Gary Davis: 252-455-7174, may be contacted
GROUP LEADER / ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIAN

1980-2007

Functioned as the Environmental Auditor for ISO14001 acquired and maintained certification through
development of Environmental Management System. Facilitated training to approximately 4000
employees about Environmental Management System and Chemical Safety Training for Norfolk Ford
Assembly Plant. Instructed newly hired and current employees to develop knowledge and competencies
in eliminating contact with chemicals to prevent accidents and injuries that could harm individual and
company profits. Provided expert oversight to all functional areas of the Industrial Wastewater Treatment
Plant at Norfolk Assembly Plant. Assumed full responsibility in manpower scheduling, material ordering,
effluent water compliance, external and internal communication, data collection, and maintenance of
equipment of treatment facility.
Notable Accomplishments:
 Received an “Achievement Award” from Ford Motor Company for leading the implementation of the
Ford Environmental Management System and the Certification of the ISO14001 Standard
 Served as the Model Group Leader for Ford Motor Company Ford Production System (FPS) for all
North American Assembly Plants
 Personally selected by the plant management to lead the implementation of Ford Total Preventative
Maintenance (FTPM) and Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE)
 Established and maintained a baseline that was accomplished by the data collected on each small
work group’s activities that were proven to be effective toward cost, quality, and safety

PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE


U.S. Government-Water Treatment: 1979–1980
City of Fayetteville-Crosscreek Treatment Plant: 1977–1979
U.S. Army-Water Purification Specialist: 1974–1977

EDUCATION
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, 23529-0001: 1983
ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Fayetteville Technical Institute Fayetteville, North Carolina, 28303: 1979
U.S. Army Water Supply School, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, 65473: 1974
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
Norview High School, Norfolk, Virginia, 23513: 1967

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JOSEPH O. RAYNOR

 Chesapeake, Virginia 23322
 757.482.1478 757.646.4106  raynorjoe@gmail.com

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS








U.S. Army Water Supply School-Water Purification Specialist, 1974 Fort Leonard, Missouri
Certificate from the Department of the Navy in Supervision and Management for Navy Civilian
Personnel
Certificate from Center for Disease Control in Vector borne Disease Control
Certificate from the Center for Disease Control in Food borne Disease Control
Dale Carnegie Public Speaking Course
ISO 14001 Auditors Training
Virginia State Class 2 License in Wastewater Treatment
Certified as Associate Engineering Technician
Certified as a “Graduate Gemologist

AWARDS AND HONORS

Recognized for being an integral part in the earthquake disaster relief team for Guatemala by
providing a portable water purification unit, which was needed after such major calamity
Achievement Award from William Clay Ford in recognition of my contribution toward implementation
of the Ford Environmental System and certification to the ISO 14001 Standard at Ford Norfolk
Assembly Plant

INTERESTS

Fascination of jewelry which guide to study all aspects of the field with the Gemological Institute of
America, the preeminent educational arm of the jewelry industry
Volunteering at Chesapeake Regional Hospital in surgical out patient care

References

. Brian Bach
Retired
757-436-4176

. Art Schlaud
Engineer-Final Area Manager
Ford Kansas City Assembly Plant
816-459-1538

. Kevin Gideon
Plant Manager
Ford Kansas City Assembly Plant
816-459-1538

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