Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
September 1981--July 2003
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER. Assigned to a Military Programs technical support staff as technical specialist and consultant to Corps Divisions, Districts and Laboratories in Sanitary Engineering and Environmental Restoration. Areas of expertise include: design and construction of facilities for water supply, treatment, storage and distribution; wastewater collection, treatment and disposal; solid waste management; hazardous, toxic and radiological waste remediation; ordnance and explosive waste cleanup; and surface/ groundwater pollution control.
---Developed technical criteria and guidance documents for sanitary engineering including design manuals, pamphlets and bulletins, construction guide specifications and standard drawings used in design of Army and Air Force projects worldwide.
---Managed Corps sanitary engineering criteria development, including water/wastewater and solid waste disposal, and provided technical input for the Criteria Update Program to ensure that Military Construction documents conformed to the latest environmental and engineering standards.
---Reviewed sanitary designs, studies, reports, contract drawings and specifications submitted by the three Military Services, A/E Firms, and other Government agencies to ensure compliance with appropriate environmental and engineering standards.
---Evaluated Army sanitary engineering deficiencies, recommended research and development initiatives to solve critical problems, and monitored work units established under the Corps of Engineers Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Program.
---Reviewed scopes of work for Army sanitary engineering projects in the Military Construction Program to ensure that environmental concerns were addressed, and that design components were adequate.
---Managed Corps environmental restoration criteria development, including hazardous, toxic and radiological waste remediation, and ordnance and explosive waste cleanup, and provided input for the Criteria Update Program to ensure compliance with Federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations.
---Served as HQ proponent for the Corps Innovative Technology Program, and provided input to develop annual budgets designed to enable USACE Divisions, Districts and Field Offices to execute their respective roles and responsibilities in the Corps-wide implementation of innovative technology.
U.S. Army Engineer District, Baltimore
January 1974--September 1981
SANITARY ENGINEER. Assigned as Sanitary Engineer in a Corps of Engineer District Design Office. Responsible for design of water supply, treatment, storage and distribution systems; domestic and industrial wastewater collection, treatment and disposal facilities; solid waste management; and fire protection systems for Army and Air Force installations, and Civil Works projects within the Baltimore Engineer District.
---Prepared or directed the preparation of design studies, layouts, design analyses and calculations, budget estimates, contract drawings and specifications, and reviewed design work submitted by Architect/Engineer firms.
---Reviewed and evaluated shop drawing submissions for Environmental and Sanitary Engineering components of military construction projects.
Certificate for Exceptional Performance during the review of construction cost estimates for Military (Army) Construction Program--1984.
Letter of Commendation for writing several Army Technical Manuals used in design of sanitary and industrial wastewater pumping stations, pressure sewers and piped gravity collection systems--1985.
Certificate of Appreciation while serving as Staff Coordination Officer in Army Mobilization Exercise "Proud Scout"--1988.
Special Service Act Award for managing and coordinating Environmental Division relocation from the Pulaski Building to the GAO Building--2000.
Earned "Exceptional and Highly Successful" job performance ratings-1989, 91-93, 95, 96, and 99-01.
Technical Manual, TM 5-814-1, Sanitary and Industrial Wastewater Collection--Gravity Sewers and Appurtenances, Department of the Army, Washington, DC, March 1985.
Technical Manual, TM 5-814-2, Sanitary and Industrial Wastewater Collection--Pumping Stations and Force Mains, Department of the Army, Washington, DC, March 1985.
Article: Desalination, Published in Macmillan Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences, E. Julius Dasch, Editor in Chief, ISBN: 0-02-883000-8, New York, NY, 1996.
Information Paper, Green Building Program for Military Construction, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, DC, August 1997.
Engineer Technical Letter (ETL) 1110-3-491, Sustainable Design for Military Facilities, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, DC, June 1998.
Teacher Orientation and Preparation Program (TOPP)
Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC20)
1314 Hines Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78208
September 2004--August 2005
TExES Exam 115--Math 04-08: Passed Dec 2004
TExES Exam 135--Math 08-12: Passed May 2005
High School Algebra/Geometry Teacher
Shekinah Radiance Academy
2845 Thousand Oaks
San Antonio, TX 78232