Rachel Melville

Freelance Environmental Engineer & Engineer

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Location:Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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RACHEL M. MELVILLE
3629 Iron Lace Drive
Mobile: 859.550.3468
Lexington, KY 40509
Email: melville.rachel@gmail.com

OBJECTIVE
To continue my career in environmental engineering where my technical experience, leadership, and team-oriented nature can be utilized to create positive impact. Enjoy working in competitive, productive, and creative environments with opportunities for growth and learning.

EDUCATION
University of Wisconsin- Platteville (UWP), Platteville, WI B.S. Environmental Engineering
May 2008

University of Wisconsin-Platteville Society of Environmental Engineers (PSEE) University of Wisconsin-Platteville Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Project Examples: Senior Design Project?Storm-water Management Plan, Incinerator Design Project, Wastewater Treatment Plant Design. Course Examples: Solid and Hazardous Waste, Geotechnical Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, Groundwater Hydrology, Soil and Water Conservation, Applied Hydraulics.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT [ERM]: Hurricane, WV June 2011 - May 2012
Environmental Engineer
Deliver sustainable engineering solutions to clients across a broad range of industry sectors, and environmental compliance needs. Including Phase I and Phase II Impact Assessments, Spill Prevention Control Countermeasure Plans [SPCC], Groundwater Protection Plans [GPP], Air Permits, Remediation Activity Management, and Audits.

EXAMPLES OF PROJECTS:
COAL PREPARATION PLANT EMISSIONS ASSESSMENT: Conducted a facility-wide emissions assessment for a client whose facility emission total was just above Major Source Thresholds [MST] to determine if becoming a Synthetic Minor Source would be a viable option. Calculated multiple PTE scenarios with voluntary throughput limitations set on various emission units

OIL AND GAS COMPANY SUBPART W PREPARATION: Developed spreadsheet annotating all applicable units to Subpart W and calculating CO2 equivalencies.

ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATORY SERVICE GROUP: Dunbar, WV 2008 - 2011
Environmental Engineer
Prepare Air Regulatory Reports requiring knowledge of air emissions calculations, facility operating data, and air permitting requirements. Examples include: Permit Applications, Air Emission Inventories, Title V Fee Calculations, and Stack Test Reports. Perform field work in the following disciplines: Stack Testing, Opacity Testing, Compliance Inspections, Storm-water Runoff Sampling, and Wet Gas Sampling.

EXAMPLES OF PROJECTS:
RULE 13 PERMITTING: Developed a unique permit application for a client hoping to add a crusher, extruder, and pelletizer, to their process with the intention of recycling refuse and converting it to production input. Estimated increase in facility emissions based on the addition of the new equipment, and designed a facility process flow diagram.
STACK TEST VALIDATION: Spearheaded efforts to substantiate stack test results on behalf of a client to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA-DEP). Re-analyzed original test results in order to pinpoint any discrepancies within the data. Lead negotiations between client and the PA-DEP to authenticate revised test results and absolve clients status in the eyes of the enforcement agency.
ADVENTURE ROCK, Pewaukee, WI, [EMPLOYMENT DURING SCHOOL] 2003 - 2007
Lead Instructor and Guide
Provided professional instruction in rock climbing to a variety of clients extending from youth classes to advanced adult classes involving training in technical anchor placement using removable hardware.
PROFICIENCIES
Language: Conversational in Spanish Presentation: Public Speaking, PowerPoint. Computing: AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, GLY-Calc, HAP-Calc, TANKS, Flow-master, I-STEPS, Land Development Desktop, HEC-RAS, MathCAD, EES, Map-tech, Adobe Acrobat, Windows XP, Microsoft Office.

CERTIFICATIONS

40HR HAZWOPER Certification
Method 9 and Method 22 Visible Emission Certifications
Chain of Custody Procedures for Samples and Data
Walter Smith and Associates Stack Test Training

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
? University of Wisconsin-???????????????????????????????????--Team Captain ? University of Wisconsin-Platteville Outdoor Adventure Club --Vice President ? Youth Group Leader, Elmbrook Church, Brookfield WI
VOLUNTEER WORK
2005-2006 2004-2006 1997-2006
GUIDED ROCK CLIMBING, New River Gorge, WV & Devils Lake, WI Provided expert rock climbing instruction detailing safe anchor system setup in conjunction with technique seminars. Clinics are run and guided by women and marketed specifically for women who desire training in rock climbing.
MATHMATICS TUTORING, Dunbar, WV 2009-2010 Taught trigonometry, pre-calculus, and calculus on a bi-weekly basis to a co-worker.
TEEN MISSIONS INTERNATIONAL (TMI), Inuit Indian Reservation, Hudson Bay Summer 1997 Conducted presentations at primary schools and community service projects aimed to assist and meet the needs of underprivileged children and underdeveloped communities on the reservation.

REFERENCES ? UPON REQUEST
2010-2012