Justin McLean Griffin, P.E.
411 Sunset Place, Bismarck, ND 58504
701.255.9007 ! firstname.lastname@example.org
OBJECTIVE: To extend and employ my education and training in the challenging field of radioactive material management, radiation safety and chemical/environmental engineering as they apply to public safety and homeland security.
WORK North Dakota Department of Health (Air Quality Division) Current Job
EXPERIENCE: Environmental Engineer II - Radiation Control Program 701.328.5188
§ Review and evaluate applications for possession and use of all radioactive material in North Dakota (ND).
§ Prepare, amend, and evaluate specific licenses for the use of radioactive material in ND.
§ Conduct detailed safety inspections of facilities where radioactive material is used and/or stored.
§ Advance the importance of security of radioactive material by providing information and inspecting for compliance.
§ Determine licensee compliance with the ND Radiological Health Rules and related federal regulations.
§ Review, edit, revise and promulgate state administrative code to maintain compliance with federal regulations.
§ Ensure good radiation safety practices are followed; and that public and environmental risk is minimized.
§ Investigate and resolve radiological incidents and allegations involving improper use of radioactive material.
§ Provide basic radiation safety training or informational presentations to interested parties and the general public.
§ Prepare for, respond to, and provide technical guidance for radiological emergencies occurring within the state.
§ Develop and maintain program website; and generate public information fact sheets and licensee newsletter.
Sykes Enterprises Incorporated, Bismarck, North Dakota Dec 1996-Nov 1997
Computer Support Engineer- Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications/Excel Section 701.221.0700
§ Provide remote support for Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) and Excel customers.
§ Focus on identifying, understanding, and meeting customer needs through VBA programming.
§ Provide examples of VBA program code and work to debug user’s existing program code.
§ Teach customers how to use existing resources to find the help topics they need.
Reynolds Electrical & Engineering Co., Inc., Las Vegas, Nevada Summers 1993-1995
Scientific and Engineering Intern - Waste Operations Department - Radioactive Waste Section
§ Worked with radioactive waste management specialists and performed waste receipt/disposal duties.
§ Evaluated waste package integrity and ensured proper documentation of transport and disposal information.
§ Verified waste conformity to NVO-325 (Nevada Waste Acceptance Criteria).
§ Created charts and graphs showing waste received and expenditures by week and month.
§ Logged package disposal location information.
§ Responsible for quality assurance of all information collected and used.
§ Presented safety related information to section during weekly safety meeting.
§ Responsible for escorting visitors into radiologically controlled areas at Area 5 of the Nevada Test Site.
§ Developed action reports and billing statements.
EDUCATION: South Dakota School of Mines & Technology (SDSM&T), Rapid City, South Dakota Aug 1993-May 1996
Bachelor of Science Degree: Chemical Engineering (ChE) Graduated May 1996
GPA: 3.17 / 4.00 (3.38 / 4.00 during last six semesters)
North Dakota State University (NDSU), Fargo, North Dakota Aug 1991-May 1993
Major: General Engineering – Transferred May 1993
Mott Public High School (MHS), Mott, North Dakota Graduated May 1991
GPA: 3.52 / 4.00 (Honor Student)
ADD’L TRAINING: See Below (Includes On-Line Courses in Health Physics through Lakeshore Technical College in Wisconsin)
COMPUTER ? Knowledgeable and familiar with computers using MS-Windows (Win95, 98, NT, ME, 2000 and XP), and Apple
PROFICIENCY: Computers running ANY version of MS-Office (Including Office 97, 2000 and XP), and WordPerfect Suite 8.0+.
? Capable of designing web pages and programming HTML and Visual Basic for Applications.
? Able to provide technical support for a wide range of computer hardware and software problems.
HONORS, AWARDS ? N.D. Professional Engineering (PE) Registration, 2002 ? National Mutual Benefit Branch 84 President, 2002-2004
and ACTIVITIES: ? S.D. Engineer-In-Training (EIT/FE) Certification, 1996 ? Member of the Order of the Engineer, 1996
? Tau Beta Pi Nat’l Engineering Honor Society, 1996 ? SDSM&T Dean’s List, Fall 1995 & Spring 1996
? Senior Class Representative to AIChE, 1995-1996 ? Dow Chemical ChE Scholarship, 1995-1996
? AIChE Member, 1993 to 2004 ? 3M ChE Scholarship, 1994-1995
? Mott Jaycee’s Scholarship, 1991 ? North Dakota Boys’ State Representative, 1990
? Additional interests include softball, basketball, piano, composing, writing, sketching, painting and reading.
References and transcripts are available upon request.
? Emergency Preparedness Training by Tony Rich of the National Fire Academy – 8 hours
? Applied Health Physics through Lakeshore Technical College (LTC) – 2 credit hours
? Applied Health Physics Laboratory through LTC – 2 credit hours
? Radiological Emergencies through LTC – 2 credit hours
? N.D. Dept. of Health (NDDH) sponsored “Terrorism Informational Session” featuring Steven Hightower from Texas A&M – 3 hours
? Department of Energy’s (DOE) Modular Emergency Response Radiological Transportation Training (MERRTT) Train-the-Trainer – 16 hours
? Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Teletherapy and Brachytherapy Course – 40 hours
? Nuclear Systems and Sources through LTC – 3 credit hours
? Radiation Biology through LTC – 3 credit hours
? Radiation Physics through LTC – 3 credit hours
? Radiation Physics Laboratory through LTC – 3 credit hours
? HIPAA Refresher and Security Training by NDDH – 1 hour
? Health Physics Calculations through LTC – 3 credit hours
? Nuclear Technology and Regulations through LTC – 2 credit hours
? Radioactive Material and Management through LTC – 2 credit hours
? HIPAA Awareness Training by NDDH – 1 hour
? U.S. Dept. of Transportation (DOT) Hazmat Transportation Security Awareness Training Update (CD-ROM) – 1 hour
? U.S. DOT Hazmat Transportation Training by University of North Dakota – 2 hours
? Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Radiation Safety: “Advanced for Environmental Professionals” – 8 hours
? Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Hazardous Waste Site Personnel Refresher – 8 hours
? “Principle and Practices of Environmental Engineering” Exam Review (Self Study) – 200+ hours
? “Radiation Safety and Common Sense” (Video Self Study) – 30 minutes
? “Safety First: Transport of Radioactive Material” (Video Self Study) – 30 minutes
? North Dakota Safety Council Defensive Driver Course – 4 hours
? Radiation Monitoring Devices (RMD, Inc.) LPA-1 XRF Gauge User Radiation Safety Course – 8 hours
? Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Radiological Emergency Response Operations (RERO) – 40 hours
? National Fire Academy Emergency Response to Terrorism Course SS-534 – Independent Study
? FEMA Radiological Emergency Response Course IS-301 – Independent Study
? FEMA Radiological Emergency Management Course IS-003 – Independent Study
? FEMA Hazardous Materials – A Citizen’s Orientation Course IS-005 – Independent Study
? DOT Hazardous Material Transportation Safety by North Dakota Safety Council – 4 hours
? Radiation Safety for Nuclear Gauges provided by the University of North Dakota – 4 hours
? Trouble-shooting, Fixing and Upgrading PC’s – 16 hours
? NRC Safety Aspects of Industrial Radiography – 40 hours
? NRC Safety Aspects of Well Logging – 40 hours
? NRC Diagnostic & Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine – 40 hours
? Proctor Training for Texas Industrial Radiographer Exam by Jan Endahl of Texas Bureau of Radiation – 2 hours
? OSHA Hazardous Waste Site Personnel Refresher – 8 hours
? NRC Transportation of Radioactive Material – 40 hours
? NRC Licensing Practices & Procedures – 40 hours
? NRC Inspection Procedures – 40 hours
? Troxler Nuclear Gauge Safety by Troxler Electronics Laboratory – 8 hours
? OSHA Hazardous Waste Site Personnel Refresher – 8 hours
? Laboratory Use of Radioactive Material provided by North Dakota State University – 4 hours
? Selected Topics in Radiological Engineering provided by Louisiana State University – 40 hours
? Texas Nuclear Level Gauge Instrumentation by TN Technologies (now known as Thermo MeasureTech) – 4 hours
? U.S. DOE Radiological Worker II by Reynolds Electrical & Engineering Co., Inc. (REECo) – 40 hours (1995)
? U.S. DOT Hazard Communication Modules 1-5 by REECo (1995)
? U.S. OSHA Hazardous Waste Site Personnel Training by REECo – 40 hours (1995)
? Emergency Medical Technician training by Mott Ambulance Squad and CPR Certification in 1991 (Certification Expired 1993)
? North Dakota Boys’ State Emergency Response Exercise (1990)