Title: Lead Staff Engineer
Company: SET Environmental, Inc.
Location: Sleepy Hollow, Illinois, United States
Ashley J. Skoog, EIT, lead staff engineer at SET Environmental, Inc., has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in chemical engineering.
With over 10 years of experience to her credit, Ms. Skoog has excelled as lead staff engineer at SET Environmental, Inc. since 2019. She began her career as a lifeguard at Dundee Township Park District Aquatics from 2012 to 2014. She worked at the College of Energy Resource Management & Development as a student ambassador from 2013 to 2014 and as a math tutor from 2013 to 2015. She found success as a chemical intern at AristaTek, Inc. from 2016 to 2017 before transitioning to SET Environmental, Inc. as a chemical engineering intern in 2018. She contributed to the senior design project at the University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science from 2018 to 2019.
Before embarking on her professional path, Ms. Skoog pursued an education at the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences in the University of Wyoming where she earned a Bachelor of Applied Science in chemical engineering and chemistry in 2019. She completed a 40-Hour HAZWOPER Certification Course at SET Environmental, Inc. and holds a certification in Confined Space Entry and Rescue Training from OSH-07.
Beyond her responsibilities within the field, Ms. Skoog has participated in numerous endeavors outside of her professional circles. She was featured in Millennium Magazine. In addition to her primary vocation, she remains affiliated with various organizations in relation to her areas of expertise. She was a member of the Society for Collegiate Leadership & Achievement and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Ms. Skoog’s most notable achievement was being able to build an engineering service group. She is still developing the service group, but she is acquiring many engineers in the process. She attributes her success to her educational background in chemistry and engineering. She currently enjoys resolving people’s issues as part of her work. During her internship as a technician/chemical engineering intern, she dealt with emergency responses and devised methods to extract flammable substances from containers without electricity which cemented her decision to pursue a career as an engineer.
In the immediate future, Ms. Skoog’s intention is to become a successful manager for an engineering group, especially the group in which she has been working to establish. She plans to fully utilize the chemistry laboratory at SET Environmental. Additionally, she hopes to hike the Appalachian Trail.
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