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Education
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Gerard McLoughlin

Kells, Co. Meath

Summary

Motivated master's student seeking an entry role in environmental/aquatic ecology to gain hands-on experience. Outgoing and friendly with strong drive to succeed. I am also versatile, diligent and take pride in my work.

Overview

10
10
years of professional experience

Work History

Quality Control Assistant

Arc Royal
Kells, Co. Meath
2023.12 - Current
  • Identified quality problems and recommended solutions.
  • Received and inspected raw materials.
  • Participated in meetings with suppliers and vendors to discuss ways of improving the consistency of incoming raw materials.
  • Participated in weekly meetings with other team members to discuss current projects and any potential risks associated with them.
  • Positioned components, parts or materials for testing.
  • Ensured compliance with safety regulations, industry codes, and other relevant requirements.
  • Marked materials with grade or acceptance status.

Warehouse Operator

Arc Royal
Kells, Co. Meath
2021.05 - 2023.11
  • Loaded, unloaded and moved products and materials by hand or using trucks and other equipment.
  • Packaged items for shipment according to customer specifications.
  • Provided assistance to co-workers when needed or requested.
  • Kept up to date on safety procedures and correct lifting techniques to prevent injuries.
  • Processed orders accurately, efficiently and within specified timeframes.

Work Study Student

Marine Institute
Newport, Co. Mayo
2020.02 - 2020.03
  • Inputted data into various computer programs such as Microsoft Access or SPSS.
  • Provided Daily Care of Atlantic Salmon Smolts by feeding/vaccinating.
  • Processed Macroinvertebrates as part of Research studies in Laboratories.
  • Analysed & Imaged Salmonid/Anguilliformes Scales/Otoliths onto software for Research Study.
  • Conducted Electrofishing Surveys

Fly Fishing Guide

Self-Employed
Kells, Co. Meath
2014.06 - 2019.08
  • Maintained accurate records of all fish caught during guided trips using GPS coordinates.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of aquatic insects, hatches, stream ecology and hydrology.
  • Provided fly fishing instruction to clients of varying skill levels, including casting and knot tying techniques.
  • Ensured customer satisfaction through friendly service and knowledge of area waters.
  • Facilitated tours to groups of up to 8.
  • Led guided fly-fishing trips on local rivers and streams, teaching proper technique throughout the trip.
  • Monitored weather conditions to ensure client safety during trips.
  • Managed inventory of rods, reels, tackle, flies, other gear used during guided trips.

Education

Master of Science - Conservation Behaviour

Atlantic Technological University Galway
Co. Galway
2023-11

Bachelor of Science - Applied Freshwater & Marine Biology

Galway/Mayo Institute of Technology
Co. Galway
2021-11

Skills

  • Data Interpretation
  • Environmental Regulations
  • Product Inspection
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Technical Report Writing
  • Data Analysis
  • Water Sampling
  • Data Collection and Analysis

Affiliations

  • Chess
  • Fly Fishing
  • Music
  • Represented Ireland in World Youth Fly Fishing Championships on 3 occasions

Accomplishments

  • Offered role of Youth/Competition Officer in Kells Angler's Association to help ignite untapped passion and offer a natural sanctuary for today's youth.

References

References available upon request.

Timeline

Quality Control Assistant

Arc Royal
2023.12 - Current

Warehouse Operator

Arc Royal
2021.05 - 2023.11

Work Study Student

Marine Institute
2020.02 - 2020.03

Fly Fishing Guide

Self-Employed
2014.06 - 2019.08

Master of Science - Conservation Behaviour

Atlantic Technological University Galway

Bachelor of Science - Applied Freshwater & Marine Biology

Galway/Mayo Institute of Technology
Gerard McLoughlin