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Presented by: CWEA-San Diego

Environmental Compliance Inspector Technical Certification Preparation (TCP) Webinar – Math Practice Webinar


  • May 28
  • 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Contact Hours: 2.4
  • Member price: $50
  • Non-member price: $70

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Kent McIntosh, retired, LACSD

Grade 2 MATH

Certification Preparation Session

Tools & Tips for Preparing 

Prepare for your upcoming CWEA certification exam by participating in this interactive session. Our trained moderators will share how to use the many resources and tools to get you on the path to your certification. You’ll review the CWEA Path to Certification and delve into the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA’s) that make up the core of your vocation. Use the newly developed KSA Gap Analysis Tool to identify areas to focus while studying. After reviewing the tools and tips for preparing for your exam, you’ll divide into vocation focused groups and learn more about specific ways to study and prepare. You’ll be given an action plan tool sheet for you to fill out and use throughout the day to track your action items and plan your next steps. You’ll leave this workshop with a better idea of what areas you need to focus on as you prepare for your exam.
Learn how to make your path to certification a smooth one.

Speaker profiles

Speaker: Kent McIntosh, retired, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County. Kent holds CWEA certification as an Environmental Compliance Inspector, Grade 4, and as an Industrial Waste Treatment Plant Operator, Grade 1, and he recently retired from the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts after more than 31 years, the first three as a laboratory technician, then as an industrial-waste inspector. He was the senior inspector for the full-time night-shift team of five. He has a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering and in applied mathematics and a bachelor of arts degree in biology and in German. For the past nine years, he has volunteered as a moderator for the CWEA ECI certification test-preparation sessions.

Moderator: Shannon Simmers, Regulatory Compliance Officer, City of Redlands. Shannon is responsible for the Pretreatment Program and other regulatory requirements for the City’s WWTP, collections system and stormwater requirements to name a few. She has worked in the Environmental Compliance Field since 2014. Prior to that she worked in the production industry where she held positions as a Final Inspector, Quality Control Technician and a Quality Assurance Lab Technician. She holds the following certifications: an ECI Grade 2, QISP, a Wastewater Operator Grade 2, a Water Treatment Operator Grade 1, and a Distribution Operator Grade 1. She has an Associates Science degree in Water Supply Technology. She is a P3S Executive Committee Past Chair and the TCP Training Liaison. She is involved in several projects with CWEA and other organizations such as the TCP Train the Trainer program and the CSUS PFI Update Subcommittee. She is also a Subject Matter Expert for the ECI exam and was involved with the recent ECI exam re-validation and revisions to the ECI Study guides.

Introducer: Eric Van Cleave, Southern California Regional Sales Manager, SmartCover. Eric is the Southern Caifornia Regional Sales Manager with SmartCover Systems. He has a degree in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Missouri and started working for SmartCover Systems in June 2017. He previously worked in Environmental Construction and has been in Engineering Sales for the past 8 years. He is also the TCP Chair for the CWEA San Diego Section.

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