Jo Ellen Trueblood
Jo Ellen Trueblood is an operations specialist with a quarter century of experience in the water, wastewater and industrial waste fields. Licensed at the highest levels for water treatment and distribution, biological and physical/chemical wastewater treatment and wastewater collection, Jo Ellen is an invaluable member of CDM Smith's team. In recent years, she served as the operator of record for Johnson Controls, Inc.'s battery recycling center in Florence, South Carolina, where she oversaw and advised plant technicians in proper pre-treatment facility operations and licensing protocols. Following her time there, Jo Ellen has worked on pump station inspections for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command in Georgia, written two operations and maintenance manuals for a client in Alabama, and is currently assisting in operations of the stormwater system for DC Water.
How might clients describe you? Honest, dependable, reliable and willing to help with anything.
What’s your favorite part of your job? I love the versatility of non-routine workdays.
What’s something you enjoy doing on your day off? Laying around the pool reading and working on jigsaw puzzles.
What’s your personal motto? If you don’t want to keep doing the same thing over and over, do it right the first time.