YEP period 2019 - 2021, batch 17Young Expert at Yuniko - Kosovo
First position after YEP
Process Engineer at Regional Water Company “GJAKOVA” Kosovo
I am working as a Waste Water Technologist for Yuniko B.V. based in Kosovo. Project management, contracting, and consultancy are the main fields of activities of the company, which consist of long-term experience in the field of wastewater treatment.
My role as a Young Expert is to monitor and service wastewater treatment plants, drafting of operational guidelines, wastewater sampling & laboratory tests, and report. I am currently monitoring two WWTPs in Kosovo: the Aerobic Treatment Plant that treats the wastewater discharged from the dairy factory and the Constructed Wetland that treats the wastewater discharged from a restaurant.
Organization & management
Communication & networking
Education: BSc in Engineering Chemistry (University of Prishtina), MSc in Environmental Protection Engineering (University of Mitrovica), Exchanged semester in Environmental Science - Water Technology (Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Science in The Netherlands).
Experience before YEP
- Laboratory technician in the laboratory for a public water supply company named “K.R.U. GJAKOVA”. During my work in this company my main tasks were to perform physicochemical analysis of drinking water, monitoring and collecting water samples from different sources (terrain work), collecting data and reporting, calibration of equipment, and maintaining lab in general.
- I worked in a project-based in short-term employment for an organization named CDI (Community Development Initiative). My tasks in this project were to monitor water supply flow meters in some rural areas in Kosovo by checking the physical presence of the flow meters. These locations were identified digitally by collecting coordinates and data for water meters were also collected. Through this initiative, the implementation of the project for the installation of water supply and sewerage pipes for these rural areas has been supported.