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Summary

Geospatial Professional >>> Applying geospatial technologies to help organizations leverage the power of spatial analysis for enhanced decision making.

Keywords:  GIS, GPS, Remote Sensing, Imagery Analyst, GIS Technician, Analyst, Geospatial, Geography, Imagery, Processing, Analysis, ArcGIS, UAS, UAV, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, SQL

Work Experience

BRON Ltd.

Present

Geographic Information Officer

I am primarily responsible for:

  • Evaluation of emerging technologies as it relates to mapping and spatial analysis,
  • Analysis of geospatial data relationships and creation of visualizations, reports, and published maps,
  • Various forms of remote sensing data acquisition, processing, and analysis as needed for projects,
  • Production of drawings, plans, reports, and other deliverables,
  • Marketing, sales, relationship management and client/regulatory liaising,
  • Field inspections and investigations using imagery,
  • Project management over geomatics projects,
  • Training and mentoring junior technical and non-technical employees,
  • Digitization of internal spatial data for the development of location intelligence assessments,
  • Basic document management across the company (such as management of project directories and liaising with department data stewards as needed), and
  • Implementation and maintenance of a central repository of spatial data for the company.

Atametrics Limited

Jan 2020Dec 2020

Associate Principal - Geomatics

  • Responsibility for project management of geomatics projects
  • Wrote technical documents for the group
  • Wrote proposal documents to potential clients
  • Reviewed technical drawings and issuing deliverables for the group
  • Advised on scope and assessment of geomatics projects
  • Client relationship management
  • Processed and analyzed aerial imagery
  • Lead off-island mapping projects

Atametrics Limited

Jan 2019Dec 2019

Technical Director

  • Research and implementation of innovative and integrative geospatial solutions
  • Evaluation of emerging technologies as it relates to mapping and spatial analysis
  • Analysis of geospatial data relationships and creation of visualizations, reports and published maps
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) data collection and processing
  • Production of technical documents and communications for the team
  • Remote sensing data acquisition, processing, and analysi
  • Oversaw all group projects

Atametrics Limited

Sep 2017Dec 2018

Head of Geospatial Research & Development

  • Implemented Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) operations and UAS protocols
  • Lead surveying projects conducting topographic and as-built surveys using photogrammetric and LiDAR technologies
  • Lead research of integrative geospatial solutions 
  • Analyzed remotely sensed data for actionable insights
  • Lead UAS data collection and processing

Grand Bahama Port Authority Limited

Jan 2017Aug 2017

GIS Supervisor

  • Oversaw the department in the absence of the GIS Manager
  • Assisted in the design, development, and implementation of a company-wide enterprise GIS program
  • Created web maps and geospatial applications for access by internal entities
  • Supervised and trained GIS staff and other departmental staff in the effective use of GIS tools
  • Established and spearheaded the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) program utilizing both rotary and fixed-wing systems
  • Collected, processed, managed, and analyzed auxiliary  and spatially referenced data using GPS units, UAS, and various GIS software
  • Collected, processed, and analyzed remote sensing data using various mediums
  • Compiling, processing, and analyzing remote sensing data using various mediums

Grand Bahama Port Authority Limited

Jul 2011Dec 2016

Senior GIS Technician - Grand Bahama

  • Oversaw the department in the absence of the GIS Manager
  • Designed and produced maps at various scales for the Port Group of companies
  • Collected, managed, and analyzed spatial and non-spatial data to assist in decision making
  • Designed and managed department-specific geodatabases within the Port Group of companies
  • Maintained a database of land inventory

GoGeomatics

Mar 2011Jun 2011

Intern - Remotely

  • Assisted with the initial development of GoGeomatics' web mapping project involving extensive data collection, research and geocoding for their geospatial career development and  job search website

Optech Incorporated

Nov 2008Aug 2010

CSR/Data Processor - Vaughan, ON

  • Processed & analyzed LiDAR data, calibrated DEMs, performed QA/QC of data
  • Beta-tested LiDAR processing software applying keen attention to details to report bugs & suggest enhancements helping to improve data processing tools and procedures
  • Trained new employees
  • Created preliminary technical documents to be used as training material

Bell Mobility Canada

Nov 2008Jan 2009

GIS Intern, Market Intelligence Unit - Toronto, ON

  • Used MapInfo on a daily basis to perform digitizing and QA/QC of data
  • Enhanced research, processing and analytical skills, assisting in the development of customer specific geospatial layers for demographic analysis & performing geocoding tasks

Membership in Professional Associations, Certifications and Publications

  • Certified Remote Pilot, FAA
  • Member of the American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing
  • Member of the Urban & Regional Information Systems Association
  • Member of The Geospatial Information & Technology Association

Education

Northeastern University

Sep 2014Apr 2016

Graduate Certificate in Remote Sensing

Focused on digital image processing and enhancement, automated feature extraction techniques, LiDAR and RADAR image capabilities and remote sensing for natural disasters.

Pennsylvania State University

Jan 2010Aug 2011

Post-baccalaureate Certificate in GIS

Also the first year of the MGIS program, I focused on the foundations of geographic information, problem solving with GIS and the development of spatial data management systems.

York University

Sep 2004Jun 2008

Bachelors of Arts, Geography

Specialized in GIS and Remote Sensing. 

Sample Portfolio

Continuing Education

Related Skillset

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) & CAD
  • ArcGIS Suite (ArcGIS 9.x, 10.x, ArcGIS Pro)
  • ArcGIS Online (Web Maps & Apps)
  • QGIS
  • Geodatabases
  • Geocoding
  • Autodesk Civil 3D
GIS Extensions
  • LiDAR Analyst 
  • Feature Analyst
  • 3D Analyst
  • Spatial Analyst

Remote Sensing
    • Digital imagery analysis - literal and non-literal
    • LiDAR data processing and analysis
    • Automated feature extraction
    • ENVI
    • GPS
    • Unmanned Aircraft Systems
    • Drone2Map
    • Pix4D
Data Analysis

Spatial and non-spatial alike

Programming
  • Python
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • SQL

Other Skills

  • Apt attention to detail
  • Well rounded problem solving
  • Adaptable
  • Time management
  • Project Management
  • Client care/customer service skills
  • Well rounded oral & written communication
  • Great research & organizational skills