My objective is to employ the wealth of experiences, skills, tools, trainings educationally and otherwise to help in the Engineering and Technology management innovation of an organization for the betterment of the community.
Shakopee Public UtilitiesSeptember 2002 to April 2016Engineering Coordinator
and coordinate Shakopee Public Utilities Water and Electric projects from
under the direction of the Planning and Engineering Director.
Design the electrical and water distribution
plan for construction, operation and maintenance
underground and overhead utility systems.
Coordinate system design of new water and
electric systems construction projects; including
engineering specifications; preparing necessary engineering documents;
conforming adherence to utilities
specifications and safety standards and communicating
component design with the Planning and
Engineering Director, Water and Electric
Perform engineering estimate for the Water
and Electric distribution contribution.
the load data information to determine transformer size.
the over sizing estimate for the water distribution.
analyze, and review water construction plan accordingly to reflect SPU water
and return Water main plan for corrections by the Civil and Construction
the field inspection, and communicate with department heads and field crews
the construction of the electrical and water distribution systems.
Inspect and approve the transformer pad
before it is built.
completion of work orders including providing liaison with finance department
work orders upon job completion.
that construction projects are completed within set deadlines, on budget and in
all the relevant safety standard and regulations.
lower techs and or interns in the Planning and Engineering department.
Xcel Energy Entergy IncJanuary 2000 to August 2002GIS Analyst
Design the underground electrical and manhole distribution in the network areas.
Use ArcGIS to map by converting raster images of a plan to a vector quantity, from where it is aligned and digitized to produce a GIS map.
Stake the electric running lines for trenching of the electrical cables underground.
Perform the electric estimate for the underground contribution.
Conduct analytical studies utilizing work distribution charts, process and operational chart and procedure flow chart.
Prepare report, defining problems, plan for solution and implementation of changes.
Perform other duties as required.
City of St. Paul (Public Works)January 1998 to December 1999Engineering Aide St. Paul, MN
Perform Civil Engineering work in the Public works department.
Using AutoCAD Map with Microsoft Windows NT to scale and align raster images of manual strip maps of the City of St. Paul sewer system to produce a GIS product.
Use custom written LISP routines to perform Heads up digitizing over the raster images.
Export the digitized information via oracle database from where it is transferred into the Website in the Internet.
Perform other Civil Engineering work as needed.
Anoka County; Stevens Engineering; Harry S Johnson Surveying Inc.January 1995 to December 1997Engineering Technician
Provide technical support in areas of Surveying/ Construction and Civil engineering project design.
Aid in computer assisted record keeping.
Drafting using AutoCAD and or Micro station software as required.
Use GPS and or Total Station to collect surveying technical data information on the field.
Download this information into the computer and draft the plan accordingly.
Washington County (Surveyors Office)July 1993 to June 1994GIS Technician Still Water, MN
Research, analyze and interpret evidence regarding specific property in to determine and locate property boundaries depicting ownership, right of way plats, easements, property legal descriptions, certificate of survey etc.
Perform coordinate geometry analysis to determine polygon closures and establish project coordinates of subdivision plats, easements, parcel deeds, utilizing various forms of COGO software on a workstation.
Transfer coordinates data between computer system databases.
Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT)August 1987 to June 1993Intermediate Highway Technician
Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT)
Work on a field survey crew performing 2nd order geodetic survey and a 3rd order control survey used for photo control construction and location surveys and right of way monumentation.
Perform GPS survey operation on the field, so that the work conforms to the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) and MNDOT specifications.
Maintain record systems for performing control survey monument.
Work on a field survey crew to perform horizontal and vertical control surveys.
University of Minnesota1989Bachelor of Science: Geo-EngineeringCivil / Geo-Engineering
Century College1997Associate of Science: Civil Engineering TechnologySurveying / Civil Engineering Technology
Concordia University1999B.A: Information Technology in ManagementInformation Technology in Management
University of Phoenix2006MBA: Technology ManagementTechnology Management / Project Management
University of Wisconsin - Platteville2013Master of Science: Engineering Engineering Management / Structural Engineering
University of Phoenix2011Ph.D.: Management in Orgnizational LeadershipDoctor of Management
Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Member of the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM).
Member of the American Water Works Association (AWWA).
Member of the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium.
Executive Member of the Midwest ESRI Utility Users Group (MWEUUG).
Member of IEEE Technology Management Council (TMC)
Member of the team that helped restructure the Shakopee Public Utilities (SPU) Water main Policy Plan Guidelines.
Successfully hosted the 2008 Midwest ESRI Utility User Group (MWEUUG) Annual Conference in Shakopee.
Presented Shakopee Public Utilities conversion to GIS mapping system at the Midwest ESRI Utilities Users Group (MWEUUG) Annual Conference.
Secretary and Vice Chair of Shakopee Public Utilities Commission (SPUC) Safety Committee board.
Pioneered the use of GPS instrument as a Geodetic surveying tool while at MNDOT.
Helped the City of St. Paul Public Works sewer department with the conversion and implementation of its manual mapping system into an automated mapping system to produce a Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping product.
Helped Xcel Energy in the conversion of its manual mapping system to produce GIS mapping product.
Pioneered in the conversion of Shakopee Public Utilities automated mapping design to produce a GIS mapping product.
Golf, Tennis, Softball, Table Tennis, Soccer and Reading.
AutoCAD, Budget, UG/OH Cables design, Charts, Civil Engineering, Databases design, Drafting, Engineering, ESRI, GIS, GPS, inspection, Legal Description, LISP, Management, Microsoft Windows, Micro-station, Oracle database, Project design, Quality Improvement, Record keeping, Research, Safety, Surveying, System design, Transformer Pad design, Concrete design, Utilities, Public Works, Water.
HOBIES: Golf, Tennis, Softball, Table Tennis, Soccer and Reading.
Anoka County; Stevens Engineering; Harry S Johnson Surveying Inc.
Washington County (Surveyors Office)
Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT)
University of Minnesota
University of Phoenix
University of Wisconsin - Platteville
Job Titles Held:
Intermediate Highway Technician
Bachelor of Science : Geo-Engineering Associate of Science : Civil Engineering Technology B.A : Information Technology in Management MBA : Technology Management Master of Science : Engineering Ph.D. : Management in Orgnizational Leadership
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