geospatial engineering technician resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Decorated geospatial engineering technician from the U.S. Army. Tour or duty ends December 2021. Highly motivated to leverage over 20 years of geospatial and topographic analysis experience. Skilled at planning projects from start to finish with detail and accuracy. Proven history of meeting deadlines and staying current with training in ArcGIS use. Over 19 years of designing and developing topographic maps and geospatial intelligence products. Results-focused as a Geospatial Engineering Technician with emphasis on strengthening engineering designs and enhancing production processes. Additional experience includes basic geospatial engineer instructing and geospatial engineer course writing. Proficient in ArcMap and ArcCatalog. Success in leadership, operational excellence and organizational development with keen understanding of elements of geospatial information and services. Specialized in the geospatial quality control sector. Analytical thinker skilled in collecting and processing data and executing digital and hard copy product creation procedures with precision and ease.

  • Arc GIS (ArcMap 10+) mapping software
  • ArcGIS Explorer Data Viewer software
  • Terra Explorer 3D GIS viewer software
  • ERDAS Imagine Remote Sensing software
  • ArcCatalog 10+ data management software
  • ArcView software
  • Terra Builder 3D Database creation software
  • Envi Geospatial Image Analysis software
  • Google Earth software
  • HP DesignJet Plotter(Printer) Operating
  • Microsoft Excel 2019+ program
  • Microsoft Outlook 2019+ program
  • Microsoft Powerpoint 2019 program
  • Microsoft Word 2019 program
  • GIS Database Management
  • Editing and Digitizing Vector Data
  • Imagery Analysis and Exploitation
  • Imagery Feature Extraction
  • Creativity
  • Time Management
  • Project Management
  • Adaptability
  • Effective Communication
  • Organizational
  • Critical Thinking
  • Mentoring
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Problem Solving
  • Research and Analysis
  • 20+ years of valorous and dedicated service to the U.S. Army.
  • Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmentalized Information Security Clearance.
  • Received 27 commendations, awards and decorations for performance as a Geospatial Engineer Analyst.
  • Supervised 5+ personnel geospatial engineering teams on eight hazardous condition tours across Europe, Asia and the Pacific.
  • Performed geospatial analysis for over 68 months in austere working conditions getting results.
  • Over 19 years of hands-on use on setting up, operating and maintaining geospatial information systems, electronic duplicating systems, large format and multifunction printers, inkjet plotters.
  • Independently designed and produced over 35,000 topographic maps for Hazardous Condition Training Center rotational Army units.
  • Completed over 500 geospatial request for information annually over a 19 year span.
  • Utilized Microsoft Excel to develop geospatial request for information trackers, quality check / quality assurance checklist and supply tracking spreadsheets.
  • Utilized Microsoft PowerPoint to generate time-sensitive geospatial intelligence briefs from high volume produced topographic maps and geospatial tactical decision aids.
  • Military and geospatial education includes the Basic Topographic Analyst Course, Systems Approach to Training Course (SATS 4.2), Advanced Geospatial Engineer Leaders and Management Development Course, Army Basic Instructors Skills Course, Cadre Training Course, Small Group Instructor Training Course, Blackboard Instructor Course, Initial Faculty Development Course, the Resident Individual Training Management Systems (RITMS) Operators Course, the Leader Development and Certification Program and the Geospatial Engineering Technician Basic Skills Course.
01/2015 to Current
Geospatial Engineering Technician U.S. Army City, STATE,
  • Currently serves as a Geospatial Engineering Technician providing direct geospatial information and services to over 7,000 military and civilian personnel.
  • Accounts for the maintenance and serviceability of eight Geospatial Information Systems, associated equipment and military vehicles valued in excess of $3,000,000.
  • Completes countless time sensitive projects by effectively applying geospatial engineering, technical and maintenance procedures.
  • Collects and reformat large datasets for use in technical applications such as ArcGIS 10x, Socet GXP and ENVI geospatial software.
  • Consistently compiles, processed and analyzed geospatial data getting results to improve product quality and product effectiveness
  • Initiates contact with outside organizations and built solid working relationships.
  • Improves product quality by creating a very thorough quality check and quality assurance process.
  • Performs work under the most demanding conditions and still maintained high quality standards.
  • Assimilates and integrates geospatial information and terrain analysis to aid army leaders in visualizing the terrain.
  • Creates tactical decision aid maps that gives a clear understanding of the impacts of the terrain on friendly and enemy military operations.
  • Seeks guidance and input from multiple geospatial sources to create topographical products that facilitated a shared understanding of the terrain.
  • Creates an internal maintenance schedule that resulted
    in 100% readiness for geospatial equipment and all times.
  • Developed an efficient approach for creating digital topographic map overlays, reducing man hours up to 50%.
  • Establishes a standardized geospatial database that was utilized by 18 army units across two military installations.
  • Provides innovative solutions to requests for information or intelligence gaps requiring geospatial led analysis or production.
  • Career experience uniquely positioned to refine and tailor what is needed to best inform the Commander's decision-making processes.
  • Concisely communicates geospatial requirements to higher echelons to support a rapid operational tempo with significant, and often overlapping mission requirements.
  • Delivers refined end geospatial mapping results that greatly reduced risk to force and mission throughout seven army unit deployment processes.
  • Applied geospatial engineering principles to develop and operate electrical, mechanical and data processing systems.
04/2012 to 12/2014
Instructor / Writer U.S. Army City, STATE,
  • Hand selected by the Army Engineer Regimental Command Sergeant Major be to the Primary Small Group Leader of the Geospatial Engineer Advanced Leaders Course.
  • Completed all requirements of the Instructor Development and Recognition Program; awarded Basic Army Instructor Badge.
  • Responsible for supervision, professional development, counseling and safety of 64 students annually.
  • Executed 2,190 hours of instruction on leadership development and geospatial engineering core training.
  • Maintained a 96% graduation rate as the primary instructor in one of most technically advanced courses in the Army Engineer Regiment.
  • Maintained accountability of 32 Geographic Information Systems and peripherals valued at over $180,000.
  • Conducted assessments and evaluation reports on students; prepared and updated lesson plans and administrated examinations.
  • Developed and incorporated a standardized grading rubric for geospatial engineering exams.
  • Enhanced the Geospatial Program of Instruction which improved students ability to acquire advance geospatial analysis skills.
  • Developed the geospatial engineer blackboard site; increased the ability of students to reference material and experience a self-paced learning course.
  • Created a well- received pre-course quiz to assess students' knowledge base with positive feedback.
  • Developed new and innovative teaching methods to help students retain course material; resulted in lower failure rate on end of module examinations.
  • Led, coached and mentored two team leaders to become certified primary instructors and class records managers.
  • Served as a Primary Instructor and Writer for the U.S. Army Geospatial Engineer Course.
  • Used past combat experiences through story telling as examples of geospatial engineering plays a vital role in military decision making.
  • Applied various teaching aids to minimize learning gaps and effectively instruct and motivate students.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student-centered learning.
03/2005 to 03/2012
Senior Geospatial Engineer Manager U.S. Army City, STATE,
  • Served seven years as a Senior Geospatial Engineer Manager directly responsible for geospatial engineering support for over 3,500 U.S. military and civilian personnel.
  • Completed over 400 geospatial request for information annually.
  • Created and printed over 90,000 mission critical maps, charts and image based geospatial intelligence products.
  • Restructured geospatial data files and terrain analysis products to maintain an updated Geospatial Information and Services webpage.
  • Analyzed still and motion imagery and data to generate detailed geospatial intelligence reports.
  • Supervised geospatial intelligence activities and provided technical, operational and administrative guidance and direction to 37 enlisted Soldiers.
  • Surveyed and analyzed terrain to determine optimum military equipment placement and use across multiple operations.
  • Drove geospatial production proficiency which resulted in supply savings and unit funding profits.
  • Produced multiple Standard Operating Procedure booklets focused on future geospatial training and wartime geospatial procedures.
  • Remained proficient in GIS analysis, geospatial documentation and mapping.
Expected in to to
Associate of Arts: Architectural Drafting Technology
South Georgia Technical College - Americus, GA
Expected in 05/2000 to to
High School Diploma:
Macon County High School - Montezuma, GA

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School Attended

  • South Georgia Technical College
  • Macon County High School

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  • Geospatial Engineering Technician
  • Instructor / Writer
  • Senior Geospatial Engineer Manager


  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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