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 of duty ends December 2021. Highly motivated to leverage 20 years of ArcGIS and database development experience. Over 19 years of designing and producing topographic maps, imagery maps and geospatial intelligence products. Trained in collecting, processing and maintaining geospatial data. Proficient at planning projects from start to finish. Emphasis on database management, strengthening map designs and enhancing the map production processes.

Key Skills
  • Esri Arc GIS (ArcMap / ArcPro)
  • ArcGIS Online
  • GIS Analysis
  • Database Design and Management
  • Data Manipulation
  • Digitizing
  • Map Production
  • Project Management
  • Microsoft Office
  • Geographic Mapping Data Collection
Professional Experience
01/2015 to Current Geospatial Engineering Technician U.S. Army | City, STATE,

Coordinates and supervises the collection, analysis, and processing of geospatial information. Validates geospatial information accuracy and directs GIS database development, and maintenance. Directs and supervises the production of graphic, tactical decision aids to support the military decision-making process. Performs staff briefings and graphic presentations at all levels of command. Performs analysis of remotely sensed imagery.

  • Serving as GIS technical team leader of 13 personnel Geospatial-Intelligence team that met or exceeded geospatial project requirements 100% of the time.
  • Improved project completion time by 50% with the creation of a very thorough quality check and quality assurance workflow process.
  • Integrates geospatial information systems to expedite U.S. Army leaders' decision-making process by 25%.
  • Developed and maintained a standardized geospatial database utilized by Army units across two military installations.
  • Applies geospatial principles to collect and reformat large spatial datasets for use in ESRI ArcGIS.
  • Stays updated on geospatial techniques and methodologies to constantly improve GIS processes.
04/2012 to 12/2014 Geospatial Engineer Instructor / Writer U.S. Army | City, STATE,

Primarily responsible for conducting assessments and evaluation reports. Prepared and update geospatial lesson plans and examinations. Developed course curriculum and programs of instruction. Supervises and provides technical guidance to subordinates; analyzes collected military geographic information to produce tactical decision aids; predicts terrain and weather effects as applied to command, control, communications, computer, and intelligence systems; performs database management for the storage of aerial photographs, maps, digital databases, and collateral source materials; performs quality assurance during all stages of topographic operations.

  • Performed 32 months as a primary instructor and course writer for the U.S. Army Geospatial Engineer School.
  • Executed over 2,500 hours of instruction on leadership development, proficiency in GIS analysis, mapping, and designs.
  • Maintained a 96% graduation rate for the advanced geospatial engineering class; educated 78 subordinates and colleagues annually.
  • Wrote, maintained, updated, and modified automated map projects, related geospatial needs, and documentation.
  • Managed a geospatial blackboard website to increase the students' ability to learn and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Responsible for geodatabase security, integrity, reliability, high availability, and disaster recovery solutions.
03/2005 to 03/2012 Senior Geospatial Engineer Manager U.S. Army | City, STATE,

Extracts terrain data from remote-sensed imagery, field reconnaissance, digital data, existing topographic products, and other collateral data sources; records analysis results to a military graphic database; draws, scribes, digitizes, and scans cultural, topographic, hydrographic, and/or other features on overlay/scribing surfaces or in digital formats; utilizes basic drafting techniques to tailor terrain products; revises planimetric and topographic maps; performs digital manipulation of topographic information by querying, viewing, evaluating, and downloading digital data.

  • Provided advanced GIS analysis and spatial database management; established GIS-based work order management system.
  • Created and printed over 90,000 mission-critical maps, charts, and imagery-based products for public use and fieldwork activities.
  • Built and maintained accurate geospatial databases by inputting updated field-checked data and project information.
  • Created and updated the Geospatial Information and Services webpage to provide direct geospatial support and fulfill geospatial requirements.
  • Analyzed still and motion imagery to generate detailed geospatial data and intelligence reports.
  • Developed and deployed geospatial information and services for non-GIS users consumption.
  • 20+ years of valorous and dedicated service to the U.S. Army.
  • Received 27 commendations, awards and decorations.
  • Over 68 months of geospatial analysis experience in austere working conditions.
  • Provided technical expertise and support to geospatial agencies, military personnel and users in GIS.
  • Designing and producing over 45,000 topographic maps for Army Combat Training Center field work activities.
  • Completed over 500 geospatial request for information projects annually.
  • Obtained and maintained a Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmentalized Information Security Clearance.
Expected in to to Associate of Arts | Architectural Drafting Technology South Georgia Technical College, Americus, GA GPA:

16 semester hours of relevant course work

Expected in 05/2000 to to High School Diploma | Macon County High School, Montezuma, GA GPA:

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School Attended

  • South Georgia Technical College
  • Macon County High School

Job Titles Held:

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


  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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