Motivated HDD Surveyor and Project Manager, highly effective at finding the best methods possible to complete drills of all lengths and diameters. Strong knowledge of HDD engineering principles and concepts. Expert Surveyor with expertise in GPS and conventional survey methods, EM steering tool and walkover, hard (>30,000 psi) and soft underground formations. Project Manager who provides clear direction, anticipates project pitfalls, is safety-conscious and detail-oriented.
GPS and conventional surveying
Proficient with, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Acrobat, MS Excel
Electromagnetic Steering tools
HDD Surveyor /Project Manager12/2007
to Current Delta Directional Drilling – Newton,
Reviewed plans and specs during the pre-construction phase.
Surveyed and designed Horizontal Directional crossings with lengths ranging from 100' to 7100'.
Served as Navigator on these crossing utilizing wireline and walkover methods on rigs ranging from 36,000 lbs to 625,000 lbs and pipe sizes ranging from 2" to 36".
Created or reviewed all as-built drawings for completed projects.
Conducted weekly production and operations contractor meetings, which facilitated stronger communication and the ability to resolve critical issues.
Determined the project schedule, which included the sequence of all construction activities.
Implemented systems to improve process efficiency and reduce the project duration.
Trained and promoted continued education for all onsite crew members.
Bachelor of Arts: Business Administration2006Mississippi State University-
Completed intersecting HDD across Honey Island Swamp that was highlighted in World Pipelines; March 2012,p26-28
Completed 5100' single rig HDD (with a 3800' azimuth section) across the New River in Jacksonville, NC
Project Manager on Texas Gas 16" B-line replacement project which consisted of 13 HDDs that ran through the center of El Paso, Tx.
Outlined the standards and workflow used by company surveyors.
Created company website, logo, and standardized forms.
Led company initiative to update computer systems and move to digital record keeping