I'm a well rounded Surveyor, ready to apply the technical and professional skills I've developed from my diverse professional experience and educational background.
Thorough understanding of survey means and methods
Proficiency with GPS, robotic total station, and LiDAR
High level of computer literacy
Excellent communication skills
Ability to lead and direct others in a positive, constructive manner
Fast learner and easily adaptable to changes and new challenges
Land Surveyor - Crew Chief, 11/2014
to Current Bartlett & West Inc. – Billings,
As the only survey employee of a remote office, I take on many responsibilities - inside and outside of the survey realm - through all phases of a project's life.
Safely managing and executing the day to day survey activities, as well as planning, scheduling and budgeting for the future.
Maintain existing client relationships, as well as working to expand opportunities into new markets and sectors in the region.
Perform field surveys including but limited to; Right-of-way acquisition, land division, utility expansion, topographical, volume/quantities, establish control and perform construction staking for dams and other irrigation structures, pipelines, and heavy civil grading.
Utilize software such as AutoCad Civil3D, Trimble Business Center, ArcGIS, MS Office and Bluebeam, to perform survey calculations, data reduction, platting, drafting, write reports, proposals, etc..
Ensure that all equipment and vehicles are safe, maintained and properly supplied.
Work closely, in a fast paced and dynamic environment with a large project team, both local and remote, utilizing technology to achieve project goals and deliver quality service to our clients.
Perform construction inspection duties as needed.
Land Surveyor - Crew Chief, 02/2013
to 09/2014 AE2S, Inc – Dickinson,
Performed survey services in the communities and oil fields of the Bakken region of Western North Dakota including; oil, gas, drinking and frac water supply and disposal pipelines, municipial utility expansion, land development and subdivision construction and design surveys, land planning, zoning, and annexation.
Platting, drafting, and office calculations for construction stakeout.
Worked with project team on scoping, proposals, fee estimates and contracts.
This was a highly demanding job in an economic boom. Survey needs were greater than survey resources. This job required long hours, hard work, a good attitude, attention to safety, excellent communication skills, and the ability to learn and adapt quickly to be utilized outside of the normal duties of a land surveyor.
Land Survey Technician, 06/2012
to 02/2013 KLJ, Inc. – Minot,
Performed entry level survey duties, including construction staking or municipail utilities, oil and gas production sites, oil and gas transmission and distribution pipelines, etc..