ArcView 9.3.1 (ArcGIS),Auto CADD 2006, Metric Conversions, Windows XP & Prior Versions,
Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, Adobe Acrobat
7.0, WinZip 8.1, etc.
Senior Designer/GIS Specialist08/2005 to CurrentVickrey & Associates, IncSan Antonio, United States, Texas
Supervisor: Kenneth Rogers, P.E.
210) 349-3271; Contact: Yes Duties: Designer works directly with Project Manager performing Design, Analysis, and Construction Administration for a variety of Civil Engineering Projects including; streets, drainage, water and sanitary sewer; Public Works Projects including CPS Energy, City of San Antonio, Bexar County, San Antonio Water System and Texas Department of Transportation TxDOT) roadway improvement and utility relocation Construction Plans; Floodplain, Stormwater Detention, and Traffic Impact Studies.
Design processes involve gathering, checking, organizing, and evaluating data from appropriate sources based on applicable regulations and guidance, adopted policies, and appropriate standards.
Extensive experience and highly proficient in utilizing Microstation V8i (Select Series 3), Bentley GEOPAK Suite V8i (Geopak Road & Geopak Survey), ArcGIS 10.1 (ArcMap/ArcView) and Excel software programs.
Possesses a working knowledge of mathematic, algebra, geometry and trigonometry skills for computing quantities of pavement, concrete and earthwork; geometric layouts; profile grades; drainage areas; drainage structure size; guard fence length; dimensioning; etc.
Researches, evaluates, and presents a recommended solution or alternate solutions to be reviewed by corporate staff.
Finalizes (or oversees the development) of the plan documents and drawings.
Assists Survey Department manager on City, Army Corp of Engineers and TxDOT projects during stringent deadlines.
Projects include digital terrain modeling; Right of Way (ROW); boundary surveying; GIS, topographic construction staking; and flood plain mapping.
Senior Engineering Technician/Designer11/2003 to 08/2005GKW Engineering, IncSan Antonio, United States, Texas
Supervisor: Esteban Perez, P.E.
210) 380-3048; Contact:Yes Salary: $40,000.00 per year Hours per week: 40 Duties: Determined if toll road project was a candidate for supporting bonds using a fatal flaw analysis.
The process includes gathering schematics, cost estimates, and other available, relevant project data from TxDOT districts and consultants.
Created project scopes, location maps, conceptual (stick) diagrams, and existing/proposed tolled typical sections.
Distributed/collected data/findings from support groups on environmental, ROW, utility relocation, and traffic and revenue issues.
Develop construction cost estimates when latest TxDOT estimates are not available.
Develop construction cost estimates with added toll improvements and total project cost estimates to include preliminary engineering, final engineering, ROW, environmental mitigation, utility relocation, and construction engineering and inspection).
Estimate financial feasibility to determine if projects will contribute to operations and maintenance costs and ultimately determine if projects will support bonding.
Calibrated existing traffic counts.
Assisted engineer with traffic signal warrant analyses, schematic plans, collecting and reducing traffic data, and preparing various exhibits and engineering reports.
Developed plans, specifications and estimates for traffic signal modification at entrance to new City Park.
Coordinated with TxDOT and City staff for geometric and traffic signal layout, phasing, wiring plan, utilities, construction details, and quantities.
Conducted survey for field verifications.
Engineering Technician Specialist02/1998 to 11/2003Bureau of Right of WayTopeka, United States, Kansas
Supervisor: Mike Stock, P.E.
785) 296-3501; Contact:Yes Salary: $38,000.00 per year Hours per week: 40 Duties: Created plans, legal descriptions and prepared land plats to be acquired or released.
Provided top-level technical assistance in development and review of designing highway improvement projects.
Trained lower level technicians on use of Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) and mapping systems.
Supervised engineering technician and reviewed office assistant's work.
Coordinated and prepared all necessary instruments and documentation used for appraisal/acquisition of land required for highway improvement projects.
Checked plans for validity of alignment and other data necessary to prepare land descriptions, plats and acreage for the acquisition and/or release of highway right-of-way.
Assured all calculations used at the locations and measurements of boundaries for each tract of land, as shown on the highway plans, are in conformance with U.S.
Land Surveys, Geodetic Surveys, Cadastral Surveys, recorded plats, resurveys, (dependent or independent), and land deeds.
Performed necessary calculations to write legal descriptions and preparing plats.
Provided orientation and training to new employees in Engineering Section.
Engineering Technician08/1990 to 02/1998KDOT-Bureau of Road Design SeniorTopeka, United States, Kansas
Supervisor: Rod Lacy, P.E.
785-296-3861; Contact:Yes Salary: $32,000.00 per year Hours per week: 40 Duties: CADD Coordinator for squad.
CADD Trainer for college interns.
Developed construction plan details including lines, alignments/topography and construction features to the contractor.
Addressed traffic handling issues.
Computed quantities, layout geometry, profile grades, grade elevations for interchanges and intersections.
Interpreted, checked, adjusted and incorporated field survey data into usable plan format.
Made calculations necessary for detailing plans including geometric layout, vertical and horizontal alignment, and dimensioning of details.
Produced detailed drawings using CADD.
Included layout of plan sheets, intersections and interchanges, ROW, easement lines, fencing plans and public hearing displays.
Trained and monitored lower level technicians on proper plan profile sheet layout, plotting of contour maps and detailing thru CADD, plotting procedures and interpretation of geology and soil reports.
Prepared plan details for items such as drainage structures, gutter inlets, intersections, and interchanges, guard fence and nonstandard typical sections.
Detailed & scaled drawings had to be understood by construction engineers, material suppliers, and contractors so constructed project was safe, functional, and in accordance with current specifications.
Some College: Civil Engineering2000Washburn UniversityTopeka, KS, USA
Semester Hours: 23
Engineering Technician Specialist02/1998 to 11/2003(KDOT) Bureau of Right of WayTopeka, KS
Engineering Technician Senior08/1990 to 02/1998(KDOT) Bureau of Road DesignTopeka, KS
Specialized Training - GEOPAK Road Design 1 (01/05/2009) 2-Day On-hand Training to Engineering Department.
Specialized Training - File Management Conversion System (08/01/2008) Engineering Department, Vickrey & Associates, developed AutoCAD to Microstation FMS File Management System) conversions for SAWS, COSA (CIMS), TxDOT San Antonio, and the ACOE (Army Corp of Engineers) Vickrey & Associates, Survey Department.
Specialized Training - CAICE Training Manual (11/01/2007) Survey Department, Vickrey & Associates, developed CAICE Visual Survey 10 Training Manual.
Specialized Trianing - CAICE Presentation to Survey Department (11/01/2007) Provided 2-Day Instructions to Survey Department Workforce - CAICE Visual Survey 10.
14/2000) Training that was mandatory in the Bureau of Right of Way, KDOT.
My position at the time required this, since I did have other Technicians under me.
Training - Financial Planning Seminar (03/01/1998) Seminar put on thru KDOT to help in Financial Planning within the work force.
Training - KDOT Partnering Conference (10/01/1997) KDOT Conference where we get acquainted with the sub consultants that do work for us.
Training - Supervisory: Respecting Others in the Workplace (06/01/1996) Training that was mandatory in the Bureau of Right of Way, KDOT.
My position at the time required this, since I did have other Technicians under me.
Training - Metric Training (08/01/1994) A full day of training to help in the conversion method from english to metric.
This was issued thru KDOT when we switched over from English units to Metric units in the Road Design Department.
Training - Written Communication Workshop (12/01/1992) A full day course of training to help improve & help our writing and communication skills.
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