Dedicated Analyst with over 16 years of GIS experience in both the private and public sectors. My career has taken me from ArcInfo workstation to the ArcGIS platform with diverse skills that vary across multi-disciplines. Proven work ethic and able in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines.
ArcGIS 10.3 (SDE, Server, ArcMap and ArcCatalog) and ArcInfo Workstation
MS Office including Access and Excel
Various OS Platforms
Integrating data from various projections and coordinate systems and CAD to GIS conversion
Senior GIS Analyst08/2012 Michael Baker International Formerly RBF Consulting – Irvine, CA Provide GIS services and support for internal engineering disciplines such as Surface Water, Land Development, Planning, Environmental and Transportation. Also provide GIS services to our external clients such as City, County, and other public sectors and agencies, land developers, and environmental firms. Use ArcGIS suite of products on daily basis to create exhibits, perform analysis, and support web mapping applications and ArcGIS Online web Apps. Set up Collector App for clients to perform field collection. Use AutoCad to support engineering clients. Responsible for maintenance of SDE databases. Responsible for the maintenance of 8 physical and virtual GIS servers which host SQL databases and/or IIS/ArcGIS Server. Use Model Builder to support GIS data production. Create Python scripts to support projects as necessary. Oversee and support GIS Technicians and Analysts.
Senior GIS Analyst03/2009 to 08/2012 Orange County Water District – Fountain Valley, CA Using the ArcGIS Suite of products, responsible for making exhibits and maps for various departments including Hydrogeology, Engineering, Planning, Water Production and Water Quality. Maintain SDE database with Oracle RDBMS. Create a wide range of maps displaying water quality data, well data, groundwater contour data and/or other various GIS and water data. Led an effort to upgrade SDE Database from 9.x to 10.0 environment. Create and maintain ArcGIS Server applications including Adobe Flex. Design geodatabase schema including domains, metadata, and layerfiles for daily work activities. Utilize Model builder and Python scripting to create scripts and routines to streamline production. Provide software instruction to team of Hydrogeologists. Oversee GIS intern on software and project instruction.Work with consultants on contracted work efforts.
Senior GIS Analyst01/2003 to 03/2009 RBF Consulting – Irvine, CA Responsible for data management, client communications, and mentoring of technicians. Provide services and support for in-house departments such as Land Development, Planning, Water Resources, Survey, Storm Water, Environmental, and Graphics. Provide services and support for clients such as City, County, Land Developers, Environmental, Planning, and Transportation firms and agencies. Provide software and project instruction to clients and maintain documentation of data and processes created and turned over to clients in classroom settings. Write GIS Standards document for GIS Users. Created and Chair GIS Advisory Council. Use ArcGIS, ArcInfo workstation, AutoCAD, Excel and Access to create exhibits, data and analysis for clients. Use AML to create applications for QC and production routines. Use Model builder to create scripts and routines to streamline production. Design GIS Implementations for clients such as design and create geodatabase models and domains based on client specifications and needs; load data into schema, create relationships to featureclasses and tables and create metadata. Write proposals when necessary to obtain new GIS jobs and clients. Design geodatabase models and domains for daily work activities. Create and maintain geodatabases and featureclasses, coverages, shapefiles, and CADD files. Provide technical support, teaching and mentoring for ArcGIS, ArcInfo, AML and Geodatabases. Maintained ArcGIS Server application using .NET and Microsoft Visual Studio. Design and Implement geodatabase design, data load, software configuration, SQL Server/SDE permissions, create metadata and provide instruction for various clients.
Technical Manager / Database Analyst06/1999 to 01/2003 Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) – Redlands, CA Work on a variety of projects varying from digital maps and databases to hardcopy maps. Tasks varied from production and design roles to technical management roles.Worked on Crisis projects that involved a highly shortened schedule and involved travel to sub-contractor to teach processes, run production, and ensure quality for the duration of the project. Aid project managers in coordinating production schedules and deliveries.Responsible for managing quality control of an in-house production team of six members and coordinate a quality control team of four members. Help manage a group of 12 sub-contractor companies by coordinating production schedules and deliveries, answering questions, and evaluating the quality of data and product. Create manuals, documents, and checklists to aid in production for in-house team as well as the team of sub- contractors to improve quality and efficiency. Work in fast pace environment working long hours to meet deadlines, while still delivering a quality product.Work as part of a team to produce and quality check digital and hard copy maps for the customer using ArcGIS, ArcInfo, ArcView, and AML. Responsible for improving processes and tools to create and deliver a better product. Tested new versions of ArcGIS before they were available for Beta testing.Travel to sub-contractor locations to teach software and review techniques, procedures, and quality.
Bachelor of Arts: GeographyMay 1999University of Wisconsin-
WIGPA: 3.5 3.1
Certifications and Accomplishments
Obtained GIS Professional (GISP) January, 2008. URISA member since March 2003. Speaker at 2004 and 2006 American Public Works Association (APWA) GIS Conference in La Palma, CA. Speaker at California GIS (CALGIS) Conferences from 2008 to 2014 at various locations across California. Employee of the Month, January 2011, Orange County Water District.