Water Resource SpecialistSelect Energy Services - San Antonio, TX01/2014
Managed multiple projects at once while overseeing field operations.
Work directly with Eagleford oil operators to fulfill ground water, surface water, and frac water needs.
Provide water logistics to clients.
Have expert knowledge to comply with Federal, State, and private landowner regulations.
Negotiate contracts with land owners.
Managing multiple clients and projects at the same time.
Plan for water transfer to complete deadlines on time.
Regulatory and permitting environmental assessments.
Mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) support.
Customer driven solutions.
Complete field water strategy, development and execution.
Interpret water quality samples to oil operators for chemical balancing during frac jobs.
Water Resource Field TechnicianSelect Energy Services - San Antonio, TX01/2014 - 01/2014
Frac pit and reservoir hydrographic surveys utilizing remote control SONAR and GPS data collection.
Installation, setup, and operation of automated instruments for hydraulic/hydrologic monitoring and water sampling.
Prepared and implemented field tasks and operations.
Would troubleshoot and maintain monitoring systems and equipment.
Follow safety and technical protocols.
Other duties included general operations support (such as vehicle maintenance management), project assistant tasks, equipment and supplies procurement, organizational and re-supply tasks.
Natural Resource Worker IIWashington State Department of Fish & Wildlife - Camano Island, WA01/2013 - 01/2014
Noxious Weed SpecialistGS Bureau of Land Management - Desert, California01/2012 - 01/2013
Operated WSDF Airboat and Marsh Master Tank.
Contacted landowners to obtain access Hunter Programs, repaired posts and replaced access signs.
Managed Washington State Fish & Wildlife data for Spartina Plant Removal, Noxious weed plant removal, Scotchbroom, spartina, purple loosestrife, Russian/diffuse knapweed.
Arc GIS Mapping data (1 map per week).
Interacted with the public utilizing knowledge within the department, programs, and area.
Planted shrubs and trees.
Operated and maintained equipment (Airboat, tank, mowers, tractors, etc.) Controlled vegetation using herbicide, pesticide as well as mechanical removal.
Maintained boundary stock fencing.
Maintained wildlife habitat and forage plantings to promote growth.
Maintained hiking trails and campgrounds.
Trail and endangered species habitat monitoring.
Monitored 25,000 acres of trails, habitat, streams, and dry lakes.
Crew Leader for trail and stream restoration projects & supervised 32 Trail Crew Members.
Operated varies sizes of motorized boats for data.
Worked with different crews while having various hand and power tools at our disposal to accomplish tasks such as
Elwha Dam - River Dynamics volunteer WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERISTY - Bellingham, Washington01/2011 - 01/2012
Responsible for calculating discharge for the headwaters along parts of the Elwha River, WA.
Checked for water supply and conducted watershed analysis.
Monitored inflow and outflow near the Elwha Dam.
The result of the project was a watershed analysis and an impact statement for the impacted region.
Typical duties to complete the project were observing, recording, and studying the effects of sediment control before and after the dam was removed.
Lake Padden - Water Quality Specialist volunteerWESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY CITY OF BELLINGHAM - Bellingham, Washington01/2011 - 01/2011
Project consisted of testing concentrations of Nitrogen and Phosphorous.
Measured inflow/outflow rates.
Tested for Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) and organic matter (OM) concentrations in the lab.
Informed the City of Bellingham about our results when needed.
Prevented possible serious illnesses that could occur to swimmers in the late Summer months.
WWTP Operator volunteerWESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT - Bellingham, Washington01/2011 - 01/2011
Maintained a 5-acre Waste Water Treatment Plant.
This plant treated surface runoff and ground water to the secondary level.
I made sure each stage of the wetland was performing its essential duties.
The wetland was responsible for screening organic matter and removing all large objects and debris.
Removed organic matter.
I also identified and addressed issues, resolved water quality issues (stream inflow/outflow), provided information to the University.
Developed stage discharge ratings for rivers, streams, and riparian zones.
Construction LeadGreenbriar Construction - Bellingham, Washington01/2010 - 01/2010
Construction of housing foundations and driveways.
Built irrigation & plumbing systems for housing unit.
Followed safety precautions and utilized safety equipment under appropriate conditions.
Operated assorted power tools.
Along with power tool usage, I would be responsible for the break and removal of asphalt for driveway construction sometimes using jackhammers, chip guns, pick, and shovel and would also spread concrete.
Bachelor of Science: WESTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY - Monmouth, Oregon1 2008
Bachelors: Natural Resources Geography: Natural Resource ManagementWESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY - Bellingham, WA1 2012 Natural Resources Geography: Natural Resource Management
contracts, clients, data collection, GIS, GPS, Information Systems, logistics, Managing, mechanical, access, oil, organizational, pick, plumbing, power tools, procurement, protocols, quality, recording, Russian, safety, San, strategy, structured, troubleshoot
CERTIFICATIONS Natural Resource Advisor GIS Mapping NSC Defensive Driving II
As captain of the baseball team for Western Washington University, I led my team to win 1st Place in the NCBA Division II
Regionals, and also led Western to a 5th place finish in the NCBA Division II College Baseball World Series in Columbus, Georgia.