My Professional Work

My Work At KSN


KSN Party Cheif Brian Leiser hard at work.

My Role at KSN

KSN is a small civil engineering and land surveying company located in Stockton California.

I started at KSN as the rodman on a 2 man survey field crew. I then moved into the office as an assistant surveyor. I obtained my LSIT and began working as a Project Manager. I then obtained my professional land surveying licenses in California and Nevada and became the Assistant Survey Department Manager.

My Accomplishments At KSN

A few of my accomplishments at KSN included:

1] Operated the company's first robotic total station.

2] Designed and implemented the company's first mobile GIS data collection system.

3] Designed and implemented the company's first sanitary sewer GIS.

4] Designed and implemented the company's first levee/reclamation district GIS.

5] Provided expert witness services in disputes related to water rights in the Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta.

6] Provided construction staking services on the company's first major transportation construction project.

7] Maintained a regional control network across the Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta.

My Work At O'Dell Engineering


My Role At O'Dell Engineering

O'Dell Engineering is a civil engineering, land surveying, and landscape architecture company located headquartered in Modesto, California. The company also has offices in Pleasanton and Fresno.

I worked as the Mapping Department Manager at O'Dell Engineering. In this role I supervised all surveying services not directly related to construction layout. My work as Mapping Department Manager included supervising an office staff of 8 to 12 people across 3 offices and managing 5 survey field crews.

My Accomplishments At O'Dell Engineering

A few of my accomplishments at O'Dell Engineering included:

1] Work on a street address GIS for a major master planned community.

2] Work on the company's first sanitary sewer GIS project.

3] Integration of the company's first GIS analyst into the survey team.

4] Integration of the company's first land planner into the survey team.

5] Implementation of the company's terrestrial laser scanning program.

6] Introduction of fast static GNSS surveying methods at the company.

My Work At Hawkins and Associates


My Role At Hawkins and Associates

Hawkins and Associates is a small civil engineering and land surveying company located in Modesto, California.

I worked as the Mapping Department Manager at Hawkins and Associates. In this role I supervised all surveying services not directly related to construction layout. My work as Mapping Department Manager included supervising an office staff of 4 people and managing 3 survey field crews. I also took the lead role in business development for the land surveying services at the company.

My Accomplishments At Hawkins and Associates

A few of my accomplishments at Hawkins Engineering were:

1] Introduced fast static GNSS surveying methods at the company.

2] Implemented the company's terrestrial laser scanning program.

3] Introduced raw field data review using TBC to the company.

4] Introduced automated point layering and linework on topographic surveys to the company.

5] Implemented the company's modern business development program.

My Work At Guida Surveying


My Role At Guida Surveying

Guida Surveying is a full-service land surveying company with offices across California.

I currently work as the Central Valley Area Manager for Guida Surveying. In this role I supervise surveying services provided in the California Central Valley from Sacramento to Madera. I also supervise surveying projects in the California Sierra Nevada Foothills, Sierra Nevada Mountains, and the Nevada Carson Valley. I lead the UAV and GIS programs at Guida with the help of a great team of talented young professionals.

My Accomplishments At Guida Surveying

I've still got a lot of goals to achieve at Guida Surveying. Here are a few of the things I'm proud of so far:

1] Met with the Pleasanton Office team to collect information for personalized 3 year professional development plans.

2] Started a regular program of training on Trimble Business Center and raw field data review.

3] Worked with my UAV Program Lead (Ryan Crawford) to develop UAV mapping precision and accuracy standards.

 

Working on the old man field crew with Bruce Johnson.