My Work At KSN
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.