Deborah Powers

Deborah Powers

Objective

Highly motivated and skilled Senior Civil Designer / Information Technology Professional seeks a challenging career within a dynamic, high growth organization that welcomes fresh ideas, initiative and dedication.

Summary

I am a personable, enthusiastic business professional with an exceptional ability to launch, and manage highly successful projects and ideas. Flexible, versatile and competent with a demonstrated ability to easily transcend cultural differences. Thrive in deadline-driven environments. 

Work History

Work History
Aug 2006 - Mar 2008

Senior Civil CAD Designer/IT

CRJ & Associates Inc.

Create and modify Civil Site Design plans including street plans, grading plans, site plans, demolition plans, horizontal control plans, utility plans, development plans, concept plans and detail sheets.

Complete Drainage Reports and Calculations.

Conduct Site visits to ensure compliance with approved construction drawings and work with construction agencies and inspectors on field changes.

Train employees in various software programs; including AutoCAD Land Desktop, MicroStation, Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Suite. (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

Maintain Network, Plotters & Printers and additional hardware including upgrading/ troubleshooting computers as needed.

Feb 2005 - Aug 2006

CAD Designer/Office Manager

Design utility system plans to include water, sanitary and storm.

Land development projects such as road design, site grading, subdivision design, cross-sections, profiles and earth work calculations.

Review and correct errors on drawings; also completed advanced AutoCAD tasks on projects.

Assist Professional Engineers with red lines and various projects.

Maintain All office hardware; plotters, printers, computers, network.

Assist in hiring and training new employees.

Maintain & update Cad reference library for use within office.

Create and Maintain new employee orientation packets. (employee policy, computer usage, sick days, etc.) 

Apr 2004 - Jan 2005

Civil CAD Designer

Florida Engineering & Environmental Svcs.

Create Civil Site Design plans from preconception to final plan approval.

Utilize AutoCAD & Land Development Desktop to convert miscellaneous MicroStation Files.

Complete drawings as necessary regardless of time constraints imposed within project parameters.

Create and modify Civil Utility layouts and Survey Site maps.

Compile statistical reports and timesheets of projects, tracking all labor and material used.

Maintain Computer software and hardware as required.

Jan 1999 - Mar 2004

Computer Systems Administrator

Patton Harris Rust & Associates(Merged with Riemer, Muegge & Associates)

Worked on AutoCAD/LDD part time doing Civil Site Plans.

Spearheads all aspects of maintaining and troubleshooting hardware and software within a diverse Windows 2000 and NT environment.

Selected duties include: update software as required, sustain backup system, and ensure printers, plotters, and an array of other machinery are in optimal working order at all times.

Oversee the security system and set up new user accounts to comply with office security.

Jan 1997 - Jan 1999

Civil CAD Designer/Computer Systems Administrator (CSA)

Riemer, Muegge & Associates

Utilized AutoCAD to establish underground Civil and Utility layout designs.

Regularly worked independently, effectively met deadlines, and utilized personal decision making abilities with regards to the design and layout of maps and sites.

Prior to their merger with Patton Harris Rust & Associates (PHRA) was promoted to CSA due to my extensive knowledge and experience in every facet and discipline of engineering.

Education

Education
Mar 2004 - Jun 2006

Computer Aided Design & Drafting (Cadd) Certified

RETS Technical Center

Skills

Skills

Wireless network support

Corel Graphics

Adobe Photoshop

MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Windows 7

Windows Vista

Windows XP

Bentley MicroStation

AutoCAD

All versions Of AutoCAD Including Land Desktop and Many additional Modules