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Work History

Oct. 2018Present

sUAS Operations Supervisor / CAD Draftsman

The Land Consultants - Jasper, TN
  • Implemented and developed field and office workflows when using UAV's as well as QC procedures for the company to be used in a wide array of survey applications, including: Topographic surveys, As-Built surveys, ALTA Surveys, 3D modeling of structures and buildings, FAA 1A letters, etc
  • Handled flight planning, preparation, ground control point layouts, and parameters for field crew sUAS operations on a daily basis
  • Processed flight imagery and created trustworthy data that could be used for survey grade mapping work
  • Developed skills as a CAD Draftsman producing preliminary linework from the field data for client approval, and producing final drawings to be reviewed by the PLS
  • Additional responsibilities included: Screening customer survey inquiries over the phone / web, prepping field crew materials and survey worksheets, site deed / plat research, field survey and sUAS work as needed
Mar. 2017Oct. 2018

Photogrammetrist 1 / sUAS Operator

Timmons Group - Raleigh, NC
  • Helped establish  drone operations program at Timmons Group by assessing and selecting hardware (UAV, camera + lens, triggering device, etc) and software for image processing
  • Worked closely with survey groups at Timmons to produce survey grade topographic data, georeferenced orthomosaics, and developed / QA/QC CAD planimetrics for job sites.  Also picked and established photo-control on sites for sUAS flight
  • Responsible for flight planning, gaining clearance to fly, pricing, flight execution, and data management / processing post flight imagery, logging flight data, equipment maintenance
  • Collected and processed additional aerial media such as video and still imagery from sites
May 2014Mar. 2017

Field Technician / Data Processor

Firmatek 3D Mapping, - San Antonio, TX
  • Used Terrestrial LiDAR, sUAS photogrammetry, and Trimble Survey equipment to create data for use in the aggregate mining and solid waste industries.  
  • Worked extensively in the field collecting and ensuring valid data through on site control and QC of data 
  • Processed and refined field data to provide clients with volumetric reports for stockpile inventory and auditing purposes
  • Involved in the developing basic geotechnical operations at Firmatek.  (Collection and processing of data)
Jan. 2014May. 2014

GIS Intern

City of Brookhaven GIS Department (InterDev) - Brookhaven, GA
  • Worked daily with ESRI ArcGIS and SDE systems to create, refine, and manage data for the newly incorporated City of Brookhaven, GA
  • Handled walk-up map requests from other departments in the city
  • Planned and carried out an in-depth field mapping project to collect and inventory information on infrastructure in thirteen city parks

Education

Aug. 2009Dec. 2013

B.A. Geology

Georgia Southern University

Major GPA: 3.71

Aug 2009Dec. 2013

B.A. Anthropology

Georgia Southern University

Major GPA: 3.30

Skills

Geospatial Software

Familiar with software suites including: Pix4D Mapper,  Maptek iSite, , Riegl RiScan Pro, Autocad Civil 3D, Carlson Survey, Calson Precision 3D, Global Mapper,  ASP Suite, ESRI ArcGIS, Trimble Access

FAA Part 107 Licensed sUAS Pilot

Able to fly and collect imagery using various small unmanned aircraft (drones).  Models included both fixed wing and multi-rotor designs.  Knowledgeable about industry gaining  flight clearance in classified airspace and conducting safe sUAS operations.  Certificate #3945781

GNSS Surveying Equipment

Competent with operation of Trimble  and Topcon GNSS survey equipment.  Familiar with static survey + OPUS correction, VRS / RTK survey techniques.  

LiDAR Data Collection

 Familiar and competent with mobile and terrestrial LiDAR scanning equipment.  Equipment includes Riegl VZ line of scanners and MDL Dynascan models.  

Eagle Scout

Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America.  Troop 629, Aplharetta, GA