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• FAA Part 107 Certified Remote Pilot with 40 Commercial Flight Hours and over 100 Hrs including Hobby Flights, Remote Sensing, LiDAR, Photogrammetry, Magnetometry, Thermal Imaging. Data Collection and experience flying DJI Matrice 600 Pro, Wind 4, Inspire 2, Mavic pro, 3DR Solo Drones, UgCS Mission planning, QGis,  Global Mapper, Pix4D, Alaric’s Pro.

• GP Seismic, Trimble Geomatics Office (TGO), Trimble Business Center (TBC), AutoCAD-Civil 3D, ArcGIS, ArcPAD, Data Processing, Mapping, Micro Seismic / VSP Surveys, Construction and Boundary Surveys, Topographic Surveys, Control Networks & Applicable QC, Lotus Notes, Project Management Office Software and other Info Systems.
• Extensive knowledge of all Trimble GPS Equipment Including R10 Rovers & Trimble Rugged Tablets, Leica System 1200’s, Conventional Instruments that include Trimble S6 Robotic and many other navigational / measurment based devices..
• Office and Administrative Skills, Project Management, Project Bids, Budgets, File / Database Management, Team Building Skills, Client Relations and more!
• GPS & GIS Troubleshooting, Knowledge and Training Techniques that I feel are unmatched in the industry!



H2S  / Oilfield Safety Certified

Dawson Geophysical

Refresher courses & certs updated September 2017

Nov 2014Jan 2015

North Slope Training & Safety Education / Certification


Learned and experienced North Slope living and work environment and the safety concerns  / hazards one is exposed to when working on the slope. Trained and Certified in all areas of Oilfield Safety as it pertains to both the North Slope and the Lower 48 Oil & Gas Operations

Sept 2014Oct 2014

Learn To Return Survival School Certification

Learn to Return Survival School - Anchorage, AK.

Certifications & Training include but not limited to:  Cold Water Survival, Helicopter Egress, H2S, Defensive/Winter Driving and Many Others.

July 2014Aug 2014

Manager School Coarse Graduate

CGG-Veritas University

Completed and Graduated Manager School Training and Education @ CGG University while employed with CGG-Veritas - Houston TX. Also Certified in all areas of Seismic and Oilfield Safety as both a student and instructor.

Sep 1995May 1996

7 Semesters College Education

University of Wyoming, Western Wyoming Community College, Laramie County Community College

Major(s): Business Management & Entrepreneurship, Physical Education, Criminal Justice - (Fraternal Order of Police Scholarship Recipient)

Sep 1991May 1995

High School Diploma

Green River High School

Grade 12 Completion & High School Graduate

Work History

April 2018Present

Field Operations Technician (FOT)

Juniper Unmanned Inc.

Surveyor, Ground Control, Photo Identifications, Mission Commander, Pilot in Comand, Visual Observations of Flights, Flight Logging, Aircraft and Sensor Maintenance, Static Surveys, Compliance Reports, GPS Surveying, Flight Planning, Sensor Operator, Magnetometry, Photogrammetry and LiDAR Data Collection.

july 2017Jan 2018

Survey Crew Manager

Geophysical Navigation - GeoNav
  • Crew Manager and Surveyor/Mapper
  • Proficient Navigating using Leica 1200 Series -Leica Viva Receivers
  • Database Management
  • Production Game Planning & Logistics
Jan 2016July 2017

Land Survey Technician

City of Fort Collins Engineering  Dept.
  • Trimble S6 and Rugged Tablet Operation, Civil 3D, ArcGIS & TBC
  • Road & Construction Staking
  • Plat and Ownership Research for R.O.W. / Easment Staking & Creation
  • Topographical Surveys and Surface Creation
  • Horizontal & Vertical Control using GPS, PP Static and/or Level Loops
  • Boundary and Monument Surveys 
Jun 2015Oct 2015

Field Supervisor

Discovery Acquisition Services
  • Geophysical Surveying for Oil & Gas Exploration
  • Trimble GPS pack operation and troubleshooting
  • Supervision of mapping and survey crews in the field
  • Control networks and QC of field survey
  • Static Surveys
  • Mapping
Nov 2013Jun 2015

Survey Supervisor

Geokinetics Inc.
  • Updated Safety training including: First Aid & CPR, DOT Physical and more
  • Project Bids, Budgets and Cost Analysis
  • Efficient with Lotus Notes & Project Management Office
  • Survey Supervisor in charge of 40-50 Men (3 Crews)
Jul 2012Oct 2013

Survey Crew Manager / Jr. Supervisor

  • Supervisory Skills and Crew Management
  • Manager School Graduate
  • Staffing and Training of New Survey Department Employees
  • Supervisory Skills & Training
  • Survey Data Processing
  • Esri ArcGIS
  • Basic Tigernav Knowledge and Troubleshooting
Jul 2008Jun 2012

Survey Crew Manager / Chief Surveyor

Geokinetics Inc.
  • Staffed, Started and Trained Geokinetics 1st Survey Crew w/ Mentor Bill Crane
  • Trained Surveyors, GIS Techs & Mappers.
  • QC of All Survey and Mapping Data
  • Trained Crew Managers / Data Processors from within
  • Management and Supervision of multiple projects with Recording crews onsite
  • Ability to perform and take on numerous responsibilities and duties in any conditions.
  • Acquired many contacts and trained quality employees that wish to continue working under my supervision
Apr 2008Jun 2008

Casing Hand / General Laborer / Boom Truck Operator

Nucor Oil & Gas Inc.
  • Boom truck training and operation
  • Drilling hand
  • Grout pumping Hand
  • Casing hand
Oct 1997Apr 2008

Survey Crew Manager

Extreme Surveys
  • Lead Surveyor
  • Trimble GPS pack operation and troubleshooting
  • Management skills
  • AutoCAD
  • Data Processing
  • Field QC
  • Surveyor Training
May 2006Jul 2006

Surveyor / Survey Technician

Hamilton Land Surveying
  • Basic Land Surveying Knowledge
  • Boundary Surveys (Indian Allotments)
  • Mining claim surveys
  • Knowledge of Section Breakdowns
  • Field Notes and Sketches
Mar 2004Apr 2005

Survey Tech / Party Chief

TST Consulting Engineers
  • Boundary,ALTA & Construction Surveys
  • Topo Surveys, Monument Recovery etc.
  • Land surveying knowledge
  • Training on conventional instrument and level
  • Panel point surveys for aerial photography
Aug 1996Nov 1996


William H Smith & Associates
  • Rodman for Construction on Surface of Trona Mine
  • Msha Certification
  • Survey Rodman
  • General Construction

Training and Certs

CPR & First Aid 

Defensive / Winter Driving

H2S and Oilfield Safety Training

Manager School Graduate - CGG University

Helicopter Egress Training & Certification

Cold Water Survival Trained & Certified

Learn To Return Survival Graduate

North Slope Safety Certification

Basic 17 Safety Training

Toxcup Testing Certified

UTV / ATV Certifications

DOT Medical Examiner's Card


* John Von Neida - PLS - City of Fort Collins Engineering - 970.631.7215*

* Bill Crane - PLS - Dawson Geophysical - 907.903.8601*

Additional References and Contact Information Given Upon Request