EDUCATION

Bachelor of Environmental Studies, Honours Geography & Environmental Management - University of Waterloo, 2013

Diploma of Excellence in Geographic Information Systems - University of Waterloo, 2013

SKILLS

  • ESRI ArcGIS Pro, ArcMap, ArcCatalog

  • ESRI ArcGIS Online Survey123, Collector for ArcGIS, Explorer for ArcGIS

  • ESRI ArcGIS Server and Latitude Geographics Geocortex

  • Experienced with Safe Software FME

  • Skilled with scripting using Python

  • Proficient with SketchUp

  • Experience with Oracle, PL/SQL, RDMS

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • Well versed in both written and oral communication 

EXPERIENCE

GIS Analyst, City of Waterloo; Waterloo, Ontario - 2013-Present

  • Responsible for actively administering corporate datasets and managing integrations of spatial dataset with other systems throughout the corporation.

  • Design and support web GIS applications leveraging ArcGIS server and Geocortex software. Develop and author custom GIS workflow solutions to satisfy for business needs across the corporation.

  • Engage with various business groups and assist with projects related to integrating their processes with GIS.

Infrastructure Data Technician, Halton Region; Oakville, Ontario - 2013

  • Demonstrated attention to detail in digitizing and attributing storm water infrastructure spatial data for the purposes of financial tracking and asset management.

  • Successfully performed software testing to ensure functionality, compatibility with legacy systems, and dataset integrity between ArcGIS 9.3 and 10.1 during system upgrades.

GIS Analyst, City of Waterloo; Waterloo, Ontario - 2013

  • Automated several business processes, including open data publishing, using both FME and python scripting.

  • Developed a variety of solution specific spatial data and web GIS applications for internal clients using ArcGIS server and Geocortex software.

  • Participated in the creation and maintenance of corporate datasets. Implemented quality assessment processes for detecting discrepancies in data.

GIS Teaching Assistant, University of Waterloo; Waterloo, Ontario - 2012

  • Lead weekly GIS lab session for students enrolled in an introductory GIS course. Provided instructional direction for the application of course material and practical assignments.

  • Regularly held office hours to communicate with students and provide assistance with lab assignments or course material.

  • Responsible for assisting with managing logistical and administrative tasks pertaining to attendance and grading.

GIS & Data Management Student, Halton Region; Oakville, Ontario - 2012

  • Created, edited, mapped, and georeferenced spatial data related to water and wastewater infrastructure networks.

  • Developed and implemented a python scripted geoprocessing toolset to capture and extract infrastructure assets and attributes from digital CAD drawings. Documented this toolset and its functionality in a comprehensive manual.

Student GIS Analyst, City of Toronto; Toronto, Ontario - 2011

  • Updated an array of spatial data and attributes pertaining to road construction and authored complex maps depicting construction season road and utility projects.

  • Redesigned the data maintenance practices and the update of geoprocessing models used to coordinate utility and roadwork coordination. Redesign implemented improved data standardization and management policies.

Bus Operation Planning Student, GO Transit Metrolinx; Toronto, Ontario - 2010

  • Updated and managed bus stop database through on-site data collection, repair and replacement of signs, and project planning.

  • Surveyed bus routes and accurately catalogued overhead obstacles using laser range finder equipment. Compiled these route obstacles in a database and mapped results for implementation of double decker bus implementation.

Human Services Data GIS Student, Halton Region; Oakville, Ontario - 2010

  • Conducted data collection, preparation, and analysis from a variety of sources including the Canadian census.

  • Created thematic maps related to service planning, i.e. food banks, social housing, child care centres, and social services.

  • Authored project templates and documented methodologies, datasets, processes, and metadata for staff.

Snowboard Instructor, Conservation Halton/Glen Eden Ski and Snowboard Centre; Milton, Ontario - 2008-2009

  • Achieved certification by the Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors as a Level 1 instructor.

  • Organized and led regular lessons for numerous classes, incorporating the CASI (Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors) snowboard instructing tactics, using an incremental skills technique.

  • Communicated individual progression to clients on a regular basis, using a constructive feedback system while encouraging a positive learning environment.