Survey Party Chief

Name : shaffstalleric
Industry Type : Related Professions
City & State : Glen Burnie,MD
Job Title Survey Party Chief
Relocation Preferences : East Coast Anywhere
Objective : To obtain a position in the survey or construction fields that allows me to utilize my experience and education, while developing my knowledge in these areas.
Resume :  
Experienced Party Chief

EDUCATION
1983-1985 Associates, Nyack College/Nyack, NY
1992-1994 Associates, Triangle Tech/Erie, PA
1992 Certificate of Completion, University of Southern Maine/Portland, ME:
Lotus 1-2-3, and MS-DOS applications.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
2009-2010 Lease Operator/OTR, CDL Driver,/Stevens Transport, Dallas TX
CDL/Hazmat endorsed delivery of goods, across the United States. Anything from food, to hardware and retail supplies. Wide customer base consisting of clients like Wal-mart, Kraft foods, Kodak, Tropicana, Whole Foods, Kroger, Pepsi, and many more. Never a late load, Never any damaged freight. Over 100,000mi logged in the 1st yr. No Accidents

2008 Party Chief/Coler & Colantonio Inc. Norwell, MA
Land Development and construction layout work. Special emphasis on utility design and placement. Above and below ground construction. Power lines, fiber optic cable, water, sewer, gas, etc Topography, traverse, right of way location, boundary location etc.... Nikon, and Leica total stations. TDS ranger data collectors. Trimble GPS unit.

2005-2007 Party Chief/Harms & Assoc.. Pasadena, MD 410-647-6000
Land development and construction layout work, start to finish. Commercial and residential. Topcon total stations and robotics, Leica GPS systems. HP48 and Recon data collection.

2003-2005 Instrument Man/Greenman Pederson Inc./Century Staffing. Baltimore, MD 301-470-2772
Land development and construction layout work, start to finish. Topcon, Nikon, Geodometer robotics, GPS total stations. HP48 and Ranger data collection. Civil drawings on Autocad14 and Desktop civil software. Convert office design specs as well as field information to drawings. Create Layout work for field crews from drawings.

2001-2003 Instrument Man/Construction Engineer, TKC- Tidewater/Kiewitt/Clark joint venture. Oxon Hill, MD 703-960-9494
Layout work, start to finish, on I95 Woodrow Wilson Bridge. Concrete pedestals for future bridge. Use of Topcon total stations and sight levels. Also Trimble GPS rover and software. HP48GX data collector used, but most work done from calc and point sheets. Figured prior to placement. All work QCd by outside Survey Company. (URS Inc.)
http://www.wilsonbridge.com/ps-present_2002-01.htm

2000-2001 Party Chief/Quality Control Inspector, J.A. Jones Construction/ Leetsdale, PA
8001 Raintree Lane, Suite 104, Charlotte, NC 28277
Layout work, start to finish; on Army Corps Engineers jobsite. Building a 20,000-ton dam on land in 2 sections, then floating it upstream and sinking it in place. Inspection of every aspect of construction work to see that the specs were followed. Using Nikon 520 total station with HP48GX data collector. Autocad14 with Softdesk civil software. Survey Link download software.
http://www.gerwick.com/pdf/inland_waterways/029e_braddock_dam.pdf

2000 Survey Technician/Instrument Man, PCE Engineering Consultants/Meadeville, PA
Work involving all aspects of land surveying, from deed research to design and site layout. Used Sokia total station, with Husky data collector. Autocad14 software with Eaglepoint civil software. TDS download software. Deed and Title research, creating property lines for plat and field location, verification, and traverse.

1999-2000 Instrument Man, David Laird Surveyors/Erie, PA 814-456-0330
Land development/land surveying company. Operated Topcon, and Wild total stations using SMI download software and Autocad14 with Survcad civil software. HP48GX data collector with Survey Pro software. Deed and Title research, creating property lines for plat and field location, verification, and traverse.
1999 Cadd Operator, Hill Engineering/ Northeast, PA 814-725-8659
Civil drawings on Autocad14 and Eaglepoint civil software. Convert office design specs as well as field information to drawings.

1997-1998 Superintendent/Survey Tech, David Drye Construction/Concord, NC 704-786-6181
Jobsite construction superintendent. Scheduling, inspections, contracts, bid work, hiring and firing etc.... Also, traveling surveyor to other jobs when needed.

1996-1997 Survey Technician/Instrument Man, Overcash Gravel and Grading/Concord, NC
Construction layout, start to finish. Property survey to ribbon cutting at opening. Autocad13 with Eaglepoint software. SMI data collection software.

1995-1996 Instrument Man, GPA Surveying Inc./ Charlotte, NC
Land development start to finish. Operating Topcon total stations with HP48 data collectors. Also Geodometer robotic total station. SMI software, with Autocad13 and Softdesk.

1994-1995 Instrument Man, S.C. Hondros and Associates/Charlotte, NC
Land development start to finish. Operating Topcon total stations with HP48 data collectors. SMI software, with Autocad13 and Softdesk.

1980-1994 Community Center Director/Administrator, The Salvation Army/Erie, PA
Operated an after school tutorial and recreational program. Supervised large list of volunteers several employees, and a 400-person membership roster. Fundraising, bookkeeping, emergency disaster and social services management.

1987-1994 Partner/Subcontractor, Hill Painting & Construction/ Ocean Park, ME
Responsible for carpentry and painting of residential and commercial accounts. Knowledgeable in all aspects of construction from start to finish.

1989-1990 Machinist/CNC Operator, Saco Defense Inc./Saco, ME
Operated milling machines, gun drills, cylindrical grinders and lathes, and CNC milling machinery. Also, some shipping and assembly duties.

Prior to 1989 Sales, retail management, administration, machinist, and hydraulic systems repair, and Military services.

Military Experience
United States Marine Corps: Attended Marine Air-Control/Electronics School.
Assistant Weapons Controller (radar). Computer operated air defense systems.

Skills/Qualifications
Bilingual (Spanish/English). Computer literate in AutoCAD 12-14, Microstation (by Intergraph), EaglePoint 14 Civil Software, Land Development Desktop Civil Software, Microsoft Works/Word/Publisher, Lotus 1-2-3, Turbocad 3.0, Windows 95, MS-DOS, WordPerfect 6.0, etc.... All aspects of manual drafting/design, (Projection, Auxiliaries, Detailing, Residential and Commercial, fabrication welding and design, technical writing, etc....). Able to use survey equipment, both manual and electronic/digital units. 15 yrs. field experience with construction industry. From residential and commercial construction to heavy highway. Both union and non-union experience.

Summary
I have worked for more than 15 yrs. in technical and skilled positions on a field survey team. As a rodman, as an instrument man, and party chief on varied surveys including: location, right of way, property, construction stake out, and topographic mapping. Specific duties included: reading/reviewing plans and drawings; operating surveying instruments such as transits, theodolites, various electronic total stations, data collectors, and engineering levels; running traverse lines, level circuits and triangulations from known points; preparing necessary field notes and computing traverse lines, areas and curves; and downloading electronic data from data collector to a central computer. I have also assisted in training survey staff and performed many related duties as assigned. Work has involved: working outside for long periods of time under adverse weather conditions; lifting heavy manhole covers; driving stakes, and using sledge hammers and related tools; and driving throughout the northeastern seaboard to perform survey work. I have working knowledge of mathematics, including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.

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