Objective: Play an integral role in the day-to-day and future company operations through effective networking, leadership, company liaison, team building and project co-ordination.
Profile: Extremely self-motivated, loyal and result oriented individual. I founded and was the owner (CEO) of Earthfix Inc., since 2001 under the original name of Enviro-Con Environmental Control. Now looking for new challenges and opportunities, I sold Earthfix Inc. at the end of 2011. I have played many different roles in the development and direction of operating a self-sustaining business. With a broad knowledge base and wealth of personal experience, I have the ability to provide a positive and lucrative company direction. I invite personal and professional development through education to staying abreast of cutting edge innovative technology and adapting to industry progression.
Qualifications: -Proven ability to provide clear direction and motivation for an efficient working environment.
-Remarkable project management skills to problem solve and execute a resolution.
-Thorough knowledge of the intricacies of maintaining a successful business.
-Sound personnel management experience, with the ability to provide conflict resolution when it arises.
-Analyze and assess project requirements, estimate potential project costs, forecast expenses and budgets.
-Excellent collaboration skills and knowledge base for working with different engineering, contracting and professional disciplines.
-Sound ability to develop strategies to optimize company profits and the ability and willingness to adapt to change.
-Able to meet deadlines, while providing optimal results without compromising project quality.
-Evaluate employee performance, abilities, importance and value.
-Effectively prioritize goals and objectives.
-Intuitive ability to determine project parameters and specifications and adapt procedures to effectively accomplish project.
-Adapt and create policies that improve efficiencies, safety, work environment and corporate level vision within the organization.
Professional Earthfix Inc. 2001 to 2011
Earthfix Inc. is a soil retention and reinforcement construction company involved with the installation and construction of Engineered Retaining Walls (precast panel, large block, wire basket, vegetated or any combinations), Erosion Blankets, Silt Fences, Retainment (G.C.L) Storm Pond Liners, Turbidity Curtains, Water Course Diversion, Turf Reinforcement Blankets, Permeable Ditch Barriers, Stream Bank Restoration, Hydro-seeding, Hydro-mulching, Erosion/Sediment Inspections and Underground Water Containment System.
-Owned and managed company for 10 years.
-Estimator and Project Coordinator for job proposal costs and creation of an efficient and effective plan to accomplish scope of work within the parameters set out.
-Completed Engineered Mechanically Stabilized Earth Structures (M.S.E.).
-Created Earthfix Safety Manual and Procedures, to establish a safe working environment with a clear directive and SECOR certification.
-Water conservation through underground chamber confinement to capture and discharge water in a controlled environment.
-Aided in the design of an effective ECO and Sediment and Erosion Control Plan.
-Weekly written erosion inspections with photograph backup for developments aiding in the prevention and loss of sediment into storm water pipes and ponds.
-Site Reclamation using natural solutions and Geosynthetics.
Maidment Land Surveys Ltd. 1995 - 2001
Maidment Land Surveys Ltd. Is a Legal Survey firm performing surveys and preparing plans for Cadastral (legal) Surveys, Municipal Development, Construction and Engineering Projects, Topographic and Site Mapping.
-Office Supervisor responsible for analyzing Party Chief’s notes and co-ordinate field crew’s project tasks.
-Site survey and assessment for development.
-Research public records for survey plans and registered title encumbrances and caveats.
-Calculated and drafted legal Subdivision, Utility and Private Right-of-Ways, Site Mapping and Construction Layout Plans using AutoCAD.
-G.P.S. (Global Positioning System) data collection and processing.
-Municipal Rural and Urban Subdivision calculation, layout and plan checks for quality control.
-Completed Oil & Gas pipeline Right of Way Survey and prepared plan ready for submission.
-Party Chief in charge of crew for field reconnaissance, calculations, location of property boundaries and site layout for engineering projects. Working with an Alberta Land Surveyor, as a client liaison in the field.
Education and Professional development
Certificates: Varies courses related to SECOR certification and Environmental Assessment and Action plans for Sediment & Erosion Control and Soil Stability
2001 - present
Standard First Aid & CPR/AED – Level C
Expiry Date: April 27, 2013
Alberta Land Surveyors Association
Associate Member, 1998
Alberta Society of Surveying and Mapping Technologies
Senior Technician – Cadastral, 1996
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
Honors Diploma, Surveying and Mapping Technology (Geomatics)
1993 – 1995