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10035, Canada
May 31, 2010

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Aly Eldesouky

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Etobicoke, Ontario, M9A 4Y1

Phone: (416) ***-****


A position in CAD Drafting and Design / Geographic Information Systems


. Proficiency in the usage of electrical GIS and electrical drafting for

the maintenance and data management of power networks in the GTA

utilizing Intergraph's G/Technology GIS electrical software which is a

feature-rich application platform designed to meet the geospatial

resource management needs of utilities and communications companies.

. Proficiency in AutoCAD 2010,also AutoCAD ver .8+, MS Office 2007,

Google Earth, working knowledge of AutoCAD Map and Microstation

. Over 9 years of sound experience in utilizing (GIS) for fully

manipulating map layers in raster, vector formats and digital imagery

. Highly proficient utilizing GIS platform, mainly ArcGIS 9.2 and 9.3 in

finalizing comprehensive hydro-geological map layers

. CAD and GIS cross conversion technology and data migration

. Highly trained and skilled in the installation and setting of GIS

platform requirements thereof and development and system requirements.

. Proven leadership skills in supervising a group of junior engineers

and conveying the know-how and hands-on experience in ArcGIS 9.2

concepts, tools and applications

. Fully manipulated GIS layers and metadata, processed map geo-

referencing and conversion, designed and conducted database queries,

performed statistical and graphical analysis

. Strong competence in taking responsibilities of the GIS unit by

managing massive amounts of hard and soft GIS data

. Possess stereoscopic vision for handling 3D-models and satellite

images in Google Earth and converting KML files into fully controlled

GIS layers

. Storage and retrieval of geo-referenced data, particularly satellite

imagery, cartographic maps and charts

. Working with complex data sets in conjunction with CAD and GIS

technical staff

. Ensuring overall data quality and integrity

. Possess strong analytical skills, problem solving, autonomous, detail

and process oriented, team player, multitasking, conform to timelines,

excellent written and oral communication skills and strongly committed

to quality and conform to professional integrity

. Languages: fluency in English, Arabic, French, German and Italian


Utility Solutions Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 09/2009

- 04/2010

GIS and Data Management Technician

Utility Solutions Corporation provides Engineering, Technical and GIS Data

Management services to Ontario's electrical energy distribution sector and

to cities and municipalities across Canada.

. GIS technician on various projects that required municipal planning

and civil engineering design and application utilizing GIS technology

and application (ArcGIS 9.3) for Hydro One Ontario projects

. Database and GIS technician utilizing G/Technology for the maintenance

of electric power networks in the GTA for Toronto Hydro Electric


Strategic Research Unit, National Water Research Center, Egypt

1998 - 2008

Senior Engineer

2003 - 2008

The precise mission of the SRU is to study, support and recommend strategic

policies and plans for water resources and related strategic issues to act

as a Decision Support System at the national management level. SRU works on

developing strategies that can be implemented and has been able to achieve

full capabilities in developing databases and GIS systems regarding the

various water related issues as resources strategic planning

. GIS specialist in the Italian-Egyptian joint project titled "Decision

Support System (DSS) for Water Resources Planning Based on

Environmental Balance-Phase II"

( with a total

budget of US$ 4 million, which encompasses the methodology for the

integration of environmental and socioeconomic aspects in the analysis

of water resources scenarios and development measures

. Constructed and implemented full irrigation and drainage network of

Egypt (a total length of 1,250,000 kms) on the GIS platform with a

group of engineers, using hard copy maps and digital elevation models

on Google Earth by converting KML to ArcGIS format

. Transferred GIS technology (ArcGIS 9.2) by supervising a group of 5

junior engineers during the course of constructing and establishing

the GIS module for the DSS

. Managed and supervised the Storage and retrieval process of geo-

referenced data, particularly satellite imagery, cartographic maps and

charts from diverse authorities and geo-referencing them to the

project's main projection

. Linked the constructed layers to a database engine and conducted

queries on relational database disseminated from diverse authorities

utilizing the MS ACCES

. Created an efficient archiving system for the storage and retrieval of

raw and digital data (ArcGIS layers, hard and soft copies of maps, and


Senior Engineer


Team member in the project titled "Decision Support System for Water

Resources Planning Based on Environmental Balance", Phase I and beginning

of Phase II

Acquired sound extensive expertise (4years) in working with Arc View 3.1


. Digitizing of irrigation and drainage network systems from hard copies

attained from different agencies, and creating multiple geo-referenced

GIS attribute layers

. Storage and retrieval of geo-referenced data, particularly satellite

imagery, maps and charts

. Linking and coordinating the GIS to existing databases

. Conducted verification of data quality and precision to ensure

conformity with required fields

. Utilized the Avenue programming language for ArcView 3.1 to create a

customized Graphical User Interface (GUI) and design tools for the

overall project scheme.

Engineer (SNC Lavalin Inc. - Egypt)


National Water Research Center (NWRC), Egypt

. Worked in the Egyptian counter part team in the Canadian-Egyptian

joint project titled "River Nile Protection and Development-Phase II"

(RNPD II) which was funded by the Canadian International Development

Agency (CIDA) with a total budget of US$12 million

. Gained expansive and sound Canadian work experience and sound work

codes and ethics working with SNC-Lavalin Inc. which was the

administrative and technical executing agency of the RNPD II project

. Implemented the Object Oriented Programming (OOP) in the research

activity of the project, namely "Water for the Development of Egypt in

the 21st Century" by modeling tool environment"

. Developed sound professional organization and communication skills

through attending seminars, symposia and international conferences in

related fields.

Field and Laboratory Engineer


Hydraulics Research Institute (HRI), NWRC, Egypt

. Worked as field engineer in a Dutch Government funded project for the

study of fluvial pattern of the Nile river water around piers and dams

in collaboration with Delft Hydraulics Institute in Holland

. Gained and performed computer mathematical modeling skills by running

3D models

. Designed hydraulic infrastructures using the SURFER software for map

and water levels contouring and then AutoCAD for the manipulation and

editing of the generated maps

. Participated in research papers for the design of Dams and hydraulic

infra-structures, and gained sound technical writing skills through

proof editing of technical reports and documentation.

Field and Office Design Engineer

Eldesouky and Hafez Interior Design, Egypt


. Gained experience and worked in the Interior design and 3D

perspectives of Nile cruise ships and floating hotels using AutoCAD

. Prepared full drawings and blue prints for the Interior design and

decoration of floating hotels utilizing AutoCAD and 3D perspectives.


Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering,


University of Ain-Shams, Egypt

Canadian Equivalency, as assessed by ICAS


(International Credential Assessment Service)


Engineering Connections


ACCES Employment Services/ Humber College Institute of Technology &

Advanced Learning

. Introduction to Canadian Engineering Codes and Standards, Software,

Ethics, Project Management and Workplace Communications


Member of the Egyptian Syndicate of Engineers


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