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Cad designer/GIS specialist

Melbourne, FL
September 19, 2018

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**** ***** **** *** • MELBOURNE, FL *****

PHONE 904-***-**** • E-MAIL:



Training and experience in various CAD software including: AutoCAD 2014, (BIM) Revit Architecture, Computer Vision and Intergraph, Solid Works (3D), and Pro-E (3D). Works with ArcGIS 10 (ESRI), ArcPad 7.1 and am familiar with ERDAS Imagine (remote sensing software), Facility Center and Windchill. Experience with Trimble GPS Survey equipment. Knowledgeable in Autocad MEP, Microsoft Office 2010 suite, Adobe Acrobat, Google SketchUp. Knowledge of ASME Y14.100 and ASME Y14.5. Training in Civil 3D. Willing to learn new skills. Has a continuous and successful record of utilizing new products, technologies, with innovated approaches to solving business problems while improving service deliverables and increasing customer satisfaction. DynCorp Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.


2003-2005 University of Southern MS Hattiesburg, MS

Emphasis: GIS and Remote Sensing

Certificate: Geographic Information Technology

1984-1985 Pearl River Community College Poplarville, MS

Emphasis: Drafting and Design Technology

Degree: Associate of Applied Science

1983-1984 University of Mississippi Oxford, MS

1981-1983 Mississippi State University Starkville, MS

1981 Picayune Memorial High School Picayune, MS

College Preparatory and Technical Drafting


August 2017 to September 2018 Leidos Melbourne, FL

GIS Specialist - Contractor

Provides support in geospatial analysis of cartographic products for National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, including finishing and quality control.

December 2015 to August 2017 Gerdau Jacksonville, FL

CAD Drafter/Documentation Management

Independent Contractor

Updating Circuit Diagrams, mechanical equipment drawings, Utilities drawings etc. and documentation mamgement.

2012-December 2015 Gerdau Jacksonville, FL

CAD Drafter/Documentation Management

Responsible for creating a new document management system which includes building a new folder structure to mirror the newly implemented SAP. Creating a new numbering system, drawing templates, drafting standards, and detail library. Also responsible for all drafting and design work (mechanical, electrical, civil, etc.) for Jacksonville Steel Mill. Created a GIS for underground utilities for use in dig permits and road design. Uploading all drawings to Meridian (EDMS) and training all personnel to use the system.

2007-2011 Jacobs Technology Stennis Space Center, MS

NASA Facilities Contract

CAD/GIS Drafter IV

Responsibilities are the same as prior with addition of leading the update of engineering and drafting department to National CAD Standards. This includes modifying the Documentation Control system to include the new numbering system, Creating a new title block with attribution, and creating template files to include new layering system. Created new detail library to help with standardization and productivity. Met with other SSC contractors, department leads, and our NASA customer for their input to ensure the new standard/title block would meet the needs of all and was jointly agreed upon. A member of the Configuration Management team converting to PTC Windchill.

2001-2007 Mississippi Space Services Stennis Space Center, MS


Established, maintained, controlled and updated all aspects of the coordination between CAD and GIS system including utilities, buildings, roads and grounds, future building sites in coordination with other corporations and government agencies. Created 3D models of future building concepts for Master Planning. Collect field data with GPS Trimble survey unit for GIS input and Civil Design. Update and maintain Site maps. Loads and maintains drawings in WINDCHILL. Works with the Facility Center software to update floor plans used by NASA for facility maintenance. Works from verbal instructions as well as sketches from engineers in the preparation of complete sets of complex drawings which include multiple views, details and assembly drawings i.e. piping, electrical, architectural, civil, and mechanical. From verbal instructions, performs field investigation, customer interface and design layouts of less complex engineering work. Consults with degreed engineers on more complex tasks to provide work packages for shop and contract installation. Work assignments require a high degree of resourcefulness, initiative and the ability to work independently with an absolute minimum of supervision.

1999 – 2000 AmTech, Inc. Stennis Space Center, MS


Worked directly with the Design Engineer using various CAD programs to help in the design of our product and in tooling design. Some of the programs used include AutoCad, Solid Works, and Ansys (FEA program). My responsibilities include assisting with the research and development of new and unique small caliber ammunition including the following:

Creating/designing product and tooling drawings

Creating 3D drawings of our product then using conversion factors to determine the load capabilities and creating design changes to evaluate stress points.

Working directly with Stress Analysis Engineers

Obtaining mil-specs and other specifications required for design.

1998-1999 Contract work from home Carriere, MS

CAD Operator

Had a contract with the City of Picayune creating Civil Engineering drawings. I also worked for other local Civil Engineers laying out subdivisions, creating plot plans, writing specs, etc. This also included downloading information from a Total Station and converting COGO files into AutoCAD format files.

1996-1997 City of Picayune Picayune, MS

CAD Operator

Responsible for all drafting work for the City Engineering Department. Software used - AutoCAD. The types of drawing and design work included street overlay projects, box culvert replacements, architectural plans for metal buildings, drainage improvements, and plans for various other Civil Engineering projects.

1995-1996 Lockheed Martin(contract) Michoud – New Orleans, LA


Created 3D models used in the design of new spaceflight hardware for the Kistler project (reusable satellite launching system) using Mechanical Desktop.

1992-1994 Johnson Controls, Inc. Stennis Space Center, MS

Drafter III

CAD Operator (Computer Vision and AutoCAD). Created and updated engineering drawings, i.e. piping, electrical, and architectural, etc. Updated and maintained Site maps.

1989-1991Sverdrup Technology, Inc. Stennis Space Center, MS

Drafter III

CAD Operator (Computer Vision). Created and updated engineering drawings, i.e. mechanical, electrical, and structural, etc. Supported the U.S. Army Research and Development Command in Dover, New Jersey, on a project which called for the revision of all drawings in the Department of Defense (DoD) Standards Manual.

1985-1989 Shell Offshore, Inc. New Orleans, LA

Drafter II-III

CAD Operator (Intergraph, IGDS). Created and maintained Maps of the Gulf of Mexico showing lease information of offshore blocks. Created viewgraphs from seismograph data for Lease sales, etc.


Chad Foltz

Jacksonville Steel Mill


Regional Engineering Manager – CAPEX

Phone: 904-***-****

Mike Destefano

Stennis Space Center, MS

Jacobs Technology (FOSC)

Director – Engineering Services

Phone: 228-***-****

Dave Smith

Stennis Space Center, MS

Jacobs Technology (FOSC)

Lead – Drafting and Documentation

Phone: 228-***-****

Jose Velez

Kennedy Space Center, FL

ASRC Federal

HR Manager

Phone: 321-***-****

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