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GeoSpatial Engineer/ GIS Analysts/ Land Surveyor

Bawku, Upper East Region, Ghana
March 10, 2019

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Joseph Yaw Frimpong

Address: The White House, ***0 Pennsylvania Avenue. SCC Weija Accra Ghana

Mobile: +233********* / +233********* /


I am a developer and a data analyst with specialization in all aspect Geospatial Technologies (Geographic Information System,

GPS Technology, Cadastral Survey. Computer Aided Design and Modelling, Semantic Technology etc.). I hold BSc

Geomatic Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and an MSc in Geoinformatics

from the University of Twente in the Netherlands. I have experience in developing windows based applications, not to

mention the use of plethora of software application. I have undertaken several internships and Training Programs with

highly esteemed companies such as Ghana National Petroleum Corporation(GNPC) and Geo-State Surveys Limited.

Leading to the development and enhancement of not only my technical capabilities but the ability to communicate and

perform task with or without supervision.

I am currently looking for an opportunity with a reputed company to develop a successful career and contribute to the

achievement of the goals and visions of the company


MSc GeoInformatics, University of Twente, The Netherlands Sep 2016-March 2018

The MSc program provided adequate knowledge and understanding of acquiring and processing geospatial Information. I

specialized in Geo-Information Processing with interest in

Semantic Web Technology

Computer Programming (Python, Visual Basic, JavaScript, R etc.)

Geo-Visual Analytics


GPS Technology

Scientific Geo-Computing

Acquisition and Exploration of Geospatial Data

Extraction, Analysis and Dissemination of Geospatial Information Integrated Geospatial Workflows

Image Analysis

Final Project: The Design and Prototyping of an Ontology for integrating Citizen Science Datasets.

BOSIET, SMTC GLOBAL, Ghana. February 2016

Certificate number: 96475002402160003 Expires on 23/02/2020

BSc Geomatic Engineering, K N U S T, Ghana Aug 2011- Jun 2015

Major Courses includes but not limited to the following

Geographic Information System with Computer Programing (Python)

Hydrographic Survey

Database Systems and Management

Image Analysis

Geodetic Survey and Cartography

Underground surveying

Cadastral Surveys

Land Valuation and Compensation Survey

Engineering Surveys

GPS Technology

Final Project: DTM Production of Afram Basin from Aerial Photographs

Basic Computer Skills at C-MEDIA Institutes, Accra (Ghana). November 2010 July 2011

Major Area of Study

Introduction and Advance AutoCAD

Advanced Microsoft Excel Certification

Introduction to Microsoft Office Suite

Introduction to Computer Programming

Introduction to Python

Introduction to R Programming

Introduction to JavaScript and HTML


Manager at Civil-Works Construction Company August to Date (2018)


Plan, direct, coordinate, or budget, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned

with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual

development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, and implementation.

Schedule project in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines.

Determine labor requirements and dispatch workers to construction sites.

Inspect and review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations.

Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients, representing the

owner or developer.

Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with architects,

consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors.

To obtain all necessary permits and licenses.

Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities,

and systems.

Evaluate construction methods and determine cost-effectiveness of plans, using computers.

Prepare and submit budget estimates and progress and cost tracking reports.

Navigator at Ghana Geophysical Company April to July (4 months Contract)


Daily Navigation and Data Acquisition functions of the Discoverer 2 vessel

Vessel and in-sea equipment positioning

Maintaining Detail logs of positioning

Adhering to all QHSE policies

Assisting with loading and unloading of crew supply groceries

Assisting with the repair and upkeep of the navigation equipment including the streamer and all Guns

Generating of both Disk and Hard-copies of navigational Data for the processing department

NSP GIS ANALYST (Surveyor) at Ghana National Petroleum Cooperation, Tema. (GNPC). September, 2015

September, 2016

Duties and Learning Outcome

Mapping of Onshore oil spills with GPS Technology and ArcGIS

Clear understanding of geological setting and Oil formation process

Geodetic computation and mapping

Topography extraction from Images

Surveyor Assistant at Geostate Company Limited, Accra (Ghana). June September (2014, 2013 and



Conducted cadastral surveys for clients.

Verified the accuracies of survey data.

Processed field data and plotted site plans.

Assisted the surveyors in conducting surveys (traversing and levelling) on the field.

Performed computations for traversing and levelling.

Assisted draughtsman in the design of roads.

Developed a program in Microsoft Excel for levelling computations.

Checked cadastral plans and computations submitted by surveyors for approval.

Assisted the surveyors in carrying out cadastral surveys.


I have skills in management of the environment, information technology, database development and

computing, and computer graphics.

I design and develop Windows-based applications using Visual Basic, Python, JavaScript etc.

I am competent in the use of, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suits, ArcGIS, Spectrum Survey, GRASS GIS,

ILWIS (Integrated Land and Water Information System) and many other geospatial software an Application

I am competent in the use of Offshore navigation softwares which includes ORCA, C-Nav, Gyro etc I

savvy in 3D Google map applications as well as open street Maps, Web GIS and Web Mapping.

I have acquired a sense of professional ethics and responsibility towards the engineering profession and the

community I serve

Active team worker, able to work under pressure and like to work with people of different background.

I quickly adapt to changing directions and priorities; I have the ability to take initiative to accomplish the

necessary tasks and to work efficiently with less or no supervision.

I possess analytical, problem-solving and design skills, including those appropriate for long-term


I have acquired a sense of professional ethics and responsibility towards the engineering profession and the

community I serve

I have developed the interpersonal and management skills required by engineers in undertaking professional


As an engineer, I have acquired sound fundamental understanding of the scientific principles underlying

engineering technology.

I have mathematical and computational skills necessary for the solution of theoretical and practical

engineering problems.

I am very good in developing, designing, planning, analysing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating

engineering projects.

I possess a broad knowledge base of engineering principles to facilitate effective communication with those

other professionals with whom engineers routinely communicate.

I am able to apply the basic principles underlying the management of physical, human and financial

resources to develop engineering projects based on technical feasibility, economic viability and

environmental sustainability.

I am skilled in all aspects of surveying and spatial information science involving data collection and analyses,

three-dimensional measurements, mapping and visualization


Read, write, and speak fluent English, as required to function effectively within a project Team as well as other Two

Ghanaian Languages (Twi and Fanti)


I enjoy Modelling Building Structure and Developing windows based application at my free time

Professional affiliation

Ghana Institute of Surveyors


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