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Entry level Geologist

Location:
Rexburg, Idaho, 83440, United States
Posted:
January 08, 2017

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Entry-Level Geologist

Qualifications Profile

Detail-oriented, results-driven, and dynamic professional; interested in pursuing an engaging position in geology or related field to proactively utilize skills and hands-on knowledge honed from education and practical experience. Knowledgeable in preparing descriptions; drawing geographic columns; and performing hazard assessments on local buildings. Equipped with analytical and quantitative abilities necessary in performing research, resolving issues, driving efficiencies, and accomplishing goals. Multilingual in English, Spanish, and German. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), Microsoft Windows, and ArcGIS.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Geology: 2016

Brigham Young University Idaho, Rexburg, ID

Associate of Arts in History: 2012

Mira Costa College, Oceanside, CA

President’s List

Academic Projects

Title of Project: Strategic Placement of Vegetation to Achieve Up-floodplain Gradient Channel Migration Date: 2016

Assumed the role of research team member, which performed geomorphologic research on a stream table.

Successfully created a meandering pattern, which was chaotic and included meanders, which cut-up gradient by managing sites of erosion and deposition by strategically placing alfalfa and kaolinite.

Title of Project: Mesa Falls Basalt Mapping Date: 2015

Served as a research assistant, in charge of conducting research, which involved mapping basalt flows in the Mesa Falls to confirm their origination and age in the Yellowstone Plateau.

Handled the classification of various basalt flows from appearance, size, mineral content, and paleomagnetism.

Significantly contributed in discovering two new basalt flows.

Title of Project: Field Camp Geology Date: 2015

Carried out the creation of a geologic map of an assigned area by plotting faults and folds, strike and dip of rocks, as well as various formations.

Attended to the measurement and drawing of geologic columns to gain understanding of local geology

Title of Project: Impact of Erosional Processes on Local Populations Date: 2015

Accomplished research regarding landslide areas in Salt Lake Valley.

Title of Project: Impact of Erosional Processes on Coastal Region Date: 2015

Completed coastal erosion projects regarding coastal erosion on the California coast.

Title of Project: Classification and Analyzation of Data Using ArcGIS Date: 2014

Utilized ArcGIS in completing the mapping of geographic information system (GIS) projects on mitigation and hazard assessment, including proximity to fault zones, along with reclassification schemes.

Researched distribution of wildlife species within the Yellowstone and Grand Teton Ecosystem by utilizing vegetation and elevation classification schemes.

Title of Project: Hazard Assessment of Proximity to Fault Systems Date: 2014

Studied seismic activity on the Anatolian fault system, as well as its effects on local population.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant, 2015–2016 Brigham Young University Idaho, Rexburg, ID

Oversaw classes in Oceanography and Meteorology; and Natural Disasters.

Teaching Assistant, 2011 Mira Costa College, Oceanside, CA

Handled responsibilities in Oceanography Laboratories, as well as prepared students for tests.

Work Experience

Central Station Operator, 2014–2015 AvantGuard Alarm Monitoring, Rexburg, ID, USA

Owner, 2011–2013 Fun and Games Tutoring, Vista, CA, USA

Retail Communications Consultant, 2009–2011 Sprint Nextel, Escondido, CA, USA

Program Staff, 2006–2008 Rawhide Ranch, Bonsall, CA, USA

Veteran-19D Cavalry Scout, 2004-2006 United States Army, Buedingen, Germany

Professional Development

First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification

Blood-borne Pathogens Certification

Amateur Radio License

Activities

Senior Scout, “Weltenbummler” Germany

Note Taker, Mira Costa College Office

Instructor, Teaching Hunters Education

Volunteer, Idaho Fish and Game Office



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