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Senior Project Geologist

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United States
Posted:
October 10, 2008

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Nathan A. Ash, PG, CEG

Senior Project Geologist

SKILLS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Professional Geologist with over 10 years of experience in the energy and engineering consulting sectors.

• Responsible for planning and implementation of complicated capital programs with large budgets.

• Responsible for business development including building strong client relationships and developing marketing strategies to secure new contracts.

• Adept at managing field projects and evaluating various data sources including drilling logs, geophysical data, and wireline test data to evaluate subsurface geologic conditions.

• Detail oriented, effective at multi-tasking, able to learn quickly and adapt to changing technologies.

• Excellent communications skills. Responsible for writing technical and business reports.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (FROM MOST RELEVANT)

Horizon Well Logging, Lompoc, CA

Wellsite Geologist

• Performed sampling, testing, logging, and consultation during the drilling of exploration and production wells for oil, gas, and geothermal projects throughout Central and Southern California.

• Worked in conjunction with company geologists, field engineers, drillers, Department of Defense project managers, and oilfield services.

• Conducted analysis of wellfield data from geologic and geophysical logs and wireline testing.

• Evaluated subsurface stratigraphic and structural geologic data for interpretation of oil, gas, and geothermal production zones.

• Operated and maintained gas sampling equipment, temperature and volume probes, and computer equipment in self-contained, mobile laboratory.

Senior Project Geologist (current position)

• Provided project management services for commercial, residential, infrastructure, and industrial projects with budgets in excess of two million dollars.

• Conducted investigations and development consultation for high profile development and redevelopment projects throughout the Southwestern United States and the Republic of Mexico.

• Responsible for managing staff and senior staff level geologists, engineers, and field technicians.

• Responsible for contract management, report and proposal writing, business development, and budget management.

• Performed geotechnical investigations to provide geological engineering recommendations for project design and construction.

• Worked closely with civil, geotechnical, and structural engineers, clients, and government entities to identify requirements and obtain plan approvals.

Ninyo & Moore Consultants, San Diego, CA

Project Geologist

• Provided project management services for commercial, residential, infrastructure, and industrial projects with budgets exceeding one hundred thousand dollars.

• Performed geotechnical investigations to provide geological site characterization and engineering recommendations for project design and construction.

• Management and oversight of staff geologists and field technicians.

• Responsible for report and proposal writing, business development, and budget management.

• Worked closely with civil, geotechnical, and structural engineers and clients to identify requirements and obtain plan approvals.

Advanced Geotechnical Services, Camarillo, California

Senior Staff Geologist

• Performed field mapping and subsurface investigations for commercial, residential, industrial, and public infrastructure projects.

• Coordinated and oversaw subcontractor services.

• Prepared field logs, geologic maps, and geotechnical investigation reports.

• Worked closely with engineering geologists, civil and geotechnical engineers, and clients.

• Served as expert witness in litigation proceedings.

EDUCATION

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona

Master of Science in Geology (1997)

Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan

Bachelor of Science in Geology, with Honors (1994)

RELEVANT UNIVERSITY COURSEWORK

Sedimentology Depositional Systems

Stratigraphy Advanced Structural Geology

Electromagnetic Geophysics Well Logging

Environmental and Aqueous Geochemistry

Global and Applied Geophysics

Applied Geoscience Data Analysis

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES

Professional Geologist – State of California

Professional Geologist – State of Wyoming

Certified Engineering Geologist – State of California

AFFILIATIONS

Association of Engineering Geologist

San Diego Association of Geologists

Geological Society of America

WORK STATUS

United States Citizen



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