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GIS TECHNICIAN

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Gurkirat Sidhu

209-637-9281

[email protected]

 

 

Professional Summary:

 

 

·         Having 6 years experience as a GIS analyst in various fields.

·         Responsible in performing various geoprocessing tasks in ArcGIS 10.x and QuantumGIS

·         Strong knowledge of remote sensing data interpretation, image processing and GIS concepts.

·         Highly proficient in linking excel data with ArcGIS, producing maps using Maplex and geo referencing of maps.

·         In-depth understanding of Raster and Vector data, Versioning, Topology, Attribute data structures, Data acquisition, Database construction, Spatial Analysis, Cartographic Representation, Metadata, Digitizing, Editing Attribute and Graphical Data and Preparing hardcopy outputs.

·         Proficient in building expressions to select a subset of features and table expressions using SQL queries.

·         Good understanding of GPS concepts.

·         Experience with GPS data collection process; field data collection methods, survey techniques and knowledge of accuracy standards.

·         Knowledge of computer hardware, GPS hardware, and GIS software applications, including ArcGIS for Desktop and ArcGIS online.

·         Highly proficient in creating maps, reports and analysis using GIS softwares.

·         Experienced in using GIS tools, models and workflows to analyze spatial relationships and streamline processes.

·         Proficient in working with Microsoft Excel and perform analysis on the data.

·         Performed quality assurance and quality control of geospatial data and ensures data meet data standards and formats.

·         Able to communicate technical ideas in non-technical terms to assist staff in understanding and using GIS applications

·         Able to demonstrate excellent organization, time management, problem solving and planning skills to meet schedules and timelines

·         Organized, self-motivated and punctual with excellent oral and written communication skills, quick learner, can adapt quickly to a new technology, with ability to take new roles in minimum time and little training.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Technical Skills:

 

 

Softwares
ArcGIS 10.x, QuantumGIS 2.x, ERDAS, Imagine 2016,

Trimble GPS, Global Mapper, Microsoft Excel, Access, Google Earth Pro,
Databases
SQL Server
Languages
ArcPy, XML
Operating systems
Windows 7/Vista/XP, DOS
Professional Experience:

 

Centrepoint Energy, Shrevport                                                                Jan 2018 – Current

GIS Analyst

 

·         Performs sophisticated spatial analyses and prepares customized mapping projects.

·         Utilize GIS techniques and software to provide a better understanding of certain variables in a given geographic location.

·         Collect, manage, create and edit spatial data for incorporation into an analysis, graphic displays, maps, and simulations

·         Conduct data gathering, conversion, analysis, manipulation and processing of spatial data using computerized GIS.

·         Utilizing GIS data from various sources to process special mapping requests for presentations

·         Preparing custom maps, presentation graphics and reports in a timely and accurate manner.

·         Strong data management skills including creating, editing, and converting GIS data.

·         Perform geoprocessing tasks and analysis to create new or modified datasets or statistical information.

 

 

Innodata Isogen, Delhi                                                                   May 2015 – March 2016

GIS Analyst

 

·         Gather, analyze, and integrate spatial data and determine how best the information can be displayed using GIS.

·         Creates, compiles, integrates, digitizes, and updates map data from many sources.

·         Prepare and maintain computer-generated maps using appropriate procedures.

·         Maintain maps and other information accurately and systematically, and to retrieve and use information.

·         Use ESRI ArcGIS Desktop for data management, production/editing, spatial analytics; and for efficient production quality report and field maps.

·         Experience in process automation utilizing Python, Model Builder, and other Geoprocessing techniques.

·         Edits existing GIS data or converts GIS spatial data to various GIS software formats, projections, and scales in order to ensure accuracy of created/updated spatial information.

 

 

 

Podium Infotech, Delhi                                                                              May 2014 – May 2015

GIS Technician

 

·         Performs detailed spatial analysis; interprets detailed plans, photographs, maps, and legal descriptions to generate reports.

·         Codes and creates maps and geospatial information in order to update and maintain mapping layers; and verifies the accuracy and integrity of data.

·         Performs GIS/remote sensing data collection, management, processing, and analysis using various software packages

·         Generates reports and produces graphic products for use by internal and external customers.

·         Interprets source documents, such as engineering plans, plot maps and legal descriptions and enter required data into the GIS.

·         Performs GIS data maintenance, manipulation, and analysis; researches, and verifies data, investigations, and verifications.

·         Assists in installing and testing new GIS software; and assists in resolving and troubleshooting GIS-related problems and requests.

 

 

SGS Infotech, Delhi                                                                           October 2013 – April 2014

GIS Technician

 

·         Uses GIS program packages (ESRI ArcGIS) to input, edit, prepare and produce various maps, related geographic database information.

·         Use GIS software to create thematic and reference maps, following appropriate standards.

·         Develop and administer ArcGIS databases, including database schema design.

·         Convert all formats of data acquired into geospatial files using either file based geodatabase or a versioned enterprise geodatabase as directed.

·         Develop, maintain and update GIS databases

·          Build new GIS databases for clients, assist in GIS database management and implementation of web mapping tools;

·         Designs, creates, maintains, and updates maps, drawings, plans spreadsheets, data files, and documentation for a wide variety of uses; prepares and formats information for entry into the GIS database and enters data into system.

 

 

 

Education

 

 

Bachelor’s in computer science

Guru Nanak Dev University, India,2008

 

Post graduate diploma in Geoinformatics

Centre of Development for Advanced Computing, Pune ,2013

 

 

Gurkirat Sidhu

209-637-9281

[email protected]

 

 

Professional Summary:

 

 

·         Having 6 years experience as a GIS analyst in various fields.

·         Responsible in performing various geoprocessing tasks in ArcGIS 10.x and QuantumGIS

·         Strong knowledge of remote sensing data interpretation, image processing and GIS concepts.

·         Highly proficient in linking excel data with ArcGIS, producing maps using Maplex and geo referencing of maps.

·         In-depth understanding of Raster and Vector data, Versioning, Topology, Attribute data structures, Data acquisition, Database construction, Spatial Analysis, Cartographic Representation, Metadata, Digitizing, Editing Attribute and Graphical Data and Preparing hardcopy outputs.

·         Proficient in building expressions to select a subset of features and table expressions using SQL queries.

·         Good understanding of GPS concepts.

·         Experience with GPS data collection process; field data collection methods, survey techniques and knowledge of accuracy standards.

·         Knowledge of computer hardware, GPS hardware, and GIS software applications, including ArcGIS for Desktop and ArcGIS online.

·         Highly proficient in creating maps, reports and analysis using GIS softwares.

·         Experienced in using GIS tools, models and workflows to analyze spatial relationships and streamline processes.

·         Proficient in working with Microsoft Excel and perform analysis on the data.

·         Performed quality assurance and quality control of geospatial data and ensures data meet data standards and formats.

·         Able to communicate technical ideas in non-technical terms to assist staff in understanding and using GIS applications

·         Able to demonstrate excellent organization, time management, problem solving and planning skills to meet schedules and timelines

·         Organized, self-motivated and punctual with excellent oral and written communication skills, quick learner, can adapt quickly to a new technology, with ability to take new roles in minimum time and little training.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Technical Skills:

 

 

Softwares
ArcGIS 10.x, QuantumGIS 2.x, ERDAS, Imagine 2016,

Trimble GPS, Global Mapper, Microsoft Excel, Access, Google Earth Pro,
Databases
SQL Server
Languages
ArcPy, XML
Operating systems
Windows 7/Vista/XP, DOS
Professional Experience:

 

Centrepoint Energy, Shrevport                                                                Jan 2018 – Current

GIS Analyst

 

·         Performs sophisticated spatial analyses and prepares customized mapping projects.

·         Utilize GIS techniques and software to provide a better understanding of certain variables in a given geographic location.

·         Collect, manage, create and edit spatial data for incorporation into an analysis, graphic displays, maps, and simulations

·         Conduct data gathering, conversion, analysis, manipulation and processing of spatial data using computerized GIS.

·         Utilizing GIS data from various sources to process special mapping requests for presentations

·         Preparing custom maps, presentation graphics and reports in a timely and accurate manner.

·         Strong data management skills including creating, editing, and converting GIS data.

·         Perform geoprocessing tasks and analysis to create new or modified datasets or statistical information.

 

 

Innodata Isogen, Delhi                                                                   May 2015 – March 2016

GIS Analyst

 

·         Gather, analyze, and integrate spatial data and determine how best the information can be displayed using GIS.

·         Creates, compiles, integrates, digitizes, and updates map data from many sources.

·         Prepare and maintain computer-generated maps using appropriate procedures.

·         Maintain maps and other information accurately and systematically, and to retrieve and use information.

·         Use ESRI ArcGIS Desktop for data management, production/editing, spatial analytics; and for efficient production quality report and field maps.

·         Experience in process automation utilizing Python, Model Builder, and other Geoprocessing techniques.

·         Edits existing GIS data or converts GIS spatial data to various GIS software formats, projections, and scales in order to ensure accuracy of created/updated spatial information.

 

 

 

Podium Infotech, Delhi                                                                              May 2014 – May 2015

GIS Technician

 

·         Performs detailed spatial analysis; interprets detailed plans, photographs, maps, and legal descriptions to generate reports.

·         Codes and creates maps and geospatial information in order to update and maintain mapping layers; and verifies the accuracy and integrity of data.

·         Performs GIS/remote sensing data collection, management, processing, and analysis using various software packages

·         Generates reports and produces graphic products for use by internal and external customers.

·         Interprets source documents, such as engineering plans, plot maps and legal descriptions and enter required data into the GIS.

·         Performs GIS data maintenance, manipulation, and analysis; researches, and verifies data, investigations, and verifications.

·         Assists in installing and testing new GIS software; and assists in resolving and troubleshooting GIS-related problems and requests.

 

 

SGS Infotech, Delhi                                                                           October 2013 – April 2014

GIS Technician

 

·         Uses GIS program packages (ESRI ArcGIS) to input, edit, prepare and produce various maps, related geographic database information.

·         Use GIS software to create thematic and reference maps, following appropriate standards.

·         Develop and administer ArcGIS databases, including database schema design.

·         Convert all formats of data acquired into geospatial files using either file based geodatabase or a versioned enterprise geodatabase as directed.

·         Develop, maintain and update GIS databases

·          Build new GIS databases for clients, assist in GIS database management and implementation of web mapping tools;

·         Designs, creates, maintains, and updates maps, drawings, plans spreadsheets, data files, and documentation for a wide variety of uses; prepares and formats information for entry into the GIS database and enters data into system.

 

 

 

Education

 

 

Bachelor’s in computer science

Guru Nanak Dev University, India,2008

 

Post graduate diploma in Geoinformatics

Centre of Development for Advanced Computing, Pune ,2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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