Jasmin Kalaw

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GIS Technician

Toronto, Ontario

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 
Fugro Roadware, Mississauga, Ontario September 2021 – August 2022
Data Analyst, Full Time Position
Worked with the Data Analyst and Distress team in the quality control of road data and daily verification reports for clients to accurately analyze crack severity in their pavement.
Created reports which contained changes in pavement over the years by looking over images and verifying the severity of cracks, allowing for accurate delivery to clients.
Liaised with collection crew and data analysts about missing data, ensuring that reports contain unique and crucial data for the clients’ specific needs.
Trained new data analyst on daily quality assurance and quality control of imported road data to improve efficiency of the onboarding process.
Assisted in the creation of geodatabases and road network maps with ArcGIS Products that Fugro’s routing team utilizes to aide in further analysis of pavement for the clients.

Tate Economic Research Inc., Toronto, Ontario January – June 2021
Research Analyst, Contract Position
Assisted in the creation of retail analysis reports pertaining to the potential location of a clients’ business.
Utilized ArcGIS Online to geocode competition within potential retail locations, allowing for the identification of consumer needs within the market.
Researched local building permits and development charges background studies to determine population growth within an area warranting that the client will have significant demand.
Retrieved and analyzed large cell phone data to determine the future market area of potential retail stores ensuring the client has a large draw of potential customers.
Assisted with the creation of infographics pertaining to a demography of a market area, allowing for clients to determine the socio-economic characteristics of the site.

CB Richard Ellis, Toronto, Ontario June 2019 – September 2020
Real Estate Services Assistant
Assisted in the organization of documents and calendars for a team of transaction managers, brokers, and vice presidents.
Assisted in creating market surveys for new locations, providing insight to clients to ensure the ideal location is chosen for their businesses to prosper.
Conducted renewal reports for clients, enabling them to meet strict deadlines for tenancy.
Created maps using ArcGIS online mapping and local broker information to depict proximity of original locations to potential locations, allowing for clients to determine new areas for business.
Abstracted lease documents to ensure that the client has a clear understanding of what is needed for a default free tenancy.

Ministry of Correctional Services, Toronto, Ontario January – April 2019
Team Lead, Co-op Placement
Worked with a team of six to present a series of cases using ArcGIS, Excel, and Power BI while managing tight timelines and complex datasets.
Managed a team of six with tasks and kept a strict deadline to maintain organization throughout the project.
Created pivot tables with large data sets and organized crime rate information, allowing for analysis of high-risk areas within Ontario while anticipating reoccurring incidents.
Presented information to a non-technical audience with regards to heatmaps showing potential indicators of crime in specific areas within Ontario.
Cooperated and collaborated with colleagues pertaining to the production of a request for proposal for the Ministry of Correctional Services.
Utilized ArcGIS Pro to depict areas with a high concentration of incidents to provide a visual aide for the Ministry of Correctional Services.

City of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario May – August 2018
GIS Research Analyst, Intern
Collected neighbourhood indicators, light geospatial analysis of services and vulnerability, collation of service data, geocoding of social services and processing of electronic survey data 150+ comprehensive maps.
Collaborated with analysts to generate maps using ArcGIS that depicted areas with high numbers of low-income children for the 2018 Toronto Child and Family Poverty Report.
Utilized census data and ArcGIS to generate maps for public use, providing insight on topics such as areas where major home repairs were needed, tenant average shelter costs, income, and labour force statistics.
Recorded the locations of senior centers and geocoded the data to make a new shapefile, providing the City of Toronto with visual representation regarding this demographic.
Fulfilled individual map requests for policy and research, catering to unique topics such as demographic differences in certain areas with accuracy and promptness.

EDUCATION and PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University), Toronto, Ontario 2019
Bachelor of Arts, Geographic Analysis

Skills

  • communication
  • data visualization
  • DATABASES
  • GIS
  • organization
  • Teamwork

Education

September 2015 - April 2019

Bachelors of Art; Major: Geographic Analysis at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson)

Minor in Environment and Urban Sustainability

  • GIS
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