Thomas Montour

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Geospatial Information Officer

Ontario, Canada

Thomas Montour HBA, Cert. GIS & RS
1114-550 Webb Drive, Mississauga, ON L5B 3Y4

(416) 709-8627 [email protected]

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five years of professional and research experience in Geospatial science, from data collection, extraction, and dissemination
  • 3 years of leadership experience
  • Specialized in Geographic Information Systems utilizing software suites, such as ESRI ArcGIS, ENVI, PCI Geomatica, and QGIS.
  • Expert in Mobile LiDAR data acquisition and data processing, and various methods of GPS processing.
  • Peer-reviewed published author

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Consultant

Perpetual Spot-On Training – Toronto, ON Sept. 2015 – Present

  • Initiate strategic planning and scheduling for the release of new products
  • Practice situational leadership by adjusting my style to fit the development level needs of my team

Geospatial Information Officer (remote worker)

AGERpoint – New Smyrna Beach, FL Mar. 2015 – Present

  • Manage change within the company and the expectations of company clients
  • Develop effective communication through leading various teams remotely
  • Product owner on various hardware and software products, resulting in the successful implementation and production release
  • Lead performance management by hiring and reviewing employees, and providing growth coaching
  • Successfully implemented multiple mobile lidar mapping systems for data collection

LiDAR and Photogrammetry Technical Analyst, Engineering and Manufacturing Division

Teledyne Optech – Toronto, ON Jun. 2013 – Feb. 2015

  • Team lead in charge of updating all operational/software manuals and client training materials
  • Performed virtual and onsite technical training and high level support for clients worldwide
  • Authored over 10 technical documents for clients and internal staff
  • Managed and enhanced the acceptance criteria of Optech’s mobile mapper during operational and stress testing
  • Consulted with product and application engineers to test new integrated components through pre-defined matrices and establish pass/fail criteria

Mobile Mapping Operations Specialist, 3D Terrestrial LiDAR Division

Teledyne Optech – Toronto, ON Jan. 2013 – Jun. 2013

  • Analyzed protocols, qualification documents, test plans and test reports to provide effective quality assurance
  • Provided mid-level support to clients worldwide

Research Associate – Affiliation with the Northern Studies Training Program (NSTP)

York University – Toronto, ON Jun. 2010 – Aug. 2010

  • Completed 2 months of field research in the Sub Arctic region of Churchill, MN
  • Monitored and successfully deployed an infrared gas analyzer to measure CO2 concentrations within several Arctic ponds, providing physical CO2 concentrations for an analysis to determine whether the ponds were sinks or sources of carbon to the atmosphere
  • Maintained meteorological stations measuring atmospheric temperature, wind speed and direction, atmospheric CO2 concentrations, precipitation and incoming and outgoing solar radiation

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Professional Certificate in GIS and Remote Sensing, York University 2009 – 2012

Honours Bachelor of Arts, Major: Physical Geography, York University 2007 – 2012

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Published Author, International Journal of Geo-informatics: Spatial bootstrapping of high spatial and temporal resolution thermal infrared imagery: a canopy wetness case study 2014

Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) grant 2011-2013

Northern Studies Training Program grant issued by the Federal Government 2010

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Software
Languages
Operating Systems
GPS Processing: Applanix POSPac 6.0 – 8.0, Novatel Inertial Explorer

Working knowledge of SQL

Windows 7 –10
GIS Software Packages: ESRI Suite ArcGIS, QGIS

Mac OS
Image Processing: PCI Focus Geomatica and ENVI

Lidar Processing and 3D Viewers: QT Modeller 7 and 8, ENVI Lidar, Cloud Compare

Microsoft Suite Software: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access

  • Updated 12 months ago

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