Wayne Tobitt


GIS Analyst / Specialist



Calgary, Alberta | (403) 650- 8407 | [email protected]

Detail-Oriented Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist / Data Analyst with a wealth of transferable skills. Willing to learn new skills. Demonstrated commitment to project completion and Customer Service, through Communication, Teamwork, Relationship Building, Analytical Problem Solving, Time Management, Critical Thinking and Solution-Focused Customer Support


·        5 years of experience extracting and mapping information with ESRI ArcMap 10.X, ArcPy, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, ArcCatalog, ArcSDE, Q-GIS, PCI Geomatica, PDF Exchange Pro.

·        Experienced with field data collection, digital text mining, statistical modelling and location analytics with spatial databases

·        3 years of experience in data analysis using Python scripting, Excel and R Statistics programming Software, R-Studio, Model Builder, GWR, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, SQL, Microsoft Windows, Mac OSX, MS Office, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Earth Pro

·        Experienced with ArcGIS Collector GPS, Model Builder, Projections and Coordinate Systems, Big Data,  Database ETL processes, Multi-Dimensional Scaling, 3D Geo-visualization, Spatial Analyst, Geostatistical Analyst, 3D Analyst, Network Analyst, OBIA with eCognition Developer, Data Visualization, Data Processing, File Conversion, Data Management and Archiving, S-Plus, GWR, FME, Excel


Master of Geographic Information Systems – M.GIS / Geography                                                  2015 – 2018
University of Calgary, Alberta

·        Geographic Information Systems – GIS, GPS data, Relational Databases, SQL Server

·        Statistical Analysis and Modelling, Script Automated Geoprocessing with Python

·        Programming with Python, ArcPy and ArcGIS 10.X

·        Remote Sensing Photogrammetry using Airborne, Satellite, and LiDAR Image Processing, Conversion, and Interpretation, Land Cover Classification

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Magna cum Laude)                                                                                             2014
University of Trinidad & Tobago

·        Software Engineering I, Maintenance and Safety

·        Computer-aided Drafting (CAD) and Lighting Design

Certificate in Digital Media Studies – (Certificate of Excellence for Above 3.5 GPA)                         2012

University of Trinidad & Tobago

GIS Student Analyst – UCMAPS – University of Calgary                                                                       2017 – 2018

·        Created Data Layers on ArcGIS enterprise spatial databases, identified and resolved digitization issues for improved data quality assurance, updated spatial database entries and metadata editing via live Web mapping applications, on ArcGIS Enterprise Server using Maplex engine within established deadlines under minimal supervision

·        Applied initiative and determined best locations for emergency signage based on set compliance guidelines, making a significant contribution to the spatial datasets of the organization

·        Collected hundreds of written field data attributes on asset-locations and orientations for improved asset management while working both independently and as part of a team

·        Digitized emergency stairway and exit routing, and updated dataset attribute tables with emergency routing information and irrigation vector data from utility-network in AutoCAD data sources

·        Worked with the team lead to produce over 2000 customized way-finding, emergency evacuation exit maps created for enhanced safety and time-saving in emergencies, using Data Driven Pages on ArcSDE via Python scripting automation

Marking, Reading, Demonstrator – University of Calgary                                                                   2016-2017

·        Supervised the examinations of over 250 undergrad university students and successfully secured exam papers for course administrators

Parking/Customer Service Attendant – Calgary Stampede 2016                                                       2016

·        Directly interacted with organizers and over 100 arriving attendees while directing the prioritization of traffic flow among performers, deliveries, pickups and emergency response vehicles resulting in 100% incident-free operation at checkpoint

Conference Assistant – Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences                                         2016

·        Organized publication materials, performed Customer Service duties at event station, and directly interacted with event staff and over 80 visitors daily with a professional respectful and empathic approach

Police Officer – Ministry of National Security                                                                         Prior to – 2015 (10+ Years)

·        Interacted directly with the public and provided professional customer service with 95% satisfactory results

·        Recommended IT hardware and software and Implemented a networked computer system at branch, that increased data management efficiency and productivity by 80%

·        Supervised a team of fifteen persons on a daily basis and a team of fifty plus on monthly rotation

·        Supervised, interviewed and signed off on staff Performance Appraisal reports

·        Performed administrative clerical duties pertaining to scheduling, leave reports, daily and monthly operations reports 95% within deadlines

·        Directly responsible for the drum and percussion unit, a musician, Sound Engineer and registered heavy vehicle operator within the organization’s Police Band

·        Received promotions to the ranks of Constable, Corporal, and Acting Sergeant over the period of service

Professional Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems UAV/RPAS Pilot Certification – MIR Aviation, Calgary                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2016

Restricted Operator Certificate – Aeronautical (ROC-A) Radio License – Industry Canada                                                                                                                                                                                                2016
Project Management CBP (IBTA), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), CompTIA A+ Certification


·        Cartography, Working with Geodatabase Domains and Subtypes, Solving Spatial Problems, Regression Analysis, Finding Geographic Data, Distance Analysis, Deriving Rasters for Terrain Analysis, Python for Everyone, – (Esri)

·        Geospatial Intelligence and Maps and the Geospatial Revolution – (Coursera)

·        Intro to Python for Data Science – (DataCamp)

·        Comprehensive Statistics and Data Science with R – (Udemy)

·        Introduction to Programming with Python – (Alison)



Currently volunteering with the DataforGood Calgary/Edmonton Chapters, Arts Development project                2018

Volunteered on the successful construction of a CBE community play park in the Calgary, Alberta area.       2017

Volunteer as Camera Operator and Sound Technician at NUTV Campus Television for several community focused projects and previously provided assistance to visitors and performed updates to social media platforms.                    2016
Experienced voluntary contributor to online Citizen Science campaigns for Tomnod and Open Street Map       2014-Present

Photography: People, Landscape, the Environment, and Macro Photography
Other: Cycling, Urban Development, Environmental Protection, and General Information Technology

Portfolio: bit.ly/WayneTobitt



Master of Geographic Information Systems at The University of Calgary


BFA at The University of Trinidad & Tobago

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