Sparks, NV

Position Desired

Geotechnical Engineering
Anywhere in the U.S.


Career Goal: To Expand on Professional Skills in the Geotechnical, Mining, and Environmental Fields as an Engineer

Dependable, honest, and strongly driven engineer seeking a full-time position to expand on skills by utilizing educational experience and professional abilities. Takes on leading roles within team environments to complete group projects. Works extremely well independently without the constant guidance of supervisors. Superior written and oral communication skills. Strong knowledge of public and civil service responsibilities. Detail oriented and strong problem solver. Strong desire to increase level of responsibility. Proficient with different engineering practices in both the office and the field. Strong advocate for the safety of self and others

Experience includes underground tunnel engineering, geological surveys, geological mapping, logging core samples, calculating mine rock mass rating (MRMR), calculating rock quality designation (RQD), writing geotechnical and weekly summary reports, landfill design from university course, geosynthetics, ArcMap 9 and affiliated GIS programs, integrating AutoCAD drawings into ArcMap 9, digitizing geological maps for geothermal exploration, collecting and analyzing air and gas samples, continuous monitoring of air quality, instigating project meetings, taking responsibility on contractual binding operations, photogrammetric imagery surveying, land surveying using Trimble GPS systems and robotic total stations, regional company recruitment, creating and presenting professional presentations, supervision of a small mining crew, writing and enforcing safe work permits and permits to operate, inspection of bridges in accordance to Nevada state specifications, completion of semester long university National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) course, and general office duties.

Professional Skills:

Fluent in Microsoft Word
Fluent in Microsoft Excel
Fluent in Microsoft Outlook
Efficient with GIS
Familiar with Trimble GPS
Geological Survey
Ability to prepare reports
Writes work permits
Strong public speaker
Certified ACI Technician
Certified in CPR & First Aid
Certified in MSHA open pit
Certified in 10 hour OSHA
AEG Vice President
Strong understanding of Environmental Regulations
Completion of UNR NEPA course
Top secret clearance through Federal Government
Creates and presents professional presentations
Educates crew on PPE
Lead field engineer in mining operations
Completion of TMCC AutoCAD courses


Marathon Oil (through Aerotek as a temp agency) – Reno, NV (Publicly owned agency – Oil Corporation)
Plant Operator / Technician, Oil Sands Research, 1/2012 to Present
Monitor air quality on a regular basis using DeltaV software.
Monitor air quality on a regular basis using a handheld MXi6.
Enforces standards written in “Permit to Operate” issued from Washoe County.
Assists chemical engineers in ground breaking research regarding oil sands.
Safe operation of pilot plant using both natural gas and steam.
Safe handling and disposal of hazardous chemicals and waste.
Followed all safety guidelines and ensured all others followed the same policies.

Kiewit Pacific Co. – Pacifica, CA (Private Construction Corporation – Devil’s Slide Tunneling Project)
NATM Engineer, Underground Division, 6/2009 to 6/2010
Conducted geological surveys and geological mapping on daily basis.
Maintained professional communication with the owner of the Devil’s Slide Tunneling Project.
Individual duties and responsibilities completed on time.
Responsible for completing and posting legal binding documents on a daily basis per the contract.
Placed on regional recruitment team due to excellent personal and presentation skills.
Followed all safety guidelines and ensured all others abode by the same policies.

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