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Michael Mcgahee

Lancaster, PA, USA

SUMMARY

Demonstrated proficiency in geospatial analysis and data management; experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to deliver results-based solutions to clients in various fields of interest. Experience producing maps and leveraging GIS data to address issues affecting public health and safety. Self-motivated, articulate, and diligent; careful attention to detail.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

GIS SOFTWARE: ArcMap 10.6, ArcGIS Pro 2.2, ArcGIS Online, ArcSDE 10.2, ERDAS Imagine, GeoDa, TerrSet

DEVELOPMENT TOOLS: Excel, Venngage, ModelBuilder, SPSS, Tool for Oracle Application Developers

CORE COMPETENCIES: Data Management, Network Analysis, Cartographic Modeling, Data Collection, Quality Control

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

WASHINGTON COLLEGE, Chestertown, MD
GIS Analyst II August 2015-July 2018

Provided the Maryland Highway Safety Office (MHSO) with regular analysis of traffic records and highway safety data; generated maps and other analysis products to support statewide highway safety initiatives

• Identified road segments at increased risk for reckless driving behaviors; guided Maryland State Police (MSP) and other law enforcement agencies in setting up saturation patrols to reduce DUI crashes and other highway incidents
• Deployed Network Analyst functionality to enhance the predictive capability of MHSO’s linear risk terrain model; documented procedures and oversaw implementation of the revised model among team of analysts and student workers
• Curated State Highway Administration (SHA) crash datasets to determine fatality rates and identify factors influencing traffic-related deaths
• Collaborated with statewide liquor licensing agencies to maintain databases of alcohol vendors and license violations in all 24 Maryland counties and Baltimore City
• Promoted highway safety educational efforts through demographic analysis of neighborhoods with high rates of impaired driving offenders

EARTH DATA INCORPORATED, Centreville, MD
GIS Analyst October 2015-April 2016

Organized team of contract workers tasked with developing multi-user geodatabases to be used by the Army Geospatial Center (AGC) for tactical and relief operations

• Developed quality control specifications for the digitization and attribution of critical infrastructure assets
• Trained colleagues on interpreting aerial photographs and satellite images; provided on-site technical assistance while contributing to production efforts

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY SERVICE AUTHORITY, Woodbridge, VA
GIS Records Technician I January 2014-August 2015

Reviewed databases of historical sketches and record drawings, identified discrepancies with existing as-built plans, documented corrections to as-builts, and performed necessary GIS updates to improve the overall quality of PWCSA’s GIS database of water and sewer utility assets

U.S. CENSUS BUREAU, Suitland, MD
Geographer January 2009-January 2013

Enhanced census tabulation efforts through regular maintenance to the Master Address File/Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (MAF/TIGER) database (MTDB)

• Instructed colleagues on adjusting linear and point features and updating feature attributes within the MTDB
• Drafted software requirements specifications for implementing and streamlining an Oracle-based quality control (QC) system

EDUCATION

VIRGINIA TECH, Blacksburg, VA
Masters of Science in Geography
Bachelor of Arts in Geography, Cum Laude

• Master’s Thesis: “Scale and the Interpretation of Voting Patterns in Virginia, 2003-2006”
• Minor in Environmental Policy and Planning

Michael Mcgahee

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