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Spencer Collins


Bachelor of Science, Geomatics (Geographic Information Systems and Technology) - 3.82 GPA
Northern Michigan University – Marquette, MI
Graduated May 2020

Relevant Work Experience:
May 2019 - Aug. 2020
GIS / Planning Intern, City of Centerville (Planning and Zoning) – Centerville, OH
• Created published maps for the City that are online, in parks, and in government buildings
• Scripted Python code to automate the process of combining county parcels into a single feature
• Uploaded data and maps to the GIS server for government, engineering, and public use
• Created application maps in ArcGIS Web AppBuilder for police and public use
• Digitized private and park utilities from engineering layout plans into ArcGIS for engineering
• Updated address geodatabases in ArcGIS for new properties in the city
• Used ArcGIS Collector and a Trimble GPS unit to track park trails and update park trail maps
• Printed maps used by the city with a large plotter and maintained the plotter’s performance
• Set up traffic counters to collect, analyze, and map data of traffic patterns, volume, and speed
• Helped residents with planning and zoning applications and evaluated them to create permits

Aug. 2019 - May 2020
GIS / Remote Sensing Lab Assistant and Tutor, Northern Michigan University (Earth,
Environmental, and Geographic Sciences) – Marquette, MI
• Tutored students one on one in the into level GIS class on assignments using ArcGIS Pro
• Assisted students in an upper level Remote Sensing class with lab assignments in ERDAS
• Helped general geography students with various assignments from mapping to statistics
• Maintained GIS lab hardware and software and changed out monitors
• Discussed the methods used to complete GIS assignments with the class’ professor

ArcGIS (ArcMap, Pro, Collector, Online, Web AppBuilder), QGIS, PostgreSQL, Python, ERDAS Imagine, Mapbox, OpenStreetMap, Google Earth Pro, Java Programming, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Trimble handheld GPS units, Trimble SketchUp, Microsoft Office, Google Drive

Cartography, Spatial analysis, Database management, Image interpretation, Metadata preparation, File type conversion, GPS tracking, Data entry, Computer programming, Graphic design, Organization, Detail orientation, Communication

Student Researcherr, Northern Michigan University – GIS Lab
Member, International Geographic Honor Society (Gamma Theta Upsilon)

Spencer Collins

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Posted 2020-07-23 under Cartography, Entry Level, Geography, Geology, Geospatial