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I'M Robert page...

EXPERIENCED, FREELANCE, PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
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When I’m not enjoying the outdoors with my wife and dogs or catching the occasional blockbuster at the movie theater, I look for every opportunity to apply the skills and experience I have amassed over a 45+ year career.  Over those years I have performed all manner of roles in the following areas of expertise:  Personnel Management, Project Management, Schedule Management, Budget Management, Vendor Management, Web Design, Graphic Design, CAD Design, IT Support, Surveying, Inspection, Policy & Procedure Development and Enforcement.

 

01 skills

MY SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE BASE...

The following graphic depicts my software proficiency employing both personal experience and regularity of use. Lower ratings typically reflect recurring and/or extended gaps in use.  
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Microsoft EXCEL

85%

Microsoft WORD

80%

AUTOCAD

90%

DRAFTSIGHT

95%

PHOTOSHOP

35%

LISP & VBA

50%

HTML 4 & CSS

40%

MY EXPERIENCE TAKE-A-WAYS...

  • Creative and analytical person

  • Personnel tasking; scheduling; budgeting; and supply management / coordination

  • Graphic Arts: CAD, Pencil, Ink, Charcoal, Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor

  • Windows & IOS platforms; AutoCAD 2.6 thru 2018; Civil 3D; DraftSight 2D 2022; Office 365, & other Microsoft and Google software

  • Computer and application problem analysis / resolution

  • Practical Knowledge of survey, subdivision, & legal description

  • Civil site, street, highway, grading, & utility graphic support and design

  • Materials sampling & testing

  • Programming with Autolisp, & Visual Basic for applications

  • Engineering drafting operations & standards

  • Building inspection using UBC and BOCA standards

03 Experience

1984-2017

PDC Engineering

Drafting Coordinator

I was to coordinate and facilitate the firm’s drafting department.  Through development of standard product production guidelines and nationally accepted graphic standards, I was able to take the lead in the firms talented body of engineers and support staff to evolve hand-produced graphic products into primarily CADD-produced graphic products.  All of these objectives were accelerated by an integrated design/drafting add-on software tool that I designed, coded, and implemented throughout the firm and called “CIVIL-MANager”.  ‘CivilMan’ became the primary production enhancement to enable engineers and designers to economically produce their own basic engineering drawings and graphics.

1984-2017

PDC Engineering

Civil / Survey Drafter and Designer

My everyday duties started and ended with Civil and Survey drafting tasks, but often had to incorporate Civil design tasks. One such design that I am proud of is the ‘Delta Visitor Information Center’ parking lot, and the ‘Sullivan Roadhouse and Historical Museum’ interpretive entrance walkway, gardens, and interpretive sign supports.

1984-2017

PDC Engineering

Surveyor

I was occasionally utilized for survey field support, typically on nearby jobs that needed a ‘fill-in’ surveyor for the busier seasonal field work.

1980-1984

Key Electrosonic

Mechanical & Electrical Engineering and Design

Based in Milton-Freewater OR, I trained and practiced mechanical & electrical engineering and design of food production line layout, equipment placement, operator walkways, and food processing machinery design:  Specifically, belt conveyors, shakers, color sorters, berry decappers, steam blanchers and more.

1978-1980

Toronto Engineering

Civil Design, Survey, and Production

Based in Pendleton OR, Toronto Engineering provided me with multiple opportunities to develop extensive skill in Survey, drafting, river mapping, materials testing, and building inspection for the city of Irrigon, OR.

1974-1978

Restaurant Management

Based in Blacksburg, Radford, Collinsville, and Martinsville VA, I managed troubled restaurants to re-establish product consistency, employee quality, and general profitability of troubled company stores.  I gained valuable experience in money management, operations, budgeting, supply and usage tracking, ordering, and labor.

1974-1974

Survey Crew Chief

Based in Roanoke VA, this opportunity provided me with multiple leadership and standard subdivision layout survey tasks. This work gave me my first practical experience with engineering, architecture, and survey after leaving Virginia Tech.

 
 
CONTACT

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