GoGeomatics met with Jenn White a photogrammetry and cartographic specialist to talk about her job hunt and her career. Jenn has worked has worked for the federal government in Ottawa and for industry in the prairies.
Jenn attended the University of Manitoba, where she got a B.A. Advanced with a Major in Geography. In her second year of studies, she took a cartography course and it was from that course, that she became passionate about working with and creating maps. Find out more about Jenn White, a Photogrammetry and Cartographic specialist.
We had the opportunity to talk with Mike Strutt about surveying and his career. Mike is one of the most experienced surveyors in Canada . began his survey career in 1974 and managed his first GPS project in 1987 while a field officer with the Geodetic Survey of Canada. Prior to joining Topcon where he now manages RTN Services, Support & Training, Mike spent in excess of 11 years and 10,000 hours delivering instruction on the use of GPS for surveying and mapping.
If you’re thinking about getting into surveying or just more about what a surveyor does this is a must read.
Pat has worked in both the public and private GIS sectors and we were fortunate to have him share his experiences with us. He is currently the GIS Team Leader for all projects that require GIS services.
The office that he works at is involved in Environmental Management, and there are approximately 50 on-going projects. The work environment and turnaround times are usually very fast pace and it is his duty to make sure that the GIS services are delivered with the best quality possible and on time.
This is the the first part of a new section featuring Geomatics Entrepreneurs with Jonathan Bailey the founder of SpatialBridge a geomatics consultancy in Ottawa, Canada.