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.
Greg Druce, a Geomatics Specialist focusing on quality control of DEMs at MDA Corporation. Greg is new to the field, offering views on the attraction of geomatics and finding and developing a career through a nontraditional path. He agreed to discuss his job and career direction going forward.
Ted Elliot of LGL Limited environmental research associates helps to better explain and define what a Spatial Ecologist and GIS Manager’s role could be. A key to LGL’s success has been the stability of the company, resulting in low staff turnover. Several staff members have been with LGL for 30 years or more. This experience enables LGL to complete assignments efficiently, on time, and within budget, and with a high degree of scientific competence.