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Darren Chen

● ArcGIS Desktop 10.x
● ArcGIS Database Management
● MS SQL Server
● Java
● Python
● Octave
● Fiber Optic OSP Engineering

CHC Consulting, Inc. Carlsbad, CA (08/2015 – Present)
OSP Fiber Network Engineer II
OSP Project Coordination:
– Responsible for Project Management Application Administration which includes:
– Continuously improve, develop, and implement Project Management Application for Fiber Optic Network Engineers
– Supported software engineers with debugging reports and user feedback; and supported users with training, administrative tasks, and generating dashboards
– Managed tasks for a team of over 20 Junior OSP Engineers
– Automation of tasks with P6 Global Change Tool, and MS SQL
OSP Network Engineering:
– Map production with an understanding of Field processes (Construction Ride Out, Permitting, Traffic Control, and Construction needs)
– Updated content on splice sheets, narrative documents, forms, and GIS maps of fiber optic network as well as ISP and OSP inventory
– Designed new underground and aerial plant with respect to local codes and market engineering standards
– Updated OSP Network Designs onto GIS tools for Google Fiber, AT&T, and CenturyLink.
– Instructed field personnel to acquire existing network information, or acquire field information for drafting construction planning
– Drafted construction prints, and municipal permit requests with AutoCAD
Training Development:
– Responsible for the design, hosting, and coordination of training courses for OSP Engineers
– Created reference documents for tracking design standards
– Workflow progress tracking and reporting
– Recorded training videos for training and archival purposes

Wawanesa, San Diego, CA (05/2015 – 08/2015)
Customer Service Representative
– Answer and process customer inquiries with documentation, and follow-up to completion.
– Project friendly company image in all customer interactions

American Red Cross San Diego, CA (05/2011 – 05/2015)
Military Casework Specialist
Facilitate emergency communications for the United States Armed Forces
– Make emergency travel arrangements for active duty service members worldwide
– Suicide prevention and crisis intervention for the United States Armed Forces
– Disbursed emergency financial assistance for retiree’s of the United States Armed Forces

San Diego Mesa College San Diego, CA (2012 – 2015)
GIS Certificate of Performance
– First Place Award for Analytical Research at the Mesa College Research Symposium 2015.
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Coursework: Geodatabase Management, Cartography, Remote Sensing, Java, and GIS Automation with Python

University of California Irvine Irvine, CA (1999 — 2008)
Bachelor of the Arts, Sociology
Relevant Coursework:
Programming in C, Statistics, Social Research Methods, Sociology of Mass Media, and Technical Writing

– 3D Visualization Techniques Using ArcGIS
– Building Models for GIS Analysis Using ArcGIS
– Cartographic Design Using ArcGIS 9
– Geodatabase Topology
– Creating, Editing, and Managing Geodatabases for ArcGIS Desktop
– Processing Raster Data
– Using ArcGIS
– Using Lidar Data in ArcGIS 10
– Working with Geodatabase
– Domains and Subtypes in ArcGIS
– Python Programming for ArcGIS
– Remote Sensing with ENVI

San Diego Sheriff’s Department – Search and Rescue Division
Communication Team Member (04/2017 — Present)
(Pending Search and Rescue Academy Graduation)
– Participate in Search and Rescue training and qualification events
– Facilitate Communications between Search and Rescue teams.

American Red Cross – San Diego Chapter
Disaster Action Team Leader (2012 — 2013)
Disaster Action Team Member (2008 — 2012)
– Assist First Responders and Disaster Clients with basic amenities: Food, and Shelter