STEPHEN M. SOUTHARD
P.O. Box 61
Sidney, MT. 59720
Over twenty years experience with AutoCAD
including GIS mapping practices.
GIS data query, ArcMap tools & data driven pages
for map books
Experienced in GPS data collection, creating GIS
topology & data conversions.
Proficient designing preliminary site plans for
Research of land acquisitions & development,
including local zoning & building codes.
Worked with surveyors, civil engineers, real
estate developers, geologists & geophysicists.
Studiedat Trident Technical College in the Civil
Certificates inComputer Aided Design& Surveying.
Courses in ArcView& ArcMap.
AutoCAD Releases11-2014, AutoCAD Civil 3D,
AutoCAD Map2013, LandDevelopment
Desktop & Raster Design, Inventor (Intro Level);
Microstation; ArcView, ArcInfo, ArcMap
10.1, ArcExplorer; Microsoft Office Suite.
GIS Technician, Erickson Contract Surveying,
Sidney, MT. . Apr. 2014-Jan.2015
Updatedgeodatabase SDE well& pipeline data from
surveyors& state websites.
Generated several typesof themed maps forclients
& inhouse users with well,pipelines &
land ownershipdata including coverpages, index
sheets& content indexes.
Applied definitionqueryingto layers for
isolationof specific content withina geodatabase
along with manipulaing text through fieldvalues.
AutoCAD Drafter/GIS Mapper, The Hise Companies,
Lafayette, LA Jun. 2013-Mar.2014
Preparedmaps for oil & gas well sites comprisedof
leases, structure topologies, seismic lines
& points along withbase info for current & future
Assisted geologists& geophysicists on projects to
assure timely & accurate deliverables.
Assembled welllogs including mud& electric log
cross sections for trade, presentations.
Planimeteredoil & gas isopachs for volume &
AutoCAD Technician, SPEC Engineering, Lafayette,
LA May 2013-June 2013
Prepared preliminary plats & site plans using
AutoCAD Civil-3D with annotative text, site,
parcel, curves &curve table tools.
AutoCAD Technician, Paul Miers Engineering,
Lafayette, LA Apr. 2012-Mar. 2013
Preparedpreliminary & finalplats, site plans,
water/sewer plans& ALTA surveys.
Sales (Auto) –Palmetto Ford, Charleston, SC Dec.
Self Employed, Conceptual S it e Planning, LLC,
Lawrenceville, GA Jan.2009-Nov. 2010
Openeda business to create concept site plans
andrevisions fordevelopment projects.
GIS/BIM/CAD Drafter, Mactec (via Spherion)),
Kennesaw, GA Oct. 2009-Dec. 2009
A three monthassignment to interpret field-notes&
place representationsof roof
equipment & defect statususing AutoCAD aspart of
a GIS/BIM life-cycle project.
GIS topology centroids were createdfromAutoCAD
point, polygons & line objects.
Preparedprocedural documentationin MS Word,
SiteDevelopment Planner, Duke Realty Corporation,
Lay outsof speculativesite & master plans for the
industrial and office units.
Balancedearthwork in AutoCAD LandDesktop
Assisted the DevelopmentServices Manager in
research, budgeting, contracts & consultants.
Interpreted &discussed consultant reports to make
sound decisionson land acquisitions.
ProvidedCAD/GIS support for preconstruction,
leasing,marketing, property management&
the legaldepartmentwith legaldescriptions &
graphics for documents.