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John Pavek

Burlington, NJ, USA

JOHN M. PAVEK, GISP, CSM
Burlington, NJ 08016 | (609) 502-8203 | jogial@comcast.net | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-pavek-gisp
GIS Technologies Subject Matter Expert & Project Manager
Flexible, organized, problem-solving, productive and strategic thinking team leader with ability to work independently and with passion adept at delivering complex initiatives with high impact and integrity. Engages with stakeholders by applying a focused command of project management, business development and geospatial technology with strong work ethic. Exceptional attention to detail and client service skills. Prepared for leadership role with many years’ managerial success.
KEY PROFILE OFFERINGS
 Technical consultant to geospatial managers and project participants practiced in coordination of end-to-end project activities to produce high-quality geographic products and fulfill objectives.
 Develops, demonstrates and implement solutions to facilitate excellent customer experience and improve performance.
 Serve as an integral contributor to innovation while establishing high quality standards as the primary point of contact. Providing the necessary support to overcome challenges and resolve issues with excellent follow thru.
 Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills that bridge communication gaps, meet deadlines and instill trust.
Core Proficiencies
Project Management Skills | Geospatial Applications | Relational Databases | Mentoring | Risk Management
Enterprise GIS | Relationship Management | Team Building | Multitasking | Data Analysis Skills | Strong Presentation Skills
Data Management | Time Management Skills | GIS Editing and Cartographic Design | Emotional Intelligence Skills (EQ)
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
ESRI SPECIALIST | ComTec Information Systems, Irving, TX| 9/2021 to present
 Under contract with UGI (mid-sized gas-electric PA utility) for a permanent position.
 Responsible for creating, maintaining and supporting an ESRI ArcGIS Enterprise 10.X system including field interactions.
 Assist in management of ArcGIS Online accounts and content.
 Provide general geospatial technology advice to UGI for general operations and project specific requirements.
 General support for a document management system call Mirata (interfaces with GIS).

SENIOR GIS SPECIALIST | Kaizen Technologies, Iselin, NJ | 1/2020 to 4/2020 (Covid-19 Layoff)
 Delivered GIS products, various solution types and custom scripts to contracted client's customers in their operations.
 Examine issues as related to customer interfaces/graphics and have recommended at minimum 8 major enhancements.
 Recommend operational improvements for future operations for contracted clients.
 Used both ArcGIS 10.X and ArcGIS Pro to publish mapservices for client use.
OWNER / GIS PROJECT MANAGER / GIS ARCHITECT | Spatial Design Consulting, Burlington, NJ | 8/2019 to 1/2020
 Deliver operational leadership and project management via self-directed entrepreneurship as a project team member.
 Pioneered the launch of this consulting firm dedicated to GIS operations and project implementation.
GIS LEAD / GIS PROJECT MANAGER / SENIOR PRINCIPAL PRODUCT CONSULTANT | PSE&G, Newark, NJ | 11/2013 to 08/2019
 Managed a variety of complex projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment, coordinating cross-functional teams, in the achievement of objectives. Used Waterfall techniques primarily but used Agile Scrum also.
 Maintained accountability until completion for defining such items as the RFPs, technical architecture, documenting (i.e. project scope, project plan, workflows (esp. process changes and content acquisition), datasets and budgeting.
 Worked closely in a collaboratively manner with IT divisions, as well as vendors/contractors, providing services encompassing database work, operations, technical support, property management, construction and engineering.
 Developed broad and deep expertise in the company’s electric and gas distribution connectivity model.
 Partnered with clients to navigate each project through the Product Development Life Cycle; assumed a hands-on role in managing the application through such items as writing technical requirements, reporting, databases design, development activities, systems integration, technical design, training and maintenance.
Key Success:
 Fulfilled a critical role as the GIS Lead leading up to a reorganization and new title as of March 2019.
 Serving as a project manager, led a major GIS upgrade, working with Schneider Electric as the lead vendor and two subcontractors; non-mobile and mobile applications; achieved milestones/deliverables on-time and within budget.
OWNER / GIS PROJECT MANAGER / GIS ARCHITECT | Spatial Design Consulting, Burlington, NJ | 2/2013 to 11/2013
GIS MANAGER | New Jersey Natural Gas, Wall, NJ | 6/2007 to 2/2013
 Served as GIS subject matter expert in the planning of GIS vision in addition to completing daily actions, strategic planning and projects providing deliverables on time/budget. Created and showed at minimum 60 high quality presentations.
 Planned and executed complex GIS projects coordinating multiple departments and agencies facilitating them to collaborate. Worked with Drafting Department in conversion and deployment of their CAD operations to GIS.
 Directed a team up to six professionals while formulating GIS budgets, with individual project budgets of as high as $3.5M.
 Directed all GPS (Global Positioning Systems) activities including data collection standards, equipment inventory, etc.
 Applied basic skillsets in many programming languages to build business applications aligned with end-user needs.
Key Successes:
 Recognized with a Customer Appreciation Award from Schneider Electric in 2012.
 Credited with introducing a series of process improvements and written communication that sparked substantial gains in operational efficiency and use of resources, especially with respect to field crews and their safety.
 Defined GIS procedures to take advantage of new and existing ArcGIS API capabilities; these included the creation of various customer facing GIS digital project applications using standard software development and research methods.
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
Master of Arts Degree in Geography, Professional Planning (GIS Specialization)
State University of New York at Binghamton
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Geography, Pre-Professional Planning, Minor in Environmental Studies
State University of New York at Geneseo
GISP Certification
Certified AWS Cloud Practitioner (Expired)
Agile Scrum Master Certification
National Member, Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA)
Large Body of LinkedIn Courses (Agile methods, ArcGIS Products, Ms Project, Ms Excel, Ms Word, AWS and Python badges)
TECHNICAL SKILLS
ESRI/Non-ESRI Programs
ArcGIS Software Pro & Enterprise (all versions (ArcView, Standard and Advanced), ArcGIS industry specific products including APIs, ArcGIS Online, ArcExplorer, ArcIMS, Web Application Builder, ArcSDE, Pathfinder Office/Terrasync
General Applications
Ms Office Skills (Ms Word, Ms Office, Ms Access, Ms Excel, Ms PowerPoint, etc.), Adobe, Project Management Software (HPPM, MS Project, etc.), Autodesk Autocad, CAD, Intergraph, Visual Studio, SAP, XI, Windows Server, Adobe Illustrator
Database Programs
Dbase, Info, Oracle, Sybase, SQL, PostgreSQL
Programming/Scripting Languages(competent to beginner-almost intermediate level)
Visual Basic/ VBA, SML, Python, .NET, Javascript, HTML5

John Pavek

Posted 2022-04-06 under Cartography, Consultant, Executive, Forestry, Geography, Geospatial, Information Technology, Manager, Project Manager