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NOBUHLE MATANGA, B.Sc. - Geog.

, PG-GIS
21 Almond Street, St. Catharines, ON L2T 1K1 Tel: (289) 241 7627, Email: nobuhlematanga@gmail.com, Website: http://nobuhlematanga.wix.com/portfolioPROFESSIONAL PROFILE I am an entry level Geographer and GIS Professional with a passion for geography, GIS, developmental studies and urban planning. I have 5 years of academic experience applying geographic and GIS technology, in addition to a year of invaluable experience working as a temporary GIS Consultant on the Fonthill Cemetery Mapping Project Phase 1. I am a highly focused individual, a quick learner and easily adaptable to on the job training. I also have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. I am currently seeking employment with an organization offering growth and development opportunities. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS Post Graduate Certificate Geographic Information Sciences Geospatial Management Niagara College; Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario Bachelor of Science Physical Geography Queen's University; Kingston, Ontario RELEVANT SKILLS A strong foundation in cartography and mapping experience with a variety of information sources, tools, and geospatial technologies. A strong understanding of spatial analysis/model building, geostatistical and geospatial visualization techniques Experience with designing, creating, populating, querying, manipulating, and administrating databases and tables in both desktop and enterprise environments. Experience designing and implementing geodatabases. Experience with customizing ArcGIS applications and extending existing GIS functionalities using VB .NET and VBA. Able to develop, customize, and implement web mapping applications of different GIS functionalities. Progressive experience in Sales and technical support knowhow. Mastery of word processing and a WPM average of 80. June 2013

June 2012

Proficient in: ArcGIS 9.x/10.x (ArcInfo version; ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcToolbox; Model Builder; Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst, Geostatistical Analyst), AutoCAD, Manifold, MapInfo, Terragen 2, SketchUp. Microsoft Office, SQL server. Handheld GPS (GeoExplorer 2005), Total Station (Nikon DTM 302 Series), Microsoft Visual Basic, Microsoft Visual Studio, Google Maps API, Google Fusion Tables, ArcGIS Server, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML, SQL, DOM WORK EXPERIENCE GIS Consultant (Temp) October 2012-June 2013 Fonthill Cemetery Mapping Phase1 for the Town of Pelham Worked with a GIS team that was responsible for the creation of a File Geodatabase, Access Database as well as interactive online map and webpage the Town of Pelhams Fonthill Cemetery. The team also established corresponding standards and composed documentation for the aforementioned deliverables.

NOBUHLE MATANGA, B.Sc. - Geog., PG-GIS


21 Almond Street, St. Catharines, ON L2T 1K1 Tel: (289) 241 7627, Email: nobuhlematanga@gmail.com, Website: http://nobuhlematanga.wix.com/portfolio The final components of this project were two Total Station surveys, conducted in order to assess the business feasibility of expanding the current cemetery. The findings of the surveys coupled with a budget analysis were provided to the Town.

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