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KALEAB TEKLE WOLDEMARIAM

Kirkos Subcity, W. 03, Hsno. 781 Cell phone: (251) 944085389 gis10kwo@gmail.com

Key Accomplishments
Self-taught python/Django Object Oriented Programming; created a basic Django/python
blog app.
Impervious surface mapping project (Springfield, IL) for a non-profit organization.
Data entry of field geological and geochemical data using database and ArcGIS 10.3
software.
Employed Digital Image Processing techniques for geological and land-use mapping on
ASTER and Landsat satellite images using ERDAS and ENVI softwares.
Conducted Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) related to artisanal gold mining
community affected by Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on Blue Nile River.
Gold (Au) Ore Grade Control using Gemcom 4.11 and ArcGIS 10 softwares, Ore body
modeling and reserve estimation using Surpac 6.1 software.
Supervised sampling of drill hole samples for gold (Au) content in Lege Dembi Gold Mine.
Prepared Mining Feasibility document for cement raw materials for Mugher Cement
Enterprise (MCE) 3,000 TPD expansion project at New Mugher, acquired mining rights.
Conducted pumice Mining Feasibility Study for National Cement S.C. in Bora Woreda.
Performed preliminary geological studies for cement raw materials at Derba Mugher for
Ethio - Cement PLC.
Performed preliminary site evaluation and recommendation for Derba MIDROC Co. upon
inception.

Professional Experience
Unemployed Springfield, IL; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
August 30, 2016-Now.

Wells Fargo Bank Springfield, IL


Mortgage Loan Specialist III May 16, 2016- August 30,2016.
Alphanumeric data entry and navigation of multiple computer systems, applications,
and utilize search tools to find mortgage information.
Analyze, review and verify the accuracy of loan documents as stage 1 reviewer (SR1).
Process 13-16 home mortgage loans per day.
High accuracy and speed in data entry meeting productivity and multiple quality
audits per week.

Sustainable Springfield Inc. (IL) Springfield, IL

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KALEAB TEKLE WOLDEMARIAM
Kirkos Subcity, W. 03, Hsno. 781 Cell phone: (251) 944085389 gis10kwo@gmail.com

GIS Intern (Volunteer) January 05, 2016- May 16, 2016.


Geographic data structuring of vector and raster datasets for Sangamon County, IL
using ArcGIS 10.3 .
Landsat 8 satellite image pre-processing: converting DN (Digital Number) to at-sensor
spectral radiance and subsequently to TOA (Top-of-Atmosphere) Reflectance using
ENVI Image Processing software.
Employed i-tree program to estimate the amount of tree cover and impervious surface
in the city of Springfield, IL.
Executed supervised and unsupervised classification of multiband Landsat 8 image for
land-use mapping of Sangamon County, IL.
Applied thematic spectral indices of NDBI (Normalized Difference Built-Up Index), SAVI
(Soil Adjusted Vegetation Index) and MNDWI (Modified Normalized Difference Water
Index) to map urban impervious surface and land-use ; also employed conditional logic
on these indices for the same purpose.
Participated in monthly Sustainable Springfield Inc. meeting to discuss and promote
environmental and social sustainable practices.

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Springfield, IL

Environmental Compliance/Database Intern, Office of Emergency Response October 16,


2013-June 30, 2015
Worked as Graduate Public Service Intern (GPSI) in the capacity of environmental data
assistant.
Recorded hazardous material release incidents (HAZMAT) in Illinois using MS-ACCESS
(Microsoft Access) database, queried records, and prepared spreadsheet summaries
for management review (Compliance Decision Group).
Prepared incident inquiry letters based on the Compliance Decision Groups
action/recommendation for significant environmental hazards.
Made synopsis report of responsible parties remedial actions.

MIDROC Gold Co. Lege Dembi, Ethiopia


Junior Exploration Geologist, Mining Geologist February 2003-April 2003; December, 2011-
March, 2012
Field geological exploration and trench mapping in South Western Ethiopia (adjacent
areas to Lege Dembi).
Gold (Au) Ore Grade Control using Gemcom 4.11 and ArcGIS 10 softwares, Ore body
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KALEAB TEKLE WOLDEMARIAM
Kirkos Subcity, W. 03, Hsno. 781 Cell phone: (251) 944085389 gis10kwo@gmail.com

modeling and reserve estimation using Surpac 6.1 software.


Field delineation of ore grade blasted material from waste using compass and
measuring tape.
Supervised sampling of drill hole samples for gold (Au) content in Lege Dembi Gold
Mine.

Mugher Cement Enterprise


Mugher, Ethiopia
Geologist, Quarry Section Head , Act. Quarry Division Head, Senior Geologist April
2003 - December 2010

September 2012 - June 2013


Carried out exploration for cement raw materials especially limestone and pumice.
Acquired exploration and mining rights for quarries supplying 3,000 tpd (tonnes per
day) cement plant.
Prepared ISO2000:2008 Quality Management System (QMS) documents for quarrying,
hauling and conveying procedures.
Supervised and worked along with quarry surveyor for delineating quarry boundaries
using Leica Total Station Instrument, estimated overburden and raw material volume;
defined stripping ratio.
Supervised and advised quarry personnel on working procedures and raw material
quality.

Education
University of Illinois at Springfield, USA August 21,
2013 May 16, 2016.
(MA) Master of Environmental Planning & Management programme in Environmental
Studies Department, CGPA=3.33/4.

Lund University (Online), Sweden July 01, 2010 Now.


(MS) Master of Science programme in Geographical Information Science and Earth

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KALEAB TEKLE WOLDEMARIAM
Kirkos Subcity, W. 03, Hsno. 781 Cell phone: (251) 944085389 gis10kwo@gmail.com

Observation for Environmental Modelling and Natural Resource Management;


Completed 37.5 ECTS ( European Credit Transfer System ).

Addis Ababa University, Geology/Earth Science Department, Ethiopia


(MS) Master of Science in Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Science, CGPA 3.72/4.
August 15, 2010 July 04, 2013.
(BS) Bachelor of Science in Geology, Major CGPA 3.06/4 Sept.15, 1997
August 22, 2001.

Skills
Research: Sustainability & Climate Change.
Microsoft Office Suites including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Powerpoint.
ArcGIS 10.3 : Vector & Raster Analysis, Spatial Analysis, Data Structuring.
Gemcom, Surpac (Ore Grade/Geology) applications.
Remote Sensing Imagery Processing using ENVI, ERDAS.
SPSS, JMP & R (Statistical Softwares).
Basic knowledge of Programming Language: VB, Python 2.7/3.5 , Django 1.10.

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Kirkos Subcity, W. 03, Hsno. 781 Cell phone: (251) 944085389 gis10kwo@gmail.com

References
1. Ms. Jennifer Chandler
Memorial Medical Center
Cardiac Department
Cell Phone: +1-847-293-7027
Email: lllnow@aol.com

2. Dr. Berhanemaskel Amedie (Ph.D.)


Mugher Cement Enterprise
Raw Material Preparation & Supply Sub-Process Leader
Mugher, Ethiopia
Cell Phone: 251-911-253283
Email: bma207514@yahoo.com

3. Mr. Yeric Yarrington


Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Emergency Response
Manager, Engineering and Assessment Unit
1021 North Grand Avenue East
P.O. Box 19276, Mail Drop #29
Springfield, Illinois 62794-9276
Office Phone: 217-524-1008
Email:Yeric.yarrington@illinois.gov

4. Mr. Stephen Parnes


Assistant Branch Manager
AppleOne Schaumburg
1701 E. Woodfield Drive Suite 1115 | Schaumburg, IL 60173
w: 847-240-1866 x174218
sparnes@appleone.com

5. Dr. K.V. Suryabhagavan (Ph.D.)


Assistant Professor in Remote Sensing and GIS
Earth Science Department
Addis Ababa University
Ethiopia
Cell Phone: 251-911-998588
Email: drsuryabhagavan@gmail.com

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