CHRISTOPHER W. TIETZ
13015 W. 2nd Place #N108
Lakewood, CO 80228
FIELD GEOPHYSICS / DATA SCIENCE / SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
Specializing in: Data Engineering, Geologic Modelling, Field & Re-Development Geology
Results-driven, motivated, and highly productive recent Geophysics graduate with a strong desire to provide 1st class service, integrity, and leadership within field geophysics, data processing and analysis, and software engineering positions. Recognized for impeccable documentation control, extensive technical expertise, and the capability to work in fast-paced agile engineering teams. Exceptional presentation, communication, and organizational skills with the talent to prioritize, coordinate, and simultaneously maintain multiple projects with a high level of quality. Proficient in various programming languages and environments, including C++, Java, Python, and Matlab. Expert in mapping software such as Petrel, Surfer, and ArcGIS. Core skills include:
Geophysical Field Studies High Impact Presentations Quality Control / Assurance
Data Mining Algorithms
Continuous Improvement Groundwater Engineering Reporting / Documentation
Predictive Data Modeling
Project Planning / Execution Troubleshooting / Resolution Machine Learning Algorithms
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Acquired, modeled, and interpreted Geophysical field data for specific problems with processes such as filter design, inversion, and well log correlation; supported projects that involved drilling processes, down-hole geophysical measurements, and proper geological interpretation of petrophysical well logs.
Gained experience by characterizing groundwater flow and relating flow dynamics to geophysical and geological properties. Processed complex data sets using querying, visualization, and analytical tools.
Performed engineering work around the process of acquiring, analyzing, and interpreting geo-related data; expanded knowledge in communication, coordination, and documentation of field surveys.
Developed programs written to build figures in the Matlab coding environment; operated the Latex typesetting program; manipulated databases with SQL queries. Conducted engineering studies.
Participated in field investigations which involved data acquisition in Pagosa Springs, with the goal of determining the source of the town’s hot springs; performed data processing and presented findings.
Demonstrated familiarity with data structures, and time-complexity analyses of algorithms and with asymptotic notation. Built intricate algorithms based on predictive data modeling.
Supported in the planning and fieldwork phases for a wide range of multidisciplinary environmental projects; maintained requirements determination, technical planning, design, implementation, testing, and post implementation support. Provided valued insight via data analytics and data driven methods.
PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
Engineering Intern/Technician, Industrial Control LLC, Lakewood, CO 2019 – Present
Security Personnel, Argus Event Staffing, Denver, CO 2018 – 2019 FORMAL EDUCATION & ORGANIZATIONS
Bachelor of Science, Geophysics and Geophysical Engineering, Minor: Computer Science
Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, Graduated: May 2019
Masters of Science, Data Science
Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, Graduation: May 2021
Mines Varsity Football, 2014 – 2016 / Mines Sports Youth Camp, 2016 / CSM Republic Club, 2019 - Present CSM Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Club, 2019 - Present / Colorado Trail Thru-Hike, 2019
Data Scientist, Earth Scientist, Software Engineer