Julio Torres
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Location: Fairfax, VA, United States
School: George Mason University
Major: Neuroscience

Julio Torres

Objective
To obtain an entry-level position in media related position to include photography, filming, and video editing.
Skills
▪ Knowledgeable of renewable energy policy, current terminology and practices within the industry.
▪ Experience with ESRI ArcGIS 10.X and ArcGIS Online.
▪ Some experience with Adobe Creative Suite (i.e Photoshop, and Lightroom), and Cyberlink Power Director 15.
▪ Accustomed to working in physically demanding environments indoors and outdoors; well accustomed to persistent physical movement and tasks requiring stamina.
▪ Capable of working as an individual and contributing as part of a team. Strong communication skills.
▪ Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project).
▪ Special OPM federal background investigation. Previous military secret clearance.
▪ Fluent in English and Spanish.
Education and Certifications
George Mason University – Fairfax, VA
Bachelor of Science: Neuroscience
Minor: Environmental Science


University of California- Los Angeles
Certificate of Geographic Information Systems and Geospatial Technology (In Progress)
▪ Writing Query Strings
▪ Adding and Calculating Fields
▪ Georeferencing
▪ Zonal Statistics and Spatial Analyst Tools
▪ Joins and Relates
▪ Digitizing
▪ Thematic Mapping

Relevant Coursework:

▪ Introduction to Engineering Ecological Engineering and Ecosystem Restoration
▪ Foundations of Ecology and Evolution
▪ Paleoclimatology
▪ Calculus 1, Biostatistics
▪ Biogeography
▪ Sustainable World
▪ Sustainability in Action
▪ Urban Ecosystems and Restoration
▪ Biodiversity
▪ AutoCAD Essential Training
▪ Photoshop CC 2017 One on One Fundamentals
▪ ArcGIS Fundamentals and Essentials




Certifications
Certificate Weather Journeyman, United States Air Force, 2008
Experience
Administrative Program Specialist, GS-5 12/2016-Present
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Department of the Interior- Sterling, VA

▪ Assisted in supporting Geographic Information System (GIS) needs for mapping details of project plans, geophysical and geological data, shallow hazards, geological formations and other associated data.
▪ Performed basic GIS analysis and produced cartograhic maps.
▪ Attended conferences related to GIS.
▪ Assisted in drafting, editing, and preparing internal and external correspondence, memoranda, presentations, and graph requiring subject-matter knowledge and familiarity.
▪ Assisted in specialized data management, database construction and maintenance, and records administration for regulatory required reviews.
▪ Assisted with the coordination of management publications of technical studies and other initiatives to communicate the overall mission, and goals of the organization.



Student Trainee, Physical Science, GS-1399-05/05 07/2016-12/2016
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Department of the Interior- Sterling, VA

▪ Assisted Subject Matter Experts in the review and assessment of ongoing wind energy technology research activities, the preparation of reports, the analysis of studies and the impact of planning decisions on ocean renewable energy science and technology development.
▪ Participated in meetings and lectures that covered science activities, management of the discipline and the Atlantic Offshore region.
▪ Assisted in the development of position papers on topics related to integration of stakeholders, industry and academia, and other disciplines in the area of offshore renewable energy development.
▪ Investigated and categorized ongoing research activities related to the design of wind energy facilities for the Atlantic offshore region by other federal, state, and local governments, universities, and organizations.
▪ Compiled status of air quality regulations by state and conducted research that will assist BOEM with future environmental reviews, specifically regarding potential impacts on air quality.
▪ Trained in the use of GIS software (ArcGIS 10.3) in analysis and cartography.



Patent Examiner Trainee, GS-1299-04/04 06/2015-04/2016
US Patent and Trademark Office, Department of Commerce - Alexandria VA

▪ Analyzed patent applications dealing with organic compounds, bio-affecting and body treating compounds, drug delivery methods, steroids, herbicides, pesticides, cosmetics, and drugs.
▪ Examined patent applications for accuracy to determine originality of claimed inventions. Reviewed patent applications to verify the metes and bounds of the application and the scope of the claims. Dissected each application received to ensure clarity, intelligibility, and organization of submitted claim.
▪ Used a multitude of automated search systems to search through earlier publications, technical literature and online databases of US and foreign patent specifications to determine the novelty of the invention.
▪ Prepared initial disclosures detailing the results of the patent analysis; discussed and negotiated terms with the applicants and patent attorneys to resolve matters technical and legal claims within reports.



Running Specialist 04/2015 - Present
Potomac River Running - Tysons, VA
▪ Ensured that all customers received excellent service through direct salesmanship, and prompt and courteous service.
▪ Performed individual examination of customer requirements; recommended merchandise based on unique analysis and individualized requirements. Provided advice to clients regarding proper running techniques, form, and specific products.
▪ Attended to customers’ queries and concerns.
▪ Maintained sales records for inventory control and assisted in physical inventory counts.



Weather Technician 01/2008-01/2012
United States Air Force - Tucson, AZ
▪ Organized weather analyses and forecasts for aircrews, ground forces and planners in support of US Northern Command operations; monitored climate and issued severe weather warnings to protect $71B of Air Force assets and personnel. Regularly briefed key mission essential personnel on data vital to mission planning and execution.
▪ Authored critical briefings fusing all-source intelligence to support senior leaders in drug interdiction missions; information shaped key go-no-go operational decisions; efforts aided in seizure of illegal drugs and narcotics
▪ Regularly forecasted and recognized critical severe lightning strikes and turbulent winds to military bases
▪ Key Accomplishment: Pinpointed first strike to Kirtland Air Force Base with 41 minute warning, alerted senior leadership of impending damage resulting in safe shelter of $1.87B F-16 aircraft.
Activities
▪ ESRI Federal GIS Conference
▪ Society for Neuroscience Conference
▪ 2016 George Mason Undergraduate Research Symposium
▪ GoRuck Military Challenge, April 2016
▪ Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer, Fairfax County 2015
▪ Students in Neuroscience, George Mason University, 2015
▪ Model UN, George Mason University, 2013

References available upon request

photography, video, film