DANIAL L. PERRY, MBA, PLS
1300 West 1600 North, Provo, UT 84604-2332
UVU office: 801-863-8525
Bus office: 801-900-4013
EDUCATION and LICENSURE
Professional Licensed Land Surveyor (PLS), Utah #8036741
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 2006
University of Phoenix; Phoenix, Arizona
Bachelor of Science, Management 1992
Linfield College; McMinnville, Oregon
Associate of Applied Science, Drafting and Design Technology 1982
Utah Technical College (now Utah Valley University); Orem, Utah
Utah Valley University, Orem, UT August 2005 to Present
Associate Professor, Engineering Graphics and Design Technology Department and Program Developer and Coordinator for the UVU Geomatics BS and AS degree Program.
Teaching various Surveying courses including: Introduction to Geomatics, Surveying (Field and Office Aplications), Land and Survey History, The Surveying Practice, Global Professional Ethics and Liabilities, and Senior Geomatics Capstone projects as well as Civil Drafting and Design (using AutoDesk Civil 3D® and AutoCAD® software), and Mechanical Drafting and Design courses.
Research area includes drone aerial photogrammetry, and 3D laser scanning and modeling with primary focus on the Beit Lehi Foundation archeological dig site located twenty miles southwest of Jerusalem, Israel. Research is also being conducted on various UVU campus projects.
American Schools of Oriental Research (ASORS), Author of “Three-Dimensional Laser Scanning Methods and Techniques Implemented at the Beit Lehi, Israel Archeological Dig site” 2015
Hexagon 2013, Author of “Multi-disciplinary Aspects of HDS Play Out at Israel's Major Beit Lehi Underground Archaeological Village: Multiple Applications and Educational Disciplines” 2013
The American Surveyor, Author of "Geospatially Measuring & Modeling an Israeli Archeology Site" 2013 Vol. 10 No. 1
Hydro Review, Author of “3D Scanning and Dam Safety” 2003
GeoSymMetrics, Provo, Utah January 2006 to Present
Owner, Surveyor, Civil Designer (part-time only)
Provide surveying, scanning, civil design, management, and measurement consulting services to the civil engineering/surveying community. Such services include full surveying services, civil design, subdivision design, company drafting standards implementation, management consulting, and training for Carlson Software™ Civil Suite® and Point Cloud®, and AutoDesk™ Civil 3D®.
GC Wallace, Inc., Las Vegas, NV August 2003 to August 2005
Designed subdivisions, including street and lot layout, tentative maps, exhibits, surface drainage including individual lots, street, and landscape areas, underground wet utilities including piping design for drainage and sewer collection systems, water distribution systems, and plot plans. Some design work also included a neighborhood park, site drainage and utilities designs as well as an interconnect sewer and underground drainage system. All work utilized AutoCAD LDD5 including pipeworks and MS Excel.
ArrowSCAN Corporation, Meridian, Idaho April 2002 to December 2008
Owner/President and Scanner Technician
Developed and maintained a functioning marketing plan, marketing letters of introduction, brochure/flyers, promotional invitations, business cards, website design (www.arrowscan.com), project case studies, conference white papers and presentations, project proposals, Statements of Qualifications, federal Form’s 254 and 255, contractual agreements, and solicitation responses. Used verbal, written, and various multi-media forms of communication with clients, potential clients, vendors and partnering organizations. Personal selling of services. Developed and maintained potential client database. Proficient use of all MS Office Pro products, and PhotoShop Elements 2.0.
In cooperation with a partner; started and obtained funding for this business. Developed a capital investment portfolio and obtained an SBA loan for the current equipment Serving the civil, mechanical, industrial, architectural, and forensic industries and agencies on a local and national level. Financial management and monthly/periodic accounting duties including, payroll, taxes, accounts payable and receivable. Proficient use of Quickbooks Pro 2002.
Developed and currently maintain a strategic functional business plan including; marketing, operations, and finance. Performed 3D laser scans of facilities, equipment, and sites. Provided as-built drawings and data in various deliverable forms to engineers, designers, and operations and maintenance personnel. Proficient use of the Cyra 2500 scanner and Cyclone 4.0, and Cloudworx for AutoCAD, and AutoCAD LDD.
Arrow Engineering & Surveying, LLC, Eagle, Idaho February 2001 to March 2002
Project Manager/Senior Engineering Technician
Developed and maintained a functioning marketing plan, completed a local area survey of competitors and performed a local market analysis. Performed personal sales calls in solicitation of new business, and deepened the current client base by ensuring excellent project performance, and by meeting client schedules within budget. Participated in various Chamber of Commerce meetings and committees. Developed and maintained potential client database. Developed marketing and letters of introduction, project proposals, Statements of Qualifications, solicitation responses, and contractual agreements.
Communicated via; telephone, in-person, and in writing with clients, agencies, partners, and sub-contractors for all project management issues including contract and subcontract negotiations, scheduling, and meetings. Company and client spokesperson/representative in numerous and various public meetings for particular projects. Utilized MS Project, MS OfficePro2000 and Quickbooks PRO to assist in performing most management tasks.
Designed and drafted subdivisions and commercial facilities which included plat maps and construction plans for transportation, sewer, water, and drainage systems, using AutoCAD LDD2000i.
Perry Engineering and Associates, Inc., Redmond, Oregon March 1994 to February 2001
Owner/President and Senior Engineering Technician
Developed and maintained a current and functional marketing plan including; key market focuses, strategies, and objectives. Primary area of focus was the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) performing site and construction surveys for over 50 new and reconstructed bridges, overpasses, and interchanges throughout the State of Oregon. Developed and submitted proposals, Statements of Qualification and Statements of Interest, federal Form’s 254 and 255, and solicitation responses. Developed analysis and scientific reports and proposals, including plans and specifications, for submittal to government agencies including the ODOT and the Federal Highway Administration, various private clients, partnering organizations and vendors. Personal selling of services and potential client contacts using both written and verbal skills. Developed and maintained potential client database. Helped the company grow to $500,000/year in revenue in 3 years with no prior client base. Proficient use of MS OfficePro2000 products.
In cooperation with a partner, started and obtained funding for this business. Developed, reviewed, negotiated and approved all contracts. Managed all functions of the engineering and surveying staff (8-15 people) including human resource development functions like writing the employee manual, completing regular performance reviews, and managing employee benefit programs. Developed, organized and maintained a full cycle financial and cost accounting system. Performed all cost control functions, project labor/equipment expense tracking. Communicated with clients regarding project schedules and pertinent contract issues. Proficient use of Quickbooks Pro 2002.
Performed site surveys, developed tentative and master plans, created construction plans for public and private; transportation, utility, and drainage systems. Proficient using AutoDesk R13 and AutoCAD LDD.
Wilbanks International, Inc. (now CoorsTEK), Hillsboro, Oregon July1987 to March 1994
Product Manager and Engineering Technician
As a Product Manager; traveled around the world exhibiting the company’s structural ceramic products at numerous industry trade shows and conferences. Performed personal selling of products and services to the coordinate measuring machine(CMM) and semiconductor industries using both written and verbal skills. Directed product marketing including; strategic planning and goal setting, brochure composition, promotional items, photo shoots, potential client databases, product and project proposals and quotations. Proficient use of WordPerfect, Quattro Pro, Lotus 123, and dBase.
Managed the Structural Ceramics product line including; ceramic pressing, firing, machining, grinding and lapping operations, , and the management of marketing/sales support staff. Market segment budgets, accounts receivable collections, and solicitation, selection and performance reviews of product vendors.
Product designer of ceramic composite suction box covers and other ceramic products for the Pulp and Paper, Packaging (metal can), Mining, Laser and other industries. Initiated component ideas, including a 35% cost reducing Patent no 5,076,894. Created detailed designs and shop drawings of all components and equipment sold by the company using AutoCAD 7.0 to R13.
Other Employers and Positions Held:
1986 to 1987 David Evans & Associates, Inc. Civil Drafting & Survey Technician (ACAD)
1984 to 1986 EPH Engineering, Semi-Conductor equipment Designer (manual drafting)
1983 to 1984 Advanced Input Devices, Keyboard Design/Drafter (manual drafting)
1982 to 1983 CH2M Hill, Civil Drafter (Intergraph and manual drafting)