Frank U. Noe
Baltimore, Maryland    USA

Objective

To obtain a technical and graphic position with growth potential in the field of information technology, with potential specialization in graphics, cartography, geographic information systems, transportation planning, digital remote imagery analysis and aviation technology.

Work experience
March 2000 - Present Maryland Air National Guard at Baltimore, MD

C-130J Pilot (Reserve Duty)
   Fly as an operational co-pilot aboard Lockheed-Martin C-130J Aircraft. 

Oct 1999-Present
(presently on a Military leave of absence)
EarthData Aviation at Hagerstown, MD

LIDAR Aerial Systems Operator
  Fly as aircrewmember on Dehavilland Twin Otter aircraft. Operate, troubleshoot and improve proprietary LIDAR (Light Detection and Arranging) system for the purpose of creating DEMs (Digital Elevation Models) of the earth’s terrain. Operate Inflight Digital Surveying Camera, airborne GPS systems and Inertial Measurement equipment. Assist pilot with aircraft duties. Test and evaluate new aircraft systems for suitability and compatability with current equipment..

Manage projects in the field, coordinate with customers, incorporating their needs into geographic data. Survey ground points with static and kinematic solutions to double check LIDAR airborne data. Translate Coordinate systems into the local needs of customers.

Process Topographic data, correcting for GPS differential position and aircraft Roll, Pitch and Yaw during data collection. Run initial Quality Checks on data.

Coordinate with aircraft refurbishment company, recommending changes to aircraft systems configurations.

July 1991 - March 2000 Maryland Air National Guard at Baltimore, MD

C-130E Airborne Flight Engineer (Reserve Duty)
     Over 2,900 flying hours as an aircrew member aboard Lockheed C-130E Hercules aircraft. Perform aircraft inspections. Compute and apply aircraft weight and balance, and aircraft performance data. Operate and monitor engine, propeller and aircraft system controls. Refuel aircraft. Troubleshoot and repair malfunctioning aircraft systems in support of military contingency operations throughout the world. Assist with airborne VFR and IFR navigation.
     Additional (non-flying) duties include standardizing aircraft scheduling procedures and forms, creating presentations, and developing training folders. Perform refresher training on aircraft systems and performance. Act as informal computer support within the squadron. Created Baltimore area locator guide for transiting aircrews. Created numerous websites for the internet and intranet.
     Received Total Quality Management (TQM) Training.  Attend annual flight simulator and Cockpit Resource Management (CRM) refresher training.

Oct 1996-Oct 1999 OneMileUp, Inc. at Annandale, VA

Trade Show Manager & Military Arts Consultant
     Represent Computer Clip Art company at various federal trade shows throughout North America and Europe. Coordinate trade shows. Demonstrate and market features of precise vector artwork to domestic and international customers. Establish customer relationships for company marketers to further pursue. Interact with graphic artists to quality check Clip-art files to ensure accuracy in regard to U.S Government standards. Create PowerPoint presentations. Advise to the accuracy of Panel Planner software.

Feb 1997 - Present Latlong, Inc at Baltimore, MD

Owner/Cartographer
     Part-time home business that provides graphic support and   world wide web development services to other small businesses.  Also provide Cartographic Services, Microsoft PowerPoint presentation support, and Microsoft Access custom database programming.
     Create and distribute a series of historic maps.

Spring 1996 CADDScan Engineering, Inc. at Columbia, MD

Cartographic, GPS and GIS Intern
     Part time work internship. Operated Global Positioning System (GPS) and Laser Rangefinding equipment under contract to Bell Atlantic Telephone company. Created precision maps of fiber optic cable routes within Baltimore City. Converted maps into a Geographic Information System (GIS).
    Additionally, worked in the Survey and Drafting division of Howard County, MD under contract to scan and archive historical engineer drawings.

Summer 1995 SHL Kee Software at Columbia, MD

Software Evaluator and Beta Tester
     Employment through Temporary Employment Agency. Evaluated pre-release beta educational computer based training programs. Performed error detection and provided objective inputs, suggestions and observations.

Feb 1991 - Dec 1991 Nichi Bei Kai at Lutherville, MD

Sushi Chef
     Employment during a break in Military Service. Duties included preparing and serving traditional Japanese cuisine in full view of customers. Further developed food preparation and Japanese language skills learned while living in Japan.

Mar 1986 - Jan 1991 United States Air Force

Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) In-flight Radar Technician
     Performed over 1,400 flying hours of duty as an Aircrew member aboard USAF Boeing 707 AWACS, an airborne radar platform. Responsibilities included in-flight tuning, operation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Westinghouse APY-1/2 Radar System in support of contingency operations throughout the world. Employed electro-countermeasures to detect and avoid jamming.

Education

Towson University at Baltimore, MD
Bachelor of Arts in Geography      Graduation date: Spring ‘99
Major: Geography & Environmental Planning

 Coursework included: Political Science, Geography, History, Statistical & Thematic Cartography, Economics, Sociology, Remote Sensing, Geographic Information Systems, Japanese Language, Digital Image Processing, Urban Studies, Meteorology, Bio-geography, Natural Hazard Mitigation, Cultural & Environmental Geography, Regional Studies (East Asia, Middle East, Russia, Europe), Medical Geography, Transportation & Infrastructure planning, Behavioral Statistics.

Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) at Maxwell AFB, AL
Associate of Arts
Major: Flight Engineering

 Coursework included: Computer Design Theory, Radar Theory and Systems, Logic Circuit Analysis, Physics & Aerodynamics, Human Physiology, Meteorology, Aircraft Performance, Private Pilot Certificate.

Skills

Computer Software:

Microsoft: Windows, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, FrontPage, Publisher
Adobe: Illustrator, PhotoShop, Premier, PageMaker, Acrobat, Exchange
ESRI: Arc/Info, ArcView

Waypoint Consulting, Inc: GrafNav, GrafNet
Proprietary: Geocart, Netscape, IDRISI, Trimble GPS Software, MapInfo, SAS

Computer Programming

HTML, Java, Visual Basic (amateur)

Foreign Languages

German: Native skills
Japanese: Informal reading, writing and conversation skills

FAA Certification

Private
Instrument
Multi-Engine
Multi-Engine Commercial Pilot
Turbo-Prop Flight Engineer
BE200 Type Rating (Beechcraft King Air 200)

Memberships

AAG - American Association of Geographers
AFA - Air Force Association
AOPA - Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association
BBBSA - Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
EAA - Experimental Aircraft Association
NGS - National Geographic Society
UCWDC - United Country Western Dance Council

Interests

Aviation
Competitive Country, Swing and Ballroom Dancing
Collecting of Historic Maps and Foreign Currency
International Travel and Foreign Languages
Computers

Security clearance

Top Secret (BI) Clearance from Department of Defense

References

Available upon request


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