Jose Rosa

Jose Rosa

Jacksonville, FL, US



Bilingual CADD professional with over 14 years of diversified experience in Drafting & Design, Construction Engineering, GIS Technology and 3 years of professional working experience in local government. As a Senior Engineering Technician for the Planning and Development Division, I gained my experience on permitting construction in the ROW within local municipality standards, and stormwater drainage infrastructure. Additional experience includes: Site Planning, Development, Railroad Contract Management and future Architect Designer with Boston Architectural College 



The Haskell Co., Jacksonville, FL, US, Designer - Civil

Responsible for roadway-related projects including highway, interchange, urban and rural arterial roadways, bike facilities and transit projects design.
Research safety crash data for future projects and design them within FDOT and local municipality standards.

Feb 2021 - current

City of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, US, Senior Engineering Technician

Review implement drainage infrastructure plans with details site layouts and grading; stormwater management design; erosion and sediment control on future developments and analyzing drainage calculations for approval.
Approve building permits by conducting in depth GIS research in FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Map data and reviewing survey site plans; regulating development efforts in the regulated Special Flood Hazard area as agreed upon with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the National Flood Insurance Program.
Coordinates with other agencies on matters related to the planning, design, and implementation of construction on city right of way.

Mar 2018 - Feb 2021

CSX Transportation Inc., Jacksonville, FL, US, Lead GIS mapping Technician

Lead a group of GIS Technicians and executed all GIS Mapping projects in a efficient manner.
Analyzed and interpreted contractual agreements with engineering drawings maps to digitize contracts into GIS/Micro Station and to provide technical expertise on existing and new railroad infrastructure.
Identified and reviewing all abandoned bridges/culverts in CSX properties using GIS database with field reports and provide details information for management to determine options for cost savings that will not only save many lives but will also move freight more efficiently.
Conducted in-depth research and compiled data reviewing contractual agreements with engineering drawings through archives and GIS software to assist project managers with road crossing projects. This initiative resulted in successfully saving the company over 4 million dollars.
Drafted new railroad right of ways and managed sites contract research for proposed sales in Micro Station.

Aug 2010 - Nov 2017

TrueNet Communications, a Fujitsu Company, Jacksonville, FL, US, CAD Drafter

Drafted CATV equipment layouts and details drawings using multiple propriety software (AutoCAD and GNIS) and successfully met deadlines in an efficient manner.
Through designs, I ensured projects were following regional, state, city and company standards.
Maintained all project reports of existing and newly plotted designs and tracked updates of all maps.

Apr 2007 - Aug 2010


University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, US, Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Building Architecture/Transportation

Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Built Environments program explore the science and practice the techniques behind building energy efficiency. Hands-on coursework includes such topics as climate-responsive design, net-zero energy design, energy conservation, passive solar design and natural ventilation systems. In this interdisciplinary program, students learn how to analyze existing and planned structures and use critical-thinking skills and solutions-based strategies to create workable plans to make those buildings and roads more efficient.

Jan 2021 - current

Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, US, Associate of Science in Architectural Design and Construction Technology

This architectural design and construction technology degree lays a strong foundation as a construction planner, project management, civil designer, architectural assistant or architectural engineer.

Aug 2019 - May 2021

ITT Technical Institute, Jacksonville, FL, US, Associate of Science in Drafting and Design

Translate ideas, sketches and specifications of an engineer, architect or designer into complete and accurate working plans need to make product, engineer projects or create structure. Involving drafting and design, piping drafting, architectural and construction, civil drafting, interior design, illustration, GIS, and design detailing.

Aug 2005 - Sep 2007

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