Chad Cooper (BSCE)

Cooper
Chad Cooper (BSCE) got his start in engineering design 13 years ago with a local civil design firm. After competing both on the State and National level with AutoCADD, he was brought on as an engineering technician. It was during this time that he learned the finer points of site design using CADD programs, field survey and staking, and working closely with clients to ensure that their needs were met through civil design.
After starting work on his bachelors degree at Northern Arizona University, Chad went on to start his own engineer consulting firm. Over the next two years he contracted his work out on projects throughout Northern Arizona working closely with engineer and client alike on a wide range of civil engineering projects.
It was during this time that he began work with Take Off Professionals. Chad has been working on data prep projects with TOPS with projects ranging from small commercial sites to multi million projects for the Army Corps of Engineers. His combination of experience from field survey, civil design and education allows him to not only find errors in design quickly, but also correct them. His process of building models is always evolving as he finds quicker and more efficient ways to accurately build 3D models of civil design sites.
Averaging over 170 projects a year with TOPS from Florida to California, ranging in size from 1 acre to 1500 acres, he can offer insights on keeping your data clean, quick and without error.
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Wednesday, 26 February 2014 New to Machine Control? A Model Start Chad Cooper 3179
Tuesday, 14 January 2014 The Three C's of Data: Clear Chad Cooper 3235
Thursday, 15 August 2013 The Three C's of Data: Complete Chad Cooper 3065
Saturday, 18 May 2013 Data Quality Control Series – Don’t worry, 3D view looked great! Chad Cooper 2585
Wednesday, 03 April 2013 The Three C's of Data: Correct Chad Cooper 2681
Tuesday, 29 January 2013 The Three C's of Data Chad Cooper 2396
Monday, 14 January 2013 Data Quality Control Series – Bobs Curb Chad Cooper 2024
Saturday, 08 December 2012 Data Quality Control Series - The Start Chad Cooper 2089
Monday, 08 October 2012 Data Prep: Tips, Tricks & Techniques - Looking for that one point Chad Cooper 2293
Saturday, 22 September 2012 What Is Data? Chad Cooper 2546
Sunday, 02 September 2012 Chainsaws and Crayons Chad Cooper 2084
Thursday, 12 April 2012 Good Data—More than Just Converting Contours Chad Cooper 6242
Sunday, 01 January 2012 Data Prep: Nuts & Bolts Workshop - Finger Island Chad Cooper, BSCE 2195
Saturday, 01 October 2011 Nuts & Bolts Workshop - Offer for Help Chad Cooper, BSCE 2675
Saturday, 03 September 2011 Building a Simple Site - Pack it up and Ship it out Chad Cooper 2800
Tuesday, 26 July 2011 Tigers and Graders Chad Cooper 2756
Friday, 03 June 2011 Building a Simple Site - Cops and Breaklines Chad Cooper 3097
Saturday, 07 May 2011 Building a Simple Site - First Play, Same Play Chad Cooper, BSCE 2881
Wednesday, 23 March 2011 What type of data is protecting your Machine Control? Chad Cooper 2346
Monday, 07 March 2011 Building a Simple Site - Breakthrough, Breakout, Pursuit Chad Cooper 2794
Sunday, 06 February 2011 Building a Simple Site - 20/20 Hindsight Chad Cooper 3027
Sunday, 02 January 2011 Building a Simple Site - Moral of Armed Struggle Chad Cooper 3164
Saturday, 27 November 2010 Building a Simple Site - A Cold Weather Practice Chad Cooper 3024
Saturday, 02 October 2010 Building a Simple Site - Speed vs Haste Chad Cooper 3384
Saturday, 04 September 2010 Building a Simple Site - Finders, Keepers Chad Cooper 3034
Sunday, 01 August 2010 Data Prep: Tips, Tricks & Techniques- Building a Simple Site - Paper and CAD Chad Cooper 3541
Saturday, 03 July 2010 Data Prep: Tips, Tricks & Techniques- Building a Simple Site - Introduction Chad Cooper 3537
Sunday, 09 May 2010 Highway Data Building - Payoff for Your Efforts Chad Cooper 3797
Saturday, 03 April 2010 Data Prep: Tips, Tricks & Techniques-Highway Data Building:The Typical Part of Your Typical Highway Chad Cooper 3553
Monday, 08 March 2010 Data Prep: Tips, Tricks & Techniques- Highway Data Building - Profiles, got to get them all Chad Cooper 3005
Sunday, 03 January 2010 How do you eat a highway? One piece at a time. Chad Cooper 3242
Tuesday, 01 December 2009 Data Prep: Tips, Tricks & Techniques: Just build it off of the CADD Chad Cooper 3438
Monday, 02 November 2009 Data Prep: Tips, Tricks & Techniques: Double Checking the Double Check Chad Cooper 3932
Monday, 05 October 2009 Data Prep: Tips, Tricks & Techniques: Contours you could live by Chad Cooper 3946
Saturday, 05 September 2009 Data Prep: Tips, Tricks & Techniques: Clearance Sale on Contours Chad Cooper 3482
Tuesday, 11 August 2009 Data Prep: Tips, Tricks & Techniques: The Road that doesn't lead to Contours Chad Cooper 3632
Saturday, 04 July 2009 Data Prep: Tips, Tricks & Techniques: Dont Take Contour from Strangers Chad Cooper 4975
Wednesday, 10 June 2009 Data Prep: Tips, Tricks & Techniques: Organization Chad Cooper 4049
Saturday, 02 May 2009 Data Prep Tips, Tricks & Techniques: How can I build this in the field? Chad Cooper 3608
Friday, 03 April 2009 The Value of Data Preparation Services Chad Cooper 4410
Saturday, 28 February 2009 Data Prep: Tips, Tricks & Techniques - So you want to start building Data? Chad Cooper BSCE 4102
Saturday, 24 January 2009 Data Tips & Tricks Chad Cooper 3429
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