About AJD GIS Consulting Services

Affordable, Customized GIS Solutions


AJD Geospatial Concepts was established in 2012 to provide affordable and customized GIS solutions to public and private sector organizations for both long-term and short-term projects.  In the time since AJD Geospatial Concepts was established, the need for and use of GIS and Mapping Services has significantly increased.  However many firms and organizations have found it challenging to meet this increasing need for GIS capabilities due to limited internal resources.  That’s where AJD Geospatial Concepts comes in.  Our goal is to provide the skills and expertise of a GIS Specialist to an organization with limited or stretched resources to satisfy their GIS demands in a professional, yet economic manner.

With the Customer’s needs paramount to the success of this partnership, AJD Geospatial Concepts specializes in complete GIS project management from the initial steps in organizing the project to obtaining and creating new data; integrating it with existing data; analyzing, extracting and managing the data; to providing customized end solutions for the client.

At AJD Geospatial Concepts we specialize in the organization, analysis, and mapping of geospatial data for regional planning; transportation management; wetland and floodplain analysis; utility and energy management; 3D and topographic analysis; and real estate and property management.  We undertake assignments of any size from doing a segment of a project such as creating a database to completing an entire project involving the creation of complex maps and analyses.  As you will see in the services section on this website, we are ready to undertake a variety of projects requiring many different skills.

 

About Me

Working in the GIS field since 2009, Andrew Dolch is a certified GIS Technical Specialist and Sole Proprietor of AJD Geospatial Concepts.  He has a proven track record in the deployment and management of GIS Systems in a broad range of applications including zoning, landuse, emergency management, utilities and energy, hydrology, recreation, transportation, and addressing.  He is recognized as a focused, results-driven performer with strong organizational skills and the ability to adapt according to the work situation and deliver targeted outcomes on schedule.

Andrew received his Post-Baccalaureate Certification in GIS from Penn State University and has completed additional coursework in Python Programming as well as LiDAR Use and Management.  While completing his certification, he worked for a county Regional Planning Commission as an intern and paid consultant performing project-based mapping, database design, and data management for various city and county departments.  He has gained valuable work experience in a career path that has led him into ever-increasing responsibility and skill acquisition.  Following his internship, he worked as a contract GIS Technician responsible for updating and monitoring natural gas corrosion test points and zones on transmission and distribution lines.  Following this, he worked as a GIS Specialist in county government providing technical and mapping support to planners and zoning staff creating and producing both on-demand and planned maps to support geospatial analysis, planning proposals, and zoning cases.  He also worked as a county GIS Administrator responsible for the GIS database management and design, geospatial analysis, reference and thematic map production, website mapping, and the addressing system.

In addition to his GIS credentials, he earned a BS Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Logistics Management and Transportation from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business.  He can be reached at adolch@gisconsultingservices.com.