A Day in the Life of a Surveyor

Posted by on Jul 5, 2016 in Survey | No Comments
A Day in the Life of a Surveyor

An interview with Roger Joiner, Survey Team Leader What do you enjoy about working in the field as a surveyor? The part I enjoy the most about surveying is that you’re not ever in the same place too long. I love the outdoors and an added bonus of this job is that you get to […]

Did You Know: The Importance of Accurate Measurements in Surveying

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Did You Know: The Importance of Accurate Measurements in Surveying

Roger Joiner, Survey Team Leader When designing a construction site, surveying is an extremely important part of the process. It’s the first step that must be done in order for the engineer to know the existing topography, or geographical features of the land, which they’ll utilize when planning the design of a building or roadway.

Did You Know: Precise Measuring Devices and Accurate Boundary Surveys

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in Did You Know, Survey | No Comments
Did You Know: Precise Measuring Devices and Accurate Boundary Surveys

As civil engineers and surveyors, there are many aspects of our daily jobs that are second nature to us. But we hear common questions about our field often from the public. In this “Did You Know” blog series, we’ll answer some of these questions.

Did You Know: Surveying Basics

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 in Did You Know, Survey, Uncategorized | No Comments
Did You Know: Surveying Basics

One of the best ways weve heard to describe surveyors is to say that surveyors are the eyes and ears for the property owners. Many property owners, public or private, aren’t always familiar with the land they are trying to develop or improve. By doing a survey, we are able to show and note on a survey any easement, zoning restrictions or improvements that affect the property either in a negative or positive manner. Our ultimate goal is to provide a true depiction of existing improvements and restrictions, situated on and adjacent to the property, aiding in the engineering and design of future improvements.