Why Choose a Career as a Land Surveyor

  Making the right career choice is extremely important; so it is good to know the benefits of choosing land surveying as a career. As with most careers in any industry, there are pros and cons; but once the proper training is obtained, land surveying can be a promising and lucrative life-long career.   There… Read more »

Land Surveying Safety Procedures

  Safety is important when working on any job, but for some careers it is of utmost importance. Outdoor workers who work with many different colleagues and heavy equipment are at the top of this list.   A professional land surveyor has many responsibilities. They organize and direct one or more colleagues to survey portions… Read more »

When to Hire a Land Surveyor

  It seems as though you can spot a land surveyor just about anywhere, but for those not in the know, it can be unclear what that surveyor is actually doing and why they’re doing it. Will there ever come a time where you yourself will need to call on one of these professionals? If… Read more »

The Importance of a Construction Site Supervisor

  Regardless of the type of construction project you are involved in, it is always wise to have a qualified and experienced site supervisor to manage the project. Proper supervision not only ensures that projects get completed efficiently, but also helps guarantee the safety of all workers. In addition, the site supervisor can work with… Read more »

How to Become a Professional Land Surveyor

  After over 30 years in the business, I can confidently say that land surveying is a profession that is constantly evolving. Because of this, it is no surprise that the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook has reported that “employment of surveying and mapping technicians is expected to grow 16% from 2010 to… Read more »

Technology Has Brought Us a Long Way With Surveying Equipment

  In our last post, we mentioned how far the land surveying profession has come in terms of advanced technology and equipment. In comparison to the days of the Egyptian Pyramids, there are now so many more options available for the land surveyors of today’s era, helping us to acquire the precise information we need… Read more »

Winter Is The Perfect Time to Start Land Surveying Projects

  So far, we’ve gotten pretty lucky around the Shaftsbury area when it comes to the snowfall. However, when the time does come and we begin to see more and more flurries sticking to the ground, don’t lose our number too quickly! A little bit of snow won’t put a stopper in any of your… Read more »

The Evolution of Land Surveying

  The profession of land surveying is in fact one of the oldest in the world, dating back to 2700 BC in Egypt during the construction of the Great Pyramid at Giza. Since then, the practice has been viewed with the utmost significance as it determines boundaries and ownership of land. You see, the importance… Read more »

Looking to Expand?

  Before you decide to build an extension on the house, clear out that wooded area to make for a bigger backyard or put up and fence between you and your neighbors, you should call a Licensed Land Surveyor. This is necessary to ensure that you are not encroaching on someone else’s property with your potential… Read more »