"Many years ago I opened a quarry for US Army Corps of Engineers (Combat Units' Training) on the Navajo Nation. Not much to do with actual surveying, but had some interesting meetings with MSHA throughout the entire summer with the…"
I am a retired Army civil Engineer. I started as an 82C (Surveyor) many many years ago, and served as an artillery surveyor in Viet Nam. I still am active in survey, however I still do it "the old school" way with an optical theodolite I had a T-2 for several years, but all I have left is my Topcon AG2.
Licenses Certifications or Awards
Past RLS (Not active)
Certified Building Official
Certified Healthcare Facility Manager
Certified Environmental Inspector
Retired Army Engineer Officer
I have experience with the following
topographic, boundary surveys, construction staking, topographic surveys, teaching, Construction, Military
How many years have you been surveying?
Most comfortable with the following types of instrumentation
I'm surprised that Wild Heerbrugg was not listed for favorite instruments. I really like the T-2 theodolite, and performed many amazing shots with one in Viet Nam. From astronomic azimuth to hour angle method (sun shots).As a young Army surveyor, I was really impressed with what you could do with a theodolite.