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What are some benefits of BIM in modern construction

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is rising as an innovative way to manage projects, BIM expedites collaboration within stakeholders, which will lead to improved profitability, reduced costs, better time management, and improved client relationship. BIM not only allows design and construction teams to work more efficiently, but it allows them to obtain the data they generate during the process to gain from operational and maintenance activities.Architects - BIM started to evolve with…

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Student Surveyor

Overlaying CAD drawing to Google Earth

Hello allIt has been a while since I posted as i have been out of the survey game for some time but have recently got back in.I was hoping the community could help shed some light on how to overlay a CAD drawing of a road onto Google Earth.I am trying to design a new road in Peru in a town called Lobitos. The area in question is shown below (extract from Google Earth).   From Google Maps I was able to pick out the exact road I am designing called Calle La Punta, along with a latitude and…

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Land Surveyor

Orange County Chapter - California Land Surveyors Association - CA LS Exam Review Class

Good afternoon everyone, Trying to get licensed in California or just want to brush up on topics not encountered everyday? Sign up for our 2021 OC-CLSA LS Review Class! This opportunity only comes around once a year. These excellent instructors have taken time out of their busy day to share the wealth of knowledge they have acquired over a lifetime of surveying.  This year we've moved the entire course online and all meetings will be held virtually via Zoom.  No need to add another drive to…

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Seeking Professional Surveying Relationships to Earn NCEES/Board Referrals

I would like to apply for licensure as a professional land surveyor in Nevad and California.Recently, I received a BAS degree in geomatics/land surveying (this is my second undergraduate degree), passed the FS exam, passed the PS exam, and became registered as a Land Surveyor Intern (LSI) in Nevada and a Land Surveyor in Training (LSIT) in California.My land surveying experience spans well beyond four years, but is with one firm that has one licensed professional.To apply for licensure, I need…

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Survey Business

Island Property Line V's Lot Line/BL/Plat

I know there's great solid discussions out there but I have an Island Question,   An Island property surrounded by roads on each side no adjoining land owners only city streets, The BL shown on the sales survey could eiher be the building extents line where you could build to or Boundary line, It looks like it matches the original 1930's plat survey. The Local Zoning dept.  relate all the set backs requirements to the Property line and don't refer to Lot lines,plats etc.  I would consider that…

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What are the Benefits of Outsourcing BIM Services

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is rising as an innovative way to manage projects, BIM expedites collaboration within stakeholders, which will lead to improved profitability, reduced costs, better time management, and improved client relationship. BIM not only allows design and construction teams to work more efficiently, but it allows them to obtain the data they generate during the process to gain from operational and maintenance activities. The global AEC industry must look for…

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Parviz: Land Surveyor

Hello dear Surveyors,My name is Parviz. I am a Land Surveyor with more than 8 years experience in this field. I have been involved in pre-construction topographical surveys, setting out the project layout on the ground, detecting the underground facilities with radio detector, as-built surveys. I am comfortable with using survey equipment such as automatic level, total station, GNSS. I also acquainted with GIS and CAD software such as ArcGIS Pro, AutoCAD Civil 3D.I will move to Tampa, Florida…

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Major Time Saver: 200 of the Latest Land Surveyor Jobs in One Click

Behind the scenes of Land Surveyors United, a lot of work goes into wrangling Surveyor Job Opportunities for our community members.   Today, your task of finding a job may have just gotten a LOT easier for you... Simply head over to the Surveying Jobs page and find the button that says "Show the Newest 200 Surveyor Jobs" and click it.  It will open up with an aggregated list of the latest 200+ jobs for land surveyors across all categories.   Show the Newest 200 Land Surveyor Jobs Your…

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Stolen Equipment

Good night Unfortunately the UPS carrier Lost a box in the United States With Leica Robotic Tcrp 1203+ R400 with CS15 equipment ( Serials :TCRP: 4824170CS15: 5892231I've registered them as Stolen. Unfortunately I did not take out insurance either and as such from 6150 usd I received about 150 usd refund.  I don't understand how they lose a rig without leaving a trail between texas and kentucky. How is it possible? neither invoice nor proof of payment was sufficient to receive further…

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Licensed Flood Elevation Certificate Surveyors or Engineer

An flood elevation certificate is a document issued by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that shows important features of your property like its location, flood zone, building characteristics, and elevation of its lowest floor. An Elevation Certificate is an actual field survey by a licensed professional surveyor. The elevation compares house and building elevations to the local flood elevation as determined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. An Elevation Certificate is a…

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