Chris Root
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I've been surveying for 18 years in the central Florida area and 1 year in Texas. The first years of my career were defined in the swamps of the Green Swamp area with a T-1 and chain breaking down sections the old fashioned way before finally getting a "piggy-back" EDM in '95. My first calculator was an HP-11c, then to the 48GX in 95. Since then I have grown into more advanced instruments and GPS of all kinds and have grown into an unlicensed office position doing everything a licensed surveyor does except sign the surveys. The past 6 years have been mainly construction of roads, bridges, and working for Universal Studios or Disney building roller coasters and working on Sets for Universal. The last roller coaster I was a part of was Expedition Everest in Disney's Animal Kingdom.
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Prince Contracting LLC
I have experience with the following
GPS, topographic, boundary surveys, construction staking, topographic surveys, control network surveys, ground movement monitoring, Survey Office, Construction, Machine Control, Mostly all, the only field I have no experience in is Hydrographic. I have extensive construction and boundary experience.
How many years have you been surveying?
19 years 8
Most comfortable with the following types of instrumentation
Total Stations, GPS, Surveying Software, Robotics, Other), All, recently Trimble heavy with GPS and Robotic's

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6 weeks in the swamp ...

Posted on December 17, 2009 at 6:30pm 12 Comments

We've finally finished 6 weeks of cutting line in the central Florida swamps for a 100+ acre tract that had almost no open areas. I've been unemployed for 6 months when an old employer called me up and offered me a field position again ... I've been getting soft in the office as a manager for about 5-6 years and he wanted me to head a crew up and go line-cutting. I needed the money badly and jumped on the chance to get back out into the field with gusto. Man how 5 years of sitting on your butt… Read more →

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