Phil Fedor
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Started Sep 29, 2011 0 Replies

I've been having trouble landing a job here in Phoenix since 2008.  I finally decided that some certifications might be a benefit to me.  I've applied to take the LSIT, but that exam is in April. In…Read more →

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I am here because I am a.
Just a surveyor
Surveyor Bio:
Originally from New York State, graduated from the NYS Ranger School in 1991. Worked around Syracuse until 1992, then moved to Indiana & surveyed for 3 companies until 2005. Moved the wife out to Arizona to jump onto the real estate bubble until it burst in 2008 for me. Since then I've scrambled to take any job, no matter what it is, to make ends meet. Currently, I'm a party chief for Hoskin-Ryan Consultants in Phoenix, AZ
Hoskin-Ryan Consultants
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Phoenix, AZ
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I have experience with the following
GPS, topographic, boundary surveys, construction staking, topographic surveys, Survey Office, Construction, Construction layout, heavy highway, structural steel, ALTA, boundary, route surveys, pre-construction topo, GPS, old school with compass & chain
How many years have you been surveying?
I've been surveying since 1991. I'd rate it as an 8.
Most comfortable with the following types of instrumentation
Total Stations, GPS, Other)

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Still no surveying jobs

Posted on June 8, 2011 at 11:02am 3 Comments

Had an interview last week with DEI in Phoenix.  It was a good  meeting, one of the best I've had since 2008.  However, its still another case of being too expensive - they can't afford much in benefits, no healthcare coverage, and cannot guarantee 40 hrs/wk.  Since I have a regular steady job (which I cannot stand), its a huge risk to go back into surveying to support my family.

I'm growing weary of the wait for the recovery to happen in Arizona.

I see new houses under…

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At 9:29pm on December 24, 2011, ⚡Survenator⌁ said…

wish i checked my comments more often,,,hoping youre having a nice christmas...let me know if you're still looking for work!  

At 12:21pm on November 17, 2010, Phil Fedor said…
Been looking for steady work since 2008. I'm party chief that has done about every aspect of land surveying. I'm desparately trying to get back into the field.

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