UPDATED: You can now find the Surveyors Handbook Here in Resources
This is PART TWO in the Surveying Resources and Links Series [part 1 here], which is all about online land surveying publications, links and industry blogs. There is a chance that…Read more →
Submitted by Jaybird on January 22, 2010 at 9:30pm — Comment On This...
Tersus GNSS Inc. (“Tersus”), a leading GNSS manufacturing company announces its launch of a new generation GNSS RTK system with multi technology integrated for surveyors, the NeoRTK System.…Read more →
Submitted by Tersus RTK Engineer on July 6, 2017 at 2:33am — Comment On This...
For too many project development managers, the land surveying portion of the construction process is just a necessary evil—something that they must take care of before the real work can begin. However, if you use the right technology, the land surveying process can be a source of real business value for the project as a whole. By getting the project off on the right foot with high-quality land surveying services, you can set the foundation for a project that gets completed on time and within…Read more →
Submitted by Dustin Price on August 1, 2017 at 5:55pm — Comment On This...
If you are looking for a quick way to drill into the most popular content in the community, where to find the group for your location or the support forum for the type of surveying equipment you use, take a look at this:
Submitted by Survenator on August 3, 2017 at 5:00pm — Comment On This...
We are SO Pleased to announce that Today we accepted our 12,000th land surveyor to the community!! Just a quick note to express gratitude for all of the wonderful land surveyors who follow and contribute to this page and to Land Surveyors United Community …Read more →
Submitted by Survenator on August 2, 2017 at 6:50pm — Comment On This...
Not only are land surveyors expected to hold degrees or certificates in Land Surveying Management, Surveying Technology, Geomatics, or other similar disciplines, most states and governing bodies have continuing education requirements as well. This means school is nearly always a concern for land surveyors.
Here’s where things can get complicated. Land surveying jobs often involve lots of…Read more →
Shared Experience is Education for those new to the field. There are no shortages on complaints around the internet about newbies relying too much on tech. However, the veteran land surveyors are just now- for the first time in history- sharing and documenting their expertise from the field. Students and new surveyors simply have never been exposed to the…Read more →
I was rummaging through some of my files today and came across the Faircloth Notes. The document is called “Land Surveying in Alabama” by James M Faircloth. Faircloth was a professor in the Civil Engineering department at the University of Alabama. (…Read more →
There is a box or drawer full of old plats, blueprints and survey drawings that are collecting dust somewhere at your surveying company. Why not scan them into a file archive and monetize them? Imagine being able to sell access to those old surveys, retain the rights and permissions and make money twice with them. This is exactly what America's Building Records is providing the construction industry- the ability to do just that. Land…Read more →
How wide is a property line? You may be asking yourself "Did he say that out loud"? Well, Yes I did. And here are the potential reasons why; see which one you can identify most with, then think about your own reason and add to the list. I will list the first three (3) and you provide the rest. …Read more →
So much to cover in such a small space! A LOT has happened over the past couple of weeks on the network, but here are a few highlights and announcements for you to chew on over the weekend.
~ Blog Posts/ Articles have been replaced as Surveying Stories- pull your uploaded photos and videos into a story post and tell us a tale of…Read more →
If you are a surveyor currently seeking employment, you probably already know that we work hard behind the scenes in order to help you find those jobs. Our previous jobs board at http://jobs.landsurveyorsunited.com helped over 300 surveyors find work per year, but as things change and software is phased out, so to we must change. So we've built a new and improved site here at…Read more →
Submitted by Survenator on June 30, 2017 at 6:40pm — Comment On This...
When We Are All Dead...will Surveying be with us?…Read more →
Surveyors Are United! We are Stronger than Ever Before
I have a few announcements and some new cool things for you to check out over the weekend, but first, I would like to extend a warm welcome to all of our new members on Land Surveyors United. We appreciate you joining us in our mission to bridge the gaps between surveyors and to strengthen the…Read more →
Submitted by Jaybird on January 21, 2010 at 11:30pm — Comment On This...
Last week a member who is currently seeking employment asked me how they could get in touch with a recruiter to find employment. It dawned on me that although I had developed ways for recruiters to find job seekers, I…Read more →
Submitted by Jaybird on May 4, 2017 at 6:31pm — Comment On This...
Below is an email thread that happened over the last couple of days related survey pricing and a request that came in from a potential client. I wanted to share it with surveyors and…Read more →
Unlike most of the previous years, Survey Earth in a Day happens on a workday this year. In previous years, surveyors needed to borrow RTK equipment for the weekend, but this year, we hope everyone will participate.
For Those Who Are New To Our Community…
CHAIN! The weakest link (in the chain)
by: Deward “Karl” Bowles,
Texas RPLS no. 4966
Certain magazines (trade magazines) have purported to represent the current interests of our profession by exposing Land Surveyors to new technologies and philosophies regarding our industry. These magazines have been around for decades in many cases.
These so…Read more →
A land surveyor's truck doubles and triples at times as his/her office, home, sanctuary and place of peace and quiet. Over the years, hundreds of photos have been submitted by you and your fellow surveyors of crews at work and the…Read more →