Surveying
Surveying

Hanson’s professionals have the technology, training and experience to address your surveying needs. 

Our surveyors use current surveying technology, such as robotic total stations, laser scanning and Virtual Reference Station (VRS)-enabled global positioning technologies. These resources allow us to communicate in real time between the field and our office, processing information efficiently and effectively.

With training and hands-on experience, our team has the knowledge to work in your industry. Additionally, Hanson surveyors hold certifications that may include:

  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 HAZWOPER worker training
  • MSHA 30 CFR Part 46 miner training
  • railroad safety training for work on Class 1 railroads
  • work zone safety training for work on roadways
  • communications training for work on tower-controlled airports
  • confined space entry training
  • fall protection training


Our services include:

  • Traditional surveying
    -- ALTA, boundary and right-of-way surveys
    -- surveys for control establishment
    -- topographical surveys for engineering design
  • Federal, state and local government
    -- asset management surveys for planning and GIS development
    -- control surveys for geodetic monument establishment and height modernization
    -- hydrographic surveys
    -- levee inventory surveys for flood protection
  • Aviation
    -- Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) standard obstruction surveys for approach development
    -- GIS development and asset inventory surveys
    -- control station development to National Geodetic Survey (NGS) standards
    -- Exhibit A property map development
  • Railway
    -- grade crossing inventories
    -- on-track topographical and bridge surveys
    -- track profile surveys
  • Telecommunications
    -- Federal Communications Commission (FCC) tower permit surveys
    -- surveys for orientation of tower appurtances
  • Energy & Industry
    -- monitoring well location surveys
    -- surveys for landfill permitting for environmental compliance
    -- construction layout surveys
    -- mining surveys


Our surveying capabilities include hands-on support for:

  • transportation
    -- aviation
    -- DOT & Tollway
    -- railway
    -- maritime & inland waterways
    -- multimodal
    -- streets & arterials
  • buildings & facilities
  • government & defense
    -- federal, state & local government
  • energy & industry
    -- power generation
    -- manufacturing
    -- waste management
    -- audits & conservation
  • telecommunications
  • water resources & environment
  • emergency & safety

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