Surveying

Hanson’s professionals have the technology, training and experience to address your surveying needs. Our surveyors use current technology, such as robotic total stations, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS, or drones), laser scanning and Virtual Reference Station (VRS)-enabled global positioning technologies. These resources allow us to communicate in real time between field and 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, including ALTA, boundary and right-of-way surveys; surveys for control establishment; and topographical surveys for engineering design
  • federal, state and local government, including asset management surveys for planning and GIS development, control surveys for geodetic monument establishment and height modernization and levee inventory surveys for flood protection
  • aviation, including 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 and Exhibit A property map development
  • railway, including grade crossing inventories, on-track topographical and bridge surveys and track profile surveys
  • telecommunications, including Federal Communications Commission (FCC) tower permit surveys and surveys for orientation of tower appurtances
  • energy and industry, including monitoring well location surveys, surveys for landfill permitting for environmental compliance, construction layout surveys and mining surveys

Our surveying capabilities include hands-on support for:

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

Florida: LB7658; Illinois: 184-001084; Kentucky: Permit #284; Missouri: 2000158086; New Jersey: 24GA28001500; Northern Marina Islands: COA-034; Texas: 10194269 (Firm license); 10039500 (Corpus Christi branch office- only location offering surveying services in TX);