About SAM

Founded in 1994, SAM is a leader in providing complete geospatial solutions.

Founded in 1994, SAM has grown to become one of the largest providers of geospatial data solutions and construction phase services in the United States. The company offers a complete suite of geospatial services including professional land surveying, airborne/mobile/ terrestrial LiDAR, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE), Utility Coordination (UC), Building Information Modeling (BIM), aerial mapping, and photogrammetry. SAM also provides construction phase services through its wholly owned subsidiary, SAM-Construction Services, LLC (SAM-CS).

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, and employing more than 1,000 professionals, SAM has the capacity to field more than 200 crews with the ability to mobilize quickly, perform reliably, and consistently provide quality deliverables. Combined with a senior leadership team that has more than 450 years of collective professional experience, SAM is uniquely positioned as a highly capable service provider that is continuously prepared to mobilize quickly, perform reliably, and consistently provide quality deliverables.

The SAM Companies are comprised of Surveying And Mapping, LLC (SAM, LLC) and SAM-Construction Services, LLC (SAM-CS). In 2016 SAM acquired So-Deep, Inc., a company providing subsurface utility engineering and surveying services, with offices in the Midwest and Southeastern U.S. To operate in North Carolina, SAM also established So-Deep | SAM NC, Inc., which later merged with SAM, LLC in 2020. In 2018, SAM acquired Nobles Consulting Group, Inc., a leading provider of professional services in the AEC industry across the Southeast, now operating as part of SAM Companies. In 2019, SAM acquired Haag 3D Solutions., a pioneer 3D Laser Scanning firm specializing in HDS LiDAR and Building Information Modeling (BIM) services for the AEC industry, now fully integrated into SAM, LLC. In 2019, SAM also acquired JMC Professional Surveying and Mapping, with multiple offices in Tennessee. In 2020 SAM acquired two more companies: Midland GIS Solutions, a leading GIS services company headquartered in Maryville, Missouri, and HALIS, a LiDAR and image acqusition company located in McDonough, Georgia.

SAM’s complete geospatial approach gives us the tools and skills to develop efficient and customized solutions for projects of any scale. This gives our clients the benefit of a single point of contact for a comprehensive set of surveying and mapping products. The size of our available workforce means we are able to use these tools effectively to accomplish even large-scale projects on accelerated schedules. Our market expertise includes rail and roadway, oil and gas, electric, gas distribution, telecommunications, water, public sector, and federal experience, and our project portfolio demonstrates a proven track record for a wide variety of clients.

Above all, client satisfaction is our priority—we only consider a job complete when our client is successfully using the product. To us, there is no measure that matters as much as yours.

“Very responsive to an emergency call on short notice.”

Project Manager, Rail Division