Surveying

State-of-the-art equipment and the best-trained minds in the business, all working together to ensure you get the highest quality, value and accuracy on every project.

At SAM our people make the difference. With more than 100 licensed surveyors and 85+ technicians, our land surveying group brings broad and diverse experience on all types of surveys.  We serve hundreds of different clients on projects of all sizes, including route surveying and as-built surveying services for electric energy, pipeline and well field services, transportation infrastructure, federal clients, aviation, and state and local government.  By organizing market specific teams, clients benefit from experienced staff familiar with the unique aspects of their projects.

We also leverage the most state-of-the-art technology in the field and office. SAM’s 160+ survey field crews mobilize in four-wheel drive vehicles fully equipped with the latest data collection and communication technology for high-definition surveying. Trimble robotic total stations and dual-frequency GPS survey equipment meet the needs of the most demanding 3-D surveying and GPS surveying project. Tablet computers with integrated laptop, data collection, navigations system and digital cameras provide real-time data exchange between field and office operations, increasing speed and productivity in data collection and data management.

Survey technicians utilize the latest fully integrated CAD workstations in the office – equipped with high performance, dual-monitor setups, the latest AutoCAD LDD, MicroStation v8, BlueSky AlignDB, PLS-CADD, GEOPAK, CAiCE, SMDS, Cyclone and Cloudworx applications for survey computations – ensure quality, added value and accuracy in every project. In addition, SAM owns and operates Leica ScanStation C10, P20, and P40 High-Definition Laser Scanners with technicians experienced in the capturing and processing of scan cloud data.

We offer diverse Hydrographic Surveying services, delivering products of the highest quality and precision in support of energy, water, environment and transportation projects. Using the latest marine geophysical technologies, our experienced team of professionals provides comprehensive knowledge of underwater terrain, infrastructure, geology, and environmental constraints.

Our professional services are delivered in the formats our clients require. SAM not only owns and operates the latest computer hardware, software and communications technologies, those systems and software are upgraded regularly so clients benefit from the efficiency and accuracy of the latest enhancements.  All business operations are fully integrated with networked administrative computing capabilities, CAD workstations, and sophisticated mapping and plotting hardware.

“We really appreciate how quickly you guys have been able to turn these plats around. We’re not accustomed to getting them this quickly and not having to constantly call and ask for them. So, I really appreciate that!”

Senior Manager with an E&P Company