Empowering Safe and Reliable Service through Managed Geospatial Services
Managed Geospatial Services enable utilities to navigate the complex landscape of regulations and provides cost saving strategies so utilities can focus on their core customer business activities. With SAM’s relentless emphasis on resource management, managed geospatial services support the planning, design, building and maintenance of utility infrastructure. In fact, we have built a reputation for being the most trusted, knowledgeable, and innovative geospatial and inspection firm in North America. We have experienced professionals that will apply the best practices to address the challenges of managing your assets. Throughout the asset’s lifecycle, SAM will apply proven strategies to support the sustainability, efficiency, and conservation of electric, water, telecom, and natural gas infrastructure.
Safely plan, build, and maintain critical electrical infrastructure with confidence knowing SAM professionals are an extension of your resources. SAM has over three decades of experience with greenfield and brownfield expansion and fully understands the success variables.
Bring wind, solar and hydroelectric energy to the grid and achieve sustainability goals by employing a full suite of managed geospatial services, before, during and after the power is harnessed.
Natural Gas Distribution
Natural Gas Distribution
Ensure the integrity of new and legacy natural gas assets with Subsurface Utility Mapping, Excavation, 3D Modeling, GIS mapping, and Damage Prevention strategies.
Streamline network deployment and expansion with comprehensive geospatial data, fiber engineering and right-of-way permitting.
Effectively managing available water resources is vital to our future. The capture, retention, transmission, and distribution of water to large population centers and arid parts North America are in growing demand. Desalination infrastructure will be part of the solution, and SAM has the experience to partner with you for these environmental challenges.
National Reach, Trusted Local Knowledge , Innovative Technology Solutions
No utility infrastructure program is the same, and each one requires a specialized approach. While many electrical grids and gas distribution networks have well-established infrastructure, renewable energy and water resource programs are breaking new ground. Regardless of your program, SAM has the right approach to provide rich, high fidelity geospatial data delivered in a managed service framework. With an emphasis on safety and a deep knowledge of regulatory standards and permitting requirements for telecommunications and other utilities, our trusted team has the experience to ensure your assets are designed, built and maintained for maximum performance.
SAM’s licensed and certified professionals include geomatics, engineers, safety, risk management, financial analysts, data scientists, LiDAR and image technicians that bring exceptional experience and expertise to a program. We offer a holistic perspective of hosting and providing geospatial data management services for the complete life cycle of critical infrastructure and asset management.
Senior Vice President, Corporate Utilities Sector Lead, Senior Associate
East Region Electric Market Lead, Associate
Corporate Renewable Market Lead
Renewables - Group Lead
RPLS, PSVice President, Corporate Energy Market Lead, Associate
RPLSVice President, Corporate Telecom Market Lead, Associate
Corporate Director of Fiber Engineering
Local Government Market Lead
SAM is trusted, knowledgeable and innovative. We are the nation’s largest geospatial and inspection services firm. SAM’s professionals will guide you through a full lifecycle of managed geospatial services. Our vision is to advance spatial data acquisition, improve analysis capabilities, and develop predictive analytics to redefine and transform how infrastructure assets are built and managed. We have established a reputation for turning complex spatial data into practical, accurate, and high-fidelity deliverables to enhance decision-making, mitigate risks, achieve strategic objectives, and drive costs out of our client’s business.
SAM IN ACTION
Routing Underground Electric Lines in Urban Areas
See how SAM quickly delivered accurate spatial data for a challenging undergrounding project.
Clearing the Way for Solar Energy
Discover how SAM located over 60 underground oil and gas wells and associated piping to ensure safety on a solar energy program.
Using Applied Science to Determine Facility Ratings
Learn how SAM developed a creative solution to determining conductor ampacity, helping an electric power utility identify the most limiting component of their Bulk Electric System (BES) and meet FAC 008 guidelines.
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