Our graduates find employment with a variety of companies. The most common are:
Most states require that land surveyors be licensed. The surveyor must be able to
follow the original surveyor when re-establishing boundary lines.
Surveying has been made a lot easier with GPS, total station distance meters, data collectors, desktop computers, computed aided drafting (CAD), and the internet.
It helps to know surveying law and trigonometry.
Surveyors have to deal with following vague deed descriptions, minimal field evidence, lost boundary corners, property line disputes, and acreage discrepancies that have been caused by surveyors who used older surveying instruments. Updated boundary maintenance helps to prevent property line problems with adjoining landowners.