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May 7, 2009
New Brunswick Business Journal- Looking to build a structure? It's likely you'll need a land surveyor to know the shape of the earth or land upon which you want to build.

By JOSIE LIVINGSTONE
For The Daily Gleaner

New Brunswick Business Journal- Looking to build a structure?

It's likely you'll need a land surveyor to know the shape of the earth or land upon which you want to build.

"We would be one of the first professionals contacted to do measurements to create a drawing showing what's already there, the shape of the earth where the supposed building or structure is supposed to go," said Doug Morgan, a veteran land surveyor.

Morgan owns Trainor Surveys (1974) Ltd., which is based in Fredericton. He employs three other land surveyors.

As the owner of the firm, Morgan said he devotes about 20 per cent of his time to land surveying. He said some of his staff are out in the field more than others.

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