R. Lee Hixson has been surveying for more than 30 years. He is licensed in California, Nevada, Utah, Oregon, Idaho and Wyoming. He is currently a project surveyor for Geomatics Transportation Services Inc. in Sacramento, Calif.
For the past five years or so, I have been thinking about the organizational nature of the way we approach projects and how this has changed over time. While there are still many small- and medium-sized surveying firms that employ one or two licensees who take on a broad range of survey projects, the number of medium-sized and larger firms with hundreds and even thousands of employees is far greater than in years past.
In the April 2017 issue of POB, find out how 3D tools played a role in the renovation of the Institute of Civil Engineers headquarters in London. Also, POB releases the results of its 2017 3D Surveying Trends Study.