Highway/Construction Surveying - New Marlborough

Date: 10/8/2019 8:00 AM - 10/8/2019 3:00 PM

Location: New Marlborough Fire Station
205 Norfolk Road

New Marlborough, Massachusetts

Capacity:

12/12


Overview

This workshop will introduce participants to the most common measurement techniques encountered in the highway and construction environment. Topics will include Taping, Electronic Distance Measurement, Instrument set up, Leveling, and Angular Measurements.

More advanced topics will be introduced, such as GPS, and GIS, if time allows.

Hands on Lab Exercises will include:
Testing the accuracy of Leveling Equipment. 
Calculating & Laying out grade stakes for roadways, gutters, curbs, and pipelines.
Introduction to the Total Station, and Topographic Surveying.

Participants are welcome to bring in surveying equipment they have access to, for class inspection and discussion. In addition, their equipment can be checked out for condition and accuracy.

It is suggested that participants bring simple calculator (cell phone is fine), clipboard, and pencil (preferred over a pen).

Please see the course flyer for more information.

 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Jeff Sage Engineering and Contracting, Inc.
Dan Town of Williamsburg
Daniel Town of New Marlborough
Dave Town of New Marlborough
Bud Town of Hinsdale
Paul Town of New Marlborough
Charles Town of New Marlborough
Bryan Town of Williamsburg
Bill Town of New Marlborough
Don Town of Williamsburg
Jennifer Town of Williamsburg
Peter Town of New Marlborough
Instructors
  • Kenneth Black
    Educator at Schnauzer Engineering