Highway/Construction Surveying - Wellesley

Date: 9/23/2019 8:00 AM - 9/23/2019 3:00 PM

Location: Wellesley DPW
20 Municipal Way
2nd Floor
Wellesley, Massachusetts




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.

First Name Affiliation
Kevin Town of Wellesley
Benjamin City of Agawam
Forrest Town of Plymouth
Andrew Town of East Bridgewater
Vladimir City of Agawam
Jay Town of Easton
Thomas City of Framingham
Joe Town of Medfield
John Town of East Bridgewater
Paul Town of Medfield
Erick Town of East Bridgewater
Thomas Town of Plymouth
Alex City of New Bedford Department of Public Infrastructure
Shaun City of New Bedford Department of Public Infrastructure
  • Kenneth Black
    Educator at Schnauzer Engineering