Construction Surveying Frisco TX: How To Choose A Surveyor

Construction Surveying Frisco TXConstruction surveying Frisco TX ensures that there is no guesswork involved in any type of construction project – from a single-family home to a multi-story office building.  A construction surveyor inspects and measures parcels under consideration for construction projects and collects information on land characteristics, including size, elevation, boundaries and curves of a particular plot of land.  The information collected and provided by the construction surveyor is used by architects, engineers and contractors throughout the entire construction process to ensure that buildings, bridges, tunnels and more are built within specific parameters.  If you are planning a construction project on a specific parcel of land and you need to hire a construction surveyor, here are some tips for choosing the right one:

✓ Construction Survey Frisco TX:  Choose A Surveyor With Experience
You must hire a construction surveyor who has the proper licensing to ensure that he has the education and training needed for the job.  Though finding a surveyor who is properly licensed is extremely important, it is also important that he not only has general experience working on construction projects but that he also has experience with the specific kind of project you want to hire him for.  With experience, he will be able to anticipate changes that can happen quickly on a job site and be able to adapt and think on his feet.

✓ Construction Surveying And Layout Frisco TX:  Choose A Surveyor With References
No matter what the size of your construction project is, it’s likely that it represents a significant financial investment for you; that’s why it’s important to hire a surveyor who has been recommended to you by others and who has previous job references instead of taking a chance on someone completely unknown to you.  When you have a personal referral from someone you trust along with job references, you have more than one person to ask questions of regarding the surveyor’s attention to detail, ability to multi-task, ability to complete a project on time and willingness to keep lines of communication open with his employer.

✓ Construction Surveying Frisco TX:  Choose A Surveyor Who Works Well With Other Professionals
Every construction job is a team effort and your construction surveyor should be able to work well with other members of the team, like engineers, building contractors and others, to complete the job.  Your surveyor must have fairly extensive knowledge of what other professionals on your team do and he must be able to communicate with them about how his job impacts their jobs.  Most importantly, he must accomplish tasks on schedule to keep any delays from adversely affecting the schedules of others working on your project.

To ensure that you have the right person to handle your construction surveying Frisco TX, call us at John Cowan & Associates at (972) 635-4300.  You can also visit us online at to find out more about our surveying services.

Construction Surveying Frisco TX
John Cowan & Associates
10147 CR 135
, Texas 75762
(903) 581-2238

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