Accuracy is everything.

Because making the right decisions about what to build and how to build it starts with deciding where. The fact that we get to use state-of-the-art tools and tech like 3D Laser Scanners and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to get the job done is just icing on the cake. It’s not enough to invest in the latest technology. We invest in the people using it.

That’s why we not only have a Certified Federal Surveyor on the team, we aggressively pursue the best surveyors and support staff, make sure they’re trained on the latest software and techniques, and equip them with the technological gear they need to get the job done, regardless of scale and complexity.

Surveying Equipment & Technology

Powell’s survey crews are equipped with the equipment and technology required to get the job done right.

  • Two Leica 3D Laser Scanners
  • eBee drone
  • TopoLift terrestrial scanning platform
  • Leica DNA 03 digital levels
  • Leica robotic total stations
  • Sokkia GRX2 GPS systems
  • Data collectors with Carlson SurvCE software
  • Hydrographic survey vessels with single beam echo sounders all-terrain vehicles

Our software includes

  • AutoCAD 2016
  • Carlson Civil 2016
  • MicroStation GEOPAK
  • MicroStation Power InRoads
  • Carlson GIS
  • Carlson HYDRO
  • Terramodel
  • Trimble Site Vision
  • Leica Cyclone
  • TopoDOT
  • Our CAD staff has undergone both AutoCAD and MicroStation training

Surveying Services

  • 3D Laser Scanning
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Mapping
  • Bathymetric Surveys
  • Boundary & Topographic Surveys
  • Highway Mapping
  • Utility Mapping
  • Platting
  • Control Networks
  • Site Design Surveys
  • State Plane Control Networks
  • Single Beam Hydrographic Surveys
  • Construction Staking
  • Right-of-Way & Easement Preparation
  • ALTA / NSPS Land Title Surveys
  • Flood Plane Mapping Services
  • Route Surveys
  • 3D Machine Control Data Preparation
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Certified Federal Surveyors Services
  • Volume Surveys