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Accuracy, responsiveness and experience are the hallmarks of quality surveying - and the trademark of Prime’s Surveying Department.  Led by registered professional land surveyors averaging over 20 years of experience, Prime’s survey crews work for private and public clients throughout Georgia and the Southeast.

Clients have come to depend on the precision that Prime’s surveyors provide.  Armed with the latest in robotic and GPS technology, our party chiefs are able to identify potential problems early in the process and to ultimately minimize time and cost overruns.  Over 85% of Prime’s surveying projects are for repeat clients, who value the quality, accuracy and timeliness of the surveys we provide. 

Surveying Expertise

Prime personnel experience in surveying covers a wide range of services including:

  • topographic / engineering surveys

  • boundary surveys

  • ALTA / ACSM land title surveys

  • construction layout / staking surveys

  • utility / route surveys

  • utility location / mapping

  • as-built surveys

  • easement and condemnation surveys

  • control surveys

  • GIS integration

  • real-time global positioning surveys (GPS)

  • subdivision surveys

  • aerial control surveys

  • hydrographic surveys

  • specialty surveys

  • final plats

  • forensic surveys

We use only state-of-the-art equipment, including satellite-based Global Positioning System (GPS) instruments, electronic/laser distance-measuring systems, and laptop computers that provide the capability for daily data transmission, reduction, plotting, and verification.  Our equipment inventory includes:

  • Trimble R8 GPS Units
  • Topcon Legacy GPS Units
  • ArcPad 7.0 Customizable GIS Data Collection Software
  • Topcon 300 & 3000 Series Total Stations
  • Topcon 8000 Series Robotic Total Stations
  • Trimble S6 Robotic Instruments
  • Recon Data Collectors with Carlson Surv/CE Survey Software
  • Trimble TSC2 Data Collectors
  • Trimble Survey Controller Software
  • Topcon Self-Leveling Levels
  • Digital Cameras
  • Laptop Field Computers and Statewide Communications

In addition, each field crew is outfitted with off road vehicles to ensure access to nearly any site and efficient, speedy data collection.

Prime provides digital output in various formats including MicroStation, CaiCE, AutoCAD, TerraModel, ArcView and digital county tax maps.  Our surveying and mapping professionals utilize the latest technologies in mapping, geographic information systems (GIS) and survey data compilation.  Prime Engineering annually invests in new equipment and software to insure that our staff has the resources necessary to most effectively serve our clients.

Service Approach
Prior to dispatching our field crews, Prime's survey management develops a keen understanding of each client’s needs and expectations through site visits and insightful conversation.  We draw from our past experience to develop a written detailed scope for the project before preparing budgets.  This ensures that each client’s needs are clearly defined and reduces the likelihood of costly overruns or omissions caused by lack of communication.

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