The purpose of this podcast is to provide listeners with a light-hearted yet serious perspective on the life and interests of a geomatics professional. Topics will cover the spectrum of these great professions with few limitations. Our listeners can count on being educated and entertained!
Kent Groh, LS - Kent's passion, besides podcasting and the Chicago Cubs, is creating a solid and sustainable foundation for the surveying profession that future generations can build on for years to come. He has been working as a land surveyor for over 30 years and believes in collaborating with the various geomatics professions and governing bodies to collectively enhance the respective occupations. Kent enjoys golfing, fishing, craft beer, good food & traveling with his amazing wife. He also knows EQ Kimball and is a future curling Olympic gold medal winner.
Ryan Kelly, CP - Ryan's passion, besides podcasting and the New York Mets, is building lasting personal and professional relationships by providing the absolute best customer service and highest quality geospatial products available. He actively promotes all professions within the geomatics industry by working with students in both local middle and high schools, our future generation. Outside of work, Ryan's greatest joy is exploring the world with his amazing wife and beautiful son. He also attempts to play golf.
Producer Jake - The man behind the scenes bringing The Geoholics to life! Jake recently graduated from ASU with a degree in Digital Marketing and is an aspiring pilot and drone builder. He is a Boeing super-fan and owns property on Mars.
Give your business wings, power it up,and watch it lift-off! It’s that simple. With UNIFLI, you can leverage the latest in technology to add an edge to your business. UNIFLI was established in 2015 to help thousands of small, medium and enterprise business owners use the power of drones to boost their operations and achieve sky high levels of efficiency, with minimal interfaces and intervention. Drone Technology by Surveyors for Surveyors!
Do you ever wish that you could have a weekly cup of coffee with like-minded surveying professionals? You can do just that by participating in the virtual Mentoring Mondays program. This fantastic program is a weekly Zoom meeting featuring live Q&A’s on your favorite surveying topics. Every Monday, the forum is hosted by a rotating series of guest speakers who are among the best in the surveying business. The meeting room is open and available to anyone in the profession who is looking to stay informed on current industry topics and trends or just needs a little more help understanding a specific topic within the profession.
Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois offers two Land Survey education formats. They have traditional, on-campus classes AND a hybrid online/on-campus format where students go to campus one weekend per month to get the hands-on experience they need. The Weekend Land Survey Program is ideal for working adults balancing family, work, and life while looking to forward their career.
Bad Elf envisions, designs, and manufactures niche hardware and software as it relates to data collection. They are changing the business model and quite frankly the world of GPS by planning to democratize it…meaning making it realistic for anyone and everyone to collect survey grade data. Bad Elf is “engineering magic” !
Advanced Geodetic Surveys, Inc. is a Texas S-Corporation specializing in mapping and land surveying equipment that has been proudly doing business since 1991. Our team is dedicated to providing the best solutions and service for your needs. Since 1991, AGS has consistently provided expertise in the surveying and mapping industry. We offer a comprehensive list of competitive surveying and mapping products and services. The staff here at AGS has a combined experience of over 135 years. With that in mind, you can be sure that we are able to solve any problems and obstacles that you may encounter in the field. We are an authorized Trimble™ equipment dealer and service center.
At AGS – it’s the service after the sale that counts!
We're reinventing safety apparel with the highest quality materials and most functional and versatile vests the safety industry has ever seen. With ten plus years in the surveying industry, we've seen it all; used it, broke it, fixed it and modified it. What you see here at Safety Apparel is the passion and sweat of years of field testing to produce what we think is the very best safety vest on the market. Safety Apparel offers ANSI/CSA compliant, high visibility survey and construction vests and reflective traffic control gloves, with custom logos and patches for the Vests.
Get Kids into Survey began in 2017 with the creation of the first GKiS poster – a fun resource for the survey community to share with their children in order to help them understand what their parents did at work.
The response from industry members was so overwhelmingly encouraging that, just two years later, they have a whole range of survey posters in production, and we have distributed over 40,000 copies globally! As the Get Kids into Survey community expands through its network of sponsors and Brand Ambassadors, the project will grow to include full programs for educators, scholarship schemes, and a raft of resources that will inspire the next generation of surveyors. As part of their continuing mission to secure the future of the survey industry.
We are dedicated to building and maintaining an excellent reputation. Diamondback Land Surveying, LLC provides complete surveying, mapping and construction staking solutions for residential, commercial and public works projects. Our survey teams take great pride in being professionals in all aspects of their work, and emphasize on-time service that maintains an excellent reputation in the construction and development communities by consistently providing top-notch services to our clients. Diamondback Land Surveying, LLC, survey crews utilize the most current technology including GPS, coupled with extensive local knowledge and experience. We are registered to provide professional land surveying services in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington and Wyoming.
We look forward to the opportunity of working with you!!
The leading supplier of products for the design/build industry in the Intermountain West since 1974.
Monsen Engineering has been supplying the design/build industry with the highest quality measurement solutions since 1974. We pride ourselves in being your one-stop shop throughout all the phases of your project, planning to completion. From drones to lasers, total stations or high-accuracy GPS equipment, we have what you need when you need it.
Tiger Supplies is the surveying, construction, and engineering superstore. We carry over 15,000 products featuring the top brands in today’s market. With experts on staff, competitive pricing, and a large selection of products, we are here to help professionals get the equipment they need to get the job done right. Feel free to give us a call, connect with us on Instagram, or swing by our showroom located in New Jersey, just 2 miles outside of Newark airport.
Do you think it should be easier to collect time sheets / daily work records and invoice your customers? Is it difficult to look up past jobs in a certain area so you can re-use control points, legal plans, and other information? Are you sick of using software that does not quite store all the customer and job information you need?
Created by the workflow experts at Cyanic Automation, JOB BOOK is a modern cloud-based solution built for surveyors that works in the field. Our office is in North America (Mountain Time). Give us a call, we pick up the phone and we are always happy to talk and help. Geoholics listeners receive 20% off the first-year subscription!
CobbFendley is committed to providing innovative engineering solutions with the goal of bettering communities. Our multi-discipline approach allows for the efficient completion of projects through experienced staff who focus on client communication. We collaborate. We commit. We build communities.
From the beginning, the firm’s project management approach has emphasized effective communication with a commitment to quality, integrity, and engineering excellence. CobbFendley’s work history was built on private utility relocations and has expanded to include fundamental and specialized services needed to complete the most innovative infrastructure projects.
Since 2010, SurveyorConnect has provided free discussion forums to the Land Surveying community. SurveyorConnect is a peer-to-peer platform providing community-based discussions and support for Land Surveyors and Geomatics Professionals all over the world. Our goal is to serve and support people that know and love Surveying and related topics, so they can keep up-to-date in their industry, while learning more, and getting more work done.
Welcome to the New and Improved Land Surveyors United Network. Our social support network community welcomes all geospatial professionals, land surveyors, surveying students and professors of surveying around the globe. We encourage storytellers to share their experiences in land surveying with the network so that those new to the industry can learn from best practices, tips and tricks and lessons learned. Through exploring our network, you'll find that since 2007, together we have transcended communication barriers which have historically segregated surveyors geographically, in language and by level of experience. We are unifying the industry and building a community by which the everyday surveyor on earth can find targeted support, build their reputation online, increase productivity and have a little fun too. Get involved and share your experiences in land surveying with your fellow surveyors around the world!
Old school surveyors become the educators to the new school on Land Surveyors United.
NLC Test Prep began in 2012 as Dr. Tony Nettlemen decided to branch out into his own business and education services. Dr. Nettleman is a part of a long line of land surveyors and began to shadow the profession at age 14.
Our focus is on preparing land survey students for their continuing education. NLC Prep provides various study tools and courses for the NCEES and state-specific land surveyor exams.
Trimble Geospatial provides solutions that allow you to make your mark using high-quality, productive workflows and information exchange, driving value for a global and diverse customer base of surveyors, engineering, and GIS service companies, governments, utilities, and transportation authorities. Trimble’s innovative technologies include integrated sensors, field applications, real-time communications, and office software for processing, modeling, and data analytics.
We’re pioneering the future of data intelligence, converging people, product, and place seamlessly to help you make your mark and leave your legacy.
We’ve got you covered, all around the world
>400+ Trimble Geospatial partner locations worldwide
>Convenient access to the latest technology and newest products
>Committed relationships that increase productivity, safety, and value for your business
Local access, local people
>Local sales professionals who speak your language
>Local knowledge of project needs and challenges
>Rental equipment close by lets you scale your business and reduce downtime
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