Baseline Celebrates National Surveyors Week!

Survey Story of the Day “I got to survey the URS terminal at McCarran Airport, specifically the “Janet Airlines” terminal, i.e. Area 51 employees. This project included an extensive background check, under armed guard, no cameras and no phones. As far as aliens go, that’s classified.“— Danny Tucker, Survey Crew Chief NOTE: Janet Airlines, also… Read more »

Surveyors Complete UAV Pilot Licensing

In January, Aaron Demo, Doug Lancaster, Jayme Hobin, and Danielle Bustos braved the cold to complete drone flight school each earning their Part 107 certification which allows them to legally pilot an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV or drone) for commercial use under FAA regulation. The flight school our team participated in was administered by an… Read more »

Celebrating National Surveyors Week-Day 4!

Survey Stories of the Day “In August of 2017, I was performing a topographic survey. This job was located near Broomfield, Colorado. One of the great aspects of being a field surveyor is that you never know what you will find, see, or experience. On this day, I found a bag with stolen guns, jewelry,… Read more »

Celebrating National Surveyors Week – Day 2!

Survey Stories of the Day “Favorite story: Working on a ballfield/rec center construction staking job, we had some interesting clients. They were stern and stubborn,  but one time, the project leads were driving around the site on a gator. Eventually, they started messing around and crashed into a ditch. It took forever to get them out,… Read more »

Baseline Celebrates National Surveyors Week

Survey Story of the Day “While surveying on the coast of Washington state, I was cutting line with a brush axe and carrying equipment in a large pack slung over my back. I emerged from the woods onto the beach just as a Trident submarine was traveling back to base, along with its security escort.… Read more »