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Our Land Surveying team provides a full range of land surveying and mapping services to the transportation, water resources, government services, and federal markets throughout California.

With roots in land surveying dating back to the early 1900s, our firm is proud to build upon a historic foundation of excellence.

What We Do

We use time-proven processes and advanced technology to ensure you receive quality results. We utilize GPS and robotic instrumentation expertise for one- and two-person survey crews. Our team specializes in the following areas of land surveying:

Design Surveying. We provide mapping for ground and aerial topographic base maps as well as utility mapping, right-of-way, property boundary, and easement retracements for design projects. In addition, we provide surveying for acquisition projects that include legal descriptions, deeds, sketches, and right-of-way maps for use in appraisal and acquisition.

Construction Surveying. Our services encompass planning, review and pre-calculations, control and conform verifications, and monument preservation. We offer construction staking and monitoring for roads, highways, bridges, bikeways, buildings, and facilities.

Additional Land Surveying Services. We provide right-of-way engineering in accordance with the Caltrans right-of-way manual and create customized maps, legal descriptions, sketches, and reports formatted to meet the needs of local agencies and clients.

How MNS Makes a Difference

Skilled One- and Two-Person Survey Crews. We analyze the project scope to determine if a one- or two-person crew is the most effective and cost efficient way to proceed. Using advanced GPS, robotic technology, and traditional techniques, we strive to meet or exceed the required schedule and complete the work within budget.

Unionized Surveyors. Since MNS is signatory to the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 12, we have the ability to add to our core employees by hiring certified party chiefs and chainpersons from a pool of highly qualified, local surveyors.

Efficient Team. Our land surveying team has a long project history of working successfully together. Their familiarity with each other and their field expertise enable us to complete your projects on time, within budget, and with no communication breakdowns along the way.

Client Focused. Our clients include private industry, municipalities, and Caltrans. As our first priority, we work with our clients to thoroughly understand the project and provide an experienced team to meet the project goals in a cost-effective manner.

Markets We Serve

We've provided construction management services on hundreds of roads and bridges throughout California, and we consider this market a key part of our business.

Our Construction Management team includes a specialized water resources team with an impressive range of project experience and market knowledge.

We have been providing on-call construction management and inspection services for California public agencies for over 60 years.

We proudly serve the federal and military markets, supporting projects on military and government installations. We regularly provide construction management services for Vandenberg Space Force Base.