SSM announced that Sam Zook, PLS assumed the role of Director of Surveying and Data Capture for the firm. Zook will be responsible for the management of the staff, operation of the department, and QA/QC role on all surveying projects. A licensed Professional Land Surveyor in Pennsylvania and New York, Sam is a 2009 graduate of Pennsylvania College of Technology with an AAS in Surveying Technology and AAS in Civil Engineering Technology. He is also a FAA Certified Remote Pilot.
In addition, the firm announced the promotion of Kevin Hoffman, SIT to Survey Crew Chief. Kevin is a 2016 graduate of Pennsylvania College of Technology with an A.A.S. in Surveying Technologies. He is responsible for conducting field topographical and property surveys, engineering surveys, records research, preparing plots, calculations and legal descriptions for properties; establishing field control; construction stakeout; and monumentation. He is trained in using Trimble GPS equipment, Trimble robotic instruments, Leica ScanStation, AutoCAD and Cyclone.