Turning your project vision into reality

Turning your project vision into reality
Have you ever taken a kid’s drawing and said, “I can make something with this?” Then you use that drawing as the blueprint and make that vision a reality?  That’s basically the job of a survey te...
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Is Your Engineering Consultant Speaking Your Language?

Is Your Engineering Consultant Speaking Your Language?
Have you ever gone to France and tried to communicate with a local using the French you learned in High School, while he tried to communicate back with the English he learned in grade school? (I know,...
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It's not all Engineering - How Important is Project Controls to the Engineering Process?

It's not all Engineering - How Important is Project Controls to the Engineering Process?
I have had the great privilege of working in Project Management and Project Controls in Canada, the Middle East, South America, and in both the DJ Basin (Colorado) and the Delaware Basin (Texas). My e...
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Think Integrated

Think Integrated
My wife is a PGA Golf Professional.  She’s also an adjunct distance-learning teacher at The Yost Household Kindergarten and Middle School for our 6 and 13-year-old’s, but that’s a story to be sha...
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Don't Put All Your Tools In One Box

Don't Put All Your Tools In One Box
We wait in anxious anticipation for the latest iPhone to arrive.  We tell Alexa to turn off the lights, so we don't have to get up.  Self-driving cars are becoming more of a reality than a s...
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It's a Bird! It's a Plane! No, it's the WingtraOne!

It's a Bird! It's a Plane! No, it's the WingtraOne!
In today’s climate, service companies are tasked with 3 “simple” requests for each project: Fast, Accurate, and Cost-Efficient.  Seems “simple” enough…… But with complexities that go along with a...
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You Want Fries With That - YES, Integrate it!

You Want Fries With That - YES, Integrate it!
  Integrated vs. À La Carte Land Services -  When you plan a multi-phase project, do you take the integrated or à la carte approach to your land services?  No phase or stage of a projec...
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Site Selection Got You Stalled?

Site Selection Got You Stalled?
How often do you find your project stalling while you search for just the right surface site location?  Are you wasting time and money endlessly pursuing the perfect location without having the r...
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Project Sequencing Revamped

Project Sequencing Revamped
The "do loop".  As a project manager, designer, or team member, do you find yourself in a continuous “do loop” – running in never-ending circles – chasing environmental constraints that cause the...
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The Land of Impossible. #solved

The Land of Impossible. #solved
Got an Itch?  You just can’t scratch that spot in the middle of your back. You know you can get to it – you just need to figure out how. The same is true in the workplace. A customer may ask you ...
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Percheron Hires Northeast Regional Survey Manager

Percheron Hires Northeast Regional Survey Manager
HOUSTON, TX – August 20, 2018 – Percheron, LLC announced the addition of Neil C. Shultz, PE, PLS as the Northeast Regional Manager, Survey. Neil comes to Percheron with 21 years of experience in the e...
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Arch Stout Joins Percheron as Vice President, Survey

Arch Stout Joins Percheron as Vice President, Survey
HOUSTON, TX – January 8, 2015 - Percheron announced the addition of Arch Stout as Vice President, Survey. Arch comes to Percheron with more than 40 years of widely varied surveying and management expe...
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