D. Alex Johnson Resume

Education 1975 – 1979 Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
BS Forest Science
Professional experience

2000-2004 Daggett Enterprises Inc.
Farmington, New Mexico

Professional Land Surveyor, Survey Manager

  • Professionally responsible for activities of 5 crew survey firm. Responsible for developing plan to perform land surveys, review and certification of plats and descriptions. Implemented use of Arcview 8.3 in conjunction with project planning for route surveys on interstate utility work. Authored company procedures to merge position data from conventional and GPS survey observations, with vector and rastar data from public and private sources, for the purpose of transportation planning, environmental permitting, construction planning, land acquisition planning, and utility system modeling. During this period developed a working knowledge of Datums, Projections, mapping grade and survey grade data collection schemes, establishing high order networks based on static GPS phase observations.

1990 - 2000 Daggett Surveys, Daggett Inc., Daggett Enterprises Inc.
Farmington, New Mexico

Party Chief, Survey Supervisor

  • Professional survey firm. Performed surveys to establish oil and gas lease boundaries and acquire easement and right of way for energy transportation systems in NW New Mexico and SW Colorado. Projects also included layout work for Bureau of Reclamation.
  • Duties included primary contact with clients, evaluation of scope and cost elements, authoring bids and proposals, design of project plans of survey, research of legal and survey control sources, scheduling and direction of field crews, evaluation of both GPS and conventionally observed data, calculations and set up for drafting, review of plat and description language, archive of observations, monumentation, and geographic control networks.
  • Technical: Trimble type GPS equipment, including 4000, 4400, 4700 receivers, TSC1 v7.5 controllers, TGO v1.62 for Static, CORS RINEX, and RTK processing of GPS observations. Computer skills include Eagle Point survey suite running on Autocad or Intellicad platforms. Implented the use of Arcview for project parcel research and database, control network database, project map generation and project completion database.

1987 - 1990 Mountain States Surveys
Salt Lake City, Utah

Party Chief, CAD operator

  • Survey firm performed a variety of boundary and subdivision work in urban and rural settings. Projects included ALTA surveys, right of way establishment for utilities, subdivision design and monumentation, and QC survey contract for the Corps of Engineers for certification of construction elements of missile silo.

1986 - 1987 Alpentech Inc.
Salt Lake City, Utah

Party Chief

  • Engineering firm consulted on the design and construction of chairlifts, tram and railway structures. In addition to design study and layout surveying, duties also included retracement of mineral lease and patent boundaries for ski area development.

1983 - 1986 CRS Surveyors and Engineers
Salt Lake City, Utah

Instrument man, Party Chief

  • This consulting engineering firm was primarily engaged in municipal water and sewerage design and construction, as well as subdivision development.

1979 - 1983 U.S. Forest Service
Uinta National Forest and Manti-LaSal National Forest, Utah

Survey Aid, Survey Technician, Party Chief, Chief of Parties

  • Performed design study and layout surveys for engineering department of National Forest. Cadastral work included determination of national forest boundaries.
Certifications Colorado Professional Land Surveyor #33648
New Mexico Professional Land Surveyor #14827
Arizona Professional Registered Land Surveyor #38008
Utah Professional Land Surveyor #174617
Member American Congress of Surveying and Mapping
New Mexico Professional Land Surveyors
Professional Land Surveyors of Colorado