Brendan Welsh Receives Professional Land Surveyors License
ANCHORAGE, AK – (May 29, 2015) – F. Robert Bell and Associates (BELL) is pleased to announce Brendan Welsh has earned his Alaska Professional Land Surveying License. Welsh has successfully passed the Principles and Practice of Surveying (PS) exam, which covers specific topics in surveying such as standards, legal principles, and professional practices, business practices and types of surveys. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that the field of surveyors will experience a 10% increase in jobs between 2012 and 2022, which is about average. There are currently almost 1500 registered land surveyors in the state of Alaska.
This is Welsh’s second certification in less than a year. In October of last year, he earned his Certified Federal Surveyor (CFedS) certification. Welsh is a Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor at BELL and has had more than seven years’ experience with roads, schools, and other educational facilities; and residential, commercial and public works development projects.
His surveying experience includes conducting topographic and boundary survey and as well as construction staking. He is currently leading the North Slope surveying effort in the AK LNG Project. Using his knowledge of surveying practices and procedures, he regularly performs office data processing and analysis in preparation of as-builts, plot plans, topographic maps, and design surveys for clients. He is knowledgeable in using various surveying equipment such as total station and other data collectors. He has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and Forest Engineering from Oregon State University.
BELL is a wholly employee-owned consulting firm. We provide complete design, engineering, surveying, and construction management services to federal, state, and local governments as well as the private sector, industries, and individuals. With a staff of more than 70 engineers, surveyors, technicians, and support personnel, BELL has provided utility engineering, transportation and environmental engineering, land-use planning and development, oil field site facilities engineering, and land and construction surveying since 1974. // www.frobertbell.com