Civil Engineers and Land Surveyors serving California Since 1956
KSN is one of only a handful of firms in the Central Valley to have in house 3D high definition laser scanning capabilities, and KSN’s survey crews utilize the latest data collection equipment and surveying technology available. KSN’s staff has extensive experience in the use of GPS for the establishment of project control networks and baselines, as well as GPS surveys, conventional surveys, hydrographic and bathymetric surveys, and GIS data collection. Other than our 3D High Definition Scanner, some of the survey equipment we currently deploy includes a GIS Data Collection System, Trimble 4800/5700 GPS Systems, Conventional Survey Equipment, and robotic surveying technology. KSN’s Boston Whaler is fully equipped for all manner of hydrographic surveys.
KSN invests heavily in new technology and the training of its staff to be efficient in the use of the most current hardware and software available. KSN is committed to staying current with the rapidly changing technologies in our dynamic profession, including new construction products, construction procedures, computer hardware, design software, and surveying equipment. KSN regularly implements upgrades to our most crucial software, and holds regular meetings to keep the technical staff up to date with the tools available in each program, ensuring that all of KSN’s engineers and surveyors are trained in the use and implementation of AutoCAD 2010 Civil 3D. KSN’s technical staff is also proficient in the use of several versions of AutoCAD, AutoCAD Map, Cad Overlay and assorted AutoCAD Civil and Survey extension modules. KSN also uses Trimble Geomatics Office, Trimble Pathfinder Office, HEC-2, TR-20, Eagle Point design software, ArcView, and Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint and Access.