A Road Master Qualified Course
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Who Should Attend
This course is intended for town, county, city, and village highway officials, street foremen, construction supervisors, and others who are interested in learning about the fundamental concepts of surveying.
Participants taking this course will be able to:
- Name three factors that affect surveying field work.
- Identify which distance is always shown on highway plans.
- Describe how to hold the tape to convert slope to distance in horizontal distance (to avoid using a mathematical formula).
- Define what foresights and backsights are.
- List the most common avoidable leveling mistakes.
- Determine Slopes using hand tools.
- Measure horizontal distance.
- Measure vertical elevation using a level.
- Use surveying in trenching and pipelaying.
- Use a hand level to determine elevations.
- Determine percent of grade.
- Measure distances by pacing.
- Describe differential leveling.
- Describe profile leveling.
Paul Male, P.E., L.S., CLRP circuit rider, was City Engineer for Saratoga Springs. Paul has over 35 years of experience with transportation and road-related issues and is currently the Town Engineer for the Town of Stillwater.
Workshop Locations and Dates
$50 per attendee
Timing of workshops
Workshops typically run from 8.30am to 3pm. Sign-in starts at 8am.