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Presenter: Barry Savage, PLS

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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Agenda:

Webinar instructions will be emailed before the date of the webinar.
Log into Webinar:                8:30 - 9:00 am CDT
First Session:                      9:00 - 11:00 pm CDT
Break:                                 11:00 - 11:30 am CDT
Second Session:                 11:30 am - 1:30 pm CDT
Break:                                  1:30 - 2:00 pm CDT
Thrid Session:                     2:00 - 4:00 pm CDT



Understanding The Survey Process

   Research    
      • Title research vs. boundary research
   Field work
      • Reconnaissance
      • Measuring angles and distances
      • GPS
   Understanding what controls location
      • The importance of monuments and descriptions
      • The primary function of measurements in descriptions
      • Order of importance of conflicting elements


Understanding Survey Drawings and Legal Descriptions                 

   North basis
   Understanding bearings and azimuths
   Title Identity
   The importance of qualitative calls
   Closing the description
   Handling water boundary issues
   Precision vs. accuracy
   Handling special situations: arcs, chords, curves, etc.


Plotting and Writing Metes and Bounds Descriptions

   Popular deed plotting software and where to get it
   Understanding the basics of plotting deeds
   Do’s and Don’ts when writing deeds
   Writing the qualitative portion first
   Including measurements with survey precision in mind
   Metes and bounds description workshop: writing two sample descriptions



Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.


Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.


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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers
  • Land Surveyors

Professional Engineers:
     6.0 PDH

Professional Land Surveyors:
     6.0 PDHs

TN Land Surveyors:
    Pending



Continuing Education Credit Information Details

This webinar offers 6.0 PDHs to professional engineers in all states that accept online learning. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (Sponsor ID: S-0130), and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers.

This webinar series offers 6.0 PDHs to professional land surveyors in most states that accept online learning. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for land surveyors licensed in Indiana, Maryland, North Carolina (Sponsor ID: S-0130), and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York land surveyors. Course approval is applied for and pending in Tennessee. HalfMoon Education is not seeking course approval for land surveyors licensed in Florida, New Jersey, or Texas.

Speakers:

Barry Savage, PLS

Products Group Manager with Tennessee Valley Authority in Chattanooga, TN

Mr. Savage is currently manager of the Survey Products group at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Prior to his service at TVA, he was in private survey practice for 10 years specializing in dispute resolution and expert witness services. He has surveyed several disputed state boundaries to resolve jurisdictional conflicts. Mr. Savage is an adjunct professor at Cleveland State Community College where he teaches courses in boundary law, geodesy, GIS, and surveying fundamentals. He has researched and retraced the historical surveys of Henry David Thoreau and has published several articles on the subject. Mr. Savage teaches exam review and continuing education seminars at various state and local conferences across the country. He has served as director of production for Cook and Spencer Consultants in Chattanooga. Mr. Savage was senior designer at Psi Consulting Engineers where he worked on structural and environmental design. He was also a survey supervisor at Whitfield Engineering in Dalton, Georgia. Mr. Savage received his B.S. degree, with high honors, in Civil Engineering Technology from the University of Tennessee at Martin.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $299.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $299.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $279.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.