Professional Resume

Dale C. Swygert, PLS


Professional Land Surveyor   S.C. Registration No. 10039  (June 1984)


Midlands Technical College  (Columbia, SC)
            1978 - Associate Degree in Architectural Engineering Technology
            1979 - Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology / Surveying
            1979 - Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology


Sandlapper Surveying, LLC  (Gilbert, SC)
October 2015 to Present

Owner (Sole Member) and General Manager

Responsible for all business operations, administration and development.

Survey & Mapping Services of S.C., Inc.  (West Columbia, SC)
November 1985 to September 2015

Project Manager

Responsible for coordinating & managing surveying projects and  supervision of survey crews on GPS, topographic, construction,  photogrammetric control, horizontal and vertical control, hydrographic,  boundary surveys, wetlands mapping, FEMA elevation certificates, FAA 2C  letters, and airport obstruction surveys (including FAA 18B  requirements).  Responsibilities also include drafting, computations,  research and extensive computer usage of AutoCAD/Autodesk, various GPS  software and Microsoft Office.

Survey & Engineering Services, Inc.  (West Columbia, SC)
March 1984 to November 1985

Party Chief

Responsible for survey crew, performing loan and boundary surveys,  topographic and hydrographic surveys, construction staking, horizontal  and vertical control and photogrammetry control.  Duties also included  drafting, computations and research.

Civil Engineering of Columbia  (Columbia, SC)
February 1984 to March 1984

Draftsman / Crew Chief

Responsibilities included drafting and computations of paving, grading  and drainage plans, and field work included as-built-surveys,  percolation tests and sanitary sewer inspections.

Shull & Caughman  (Lexington, SC)
July 1979 to February 1984

Rodman / Instrumentman /Draftsman / Party Chief

Involved in boundary and loan surveys, subdivision and mobile home park  layouts, topographic surveys and construction staking.  Other duties  included research, computations and developing survey programs for  programmable calculators.


National Society of Professional Surveyors

South Carolina Society of Professional Land Surveyors
            (held various offices including President 2010-2011)
            SCSPLS “Surveyor of the Year” 2011

Midlands Chapter of the South Carolina Society of Professional Land Surveyors
            (currently serving as Vice President)

            (held various offices including President 1995-96)    
            Midlands Chapter “Surveyor of the Year” 1996-1997