Based in Knoxville, Tennessee, our company's mission is to deliver the best possible civil engineering, land surveying and planning services to our clients. We pride ourselves on our professionalism and the quality of our work. "Precision Delivered" is our guiding principle: high-quality civil engineering projects and surveys, done right and on-time.
Our technology and equipment allows us to perform our civil engineering design and land surveying work with the highest precision and care. The design drawings, plats and maps we produce in our civil engineering design and field survey work are of the highest quality, both in detail and presentation. We use the most advanced equipment and software available, including:
Digital and robotic surveying equipment
Global positioning satellite systems (GPS)
Tablet-based field data collection
Computer-aided design and drafting
Small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS)
Photo-based 3D scanning
Geophysical electromagnetic pipe and cable locators
Michael Lewis RLS, CFPLand Surveyor & Business Manager
Mike is a registered land surveyor licensed in Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia and Kentucky, and a Certified Floodplain Surveyor in Tennessee. He has a B.S. in Surveying and Mapping Science from East Tennessee State University, a J.D. from the University of Tennessee- Knoxville, and an M.B.A. from Indiana University-Bloomington. Mike has been registered as a land surveyor in Tennessee since 1994 and has worked in the land surveying, real estate and legal professions for over twenty-five years. Throughout his career, he has worked on various interesting and complex projects with challenging technical and legal requirements. He has extensive experience in all types of surveying projects and every aspect of land development. Mike is an FAA Certified Remote Pilot with a Small UAS Rating, required to operate our sUAS. Mike also holds the Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Level 1 and Level 2 Certification and the Oil and Gas Site Coordinator Certification required under Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) regulations for certain construction and oil and gas drilling activities. Mike is a member of the Tennessee Association of Professional Surveyors (TAPS) and the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS).
Jay Lewis PE, LSCivil Engineer & Land Surveyor
Jay is a licensed professional engineer in Tennessee and Virginia, and a licensed land surveyor in Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. He has B.S and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, and a B.S. in Construction Technology from East Tennessee State University. Jay has been a licensed professional civil engineer since 2002, a licensed land surveyor since 1996, and has worked in the civil engineering and land surveying profession for over 17 years. He has worked on various civil engineering projects, including land development design, roadways, water distribution systems, sanitary sewer systems, low pressure pipe (LPP) subsurface sewage disposal systems (SSDS), stormwater systems, stormwater quality and quantity design, erosion and sediment control, dam safety, and earthwork projects. Jay has also worked on a variety of land surveying projects, including supervision of field survey services, property boundary and subdivision plat preparation, easement plat preparation, topographic mapping preparation, and horizontal and vertical control surveys. Jay also holds the Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Level 1 and Level 2 Certification required for site inspection by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC).
Preston G Smith, CSTSurvey Technician / Field Supervisor
Preston joined LandTech in 2010, and he is in charge of supervising the fieldwork for all of LandTech’s various surveying projects, including topographic, boundary, construction and GPS surveys. He is well-versed in the capabilities and operation of LandTech’s compliment of modern surveying equipment, including static and real-time kinematic GPS receivers, advanced robotic instruments, small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) or drones, and digital levels. Preston is an FAA Certified Remote Pilot with a Small UAS Rating, required to operate our sUAS. Preston holds a Certified Survey Technician (CST) Level II Certification from the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS); is certified in the use of electro-magnetic utility locating instruments by Staking University, a nationally recognized underground utility location training company in Manteno, Illinois; and the Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Level 1 Certification required for site inspection by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC). Although Preston works full-time for LandTech, he is concurrently pursuing his Bachelor of Science degree in Surveying and Mapping from East Tennessee State University. Preston is a student member of the Tennessee Association of Professional Surveyors.
Matthew B. Banker, EITEngineer-In- Training/Survey Technician
Matt is the most recent addition to LandTech’s professional staff, joining the company in early 2017. He holds an Engineer Intern/Engineer-In- Training certification from the Tennessee Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with a focus in Structural Engineering from Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee. Matt assists in all aspects of LandTech’s professional services, including civil engineering design, land surveying field and office operations, land and utility records research, and preparation and review of survey maps and engineering plans. He is proficient in the use of LandTech’s engineering and surveying software packages as well as the operation of LandTech's static and real-time kinematic GPS receivers, robotic instruments and other field equipment. While at Tennessee Tech, Matt was a student member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Landtech has performed various project surveys for us and has done a great job. Their staff is courteous, professional and they produce high quality surveys that are delivered on time. We’ve enjoyed working with LandTech, and look forward to working with them again.
We are a commercial real estate company with properties located in 18 states. LandTech has performed various project surveys for us in Tennessee and has done a great job. Their staff is courteous, professional and they produce high quality surveys that are delivered on time. We’ve enjoyed working with LandTech, and look forward to working with them again.
I've worked in the real estate industry for many years. After trying some of my regular vendors, and even a couple of referrals, I stumbled upon LandTech. Their online ad looked very professional so I immediately gave them a call. I'm glad I did as they were quick to respond, courteous and eagerly agreed to take on what they knew might be a challenging project - even put a rush on it! My survey was provided on time which made me & my client happy. LandTech will definitely get my business again!
I needed to know the location of an access right of way to our undeveloped property. When I requested that LandTech do the survey, I didn't have to wait long. LandTech's surveyors scheduled a time for the survey, and they were on the site when and as promised. They located the existing markers, replaced the missing ones, and made sure I knew the limits of the right of way. LandTech's service is second to none.
We have enjoyed working the LandTech. They ask the right questions, raise important concerns, are quick to respond to inquiries and produce work. They have worked well with the rest of our team and know who to talk to in the city to receive clarity on issues. We are looking forward to a positive outcome on this project with their continued help.
We’re a landscape architecture company in East Tennessee. We’ve called on LandTech for various project survey and civil engineering services over the years. They’ve always been prompt, professional, and efficient. LandTech pays close attention to scope and concerns we have for each project and goes beyond expectations to make sure the project reaches completion to the client’s satisfaction. Their documents are always turned around quickly and to a high standard. We’ve enjoyed a good working relationship with LandTech and appreciate they’re thoroughness. We definitely recommend them and will be reaching out to them again in the future.