JIM THORNTON, PLS
Survey Manager in Roseville
Education: California State University, Chico | Civil Engineering Coursework - 2001-2003
Sierra College | Mechanical Engineering Coursework - 2000-2001
Registrations: Professional Licensed Surveyor | CA #8926; Engineer-in-Training | CA #116227
Jim Thornton, a licensed professional surveyor, has 13 years of multi-disciplined experience. He has completed an extensive array of surveying projects throughout California for both public and private entities in nearly every capacity from field surveyor to survey manager. As a Survey Manager, Jim has managed and trained survey crews and office staff, implemented surveying procedures and standards for accuracy and streamlined functions, and provided quality assurance/quality control. Well-versed in both the business and technical aspects of land surveying, he has been responsible for preparing proposals, client relations, governmental agency correspondence, research, field work and drafting. Jim has a proven track record in managing scope, budget and deadlines of multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining consistent and accurate deliverables. Jim is proficient in utilizing AutoCAD Civil 3D, Trimble Business Center, Trimble Access, Starnet, Bentley Micro Station V8i with Inroads, Trimble, Leica and Topcon Robotic Total Stations, and Trimble, Leica and Topcon GPS equipment.