The Friday Feature 07.05.2024

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You are receiving this week's Friday Feature because you renewed your membership. Thank you! We are grateful for your lasting support. Your membership makes all of the great things we are accomplishing at NCSS possible. Every membership counts!

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Remember: $50 of your North Carolina PLS membership pays for your membership with the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS). Click Here for Member Benefits.

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Below you will find the ones currently open for registration for the fall. Keep checking the calendar for updated seminars.


Wednesday-Saturday, September 18-21, 2024
Location: NCSS Office
331 S. White St.
Wake Forest, NC 
8:00am-4:30pm | Wednesday-Friday (20-24 PDHs)  Lunch Provided
8:30 am - 12:30 pm | Saturday (Exam)
Price: $450 members/$500 nonmembers 
Click Here to Register Online


Tuesday, September 24, 2024 
Location: The Charles Mack Citizen Center
215 N Main St.
Mooresville, NC 28115
Instructor: Nathan Xiques, PLS
8:00am-4:30pm  (7.5 PDHs)  Lunch Provided 
 $175 members/$225 nonmembers 
Click Here to Register Online


Wednesday, September 25, 2024 
Location: The Charles Mack Citizen Center
215 N Main St.
Mooresville, NC 28115
Instructor: Jared Ownbey, PLS
8:00am-4:30pm (7.5 PDHs)  Lunch Provided 
 $175 members/$225 nonmembers 
Click Here to Register Online


Thursday, September 26, 2024
Location: The Charles Mack Citizen Center
215 N Main St.
Mooresville, NC 28115
Instructors: Dr. Jerry Nave & Peggy Fersner

8:00am-4:30pm (7.5 PDHs)  Lunch Provided
Price: $175 members/$225 nonmembers 
Click Here to Register Online


Friday, October 25, 2024        
Location:  Southwest Community College
Burrell Building
447 College Drive
Sylva, NC 28779
Topics: "Board Case Studies (Ethics & Standards of Practice)," "NCGS Update," & "2025 Datum Change"
Instructors: Mike Benton and Gary Thompson 
8:00am-4:30pm (7.5 PDHs)  Donuts & Coffee and Lunch Provided
Price: $175 members/$225 nonmembers 
Click Here to Register Online

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FEMA has launched a Floodplain Management Training site. The site includes links to:

  • FEMA in-person and online courses
  • Videos on The Value of Floodplain Management, Higher Standards, Freeboard, Increased Cost of Compliance, and Disaster Recovery Reform Act 1206
  • Pre-recorded webinars on Compliance Audit Program Overview, Elevation Certificate, Floodproofing, and Performing a No-Rise under 2-D Conditions

Click Here for Floodplain Management Training Site


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There are so many job opportunities, no matter what position you are looking for. Find a complete and up-to-date list of current Job Postings on the NCSS website.

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IMEG is now offering a full line of land surveying services in North Carolina. Our team of licensed professional surveyors and technical staff bring responsive and reliable service and provide solutions that achieve each project’s specific schedule while also meeting budget and complexity challenges.
IMEG’s survey experience covers both the private and public sectors and includes municipalities, education, state departments of transportation, and federal agencies. We work on all project types, including topographic surveys, sub-surface utility surveys, geodetic surveys, boundary surveys, right-of-way, land acquisition projects and construction layout. Our services include 3D machine file preparation, robotic and drone data capture, laser scanning/digital aerial photography, flood elevation surveys, Letter of Map Amendment (LOMA) applications, and global positioning system (GPS) control surveys.
Land surveying is just one of the many infrastructure and building design and planning services offered by IMEG—a national, full-service engineering consulting firm with more than 90 locations, including Charlotte. Ranked #52 on ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms list, IMEG delivers the broad expertise of a national leader with the personal relationships and deep collaboration of a local firm. The firm is 100% employee-owned and results-driven with a passion for transforming environments and communities through high-performance design and infrastructure.
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This week, we are highlighting Survey Carolina PLLCOur sustaining members support NCSS yearly through functions such as our annual conference, golf tournaments, and membership. We hope to reciprocate these benefits through the mutual support of their companies. To show our appreciation, we highlight one sustaining member each week in the Friday Feature. Please consider them for your business needs first and mention your membership with NCSS whenever possibleClick Here for a Complete List of Sustaining Member