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Field Engineering: Hands-on Field Labs & Classroom Learning

October 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

$270 – $407

Field Engineering: Hands-on Field Labs & Classroom Learning


October 10, 13, 17, 20 & 25, 2018


Weeknights: Classroom (7:00 pm – 9:30 pm)
Saturdays: Field Site (8:00 am – 11:00 am)


Gain confidence in layout work, writing field notes for as-built conditions, and future records. Walk away with practical skills that be implemented immediately!

This training can also be customized just for your company – your site or ABC Keystone!

Learn how to:

  • Prepare field notes.
  • Use transits, levels, and lasers in setting grades from benchmarks.
  • Set and turn angles, building layouts and basic math.
  • Recognize common errors and how to eliminate common field mistakes.
  • Perform math checks to minimize or eliminate errors.
  • Set proper grade points using the right equipment for each task.

“I learned a lot about transits and how to use them… I thought this training was great!” 
– Cord Earhart, E & G Concrete, Inc.

“The classes drove home how important it is to be very accurate with site layout and how much grade difference can throw off measurements.” 
– Jarod Sweinhart, Arthur Funk & Sons, Inc.

“This seminar helped me understand the entire building “picture” and that will benefit me in the underground plumbing work we do.”
– Rich Morrow, Plumbing Journeyman, Walton & Co.

Students should bring a scientific calculator or Smart Phone.  

*Limited to 15 students due to hands-on activities.

Benefits of Attending:

  • Gain hands-on experience in the class labs.
  • Participants will use what is discussed in the lectures in real work class labs.
  • Lab exercises will be outside and model real work conditions.

Who Should Attend:

Office and field personnel involved in construction layout work, excavation work, utility and site work, highway construction, and anyone working with elevations, benchmarks, and setting grade points should attend.


Ed Fisher, Light-Heigel and Associates: Ed is a Project Manager for Light-Heigel and Associates, a Civil Engineering and Surveying firm and has been involved in the engineering and construction industry for more than 30 years. Ed brings a variety of real-life construction experiences and knowledge to the classroom for problem solving. His goal in every class is to help participants gain confidence in their abilities and to put their knowledge to work.

Preferred registration date: October 3, 2018

Price includes: course materials, certificate of completion.

ABC Members may select the option to be invoiced. Non-members will need to please pay at time of registration either via credit card payment online or by calling Jo Ann at the Chapter office: (717) 653-8106.

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EIN: 23-1618254 – Contributions or gifts are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However, payments may be deductible by members as an ordinary, necessary business expense. See your accountant for details.

ABC Keystone Membership can help you advance your business! Contact Mike Bachman Director of Membership to find out more!





October 10, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$270 – $407
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Jo Ann L. Breneman


ABC Keystone
135 Shellyland Road
Manheim, PA 17545 United States
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