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Satisfying our clients by meeting their needs through dedicated people who are committed to total quality and care.


Founded in February of 2003 by Rick L. Hickman, R.P.L.S., President with over 40 years of experience, in the surveying profession. Headquartered in Northern Johnson County, and just off Interstate 35W, situates them right in the middle of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.

We have worked for a broad range of clients and we are committed to helping them achieve their goals on time and under budget. We desire to provide meaningful work for our employees and be involved in significant projects that help our world be a better place to live.
Fort Worth Surveying uses the latest in surveying equipment and technology, which in return supplies our clients with accuracy, speed and economy.

Rick has worked all over the United States since 1975 working on projects such as Nuclear plants; DOE and COE projects; Texas Department of Transportation Projects-highways and bridges; Military reservations: Air Force, Army, Navy; Airports- large and small from runways to terminal buildings; Electric Transmissions lines; Pipelines; Steel/Paper Mills; High-rises; Schools and numerous commercial and residential projects around Texas.


Rick Hickman, President- Profile

  • A.A.S., Civil Engineering, 1975
  • Texas State Technical Institute
  • Profession Registration

  • Texas Registered Professional Land Surveyor, 1992
  • Profession Organizations

  • Texas Society of Professional Surveyors
  • American Congress on Surveying and Mapping
  • Professional Experience:
    Mr. Hickman currently is the Office/Field Operations Manager. A skilled professional with 40 years of experience in land and construction surveying. He oversees project activities, prepares estimates, proposals and contracts. Mr. Hickman served as project manager and survey department manager with Carter & Burgess, Inc. for over 20 years. He has extensive experience in construction and been involved in numerous projects around the United States.

    His relevant project experience includes:
    *Delta 191 Crash Survey- Responsible for collecting information of the crash site for the National Transportation Safety Board and DFW Airport in 1985.

    *Comanche Peak Nuclear Facility, Brown & Root, Glen Rose, Texas- Heavy construction surveying for all aspects of project.

    *Electrical Transmission, work in Nebraska, South Carolina, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas- construction staking of towers horizontal and vertically.

    *Seismic Surveying, work in Texas, New Mexico, Utah, Arizona, Oklahoma-perform design, route and stakeout surveys for exploration of oil and gas.

    *Peterbuilt Truck Factory, Brown & Root, Denton, Texas- Heavy construction surveying for all aspects of project.

    *Albertson’s Distribution Center, Fort Worth, Texas- Heavy construction staking for a 730,000 square foot warehouse with surrounding buildings, roads, utilities.

    *Residential Subdivisions around Denton, Tarrant, Johnson, Dallas and Ellis Counties.