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Jones|Carter Surveying – State-of-the-Art Equipment Procured to Streamline Processes

Jones|Carter is excited to announce the procurement of the new Trimble® TSC7 Controller. The TSC7 is designed to streamline processes for surveyors and engineers through quicker and more efficient data processing. This tool enables the J|C team to provide clients with the data necessary to move their projects forward more quickly.

The first of its kind, the TSC7 Controller is a handheld, state-of-the-art data collector and a one-stop-shop for GPS, scanning, internet access, and equipment control. The TSC7 combines the functionality of a computer with the capability of a controller. As data becomes increasingly complex, it is imperative to ensure quick, effective, and secure ways to communicate and transmit information. The Trimble® TSC7 Controller allows J|C Survey teams to send and receive secure data in real time while onsite or in the office. Field and safety reports are readily accessible and our team is able to manage large project files, complex imagery, and 3D data from anywhere.

SPEC SHEET – Trimble TSC7 controller – English US

Our team is excited to be in on the ground floor of this top-of-the-line surveying technology.

If you would like to speak to someone about Surveying services, Contact Us. View some of our Surveying projects on our Survey projects page.

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Sean McMillan, PE to Participate in Water Environment Association of Texas Panel Discussion “Weathering the Storm”

Sean McMillan, PE, Vice President of Electrical Engineering at Jones|Carter, will be participating in a panel discussion on August 8, 2018, titled “Weathering the Storm.”

The panel will take place at the Water Environment Association of Texas (WEAT) Operational Preparedness Symposium in Addison. The panel will discuss major storm events in Texas and the lessons learned from each event.

Sean has more than 20 years of electrical engineering experience encompassing SCADA design and programming, electrical and instrumentation design, and electrical systems design for municipal, industrial, and offshore water and wastewater treatment facilities. Sean has also worked on the commission and construction of water and wastewater facilities.

Sean is an active member of the Houston WEAT chapter where he currently serves on the Electrical and Instrumentation and the Safety and Security committees. He previously held leadership roles for both committees as well.

Check out Jones|Carter’s Water and Wastewater page for more information or click here to see some of our relevant projects.

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Kent O’Brien Named Vice President of Central Texas

Kent O’Brien, PE, has joined Jones|Carter as Vice President serving the Central and South Texas regions. Kent has more than 35 years of experience in business leadership, project development, and civil engineering in Texas. His background comprises a diverse range of public and private projects, having overseen all phases of design and construction. He is active in multiple professional and civic organizations and demonstrates his commitment to the community through volunteerism and mentorship. J|C is excited to have Kent on our team.

Learn more about Kent in this Austin American Statesman Article.

Texas Department of Transportation – Jones|Carter to Provide Surveying Services for TxDOT Houston District

Jones|Carter is pleased to announce its selection as a Prime Provider for a two-year, $2 million TxDOT Indefinite Deliverable Contract (IDC) to perform surveying services for the TxDOT Houston District.

This win marks the fourth IDC the Jones|Carter TxDOT Survey Team has won as Prime since the Teams inception in June of 2016. Led by Division Manager Gary Bowes and Department Manager Jibrael Ahmad, there are currently 12 people on this steadily-growing team developed with the specific focus of providing surveying services to TxDOT.

We are always looking for well-qualified individuals to join our Surveying team. If you are interested in a career at Jones|Carter, please visit our Careers page or Contact Us page. You can also view some of our related Surveying projects on our Survey projects page.

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Texas Public Works Association 2018 – Gary Rabalais, PE

Engineer Gary Rabalais, PE to Moderate for Leadership & Management Presentation at TPWA

Gary Rabalais, PE, Vice President of Jones|Carter, will be moderating three sessions on June 29, 2018 at the Texas Public Works Association (TPWA) Annual Conference in Fort Worth.

Gary’s experience encompasses more than 35 years in program management, planning and feasibility studies, and design of both municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment facilities. Gary has also designed the marine life support systems for four major public aquariums and an underwater filming tank for a major movie studio.

Gary is passionate about leadership and has published several articles to give engineers additional educational resources. Since 1988, Gary has been a part of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) with leadership positions ranging from Treasurer to President of the Texas Chapter.

The sessions Gary is moderating for the TPWA relate to management and leadership. The current schedule for those sessions is below.      

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Kara Heasley Honored with Engineer of the Year Award – The Rivard Report

Kara Heasley, PE, LEED AP, who is the Deparment Manager of Land Development at Jones|Carter, has been awarded the 2018 TSPE Bexar County Engineer of the Year award. Heasley is the first woman and the youngest recipient of the award. The Jones|Carter team would like to congratulate Heasley on her major accomplishment. Her Innovate thinking and dedication has put her in the forefront of our industry, and we are proud and honored to have Heasley as a part of the Jones|Carter team.

Heasley will be recognized at the annual TSPE Engineer of the Year Banquet on February 24th, 2018.

Amoung Heasley’s recent accomplishments, she was honored for her work on the Canyons at Scenic Loop project, which was published in the Parade of Homes in 2017.

Kara Heasley Honored with Engineer of the Year Award

Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) Houston Chapter Engineer of the Year Award 2018 – Congratulations Rebekah Campbell, PE, CFM

Rebekah is part of the Hydrology and Hydraulics Practice at Jones|Carter and has been with the company for almost 10 years. Congratulations Rebekah on all of your achievements! We are so proud to have you on the JC team!

Rebekah Campbell, PE, CFM, is a Project Engineer at Jones|Carter in Houston.  Rebekah joined the Hydrology and Hydraulics Practice at Jones|Carter after graduating from the University of Evansville in 2008 where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. She is a licensed Professional Engineer and a Certified Floodplain Manager in Texas.  Her experience includes analysis of storm sewer systems, detention basin and channel design, Low Impact Development analysis and design, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) submittals, and grant assistance projects with NRCS and FEMA.

Rebekah is an active member of TSPE.
She currently serves as a Director on the Greater Houston Chapter Board, the MATHCOUNTS Chapter Coordinator, which reaches approximately 300 students (6th – 8th grade) in the Houston area, and Scholarship Co-Chair, which provides two 4-year scholarships to high school seniors and one scholarship to a UH engineering student.  She is the recipient of the 2017 State MATHCOUNTS Chapter Coordinator of the Year.
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