Eric D. Colburn, PLS
Eric D. Colburn, PLS is a land surveying and AutoCAD Civil 3D consultant with nearly thirty 30 years experience in land surveying and development. He is a successful entrepreneur, industry writer, product development consultant, RI licensed professional land surveyor, president of Foster Survey Company founded in 1993, and publisher of EricColburn.com since 2008. His mission is helping land surveyors, business owners, designers and industry manufacturers and suppliers reach their goals by design!
A technology and productivity evangelist, Eric is an industry leader dedicated to improve our work and our lives. He loves exploring innovative tools and systems to improve your productivity and profitability.
Eric’s goal is to improve your professional land surveying business, software or products. If you are interested in working with Eric, please visit his Work With Me Page.
Mostly, Eric loves being a Professional Land Surveyor! Whether it’s performing the technical land surveying work, making professional land surveying solutions, or running a professional land surveying business, after nearly 30 years in the professional land surveying industry, he still finds the challenges rewarding and everything about land surveying interesting.
Land Surveying & AutoCAD Civil 3D Conusltant
Professional land surveyors have a rich tradition and pride in their profession. Mr. Colburn shares in this love of our traditions and pride, being an unapologetic revivalist and adviser to those land surveyors looking to build on their shared traditions and community for a new, and better, land surveying profession!
“Only together can we revive the land surveying profession to its full and deserved glory. In dividing ourselves – or allowing ourselves to be divided – we empower others over our best interest. Please join with me in building a strong dedicated community committed to making our profession everything we know that it should be!”
Eric D. Colburn, Professional Land Surveyor Adviser & Revivalist
Experienced Professional Land Surveyor
Eric Colburn is a Professional Land Surveyor with over 28 years of experience in the land surveying and land development industries. In addition to publishing EricColburn.com, he is also president of Foster Survey Company which is a professional land surveying company established in March of 1993.
Mr. Colburn is an expert in performing professional land surveying services such as Boundary Surveys, Lot Surveys, ALTA Surveys, GPS, Subdivision Design, Condominiums, Septic System Design, Perc Tests, Topographic Mapping, Wetlands Applications, Construction Layout, Flood Certificates, Aerial Control Mapping and Control, Cadastral Surveying, GIS, Land Planning and Cartographic Mapping, to name a few.
He has worked with and used many software packages and surveying equipment over the years. Current equipment and software tools include high performance, high quality and advanced high tech surveying equipment, computer systems and surveying systems. At Foster Survey Company, Mr. Colburn employs the latest technological equipment including Robotic Total Stations, Global Positioning Systems and AutoCAD Civil 3D.
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