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Surveyors Week 2022: Camden Beeghly


Camden recently joined Parametrix as a surveyor based out of Parametrix’s Portland, OR office. He has 8 years of industry experience.

What inspired you to become a surveyor?

I’ve had a love for maps ever since I was a little kid. Before the days of Garmin and smartphones most folks had road maps/atlases stashed away in their cars somewhere. I used to sit in the backseat on family trips and stare at those maps for hours. I sort of fell into the survey profession following an educational background in GIS and a restlessness unsuitable for an entirely office-based job. My desire was always to travel for work and after college I landed a gig as a survey technician for a large remote sensing company which sent me to project sites all over the country. The fieldwork has had me hooked ever since.

What is your favorite part about being a surveyor?

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