The Surveying unit of the Engineering Division of Public Works consists of a three-man crew that performs design and construction surveys for a variety of engineering projects. In addition, they are responsible for maintaining the Kingsport Geodetic Reference Network, monitoring remaining capacity at the Kingsport Demolition Landfill, marking Right-of-Way locations throughout the city, and performing various surveys for other city divisions as needed.

Surveying Crew
Survey Crew (from left to right)
Lawrence Emmert – Survey Supervisor, Daniel Lawson – Instrument Operator, Kevin Skelton – Party Chief
Surveying Supervisor
Lawrence Emmert

Office Location:
130 Shelby Street
Kingsport, TN 37660

Email: emmert@kingsporttn.gov
Phone: (423) 229-2418
Fax: (423) 224-2634

Surveying Party Chief
Kevin Skelton  

Office Location:
130 Shelby Street
Kingsport, TN 37660

Email: skelton@kingsporttn.gov
Phone: (423 )224-2725
Fax: (423) 224-2634

Surveying Instrument Operator
Daniel Lawson

Office Location:
130 Shelby Street
Kingsport, TN 37660

Phone: (423) 224-2758
Fax: (423) 224-2634