Greenwood Village, Colorado – January 23, 2014 – Merrick &Company’s Surveying team ( www.merrick.com/Surveying)is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a multi-year contract with Georgia Transmission Corporation(GTC) to provide surveying, GISand aerial mappingservices.
Merrick will provide GTC( www.gatrans.com) with a staff of GIS professionals to support their enterprise geographic information systems (GIS), which is critical to its daily operations. The GIS team will primarily be maintaining GTC’s Integrated Transmission System (ITS) facility data, as well as supporting all new construction projects with an innovative routing and siting process. Merrick will also provide land survey and airborne mapping support services for all new and existing transmission / substation construction projects.
Matt West, Merrick’s Director of Surveying stated, “The award from Georgia Transmission Corporation marks an important step in Merrick’s continued expansion ofits surveying services nationally. We are excited to support GTC and we look forward to servicing the Southeast with our innovative surveying solutions.”
Merrick & Company, an engineering, architecture, design-build, surveying, planning, and geospatial solutions firm, serves domestic and international clients in the energy, national security, life sciences, and infrastructure markets. The employee-owned company maintains offices in the US, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom.
Georgia Transmission, a not-for-profit electric transmission cooperative owned by 38 Electric Membership Cooperatives (EMCs), owns more than 3,000 miles of high-voltage transmission lines and more than 600 substations. These facilities deliver electricity to Georgia’s EMCs who serve nearly 50 percent of Georgia’s population (4.1 million).