Surveying Professor, TSPS Dallas Past President to Lead McKim & Creed Geomatics Services in Texas

Dallas, TXJason Jernigan, RPLS, has joined McKim & Creed as regional manager of geomatics services throughout Texas. He has nearly 20 years experience with design-build, oil and gas, and commercial improvement survey projects in Texas and Louisiana, and served as a field artillery surveyor in the US Army. Mr. Jernigan is also an adjunct professor of land surveying at North Lake College in Irving, Texas and past president of the Dallas Chapter of the Texas Society of Professional Surveyors.

As Texas regional manager, Mr. Jernigan will focus on expanding McKim & Creeds geomatics services and technologies in Texas. McKim & Creed is the largest surveying firm in the Southeast and entered the Texas market in 2012 with offices in Dallas, Houston and Austin. McKim & Creed provides conventional surveying, aerial and mobile LiDAR, unmanned aerial systems (drones), hydrographic surveying and subsurface utility engineering for the transportation, oil and gas, industrial, institutional, health care and land development markets.

Jason brings great experience, energy and enthusiasm to his clients. He has built a solid reputation of dependability and responsiveness, which is engrained in McKim & Creeds culture. He is an asset to our company and we are pleased to have him lead our geomatics services in Texas, said Tim Cawood, PLS, senior vice president with McKim & Creed.

Mr. Jernigan has degrees in industrial technology and surveying and mapping technology from the University of Texas at Tyler and Tyler Junior College, respectively. For nearly 10 years he has served as a subject matter expert for the RPLS Exam Cut-Off Score Advisory Committee for the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveyors. Prior to joining McKim & Creed, Mr. Jernigan worked with Halff Associates.

I am happy to lead McKim & Creeds outstanding team of geomatics professionals, said Mr. Jernigan. The firm is known throughout Texas for its high-quality work and expansive resources, and my goal is to leverage that reputation for excellence to build an even stronger, more comprehensive team.

McKim & Creed has been involved with such projects as right-of-way mapping for 4.6 miles of SH 105 in Montgomery County, volumetric surveys for the Integrated Pipeline project in Fort Worth, and monument staking for a segment of the $680-million, 39-mile survey water supply project for the West Harris County Regional Water Authority.

About McKim & Creed
McKim & Creed is an employee-owned multi-disciplined firm with more than 400 staff members in 19 offices throughout the U.S., including Texas, North Carolina, Florida, Virginia, Georgia, and Pennsylvania. McKim & Creed specializes in advanced surveying technology; airborne and mobile LiDAR/scanning; unmanned aerial systems (drones); subsurface utility engineering; and hydrographic and conventional surveying services for the energy, transportation, federal, land development, water and building markets. McKim & Creed also offers civil, environmental, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and structural engineering; industrial design-build services. For more information about McKim & Creed, visit