Kramer - Leas - DeLeo

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Kramer Leas DeLeo P.C. (KLD) is a locally owned and professionally operated engineering, land surveying, planning and environmental firm. Our team of experienced, professional experts provide superior service to both public and private sector clients throughout central and northern Minnesota, with offices in Brainerd and St. Cloud.

Jim Kramer, PLS

Education

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major-Industrial Engineering
  • St. Cloud State University

Professional Registration

  • Professional Land Surveyor in Minnesota

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota Society of Professional Land Surveyors

 

Jim Kramer - Minnesota Land Surveying

Mr. Kramer has nineteen years of experience working in the disciplines of civil engineering and land surveying. He began his career working in the areas of highway engineering and highway construction inspection for the Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT). He later became a Survey Crew Chief, Land Surveyor in Training, and finally Principal Land Surveyor for Mn/DOT. In this position he supervised staff and projects, overseeing land surveying services for a yearly construction budget of 80 – 100 million dollars. He has provided all types of field and office services as both a Survey Crew Chief and a Registered Land Surveyor including such project types as aerial mapping, topographic and digital terrain mapping, municipal construction staking, highway construction staking, horizontal and vertical control networks, public land system re-establishment and section subdivisions, legal description preparation, and right-of-way platting.

In July of 2003, Mr. Kramer resigned from the Minnesota Department of Transportation to form Kramer Leas DeLeo P.C., a land surveying services firm. Mr. Kramer is responsible for all business operations in its Brainerd/Baxter and St. Cloud offices.

   

Sam DeLeo, PLS

Education

  • Applied Associate of Science
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • St. Cloud Technical College
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major-Land Surveying/ Mapping Sciences
  • Minor-Geographic Information Systems
  • St. Cloud State University

Professional Registration

  • Professional Land Surveyor in Minnesota

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota Society of Professional Land Surveyors
  • Minnesota Surveyors and Engineers Society (Scholarship Committee)
Sam DeLeo - Minnesota Land Surveyor

Mr. DeLeo has fifteen years of experience working in the disciplines of civil engineering and land surveying. He began his career working in the areas of highway engineering and highway construction inspection for the Minnesota Department of Transportation. He later became a Survey Crew Chief then a Land Surveyor in Training. His most recent position was as a Senior Land Surveyor in Mn/DOT's St. Cloud resident office. While at this position he supervised the staff and managed the projects for the department's survey section. He has provided all types of field and office services as both a Survey Crew Chief and a Registered Land Surveyor including such project types as aerial mapping, topographic and digital terrain mapping, municipal construction staking, highway construction staking, horizontal and vertical control networks, public land system re-establishment and section subdivisions, legal description preparation, and right-of-way platting.

Mr. DeLeo joined the office of Short, Elliot, Hendrickson, SEH, in St. Cloud in July 2001 to manage land-surveying functions in the growing Minnesota market. Mr. DeLeo's primary technical duties have more recently been in the office functions of land surveying including boundary survey research and analysis, legal description writing, highway right-of-way platting, industrial and residential/subdivision platting, and survey drafting using computer aided drafting systems, such as MicroStation and Geopak.

On February 1, 2004, Mr. DeLeo became a partner with Kramer Leas DeLeo, P.C., a land surveying services firm. Mr. DeLeo is responsible for all field and office operations in its St. Cloud office.