Capability Statement

Engineering Surveys has been providing surveying services since 1983. Over this time we have completed surveys on many major projects in Adelaide, interstate, and overseas, becoming the preferred provider for many engineering and building companies and government agencies. Engineering Surveys Pty Ltd currently runs 24 survey parties - our prime objective is to provide a high level of service whilst delivering quality survey solutions.

We specialise in all elements of engineering surveying, including:

  • Commercial and high rise surveys
  • Civil and roadworks surveys
  • Detail and topographic surveys
  • Infrastructure surveys
  • 3D scanning and Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) surveys
  • GPS surveys
  • Industrial alignment
  • Computer aided drafting (CAD)
  • Pipeline route design, stake-out and as-builts

Engineering Surveys has a proven record on large infrastructure projects.

We specialise in all elements of cadastral surveying, including:

  • Boundary identification surveys
  • Easement surveys
  • Strata title amendments
  • Amalgamation plans
  • Boundary re-alignments (land division)
  • Road closing surveys
  • Lease areas and plans

Current Clients

McConnell Dowell, Coleman Rail, Laing O'Rourke, Leed Engineering and Construction, Lend Lease, Hansen & Yuncken, Maxcon, Watpac, Maxcon, Palumbo, United Precast, Sarah Constructions, Catcon, Fulton Hogan, DPTI (we are on the DPTI panel as a preferred supplier of surveying services) and many others.

Engineering Surveys has a proven record in building construction surveying including:

  • Australian Bragg Centre Project (ABC/SAHMRI 2), current, Lend Lease
  • Angle Vale & Aldinga Super Schools, current, Sarah Constructions
  • 203 & 266 North Tce Student Accommodation, current, Synergy
  • Penny Place Apartments, 2020, Maxcon
  • Sofitel Hotel and Luminesque Apartments, 2020, Palumbo
  • Realm Apartments, 2020, Maxcon
  • Botanic High School, 2018, Lend Lease
  • Bohem Apartments, 2017, Maxcon
  • New Royal Adelaide Hospital, 2017, HYLCJV
  • South Australian Health and Medical Research Centre (SAHMRI), 2013, Hindmarsh
  • Flinders Uni at Tonsley - Kinetica Building, 2014, Lend Lease
  • Adelaide Airport Ltd Carpark and Plaza, 2013, Watpac
  • Uni SA Learning Centre, 2013, Hindmarsh
  • Adelaide Convention Centre, 2013, SA Structural
  • Adelaide Oval Stands Redevelopments, 2013, 2010, 2003, SA Structural, Build Environs
  • Adelaide Desalination Plant, 2011, Built Environs
  • Westlakes Shopping Centre Extensions, 2013, 2005, Westfield, Baulderstone
  • Adelaide Airport New Terminal, 2005, Hansen Yuncken
  • Place on Brougham Apartments, 2007, Baulderstone
  • Octagon Student Apartments, 2008, Built Environs
  • Wave & Edge Buildings, 2008, Hansen Yuncken
  • Lyell McEwin Hospital, 2009, Hansen Yuncken
  • Westfield Marion Shopping Centre Extension, 1997, Westfield


Engineering Surveys has a proven record in bridge construction including:

  • Darlington Upgrade Project, 2020, Gateway South
  • Northern Connector, 2020, Catcon
  • Oaklands Crossing, 2019, McConnell Dowell
  • Berri Bridge (launched bridge), 1996, Built Environs
  • Blanchetown Bridge (launched bridge), 1998, York Civil
  • Hindmarsh Island Bridge (launched bridge), 2000, Built Environs
  • Adelaide Airport Elevated Road, 2005, Bardavcol
  • Bakewell Underpass, 2007, McConnell Dowell
  • Port River Diversion Bridge, 2008, York Civil
  • Port River Expressway Bridges, 2009, York Civil (Rail and Road)
  • Northern Expressway Bridges, 2009/2010, York Civil (11 bridges in total)


Engineering Surveys has a proven record on rail projects including:

  • Paradise Interchange, 2020, McConnell Dowell
  • Oaklands Crossing, 2019, McConnell Dowell
  • Adelaide to Noarlunga, 2013, Tracksure
  • Adelaide to Gawler Rail Upgrade, 2011, Tracksure
  • Detail surveys for rail design, Gawler to Seaford and Belair Lines, 2011, DTEI
  • Glenelg North Terrace Tramline Extension, 2007, Coleman Rail
  • Port River Rail Bridge, 2008-2009, York Civil
  • Coast to Coast Light Rail, 2009, Thiess
  • Belair Rail Revitalisation, 2008, John Holland


Engineering Surveys has a proven record with GPS and machine control

  • Numerous sites across SA with Leed Engineering
  • Modelling and design for Gawler Rail re-alignment using Leica and 12D software for John Holland
  • Whyalla Iron Duke Mine, 2009, Leed Engineering
  • Garden Island, 2009, Leed Engineering
  • Chowilla Regulator, 2010, York Civil


Engineering Surveys has a proven record with topographical and detail surveys

  • Numerous detail surveys around SA, 2005-current, Department of Infrastructure and Transport (DIT)
  • Numerous detail surveys, 1994-current, Burnside Council
  • Adelaide Airport carpark and surrounds, 2010, Wallbridge&Gilbert
  • Southern Expressway duplication corridor, 2010, DIT
  • Adelaide Railway Station and Yard, 2010, DIT
  • Belair & Noarlunga Rail corridors, 2008, DIT
  • Glenelg to Adelaide wastewater pipeline corridor, 2008, SA Water
  • Dry Creek Railyards, 2008, DIT
  • Glenelg to Adelaide rail corridor, 2007, Coleman Rail
  • Uni of Adelaide Campus (NE quadrant), 2006, Arup
  • University of Adelaide North Tce Campus, 1995, University of Adelaide


Field Survey Instruments and Software

Engineering Surveys is now one of the largest surveying firms in South Australia. We have been market leaders in the introduction of new technology into the surveying industry. Our company operates 26 Trimble Robotic Total Stations, 16 Trimble RTK GPS systems, a DJI Matrice 200 V2 Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) and Trimble SX-12 and TX-5 3D Scanners.  We use 12D Model, Trimble Business Centre, Trimble Realworks (3D scan point cloud processing/ modelling), Pix4D (photogrammetry), Cyclone-3DR (advanced modelling) and AutoCAD as our software platforms.

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Association connections

  • Civil Contractors Federation Member
  • South Australia
  • Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute
I have used the team from Engineering Surveys for over 20 years, and found them to be reliable, provide quality work and prompt service.  Their surveyors have a practical "hands on" approach and have...
Ross Norton, Construction Manager, Hansen Yuncken