Douglas Chinn has more than 26 years of professional land, pipeline and construction surveying experience including major pipelines, electric transmission lines, boundaries, topography, subdivisions and a wide variety of infrastructure projects. Mr. Chinn is experienced in federal, municipal, industrial, commercial and residential projects, including highways, bridges, and many areas of land development and pipelines. Project management includes supervising, crew scheduling, quality control, quality assurance. His extensive surveying and engineering based software background includes AutoCAD, TGO, and Carlson. He is trained using Trimble/Ashtek, Static and RTK GPS equipment; static and rapid-static GPS (network adjustments). He routinely provides design and record surveys for road, bridge and utility projects and provides digital terrain models and alignments, boundary analysis and determination, documentation and products for land and easement/parcel acquisition.

Project Experience

DISCOVERY DJ SERVICES, ADAMS AND WELD COUNTIES, COLORADO, USA (2016)
Sr. Project Manager, Discovery DJ Services Project, 30-miles. Long Linear infrastructure and Gathering program; Responsible for managing the surveying program, providing preliminary routing, land and right of way acquisition, engineering design support, provided for all  field and office survey work, including survey estimates, processing GPS survey data, generating line work for the Mapping/GIS Department from the initial routing to alignment sheets. He managed field survey crews and office technical staff, planned workload scheduling and logistics to generate, exhibits for acquisition and began the preparation of construction alignment sheets.

XTR MIDSTREAM, WINDSOR/GREELEY COLORADO, USA (2015-2016)
Sr. Project Manager, XTR Midstream Windsor/Greeley Gathering Project, 70-miles. Long Linear infrastructure program; Responsible for managing the surveying program, providing preliminary routing, land and right of way acquisition, engineering design support, provided for all  field and office survey work, including survey estimates, processing GPS survey data, generating line work for the Mapping/GIS Department from the initial routing to alignment sheets. He managed field survey crews and office technical staff, planned workload scheduling and logistics to generate, exhibits for acquisition and began the preparation of construction alignment sheets.

NET MIDSTREAM, EDINBURG TEXAS, USA (2014-2015)
Sr. Project Manager, Red Gate Pipeline (Delmita to STEC) Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline beginning South of La Gloria, Texas at the intersection with the proposed NET Midstream Mexico 42” pipeline, to the South Texas Electric COOP (STEC) proposed generating facility East of McCook, TX in Hidalgo County. Responsible for all  field and office survey work, including survey estimates, manpower loading, processing GPS survey data, generating line work for the Mapping/GIS Department from the initial routing to alignment sheets. He coordinated directly with field survey coordinator, planned workload scheduling and logistics to generate, exhibits for acquisition and construction alignment sheets.

DINOSAUR NATIONAL MONUMENT (2014)
Surveyor in Charge responsible for overseeing and preparing geodetic survey control for future road improvement / construction projects.

TALLGRASS ENERGY PARTNERS – WYOMING, NEBRASKA, COLORADO AND KANSAS, USA (2013-2014)
Survey Department Manager, Pony Express Pipeline Conversion, 432-miles.Responsible for all field and office personnel, Aerial Mapping subcontractor, manpower loading, processing GPS and conventional survey data, generating line work for the Mapping/GIS Department from existing pipeline line locating, preliminary engineering phases. Directed all Project Surveyors, planned workload scheduling and logistics for the generation of all legal descriptions, supported the pre-construction staking and construction support activities.

TOWN OF CASTLE ROCK – CASTLE ROCK, COLORADO, USA (2012)
Survey Manager responsible for all surveying tasks for the Plum Creek project. Produced topographic and existing condition map for 500-year flood plan study.

URBAN DRAINAGE AND FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT UDFCD (2011-2014)
Survey Manager responsible for all surveying tasks in the Piney Creek Channel Rehabilitation, Niver Creek at Pecos Park Channel Rehabilitation and the Willow Creek Channel Rehabilitation at Arapahoe Road. Surveying tasks included survey control, topographic and existing condition surveys, legal surveys and the preparation of drainage easements for the construction and operation of drainage control structures.

IDIQ USACE ARMORY SITES, JEFFERSON COUNTY, ARKANSAS (2010)
Surveyor in Charge responsible for overseeing and preparing perimeter boundary surveys for sites the USACE was purchasing.

IDIQ USACE ARMORY SITES, GARLAND COUNTY, ARKANSAS (2010)
Surveyor in Charge responsible for overseeing and preparing perimeter boundary surveys for sites the USACE was purchasing.

IDIQ USACE ARMORY SITES, UNION COUNTY, ARKANSAS (2010)
Surveyor in Charge responsible for overseeing and preparing perimeter boundary surveys for sites the USACE was purchasing.

HOLLY ENERGY PARTNERS – UTAH AND NEVADA, USA (2009-2012)
Senior Project Surveyor/Survey Department Manager, UTAH to Nevada (UNEV) Pipeline, 415-miles.Responsible for all field and office personnel, manpower loading, processing GPS and conventional survey data, generating line work for the Mapping/GIS Department from the initial routing, preliminary engineering phases. Directed all Project Surveyors, planned workload scheduling and logistics for the generation of all legal descriptions, exhibits, and certified plats for acquisition, supported the pre-construction staking and construction support activities.

KINDER MORGAN CO2 – SNYDER TEXAS, USA (2009-2010)
Senior Project Surveyor for the 100-mile Eastern Shelf CO2 Pipeline.  Responsible for processing GPS and Conventional survey data and generating line work for the Mapping and GIS Department. Supervised and coordinated all field and office survey work; planned workload scheduling and logistics to generate legal descriptions, exhibits, and certified plats for acquisition of pipelined easements across over 200 parcels.

DONLIN CREEK (A BARRICK/NOVAGOLD COMPANY), ANCHORAGE ALASKA, USA (2009-2010)
Sr. Project Surveyor, Donlin Creek (Anchorage to Donlin Creek Gold Mine) Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline, 325-miles beginning at the Cook Inlet, west of Anchorage inland toward the Donlin Creek Gold Mine. Responsible for all  field and office survey work, including survey estimates, manpower loading, processing GPS survey data, generating line work for the Mapping/GIS Department from the initial routing in support of all initial Alaska DNR permitting. He coordinated directly with field survey coordinator, planned workload and scheduling to generate and preliminary alignment sheets.

DENBURY RESOURCES – WYOMING AND MONTANA, USA (2009-2012)
Senior Project Surveyor/Survey Department Manager, Greencore CO2 Pipeline, 231-miles. Responsible for all office survey work, including survey estimates, manpower loading, processing GPS and conventional survey data, generating line work for the Mapping/GIS Department from the initial routing, preliminary engineering phases. Directed all field survey coordinators, planned workload scheduling and logistics for the generation of all legal descriptions, exhibits, and certified plats for acquisition, supported the pre-construction staking and construction support activities.

ULTRA PETROLEUM – PINEDALE WYOMING, USA (2008-2010)
Sr. Project Surveyor, Liquid Gathering System, 120 Miles of 2” to 6” gathering pipelines in the Jonah Field near Pinedale, Wyoming to Opal, Wyoming, including the new liquid gathering system (LGS) collects a stream of combined water and condensate from the existing well pads and transport the stream via new pipelines to the Central Gathering Facilities CGF of which there were 4. Responsible for all office survey work, including survey estimates, manpower loading, processing GPS survey data, generating line work for the Mapping/GIS Department from the initial routing, preliminary engineering, construction and in-ditch record survey phases. He coordinated directly with field survey coordinators, planned workload scheduling and logistics to generate, exhibits for acquisition.

PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY – SACRAMENTO CALIFORNIA, USA (2007-2008)
Senior Project Surveyor, Line 108, 10 miles of 24” Gas Transmission Pipeline. Responsible for all office survey work, including survey estimates, manpower loading, processing GPS and conventional survey data, generating line work for the Mapping/GIS Department from the initial routing, preliminary engineering survey phases. He coordinated directly with field survey coordinators, planned workload scheduling and logistics to generate legal descriptions, exhibits, certified plats for acquisition and construction alignment sheets.

CHEVRON – SAN ARDO/COALINGA CALIFORNIA, USA (2007-2008)
Senior Project Surveyor, San Ardo to Coalinga, 35 miles of 12” Hot Oil Pipeline. Responsible for all coordinating office survey work, including managing survey subcontractor, survey estimates, manpower loading, reviewing line work for the Mapping/GIS Department from the initial routing, preliminary engineering survey phases. He coordinated directly with field survey coordinators, planned workload scheduling and logistics to generate legal descriptions, exhibits, certified plats for acquisition and construction alignment sheets.

SUNCOR ENERGY (USA) – COLORADO AND WYOMING, USA (2006-2014)
Senior Project Surveyor/Survey Department Manager, Rocky Mountain Crude System Expansion Pipeline, 110-miles. Responsible for all office survey work, including survey estimates, manpower loading, processing GPS and conventional survey data, generating line work for the Mapping/GIS Department from the initial routing, preliminary engineering phases. Directed all field survey coordinators, planned workload scheduling and logistics for the generation of all legal descriptions, exhibits, and certified plats for acquisition, supported the pre-construction staking and construction support activities.

TEPPCO/ENTERPRISE – PINEDALE, WYOMING, USA (2006-2008)
Sr. Project Surveyor, Jonah Gas Gathering Expansion, 90 miles of 24″, 30″ and 36″ pipelines from Jonah Field near Pinedale, Wyoming to Opal, Wyoming, including several facility redesigns and connections. Responsible for all office survey work, including survey estimates, manpower loading, processing GPS survey data, generating line work for the Mapping/GIS Department from the initial routing, preliminary engineering, construction and in-ditch record survey phases. He coordinated directly with field survey coordinators, planned workload scheduling and logistics to generate legal descriptions, exhibits, and certified plats for acquisition.

TRISTATE GENERATION AND TRANSMISSION ASSOCIATION, INC., (2004-2010)
Sr. Project Surveyor on the Colorado New Mexico Intertie project (115 miles), the Alamogordo to Tularosa Transmission Line project (60 miles) and the Springer – York Canyon Easement re-acquisition project (15 miles). Responsible for Mapping, Exhibits for acquisition, Plan & R.O.W. Map preparation, and construction staking, and as built.

KINDER MORGAN – COLORADO, WYOMING, NEBRASKA, KANSAS, MISSOURI, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, AND OHIO, USA (2004-2009)
Senior Project Surveyor, Rockies Express Pipeline 1,800-miles. Responsible for all office survey work, including survey estimates, manpower loading, processing GPS and conventional survey data, generating line work for the Mapping/GIS Department from the initial routing, preliminary engineering, construction and in-ditch record survey phases. He coordinated directly with field survey coordinators, planned workload scheduling and logistics to generate legal descriptions, exhibits, and certified plats for acquisition, supported the pre-construction staking and construction support activities.

URBAN DRAINAGE AND FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT UDFCD (2001-2004)
Project Surveyor responsible for field crew coordination, topographic mapping, aerial mapping quality control surveys, Platte River bank/bottom monitoring, survey control, parcel and right-of-way research and easement preparation. Completed engineering design maps showing parcel/easement/setback information and existing condition survey information.

URBAN DRAINAGE AND FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT UDFCD (2001-2004)
Project Surveyor, responsible for field crew coordination, topographic mapping, Aerial Mapping quality control surveys, Platte River bank/bottom monitoring, survey control, parcel and right of way research and easement preparation, completion of engineering design maps showing parcel/easement/setback information, and existing condition survey information.

MISCELLANEOUS VACATION RESORT DEVELOPMENT PROJECT IN WINTER PARK/GRAND COUNTY (2001-2004)
Project Surveyor, responsible for field crew coordination, parcel and right of way research and easement preparation, completion of engineering design maps, subdivision planning and plat development, showing parcel/easement/setback information, construction activities for utility infrastructure, road layouts and building placement.

CITY OF AUSTIN, TEXAS – BARTON SPRINGS ROAD WIDENING PROJECT (2000)
Project Surveyor, responsible for field crew coordination, parcel and right of way research and easement preparation, completion of engineering design map showing parcel/easement/setback information, and existing condition survey information.

Education: A.A.S, Surveying and Mapping, Denver Institute of Technology, Denver, Colorado

Professional Registrations: Registered Professional Land Surveyor, Texas No. 5367, 2000
Professional Land Surveyor, Colorado No. 37070, 2002
Professional Land Surveyor, Illinois No. 035-003693, 2007
Professional Surveyor, Arkansas No. 1631, 2008
Professional Land Surveyor, Montana No. 20109, 2011
Professional Land Surveyor, Wyoming No. 13345, 2011
Professional Surveyor, Kansas No. 1629, 2015