SKW traces its survey roots back to 1885. Since the company’s inception, SKW has provided
a diverse range of the industry’s most innovative, reliable and visionary surveying services.

Texas license #10127000

SKW helps to transform the raw data of landscapes and cityscapes into a vision for infrastructure, energy and development. We collect, record and manage this geographic information so our clients can turn their ideas into reality. Our experience, best-in-class technology, national mobility and commitment to safety all combine to produce exceptional results.

As-built drawing


Accurate as-built surveys are critical to maintenance and future development of sites.

As-builts require expertise in surveying and engineering. With our foundation in surveying and 60 years of engineering experience, SKW offers a unique hybrid of both these talents and expertise.

SKW remote survey boat, the PROWLER on water


SKW brings more than 50 years of experience hydrographic surveying. In addition to the classic hydrographic and side-scan sonar, SKW offers enhanced data collection through a remote controlled hydrographic survey boat.

SKW survey crew with truck on a pipeline survey job


SKW’s pipeline survey experience extends from preliminary survey and right-of-way acquisition for large, interstate pipelines to a range of maintenance projects to assure the integrity of valuable pipeline assets.

Route surveying crew works on survey in a field for a future transmission line


Route surveys tend to take all the elements of other types of surveying and then add a few more dimensions. SKW’s professional land survey crews are adept at all phases of transportation and transmission route surveys, from initial routing to constructability assessments, right-of-way acquisition, topographic survey and access planning.

Construction equipment working on a site surveyed by SKW


Site survey is the foundation of all development. Today, the members of our surveying team are among the most knowledgeable, experienced and well known in the profession.


  • SKW has a long history of completing survey work for the Country Club Plaza.
  • KW President of Infrastructure and Development Larry Graham (left) and KSLS Executive Director Valeri Peltier (right) met with Kansas 3rd District Rep. Kevin Yoder (center)
    SKW President of Infrastructure and Development Larry Graham traveled to Washington, D.C., to lobby for issues important to surveying.
  • SKW provided preliminary survey and design of the 550-mile 20-inch oil pipeline, from Colorado to Oklahoma.
  • SKW provided the comprehensive mechanical, electrical, instrument and control, and programming design services for this pipeline reversal project.