James S. Kachnovich
2006-Present Kachnovich Land Surveying, Inc., Livermore, Maine
Part-time: Providing Professional Land Surveying services to the
general public, Attorneys, Municipalities, Professional Engineers,
and other Professionals. Specializing in land boundary surveys and
other land right issues.
1975 PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR, State of Maine, Number 1134
1966 Paul Smith‘s College in New York, A.A.S. degree in Forestry
1969 Maine Army National Guard - U.S. Army Engineer School - Fort
Belvoir, Virginia (10 week course in construction surveying)
1970 Surveying Course - by Richard A. Coleman @ UMaine in Augusta,
1974 Surveying Course - by A.B. Palmer, Jr. @ CMVTI in Auburn,
1962 Waterville High School, graduate, Waterville, Maine
2006-Present Kachnovich Land Surveying, Inc. - Part time consultant
1968-2002 International Paper Company, Power Plant
1975-2006 Kachnovich Land Surveying, Owner
1970-1974 Part time employee of Edwin Adams, Registered Land Surveyor
1968-1969 Part time employee of Frank Crane, Registered Land Surveyor
1966-1967 International Paper Company, Forestry / Survey Department
1975-Present Maine Society of Land Surveyors (MSLS)
1997-Present National Society of Professional Land Surveyors (NSPS)
1997-Present American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM)
Lifetime American Forestry Association
1996-Present Notary Public of Maine
1985-Present - Member of the Town of Jay Planning Board
1968-1974 Employed by other licensed land surveyors as a field
1975-2006 Owner of Kachnovich Land Surveying preparing hundreds
of boundary surveys, subdivisions, reports, legal descriptions, etc.
2006-Present Part time consultant of Kachnovich Land Surveying,
Inc. preparing boundary surveys, subdivisions, reports, legal descriptions,
General Surveying / Engineering Experience:
1968-Present Wide variety of experience in all aspects of surveying
including boundary surveys, topographical surveys, ALTA / ACSM land
title surveys, engineering surveys, land development, mortgage loan
inspections, flood plains, elevation certificates, expert witness
1968-Present Case Study - Town Lines, Lecture by Donald
Maine DEP - Jurisdiction & Setback methods,
Lecture by Rich Baker
Ethical Constraints - Working for
the Client‘s neighbor & others,
Lecture by Knud Hermansen, PLS, PE, Esq.
Notice & Senior Title
- Lecture by Knud Hermansen, PLS, PE, Esq.
MSBA Practice series
- Maine Riparian Boundaries & Rights, Seminar
by Donald R. Richards, PLS & Knud E. Hermansen, PLS, PE, Esq.
Subdivision Law Review - Lecture by John Maloney
Roads & Easements
- Lecture by Richard Day, PLS
Maine Law & Water Boundaries
- Lecture by Richard Day, PLS
Principles and Procedures for
the location of Boundaries in Maine, Lecture by Knud Hermansen,
PLS, PE, Esq.
Monuments, Lines of Possession, Analysis & Report
writing, Lecture by Knud Hermansen, PLS, PE, Esq.
- Flood Plains, Lecture by Lou Sidell
Maine Boundary Law,
Lecture by Carlton Brown, PLS, PE
Alternate Dispute Resolution
Surveyor’s in the courtroom, Lecture by John
Cunningham, Esq & Elliot Epstein, Esq
Seminar by Donald R. Richards, PLS & Knud
E. Hermansen, PLS, PE, Esq.