Kachnovich Land Surveying

Toby J. Kachnovich, PLS
Professional Land Surveyor


Curriculum Vitae  

Toby J. Kachnovich
Professional Land Surveyor  

January 2010

Present Occupation:

2006-Present Kachnovich Land Surveying, Inc., Livermore, Maine

President: 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.

Professional Licenses:

2008 PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR, State of Maine, Number 2395


1997 Central Maine Community College, A.A.S. degree in Architectural & Civil Engineering

1994 Jay High School, graduate, Jay, Maine

Past Employment:

2000-2006 Kachnovich Land Surveying, crew chief, head draftsman, office manager, Livermore, Maine

1998-2000 Main-Land Development Consultants, Inc., crew chief & draftsman, Livermore Falls, Maine

1997 Cives Steel, draftsman, Augusta, Maine

1990-1997 Employed by James S. Kachnovich, PLS 1134, rod Man (part-time), Livermore, Maine

Professional Memberships:

1997-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)

Personal Memberships:

2006-Present Jay / Livermore / Livermore Falls Chamber of Commerce

Consulting Experience:

2006-Present President of Kachnovich Land Surveying, Inc. preparing over 250 boundary surveys, subdivisions, reports, legal descriptions, etc.

2000-2006 Employee of Kachnovich Land Surveying preparing over 560 boundary surveys, subdivisions, reports, legal descriptions, etc.

1998-2000 Employee of Main-Land Development Consultants, Inc. involved in over 100 boundary surveys / subdivisions & engineering projects.

1990-1997 Part-time employee of James S. Kachnovich, PLS 1134, Land Surveying Company, as a rod man.

General Surveying / Engineering Experience:

1990-Present Wide variety of experience in all aspects of surveying and civil engineering including boundary surveys, topographical surveys, ALTA / ACSM land title surveys, engineering surveys, land development, aerial photo control, construction layout, mortgage loan inspections, wetland delineation, vernal pool detection, drainage easements & flood plain elevation certificates.

Lectures-Seminars Attended:

1996-Present Property Rights & the Land Surveyor, Seminar by Jeffery N. Lucas, PLS, Esq.

Case Study - Being an Expert Witness, Lecture by Robert Yarumian, PLS

Case Study - Being an Expert Witness, Lecture by John Mann, PLS

Case Study - Town Lines, Lecture by Donald Richards, PLS

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

Photogrammetry - Lecture by Claire Kiedrowski

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.

FEMA Modernization - Flood Plains, Lecture by Lou Sidell

Vernal Pools, lecture by Mary Pierce

Maine Boundary Law, lecture by Carlton Brown, PLS, PE

Alternate Dispute Resolution - Seminar