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Building & Civil Construction

Alexander Symonds is one of the leading and longest serving surveying consultancies in Australia, providing reliable, timely and high-quality surveying services for building and civil construction projects of any size.

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Alexander Symonds’ extensive experience and capability in building and construction projects will ensure your project has a fully integrated surveying solution from concept to completion. Our large team of qualified surveyors enables us to provide experienced surveyors on a permanent or ad-hoc basis to deliver complete tailored solutions with fast and accurate results.


Timeliness and accuracy are critical for building construction projects. Whether building a shed or building a skyrise, building up or building down, we are on the ground with you every step of the way.

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We carry out surveys for design, set-out, and as-constructed surveys to document the built asset location, as well as help you meet any contractual obligations. Our team can undertake civil projects of any size, and can also provide a fast turnaround for those sites where timeframes are critical.

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Machine Control and Spatial Data Management

Alexander Symonds are specialists in Spatial Data and Machine Control Guidance Systems using GPS and land-based solutions. We understand when and where spatial data and machine control issues can arise and use this to actively work to ensure your project progresses accurately and efficiently.

Are you using machine control on your project?

Download our free step-by-step guide to the setup and process at Alexander Symonds.

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Underground Service Location and Mapping

We know that knowledge, accuracy and reliability matter. Being able to pinpoint the utilities and services beneath your site reduces risk, reduces delays and allows for excellent planning for your project. Pinpoint Service Mapping, powered by Alexander Symonds, uses non-invasive techniques to locate and spatially map underground services at any stage of a project.

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Aerial Mapping

Take a top down view of your project. We have invested heavily in our people and cutting-edge technology to enable us to undertake a range of aerial mapping, surveys and inspections to capture your project safely and efficiently. As surveyors, we can validate the accuracy of our aerial surveys, and integrate with your existing project models.

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Laser Scanning and 3D Modelling

3D Laser Scanning captures site features in incredible detail and with extreme accuracy so you can efficiently plan, construct and manage your project. We have over 15 years extensive experience in using laser scanning for all applications to allow for cataloguing existing and as-built conditions of buildings and project sites.

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Expert advice on land tenure for construction & engineering projects

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Our expertise in construction and engineering surveys allows us to provide a comprehensive survey package for any project, big or small. We can also provide expert advice on all matters relating to boundaries and land tenure, including the land division planning process and structural encroachments.

With Alexander Symonds, you’ll benefit from the assistance of one survey team for the entirety of your project, instead of relying on multiple contractors for various elements. Our licensed surveyors will help you to understand the constraints that apply to your land, and which type of land tenure is best suited for your development.

Contact the team at Alexander Symonds for a comprehensive quote and tailored engineering and construction consulting services.

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Why Choose Alexander Symonds?

Our team of experienced surveyors have worked on a wide range of construction and engineering projects for private, government and joint ventures across Australia.

You can rely on our proven track record and internationally-certified, innovative solutions to get you the best results.

No client or project is ever the same, so we make sure each solution is tailored to your unique needs. Our qualified surveyors have the skills and experience to accommodate the special requirements of your construction or engineering project, no matter the size or complexity.

  • Complete tailored solutions
  • Accuracy and precision using cutting-edge technology
  • A team with unrivalled experience
  • Delivering fast and accurate results from concept to completion

Keep your project running on time with our accurate, efficient and reliable surveying and consulting services

Contact the team at Alexander Symonds for more information and a free quote.

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