Construction Surveys

Validated data for informed decision making

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Work from facts not assumptions

AAM delivers validated survey data, grounded in real-life measurements and locations, so you can make informed, data-driven decisions.

Australia’s most experienced construction surveyors

As the primary survey consultant on landmark buildings and construction projects all over the world, AAM coordinates all survey related activities from precise set out to life-of-project monitoring. For over 60 years, clients have trusted us because we are:

Experienced

Qualified and experienced surveyors skilled with modern equipment know how to check, verify, setout and confirm the data for your project. From planning through to completion you can have confidence in its accuracy.

Analytical

Your project is evaluated from all angles to provide a fit-for-purpose solution to any challenge. The deliverables are tailored to suit your budget, timeline or stakeholder needs.

Accurate

Precision is essential on all projects, be it a simple build or elaborate structure. At each level of construction, your deliverables come with a high level of detail and the due diligence required for each stage.

Efficient

Data and setout is delivered that meets the needs of all stakeholders. The decision-making process is easier to coordinate with the latest technology providing access across suitable platforms and formats.

Reliable

A detailed quality system and rigorous training programme provides consistent levels of professionalism, accuracy, testing and due diligence. A single point of contact reduces miscommunications and misunderstandings.

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Plan, budget, schedule and deliver your next project with confidence

Whether you need to understand the exact location and physical condition of a current asset, or you’re designing and constructing a new one, accurate and timely survey information will help you determine costs, minimise risk and plan accordingly.

As your trusted advisor, AAM provides you with data-driven insights so you can confidently make decisions that are based on evidence, not assumptions. Your survey data meets your immediate needs, but can also provide long-term value, once shown how it extends beyond its initial purpose.

AAM can provide the following data sets:

  • Preplanning/site analysis
  • Title/boundary confirmation
  • External survey control network
  • Grid establishment
  • Ongoing set-out and as-built drawings
  • Certification

AAM’s construction surveying has been utilised in the following markets:

BUILDING

Arenas

  • AAMI Park
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • Suncorp and Metricon Stadiums

Property Developments

  • 801 Whitehorse Road Mont Albert - Residential
  • 2 Fastline Road, Truganina - Commercial
  • Burj Al Arab and Emirates Towers

Construction

  • M-City, Melbourne
  • Quay Quarter Tower, Sydney
  • The RIbbon, Sydney

RESOURCES

Mining

  • Hope Downs 4
  • Brockman 4
  • Christmas Creek

Oil & Gas

  • Barrow Island and Wheatstone
  • BP Kwinana
  • Caltex Brisbane

Processing

  • Nickel processing Hatch Technip
  • Anglo Platinum Rustenburg Base Metals Refinery
  • BlueScope Steel No.5 blast furnace

INFRASTRUCTURE

Road

  • Tullamarine Freeway Widening, Melbourne
  • Roe & Tonkin Highway Perth

Passenger Rail

  • Sydney Light Rail
  • NorthConnex tunnels
  • Brookfield Rail and Aurizon rail upgrades

Heavy Haul

  • Rio Tinto Iron Ore
  • BHP Billiton Iron Ore
  • FMG Group

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Spatial data is the key to successful project delivery

The ability to make data-driven decisions affects every aspect of project delivery, so you need to be confident that the information you’re receiving is of the highest standard.

You need a professional service provider who understands the importance of capturing, processing and delivering quality construction survey data that is accurate, detailed, meaningful and helpful.

You want to work with a team that has both technical knowledge and field expertise. Whose experience is proven by their longevity and has developed industry trust through consistent leadership and project delivery.

And you want to work with a construction surveyor who has the proof.

What our clients say about us

“AAM has been integral in the creation of our enterprise wide GIS solution. This is a powerful technology enabler that will allow our staff to be connected to data in new ways. AAM’s collaborative approach and thought leadership was a cornerstone to the success of the strategy. We’re thankful for the close and supportive partnership that we have with the AAM team during this project.

GIS & BIM Manager

Aviation

“The model is absolutely exceptional. The quality of light was perfect. The team went above and beyond our expectations with the awning work and detail. We are very impressed and excited to use this for several of our new public spaces planned over the next few years.

Senior Urban Designer

Local government

“Very happy with the accurate, detailed and functional 3D Building Models we sourced from AAM GeoCirrus. Our software was readily compatible with the formats provided by AAM. These models have been instrumental in contextualising and analysing sites in our design process.

National Sector Lead

Architect firm

“Thank you for the extraordinary effort in bringing the rail project across the line on time. Your team and dedication to the project has been recognised across our organisation and we would like to keep strengthening our business relationship with AAM in future projects.

Civil Engineer

Civil engineering & construction company

“A very successful imagery capture – the limited shadow in particular was exactly what we are after (the parameters of which would be ideal for all future captures). The colour temperature and overall quality of the mosaic is also excellent.

Senior GIS Analyst, Spatial Services

Local government

“One definition of integrity is ‘doing what you said you would do, when you said you would do it’. I think AAM’s work fits this definition very well.”

John Gibson

Senior GIS Analyst, Greater Wellington Te Pane Matua Taiao

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Clients who use AAM’s Construction Survey

Construction Survey FAQs

  • Preplanning/ site analysis
  • Title / boundary confirmation
  • External survey control network
  • Grid establishment
  • Ongoing Setout and asbuilt survey work- acutal scope dependant on each individual project 
  • Certification

This depends on several factors including:

  • Timing- how long will it take and how soon does it need to be done
  • Risk
  • Budget requirements

Timing of survey commencement depends on:

  • Receiving required data for client
  • Signing of contract
  • Staff levels and availability
  • This is different for every project. Experience is valuable in determining accuracy requirements 

This is dependant on the work required and the scope of your project and how soon setout work can begin.

  • Normally only 1 or 2 surveyors assigned to each construction project, depending on the projects requirements
  • Accuracy normally dictates how many surveyors required for each task 
  • We assign one surveyor as the site contact who will manage and look after the site. This reduces the need for multiple people, reduces potential for miscommunications/confusions and minimises mistakes. One surveyor will be the day to day contact with support from the office
  • Staff to have or be undertaking some form of Survey based university/ tafe education
  • Relevant staff to have construction induction ticket

Our land survey projects in action

If you’re looking at greater data accuracy for your next project book a consultation with one of our industry leads today.