Dawson Surveys Inc. was established in New Mexico in 1980. Based in Santa Fe, Dawson Surveys is a leading surveying company offering many different types of surveying services using a variety of surveying equipment necessary to complete each job with its particular needs. We are also licensed to perform surveys in Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, and Canada and British Columbia.
Dawson Surveys Inc. (DSI) has offices in Santa Fe, N.M., and Covington, LA.
The Land Surveyor renders a highly technical and complex service. He is a member of a professional team – Attorney, Title Company, Surveyor, Architect and Engineer.
In cases of controversy, he may appear in court as your expert witness. No one other than he can assume responsibility for the correctness and accuracy of his work.
He is duly licensed by law to practice land surveying and holds above all things the correctness and accuracy of his work.

Our office has a wide range of professional experience, including licensed surveyors and survey technicians proficient in different classifications of office calculations and use of CAD programs such as Land Desktop Development, Carlson Survey, and Micro Survey.

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  • Through its affiliate, Pathfinder Surveys, we provide path surveys for the design and construction of communication facilities and tower surveys for F.A.A. Certifications across the nation and overseas.


  • North Central Chapter NMPS
  • Middle Rio Grande NMPS
  • ACSM
Gary Edward Dawson was born in Edmonton in 1937 and graduated from Fort Saskatchewan High School in 1956.

Shortly thereafter, he began his land surveying career working with W.D. Usher and McElhanney Land Surveys. On October 28, 1963, Mr. Dawson was commissioned as an Alberta Land Surveyor.

Throughout the 1970s, Mr. Dawson operated his own survey practice in 100 Mile House in British Columbia, having obtained his commission as a BCLS.

In 1980, he opened Dawson Surveys in Santa Fe, New Mexico.