Aaron is the drafting and design instructor at Northwest Kansas Technical College. Aaron is a 2012 graduate from the Engineering Technology department and has been teaching for a little over 2 years. He worked for a year in Hays, Kansas as a mechanical designer before moving to Salina, Kansas and working for Kaw Valley Engineering as a survey technician. At KVE, Aaron performed boundary, elevation, and topographic surveys and ran the complex calculations that go with the surveys. Aaron teaches land surveying practices and history as part of his duty as the drafting and design instructor and thoroughly enjoys preparing students for jobs in the surveying field.
Friday, January 8, 2021, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
In this class, you will learn the trigonometric functions necessary for a surveyor to know so that they can interpret and calculate the necessary information if the data collector ever goes down. The information in this class will also help you become more aware of what the data collector is telling you and how to tell if it is right or wrong.
Friday, January 8, 2021, 1:30 - 5:30 p.m.
In this class, you will learn advanced calculations that you need to know in the surveying field. Some of the calculations include but are not limited to: bearing-bearing intersections, short radius curve calculations, and proportions. This class is recommended for a refresher for experienced surveyors or technicians with moderate experience with survey calculations.