A Certified Surveying and Mapping Firm

At Ghiotto & Associates, Inc., we pride ourselves in making sure that each of our employees has all the proper certifications. We also support our employees with ongoing opportunities to continue their education. To learn more about the Certified Survey Technician program of the National Society Professional Surveyors, visit American Congress on Surveying and Mapping.

Our Leadership and Staff

Philip M. Ghiotto, P.S.M
President

Mr. Ghiotto has more than thirty-four years’ experience as a Professional Surveyor and Mapper in all phases of land surveying, including but not limited to route surveys for waterline, sanitary sewers and storm water drainage design; route surveys of roadways for design improvements; subdivision, layout and design; right-of-way surveying and mapping; construction stake-out of buildings, roads, sanitary sewer and water lines; large boundary and topographic surveys; mean high water line surveys; and surveying for oceanfront construction. His certifications include:

  • Professional Surveyor & Mapper, State of Florida, License # LS4195
  • • Bachelors of Land Surveying, University of Florida, 1984
  • ASFPM Certified Floodplain Manager 2009

John S. Thomas, P.S.M
Survey Operations Manager

Mr. Thomas has twenty-three years’ experience as a Senior Crew Chief and Professional Surveyor and Mapper in all phases of land surveying, beginning with the fifteen years Crew Chief and Survey Technician for large FDOT and Land Development Projects. Moving into Survey Management for thirteen years specializing in Field Operations Management, Project Management and Survey Operations Managements in providing Design & Right-of-Way Surveys of rural, multi-lane and interstate highways, Right-of-Way Control Surveys and Right-of-Way Maps, Control Surveys, Mean High Water Surveys, TIITF Mapping and CEI support services. His certifications include:

  • Professional Surveyor & Mapper, State of Florida, License# LS6223

Chad Anders
Survey Project Manager

Mr. Anders has over seventeen years of experience in surveying with a background in Florida Department of Transportation Design and Right of Way Surveys, CEI , Topographic Surveys, Boundary and ALTA/ACSM Surveys, As-built Surveys, Wetland Jurisdiction Surveys and Construction Surveying. He is proficient is using Electronic Field Book and GPS. His certifications include:

  • National Society of Professional Surveyors, Survey Technician Level III – Boundary and Certified Survey Technician Level III – Construction; Certification # 0307-2897

Randy Rain
Survey Tech ~
Project Manager

Mr. Rain has 15 years of experience in the field of land surveying. This includes 5 years of field experience with Boundary Surveys, Construction Surveys, Topographic Surveys and FDOT data collection. Also 12 years of office experience including processing field data, Boundary and ALTA Surveys, Topographic Survey and parcel descriptions and sketches. For the last 9 years Mr. Rain has been involved with project management, including bidding, research, setup and supervision for Civil Construction staking and As-Built Surveys.  Mr. Rain is a senior level CAAD Technician specializing in database management.

Chris Carlson
Survey Tech ~
Project Manager

Mr. Carlson has 9 years of experience in the field of land surveying, this includes office experience including processing field data, Boundary and ALTA Surveys, Topographic Surveys, various County Right of Way Maps and Maintenance Maps, construction staking and As-Built Surveys.

Survey Chiefs & Crew Leaders

Steve Chastain

Mr. Chastain has over twenty years of experience in surveying with a background in FDOT Right of Way Surveys, CEI, Topographic Surveys, Boundary and ALTA/ACSM Surveys, As-built Surveys, Wetland Jurisdiction Surveys, Utility and Construction Surveying. He is proficient is using Electronic Field Book and GPS.

Justin Diorio

Mr. Diorio has our years of experience in surveying with a background in Florida Department of Transportation Design and Right of Way Surveys, Topographic Surveys, Boundary and ALTA/ACSM Surveys, As-Built Surveys, Wetland Jurisdiction Surveys.  He is proficient is using Electronic Field Book and GPS.

Ellis Dockery

Mr. Dockery has over ten years of experience in surveying with a background in FDOT Right of Way Surveys, CEI, Topographic Surveys, Boundary and ALTA/ACSM Surveys, As-built Surveys, Wetland Jurisdiction Surveys, Utility and Construction Surveying. He is proficient is using Electronic Field Book and GPS.

Jim Lonnecker

Mr. Lonnecker has over twenty years of experience in surveying with a background in FDOT Right of Way Surveys, CEI, Topographic Surveys, Boundary and ALTA/ACSM Surveys, As-built Surveys, Wetland Jurisdiction Surveys, Utility and Construction Surveying. He is proficient is using Electronic Field Book and GPS.

Eric Cutting

Mr. Cutting has over ten years of experience in surveying with a background in FDOT Right of Way Surveys, CEI, Topographic Surveys, Boundary and ALTA/ACSM Surveys, As-built Surveys, Wetland Jurisdiction Surveys, Utility and Construction Surveying. He is proficient is using Electronic Field Book and GPS.

Rob Van Matre IV

Mr. Van Matre has over nine years of experience in surveying with a background in FDOT Right of Way Surveys, CEI, Topographic Surveys, Boundary and ALTA/ACSM Surveys, As-built Surveys, Wetland Jurisdiction Surveys, Utility and Construction Surveying. He is proficient is using Electronic Field Book and GPS.

Our Dedicated Field Crew