James D. Sens, PLS PP has joined Matrix New World Engineering, Inc. as Director of HD Surveying and Mapping in its East Hanover location.

Mr. Sens has over twenty-five years of experience in a wide variety of land surveying applications as well as experience in the site development field. He is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland, and a licensed Professional Planner in New Jersey. His experience includes Boundary Surveys, Topographic Surveys, Boundary line agreements, riparian surveys, environmental surveys, railroad surveys, parcel mapping for railroad and transportation projects, major and minor subdivisions, as-built plans, construction lay-out, aerial mapping and GPS control.

Mr. Sens is an expert in network geometry and least squares analysis. He has provided expert witness testimony for boundary disputes and litigation. Mr. Sens is a renowned expert on the legal aspects of boundaries and boundary lines analysis as well as the statutes and codes of New Jersey as they pertain to land surveying. In addition, he serves as an Adjunct Professor of land surveying at the New Jersey Institute of Technology teaching “Boundary Control and Legal Principles” and “Boundary Line Analysis.”

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James Sens is a published author and the current President of the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors (NJSPLS), Past President of the North Jersey Chapter of NJSPLS and formerly NJSPLS liaison to the New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. He holds Memberships in a variety of organizations such as the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) and the National Society of Land Surveyors (NSPS) to name just of few.

Mr. Sens is a recipient of the Technician of the Year Award from the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors and received the University of New Hampshire Agricultural Alumni Award for Academic Achievement.

He is currently enrolled in the Masters Program in Project Management/Geographic Information Systems at Northwestern University and holds an AAS, Forest Technology from the University of New Hampshire as well as a BS in Surveying Engineering Technology from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Mr. Sens resides in Rockaway Township, NJ.

Formed in 1990, Matrix is a leading woman-owned full-service engineering and environmental services firm. Matrix is working on a wide range of infrastructure, building and environmental projects for public and private-sector clients throughout the United States. The East Hanover, NJ-based company has offices in the Northeast as well as Alabama and Arizona.

Matrix is proud NJBIZ named the firm the 2010 Business of the Year and Jayne Warne, our President as one of the 2011 “Best Fifty Women in Business.”

For more information on Matrix, please contact Dennis Petrocelli, PG, Senior Vice-President, at 973.240.1800 or dpetrocelli@matrixneworld.com.