May 6, 2016 @ Metro
Combines hands-on experience with mentoring to provide participants with information regarding engineering fundamentals the practical applications of information contained in engineering drawings and how to interpret property descriptions.
This course covers topographic and property information on engineering plans, the interrelationship of plan, profile and cross-section views, the horizontal and vertical alignment of a centerline, aerial photogrammetry, place coordinates, utility line crossings of highways, contours, calculating earthwork and the interpretation of right of way plans.
Ralph C. Brown, SR/WA, has been in the right of way field for over 40 years. As a Senior Right of Way agent with Caltrans he was involved with negotiations and appraisals. He testified in court as an expert appraiser, prepared appraisals in anticipation of condemnation and supervised the preparation of narrative appraisal reports. For 16 years as a Staff V.P. with IRWA Mr. Brown managed the Association's education program. He developed courses, monitored outside course developers, conducted Instructor Certification Clinics, taught IRWA courses and presented seminars. Mr. Brown currently is an independent review appraiser specializing in partial take appraisals.
Natasa Lenic, SR/WA, R/W-RAC