OUR COMPANY

Smart Services Inc. is a professional consulting firm providing surveying and right-of-way, traffic engineering and counts, and environmental services. The goal of our firm is to provide quality service that exceeds the expectations of our clients. These expectations include competitive fees, meeting project schedules, and communicating with our client throughout the project. There are several aspects of our operations that help us meet these goals. We strive to have a defined scope with our clients, have direct principal involvement in each project, and utilize technology and expertise to efficiently and effectively develop our products.

Our principal surveyor, Brian Smart, started Smart Surveying, Inc. in 1996. Smart Surveying was known throughout central Ohio for quality & accurate surveying services. In 2011 Smart Surveying ownership changed hands and the name was changed to Smart Services, Inc. to reflect the growing range of services offered to our clients. In 2013 Smart Services again expanded our services when we acquired Traffic Engineering Services, Inc. (TES). TES is now a part of Smart Services, Inc.

Smart Services provides services to public agencies, engineers, contractors, architects, developers, title agencies, and attorneys throughout Ohio and beyond.  We are committed to providing an accurate product in a short timeframe and at a reasonable cost. We have the personnel, equipment, and specific experience to competently meet your project requirements in a cost-effective and timely fashion.

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CERTIFICATIONS

ODOT PREQUALIFIED

Smart Services, Inc. is prequalified by the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) for the following categories:

Survey and right of way

  • Limited R/W Plan Development
  • Complex R/W Plan Development

Traffic engineering and data collection

  • Non-Complex Roadway Design
  • Safety Studies
  • Basic Traffic Signal Design
  • Traffic Signal System Design
  • Interchange Justification/Modification Study
  • Bicycle Facilities and Enhancement Design

Environmental

  • Environmental Document Preparation-CE
  • Environmental Document Preparation-Section 4(f)
  • Ecological Surveys
  • Stream and Wetland Mitigation
  • Waterway Permits
  • Regulated Materials Review (RMR), including
    • RMR Screening;
    • RMR Assessment; and
    • RMR Investigation.

STATE OF OHIO - EDGE (ENCOURAGING DIVERSITY, GROWTH, & EQUITY)

Smart Services, Inc. is certified in the Encouraging Diversity, Growth and Equity program,

Certification Number 20934, effective through 12/11/2020.

OHIO STATEWIDE UNIFIED CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

CITY OF COLUMBUS - FBE

Smart Services, Inc. is certified as a Female Business Enterprise.

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

We have individuals certified and/or licensed in the following:

  • Professional Engineer (Ohio)
  • Professional Surveyor (Ohio, Arizona)
  • Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE)
  • SafeLandUSA Oil & Gas Safety Training

MEET OUR TEAM

The team who can create everything from scratch and has ingenious ideas is here
and is more than happy to help you.
<b>Kathy Krock, BSCE</b>

Kathy Krock, BSCE

President
Ms. Krock assures that all services will be successfully completed in a timely and cost-effective manner.
<b>Brian Smart, PS</b>

Brian Smart, PS

Vice-President
Mr. Smart founded Smart Services and now assumes the roles of Vice-President and Director of Survey & Right-of-way.
<b>Todd Stanhope, PE, PTOE</b>

Todd Stanhope, PE, PTOE

Director of Traffic Engineering
Mr. Stanhope has a proven track record of providing excellent leadership and project management.
<b>Mitchel Strain, PWS, CPSS, CPSC</b>

Mitchel Strain, PWS, CPSS, CPSC

Director of Environmental Services
Mr. Strain joined Smart Services in 2014 as the Director of Environmental Services.
<b>Samuel Stiltner, PS, PLS</b>

Samuel Stiltner, PS, PLS

Survey Manager
Mr. Stiltner brings extensive experience in surveying and department management to the firm.
<b>Patrick Wilson, PE</b>

Patrick Wilson, PE

Project Engineer
Mr. Wilson has performed hundreds of traffic counts and post processing traffic count data and reviewing data for accuracy
<b>Kyle Dixon</b>

Kyle Dixon

Environmental Scientist
Mr. Dixon is a versatile member of Smart Services as a survey crew leader and assists with the firm's environmental projects.
<b>Jesse Watts</b>

Jesse Watts

Field Crew Leader
Mr. Watts is experienced in field data collection and has developed innovative approaches to solving issues in the field.
<b>Taylor Schoepf</b>

Taylor Schoepf

Field Crew Leader
Mr. Schoepf’s background in Civil Engineering and Surveying provides excellent survey services to our clients.
<b>Nick Mason</b>

Nick Mason

Design Technician
Mr Mason provides support to our professional surveyors and engineers utilizing AutoCad and Civil3D.
<b>Ryan Jacquot</b>

Ryan Jacquot

Marketing & Survey Technician
Mr. Jacquot develops marketing materials for the firm and assists surveyors and engineers in the field.

SURVEY & RIGHT-OF-WAY

Our roots begin in mortgage, ALTA, and boundary surveys where we built a solid reputations for quality and accuracy. Since 1996 we have expanded our services to include:

  • Horizontal and Vertical Control Surveys
  • Basemaps & GIS
  • Right-of-Way Plans
  • Topographic Surveys
  • GNSS Surveys
  • Terrestrial based LiDAR
  • Route Surveys
  • Cadastral Surveys
  • ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys
  • Hydrographic Surveys
  • As-Built Surveys
  • FEMA Flood Mapping & Elevation Certificates
  • Construction Staking

Our Traffic Engineer conducting a traffic study

TRAFFIC ENGINEERING

Smart Services, Inc. has the resources to perform a full range of services in traffic engineering and transportation planning. We have certified Professional Traffic Operations Engineers in-house to collect and manage all your traffic and data needs. Our services invlude:

  • Traffic Signal Design/Retiming
  • Signal System Optimization
  • pavement Marking/Signs
  • Traffic Control for School/Pedestrian Crossings
  • Corridor Studies
  • Safety Studies
  • Signal Warrant Studies
  • Traffic Impact Studies
  • Access Management Plans
  • Design Traffic
  • Traffic counting services

Wetland delineation Environmental services

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

We provide a vast array of environmental consulting services to assist our clients through state and federal regulatory processes. Our services include:

  • Section 404/401 Waterway Permitting
  • Site & Soil Evaluations
  • Phase I and Phase II  ESAs
  • Wetland and Stream Mitigation and Delineation
  • Wetland Treatment Design
    • Acid Mine Drainage
    • Storm Water
    • Residential/Commercial Waste Water
  • National Environmental Policy Act, NEPA
  • Threatened & Endangered Species Investigations