BS in Surveying and Mapping

University of Akron, 2004


Professional Surveyor

Ohio #8364

Kentucky #4228



  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER
  • 10-Hour Construction
  • 8-Hour Confined Space

ODOT Right-of-Way
Railroad Worker Safety Trainings – Multiple Rail Clients


Professional Land Surveyors of Ohio

Sam Stiltner, PS, PLS

Survey Manager

Professional Experience

Mr. Stiltner joined Smart Services in 2016 and brings extensive experience in surveying and department management to the firm. He has worked on a variety of projects, for public and private clients throughout Ohio, related to Transportation, Water & Waste Water, Environmental, Right-of-Way, Land Boundary, Industrial, and Utilities. Mr. Stiltner has successfully brought many projects to completion, under a variety of scopes, schedules, and budgetary constraints, through effective collaboration with team members and clients. Through his client specific training, Mr. Stiltner has also received several OSHA-Related and Client-specific training certifications, granting him the proper clearances to work on many unique and challenging projects.

Recent Representative Projects

Springfield Air National Guard Base Topographic Survey – Smart Services completed a topographic survey of the Springfield Ohio Air National Guard Base Building 151 as a subconsultant to Tetra Tech. Mr. Stiltner was the project manager and the project included project control and basemapping of contours and elevations (digital surface model of the existing ground to generate one-foot contours and establish existing finished floor elevations at entry locations), drainage features, planimetric features, utilities and landscaping.
Contact: John Ramsey, Project Manager, Tetra Tech, Inc., 502-584-5555
Districts 4 & 11 Survey and Right of Way Task Order, PID 97698 – Mr. Stiltner is the project manager as a subconsultant to Thomas Fok & Associates for the ODOT District 4 & 11 survey task order. Mr. Stiltner recently completed the following projects as part of the task order:

  • Right of way plans for the SUM-162/162D-2.21/0.00 (PID 103171) $1.3M intersection improvement project.
  • Survey tasks for the ATB – 307 (PID 106705) $1.1M culvert project which consisted of multiple culverts on SR307 and included setting project control and completing the basemapping and drainage surveys.

Contact: Frank Snyder, PS, Project Manager, Thomas Fok & Assoc., 330-799-1501

Kirkersville Feeder Canal Improvements, Millersport, Ohio – Mr. Stiltner was the project manager for the ongoing project to complete channel improvements at the Kirkersville Canal. Mr. Stiltner provided field surveying, bathymetric surveying and base mapping services for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources project located near Buckeye Lake in Millersport, Ohio. Recent work also included the staking of adjacent properties and the provision of exhibits to aid in property acquisition along the canal.
Contact: James Hilovsky, PE, Project Manager, ODNR Division of Engineering, 614-265-6967