Lem joins VHB as the Northeast Regional Survey Director with more than 27 years of industry experience managing engineering-grade surveys for state and city agencies, institutions, and large private developers. The New York City office will serve as Lem’s base and he is charged with expanding VHB’s survey practice throughout the Northeast region. His area of expertise is bridging conventional survey techniques with new technology, including 3D High-Definition Laser Scanning to improve safety, increase productivity, and provide detailed interactive deliverables.
Lem is a licensed land surveyor in nine states and has been responsible for leading detailed topographic, utility and boundary surveys of projects in large complex urban areas, including Central Park, the High Line, Governors Island, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Battery Park City, the Upper and Lower New York Harbor, and the Bronx Zoo.
Lem is the Public Relations Committee Chairman for the New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors (NYSAPLS). In addition, he is a frequent speaker and moderator at national industry events and professional conferences. Lem also serves as an adjunct professor at CUNY — New York City College of Technology (City Tech) in the Department of Construction Management and Civil Engineering where he teaches land surveying and 3D scanning.