Hancock Associates Celebrates Relocation of Newburyport Branch

August 21, 2018 Wayne Jalbert and Ed Dixon at Hancock Associates Newburyport Branch

Hancock Associates, a leading local provider of land surveying, civil engineering and wetland science services recently hosted an open house to celebrate the relocation of their Newburyport branch. The new central downtown location at 1 Harris Street is more convenient for clients and the expanded space provides Hancock Associates workspaces to grow staff, resources and services.

“It was great to see clients, partners and employees from other Hancock Associates branches come together to share our excitement about our Harris Street location,” said Hancock Associates President Wayne C. Jalbert, P.LS. “The new space will help us continue to provide our Newburyport and Plum Island clients with the exceptional service they depend on.”

Katie Cruz Quoted in Revere Journal

July 25, 2018 Katie Cruz

Katie Cruz, one of Hancock Associates’ Project Managers, recently appeared in front of Revere’s Site Plan Advisory Board to review plan changes at Waterfront Square and the Revere Journal was there. Read more about changes in the hotel footprint here.

Hancock Associates Celebrates 40th Anniversary

July 23, 2018 Hancock Associates 40th Anniversary

Hancock Associates, a leading local provider of land surveying, civil engineering and wetland science services, is celebrating 40 years in business. The firm was founded in 1978 by Frank Hancock, PLS, PE, to provide land surveying and civil engineering services to the North Shore and Essex County. Donald I. Desmond, PLS, who assisted Frank in creating the firm, became president in 1984. Wayne C. Jalbert, PLS, became president in 2016. Today, Hancock Associates has offices in seven locations, over 70 employees and serves Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Hancock also maintains an archive of historical survey records from 25 land surveying and civil engineering firms dating back to 1852. These records not only can assist Hancock Associates in performing surveying tasks quickly and cost-effectively, they can be an invaluable resource for other organizations and individuals.

“Our founders created a firm focused on integrity, accuracy and delivery. For 40 years, we’ve been able to continue that tradition by investing in exceptional staff and building great partnerships with our clients through expertise, dedication, leadership and trust,” said Hancock Associates’ President Wayne C. Jalbert. “We look forward to another 40 great years!”

Hancock Associates Announces Acquisition of Noonan & McDowell

July 16, 2018 John Noonan

Hancock Associates, a leading local provider of land surveying, civil engineering and wetland science services, proudly announces the acquisition of Noonan & McDowell, a well-respected land surveying and civil engineering firm located at 25 Bridge Street in Billerica, Massachusetts.

Noonan & McDowell was founded in 1986 by John L. Noonan, PLS, PE and Malcolm P. McDowell, PLS, PE.  Over the years, the firm has built an impeccable reputation serving developers, homeowners and municipalities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

“Joining Hancock Associates was an easy decision,” said Noonan & McDowell’s President John Noonan. “I conducted an extensive search for a firm with the same ideals and goals for the future and the ability to safely archive Noonan & McDowell’s 30 years of property line evidence collection data for the greater good of the community. Hancock was a perfect match.”

“With Noonan & McDowell in Billerica and our office in Chelmsford working together, Hancock can better serve clients through the addition of staff and services such as Constant Head Infiltration and Hydrant Flow Testing,” said Hancock Associates’ President Wayne C. Jalbert. “We’re excited to be working with John and his team and looking forward to the future.”

Hancock Associates Announces Addition to Land Surveying Department

June 4, 2018 Jared Johnson

Hancock Associates, a leading local provider of land surveying, civil engineering and wetland science services, proudly announces the hiring of Jared Johnson as Project Surveyor in the firm’s Land Surveying Department. He is based in the firm’s Chelmsford office.

Prior to joining Hancock Associates, Jared was a Surveyor in Training responsible for robotics and GPS field equipment along with overseeing all types of survey projects from research to finished plans. He also has experience as Party Chief at two prominent New Hampshire firms.

Jared holds a B.S. in Survey Engineering Technology with a minor in Construction Management from the University of Maine. He lives in Pelham, New Hampshire.

“One of the most enjoyable things about being a surveyor is the history behind the work. From researching historical records to finding monuments left by surveyors many years ago, it’s really interesting to apply what I discover to modern day practice,” said Jared. “I’m excited to continue my work as part of the Hancock Associates team. Their reputation and commitment to quality is well known throughout the industry.”

“We’re thrilled to have Jared join Hancock Associates,” said Hancock Associates’ President Wayne C. Jalbert. “With his skills and enthusiasm, I’m confident that he’ll continue our tradition of providing superior service to our clients.”