Northern Survey Engineering LLC
Specialized Survey Solutions

Who We Are




Northern Survey Engineering, LLC (NORSE) was founded in 2017 with one goal in mind:  To provide an unparalleled level of service to our clients through communication, education, and application.  We achieve superior results on each and every one of our projects by following those simple principles; emphasizing communication to better understand our clients goals, educating our clients on the survey solutions available so they can make informed decisions, and  applying our expertise in the latest developments in survey technology to deliver a product that surpasses all expectations. 

We are Your Surveying Experts


Sean Pierce, PLS

President & Owner

Mr. Pierce graduated from the University of Maine at Orono with a Bachelors of Science in Survey Engineering Technology.  He has served as a Senior Surveyor and Project Manager for several regional and national consulting firms, and is licensed in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Connecticut.  Sean maintains a broad survey skill set and service area that spans residential and commercial development to large scale energy infrastructure, which allows him to provide a breadth of knowledge to any project team.   Before starting his own firm, Sean specialized in serving the energy sector on large scale transmission projects on a national level.


Paul Babbidge, PLS

Project Surveyor

Mr. Babbidge has been licensed in Maine as a Professional Land Surveyor since 1981, and has served as Survey Manager and Project Manager for several local Survey firms, while also intermittently operating his own firm prior to joining our team. Paul brings with him a strong background in records research, residential boundaries, and transportation surveying.


Dan O’Connell

Senior survey technician

Mr. O’Connell has over 8 years of experience in the field of Surveying, working on a wide range of projects including residential property surveys, construction layout, and large-scale gas transmission projects across the country. Dan’s advanced knowledge of surveying equipment, and detailed approach to field procedures makes him a valuable member of our team, acting as field lead and face of the company on many projects.


Israel Daiute

survey technician

Mr. Daiute has over 3 years of experience in the field of Surveying, working for firms in the mid-coast Maine region, with a diverse background in boundary surveying and construction layout. Israel brings a strong knowledge of surveying instruments and field procedures, serving as a crucial member of a field crew and supporting licensed professionals.