Jason Jernigan, RPLS

Adjunct Faculty
Construction Management and Construction Technology
North Lake College West Campus

Jason started his surveying career in the U.S. Army as a field artillery surveyor in 1997. After three years in the Army, he moved back to his native Shreveport, La., and worked on a survey field crew as an instrument man and later as a party chief. He also did some residential mortgage surveys and oil and gas work before moving to Texas to further his education.

He earned an associate degree in surveying and mapping technology from Tyler Junior College, graduating with a 4.0 GPA, and graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology from the University of Texas at Tyler. He gained surveying experience while in Tyler working for Thomson & Associates before moving to Dallas to work for Halff Associates, where he is currently a project manager. He has worked on and managed several commercial improvement, platting, right-of-way, design-build, and topographic surveying projects in the Metroplex and in the Rio Grande Valley.

A member of the Texas Society of Professional Surveyors, he has been elected to various offices in the Dallas chapter, including director, secretary/treasurer, second vice president and first-vice president. He was named “Young Surveyor of the Year” by TSPS in 2008. He has taught Legal Principles of Land Surveying for North Lake’s Construction Tech and Construction Management programs since 2010. He is a Registered Professional Land Surveyor.