Surveying Cape Breton Island

About MacLean Surveying

Established in 2014, MacLean Surveying is Cape Breton's newest company providing land surveying services in the local area. The young, energetic staff is highly trained in the newest surveying equipment and software programs to complete your project on time. 

MacLean Surveying employees are committed to staying on the leading edge of any new developments in the land surveying industry during the short term and long term future, as they are a company that thrives on sustainability.





Rodney MacLean:Owner/Operator, NSLS, BBA

Born and raised in Millville, Cape Breton, Rodney's family originates from the Iona Peninsula. He graduated from St. F.X. University in Antigonish with a Business Administration degree. He then attended the Centre of Geographic Sciences in  Lawrencetown to begin his land surveying training. Rodney has been working in the land surveying industry for over 10 years and has worked on hundreds of land surveys throughout Cape Breton Island. In 2013 Rodney received his Nova Scotia Land Surveyors Certificate. With expertise in the latest GPS and Mapping technologies, Rodney is committed to constantly staying on top of the latest developments in the land surveying industry.

Brent MacKenzie: Survey Technologist

Hailing from Big Beach, Cape Breton, Brent is a graduate from the the University of New Brunswick from the Bachelor of Geomatics program and has also completed the Survey Technician and Geomatics Engineering Technologist programs during his time at the Centre of Geographic Sciences in Lawrencetown, NS. . He is currently working on his NSLS commission with hopes of completing it in 2018.  Brent’s work ethic and genuine love for the outdoors has brought him to where he is today. Whether the job is cutting out a line for a wood lot, or staking out grades for new road construction, Brent’s technical knowledge and resourcefulness is key to the satisfaction of MacLean Surveying’s clients.

George Little:

George was born and raised in Cape Breton. He stated out his life in Port Hood and then moved to Port Hawkesbury. In 2009 he moved to Stewartdale, just 4km from Whycocomagh where he lives to this day.

George's background started after Graduating from the College of Geographical Sciences ( COGS ) in 1989 with a degree in surveying. After he graduated he was employed with Georgia Pacific as a surveyor in the gypsum mine here in Cape Breton and was with that site for 27 years. He then started with MacLean Surveying in 2017 as a land surveyor. George loves playing basketball, badminton and hockey. He                                                        also loves working on his own cars in his spare time to insure his chives                                                      are kept in tip-top shape.


George Ratchford:

Coming all the way from Sydney, George is a first year student out of the Business Administration Course out of NSCC, Marconi Campus. With graduation only one year away he is looking forward to a career in the business field.