Congratulations to Karl Kriegh, PLS for being installed as the 2013 PSLS President on January 14 during the annual Surveyors’ Conference in Hershey, Pa.!
Karl E. Kriegh, a Professional Land Surveyor in Pennsylvania since 1998, has been in the surveying field since 1983. For the past 16 years, he has worked for the City of Philadelphia, where he is currently a Surveyor and Regulator for the 7th Survey District.
Involved with PSLS on a local level, as well as the state level, he has been a director for the Delaware Valley Chapter for the past 10 years.
Following in the career path of his great-great grandfather, William F. Kriegh, a Land Surveyor in Clear Spring, Maryland, Karl pursued his surveying education at Tri-State College in Indiana and St. Louis Community College in Missouri.
His first surveying position was with James Engineering in St. Louis, where he worked as a draftsmen, rodman, and instrument man, before becoming a crew chief. Later, he worked for Tony DePaul Contractors in Philadelphia, Damon Associates in Wallingford, Hunt Engineering in Malvern, and Chester Valley Engineering in Paoli.
Karl resides in Philadelphia with his wife and three children. His hobbies are hunting, fishing and trapping, and he is an avid car collector and owner of several Pontiac GTOs.