Our Qualifications

For over 26 years, J.A. Rice, Inc. has been synonymous with quality professional land surveying in the region, serving Maryland and Pennsylvania. JAR’s licensed professionals and NSPS Certified Surveying Technicians have extensive experience working with large teams and projects.

Engineering teams benefit from JAR’s experience solving problems and addressing concerns, while engineering design and construction management teams benefits from JAR’s history of providing responsive Quality Control and Quality Assurance (QC/QA) surveying for many of the State of Maryland’s large projects. JAR’s team of experienced problem solvers are dedicated and responsive to scheduling demands as well as to the need to control project costs by not exceeding task estimates.

As a subconsultant, JAR provides land surveying services to professional engineers, architects, contractors, subcontractors, construction managers, environmentalists, and other design professionals.

MBE/WBE Certification

JAR is the perfect choice to help you fulfill your woman-owned MBE/DBE goals. JAR is a MDOT certified MBE as well as a certified City of Baltimore Woman’s Business Enterprise (WBE).

See a list of our certifications +


541370 — MBE/DBE — Surveying and Mapping Services (Specifically: Land Surveying, Drafting Construction Stake-Out)
541330 — MBE/DBE — Engineering Services
518210 — Data Processing, Hosting And Related Services (Specifically: Data Capture Imaging Services And Electronic Data Processing Services)
541360 — Geophysical Surveying And Mapping Services (Specifically: 3D Geophysical Survey And Mapping Services)
541690 — Other Scientific And Technical Consulting Services (Specifically: 3D Imaging)
541922 — Commercial Photography (Specifically: Commercial 3D Photography Services)

Professional Affiliations

Maryland Society of Surveyors
National Society of Professional Surveyors