Connecting with… Jessica Sloan
Name: Jessica Sloan
Title: Surveyor I
Started at christopher: June 2019 as an intern
Current Town: Mars Hill, NC
Alma Mater: East Tennessee State University
Favorite DC tourist destination: The Wharf
Favorite app: Instagram
If I had three wishes: Travel more, flip houses and retire young
If I had to eat one meal for the rest of my life: Chick-Fil-A nuggets
On Saturday you can find me: Catching up on my rest and exploring what NoVA has to offer, whether it’s floating down the river in the Shenandoah National Park or going to different local restaurants
Jessica’s life at christopher
Name a project you have enjoyed working on and why?
ANSWER: The Telos Corporation Global HQ ALTA Survey project; I was able to work on this project from start to finish, from flying the drone at the site to surveying the site conveniently and processing all the data to produce the final plat for the client. I was able to learn all sides of what it takes to go into a survey.
What does a typical day of work look like for you?
ANSWER: Drawing up survey plats for clients, while researching the information needed to include everything there is to know about the subject property.
What keeps you at christopher?
ANSWER: The inviting staff that makes me feel at home.
What is your favorite company event, and why?
ANSWER: Softball games after work. I enjoy this event because I get the exercise I need and social time with friends.
What advice would you give to a prospective female surveyor?
ANSWER: Stay focused on what you want, and you will succeed.