Name: Connor M. Patrick

Title: Field Surveyor II

Started at christopher: I started at christopher in November of 2018.

Hometown: Woodbridge, VA.

What was your very first job?
Landscaping, for a company that I still sometimes see on our job sites!

Favorite vacation destination:
CP: Shenandoah! It’s not far from home, but I love the mountains.

What energizes you outside of work?

CP: Reading, talking to my friends, or drawing something!

On Saturday you can find me:
CP: Usually at home relaxing, or visiting my family in Woodbridge.

What would be your last meal request?
Mom’s tortilla soup! No question.

What was your favorite project to work on and why?

What company event do you enjoy most?
CP: I really like the Awards Banquets, which are a great way to cut loose a little and celebrate the year with friends and co-workers!

What is your favorite thing about working at christopher?
The people for sure, but I also really appreciate the variety of work I’m involved in.

What is the best piece of advice you could offer someone considering a career in civil engineering/surveying/land planning?

CP: Keeping an open line of communication between you and your project manager is very important. Don’t be afraid to ask questions. And for field surveyors specifically, remember to hydrate.