Decades of Experience in Dependable Land Surveying

The firm was originally founded by Richard G. Hockley in 1948. In 1969, it became Matthew and Hockley Associates, Ltd. and presently, it is owned by Gary T. Matthew and partner Robert J. Gearhart Jr. The firm provides multidisciplinary engineering and surveying in and around the Lebanon County, Pennsylvania area.

Two field crews are employed for surveying and a crew for conducting soil percolation tests. An office staff comprising of registered surveyors, sewage enforcement officers, technicians, draftspersons, and secretaries brings the total full-time employees to 11 people. Also, employed is a host of consulting engineers —each experienced in a different discipline.


The field crews

Are supplied with Electronic Total Stations, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and data collection which provide computational capabilities for on the spot stake out and maximizes field productivity. The office is equipped with three AutoCAD stations which improve turnaround times.
R. Scott Carpenter heads the soils department and is knowledgeable in the design of the latest sewage disposal systems. He previously worked in conjunction with D.E.P. in the design of small flow treatment plants and treatment plants with wetland discharge.
The firm strives to provide quality engineering and surveying services in Lebanon and the surrounding areas.