Surveyors measure, analyse and report land-related information for the planning and regulation of land, sea and the environment.
Duties & Tasks
Surveyors may perform the following tasks:measure the size and shape of an area of land using specialised surveying tools and technologydetermine the position of boundaries of public or private landcreate property titles through plans for subdivisioncompile and evaluate data gathered from field studiesinterpret codes and laws to provide professional advice about legal matters relating to boundaries and titlesstudy the natural and social environment, measure land and marine resources, and use the data in planning development of property, land and buildings in urban, rural and regional areaswork with architects, engineers and developers to plan and monitor construction projectsproduce plans, maps, files, charts and reports.
Surveyors can spend a lot of time working outdoors. They also work in offices, analysing data and preparing plans and reports.
- good at mathematics interested in technology good organisational skills and attention to detail able to work neatly and accurately good health and normal colour vision able to work independently or as part of a team.