Cartographic technicians assist cartographers with the analysis of field survey and land management data, aerial photographs and other geographic information sources to prepare maps, plans, charts and diagrams.
Duties & Tasks
Cartographic technicians may perform the following tasks:fit data into required mapping formats, using a variety of methods
prepare, edit and revise plans, maps, charts and other drawings, manually or on computers
prepare finished material for reproduction and publication.
graphic skills, with an interest in drawing and design
aptitude for working with computers
able to work neatly and accurately
normal colour vision.