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 technology
determine the position of boundaries of public or private land
create property titles through plans for subdivision
compile and evaluate data gathered from field studies
interpret codes and laws to provide professional advice about legal matters relating to boundaries and titles
study 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 areas
work with architects, engineers and developers to plan and monitor construction projects
produce 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.