How to become a Survey Assistant

Survey assistants help surveyors measure and analyse the position, shape and elevation of the Earth's natural features (such as hills, valleys and waterways) and to determine land boundaries for housing estates, building sites, reservoirs, roads and drainage systems.

Personal requirements of a Survey Assistant

  • good observation skills
  • able to work accurately and carefully
  • interested in the environment and working outdoors
  • able to work as part of a team.

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