Job Profile

  • Measure distances and angles between points on, above, and below the earth’s surface
  • Travel to locations and use known reference points to determine the exact location of important features
  • Research land records, survey records, and land titles
  • Look for evidence of previous boundaries to determine where boundary lines are located
  • Record the results of surveying and verify the accuracy of data
  • Prepare plots, maps, and reports
  • Present findings to clients and government agencies
  • Establish official land and water boundaries for deeds, leases, and other legal documents and testify in court regarding survey work

Employment Opportunity

  • Land surveyor
  • Geomatics engineer
  • Field surveyor
  • Survey technician

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