Collects, records and evaluates survey data and prepares maps, charts and plans in support of surveyors and cartographers.
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.
prepares design drawings and develops design specifications under the direction of surveyors and cartographers
sets up scientific equipment and calibrates precision instruments, and diagnoses and corrects faults in equipment
uses land and geographical information data bases
uses surveying instruments, aerial photographs and satellite and remote sensing technology to obtain data for surveying and cartographic purposes
records data, performs routine computations and plots preliminary data
collects and analyses source maps, survey data, photographs, computer records and other information
manipulates data to fit mapping formats
prepares, edits and revises plans, maps, charts and other drawings
may prepare finished material for reproduction and publication using desktop publishing software and computer aided drafting applications