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17-3031.00 - Surveying and Mapping Technicians

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Position and hold the vertical rods, or targets, that theodolite operators use for sighting to measure angles, distances, and elevations.

17-1022.00 Surveyors
  • Record the results of surveys including the shape, contour, location, elevation, and dimensions of land or land features.
  • Plan and conduct ground surveys designed to establish baselines, elevations, and other geodetic measurements.
  • Survey bodies of water to determine navigable channels and to secure data for construction of breakwaters, piers, and other marine structures.
  • Locate and mark sites selected for geophysical prospecting activities such as efforts to locate petroleum or other mineral products.
17-1022.01 Geodetic Surveyors
  • Conduct surveys to determine exact positions, measurement of points, elevations, lines, areas, volumes, contours, or other features of land surfaces.
  • Determine orientation of tracts of land, including position, boundaries, size, and shape, using theodolites, electronic distance-measuring equipment, satellite-based positioning equipment, land information systems, or other geodetic survey equipment.
17-1021.00 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Collect information about specific features of the Earth, using aerial photography and other digital remote sensing techniques.
  • Travel over photographed areas to observe, identify, record, and verify all relevant features.
17-3022.00 Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Plan and conduct field surveys to locate new sites and analyze details of project sites.
17-2051.00 Civil Engineers
  • Direct or participate in surveying to lay out installations or establish reference points, grades, or elevations to guide construction.

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