Surveyor's Assistant takes notes as the surveyor reads out measurements

Surveyor's Assistant

Surveyors' Assistants perform routine tasks to assist Surveyors and Geologists by transporting, assembling, maintaining and laying out prospecting and surveying equipment, and collecting and labelling samples.

Overview

Surveyors' Assistants perform routine tasks to assist Surveyors and Geologists by transporting, assembling, maintaining and laying out prospecting and surveying equipment, and collecting and labelling samples.

Day-to-day

  • assists with the measuring of distances, angles and variations in terrain as directed by a surveyor
  • places pegs and other survey marks as directed
  • performs various duties to assist surveyor, such as establishing plumb marks.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

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