1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
   Page tools: Print Print Page RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product  


      Surveying and Cartographic Associate
      Surveying Technologist

Collects, records and evaluates survey data and prepares maps, charts and plans in support of surveyors and cartographers.

Skill Level:
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.

Tasks Include:
  • 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

Aerial Survey Technician
Engineering Survey Drafting Technician
Topographic Drafting Officer

Previous PageNext Page