1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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9914-11 Survey Hand

Performs routine tasks to assist surveyors or geologists.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • transports, assembles, dismantles, maintains, lays out and retrieves prospecting and surveying equipment
  • clears brush and debris from lines of survey and marks trees or terrain to indicate survey lines
  • holds levelling staffs vertically at points indicated by surveyors to determine elevations and calls out or notes survey readings
  • measures distances between survey points and marks measured points
  • cuts, marks, tags and drives stakes into the ground to indicate grade settings, markers or boundaries
  • collects and labels samples

Specialisations:
Geological Survey Field Assistant
Seismic Survey Assistant
Survey Recorder

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