Summary Geomatics Technician - Land Surveying in Canada
Find key facts and figures about working as a geomatics technician - land surveying. The following information is applicable to all Land survey technologists and technicians (NOC 22213).
Note: Some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Land survey technologists and technicians conduct or participate in surveys to determine the exact locations and relative positions of natural features and other structures on the earth's surface, underground and underwater. They are employed by all levels of government, architectural and engineering firms, and by private sector surveying establishments.
College or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of 2 or more years, or experience working in a supervisory occupation.
Median wage in Canada
The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
advertised in Canada
- Supervise drafting and technical staff
- Keep survey information in systematic order
- Assist in the calculation, analysis and computation of measurements obtained during field surveys
- Assist in the preparation of detailed drawings, charts and plans
- Keep records, measurements and other survey information in systematic order
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