Instruments Surveyor Assistant

Obtain data used for construction, map making, mining, or other purposes.
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Salary Range
$23,000 – $61,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Instruments Surveyor Assistants do?

Obtains data pertaining to angles, elevations, points, and contours used for construction, map making, mining, or other purposes, using alidade, level, transit, plane table, Theodolite, electronic distance measuring equipment, and other surveying instruments. Compiles notes, sketches, and records of data obtained and work performed. Directs work of subordinate members of survey team. Performs other duties relating to surveying work as directed by CHIEF OF PARTY.

Should I be an Instruments Surveyor Assistant?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Assistant Surveyor, Instrument Operator, Instrument Person, Surveyor Assistant, Instruments See More

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