Using instruments and computer software, survey engineering technicians conduct field measurements and analyze data to determine the precise locations of natural features, structures and property boundaries. Survey technicians are in demand in many industries, including construction, land development, government agencies, and mining and natural resource exploration.
Surveying is the foundation of most engineering projects. You might be involved in:
• Pre-engineering surveys, laying out proposed structures and locating existing improvements.
• Assisting an Ontario land surveyor in locating property boundaries.
• Gathering data for use in geographic information systems.
This can be a rewarding career for people who: