NOC 2254 – Land survey technologists and technicians
To apply under NOC-2254 National Occupation Classification you must follow the roles and responsibilities of Land survey technologists and technicians.
Required roles and responsibilities:-
Land survey technologists and technicians perform some or all of the following duties:
Land survey technologists
- Assist survey engineers or professional surveyors to develop methods and procedures for conducting field surveys
- Conduct field surveys and operate survey instruments and computer equipment to measure distance, angles, elevations and contours
- Record measurements and other information obtained during field survey activities
- Determine precise geographic locations using global positioning systems (GPS) equipment
- Analyze latitude, longitude and angles and compute trigonometric and other calculations to plot features, contours and areas to a specific scale
- Prepare detailed drawings, charts and plans and survey notes and reports
- Supervise and co-ordinate field survey activities.
Land survey technicians
- Participate in field surveys and operate survey instruments and devices
- Keep records, measurements and other 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.
Land survey technologists and technicians may specialize in one of the following types of surveys: geodetic survey, topographic survey, legal (cadastral) survey or engineering survey.
You can also see the required titles to apply as a Land survey technologists and technicians.
NOC 2254 – Land survey technologists and technicians: example titles.
- engineering survey technician
- engineering survey technologist
- geodetic survey technician
- geodetic survey technologist
- geomatics technician – land surveying
- geomatics technologist – land surveying
- instrument man/woman – surveying
- land survey technician
- land survey technologist
- legal survey assistant
- legal survey technician
- legal survey technologist
- plane table operator – surveying
- technician, geomatics – land surveying
- technician, land survey
- technician, topographic survey
- technologist, geomatics – land surveying
- technologist, land survey
- technologist, topographic survey
- topographic survey technician
- topographic survey technologist
- transit man/woman – surveying
- transit operator – surveying
- Completion of secondary school is usually required.
- Completion of a two- to three-year college program in geomatics or land survey technology is usually required for land survey technologists.
- Completion of a one- to two-year college program in geomatics or land survey technology is usually required for land survey technicians.
- Certification by provincial associations of technicians and technologists may be required by some employers.
- In Quebec, membership in the regulatory body for professional technologists is required to use the title “Professional Technologist.”
- Mobility is possible between the various occupations in this unit group.
- Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.
- Progression to land surveyor position is possible with completion of professional surveyor examinations and certification.
- Geomatics is an interdisciplinary field encompassing the collection, analysis and presentation of geographically referenced data.
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