Survey Assistant

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Survey assistants help surveyors measure and analyse the position, shape and elevation of the Earth's natural features (such as hills, valleys and waterways) and to determine land boundaries for housing estates, building sites, reservoirs, roads and drainage systems.

Survey assistants may perform the following tasks:

Survey assistants work in a range of surveying areas, such as land (cadastral), hydrographic (surveys of waterways), engineering and mining.

They are required to work outdoors on survey sites, and may work in remote areas for prolonged periods. If employed in mine surveying, they may be required to work underground.

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