Surveyor's Assistant

Surveyors' Assistants perform routine tasks to assist Surveyors and Geologists by transporting, assembling, maintaining and laying out prospecting and surveying equipment, and collecting and labelling samples.

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    Overview

    Surveyors' Assistants perform routine tasks to assist Surveyors and Geologists by transporting, assembling, maintaining and laying out prospecting and surveying equipment, and collecting and labelling samples.

    Day-to-day

    • assists with the measuring of distances, angles and variations in terrain as directed by a surveyor
    • places pegs and other survey marks as directed
    • performs various duties to assist surveyor, such as establishing plumb marks.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

    To become a Surveyor's Assistant