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17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Perform surveying and mapping duties, usually under the direction of an engineer, surveyor, cartographer, or photogrammetrist to obtain data used for construction, mapmaking, boundary location, mining, or other purposes. May calculate mapmaking information and create maps from source data, such as surveying notes, aerial photography, satellite data, or other maps to show topographical features, political boundaries, and other features. May verify accuracy and completeness of maps. Excludes "Surveyors" (17-1022), "Cartographers and Photogrammetrists" (17-1021), and "Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers" (19-2042).

Illustrative examples: Field Map Technician, GIS Mapping Technician, Cartographic Technician

Broad Occupation: 17-3030 Surveying and Mapping Technicians
Minor Group: 17-3000 Drafters, Engineering Technicians, and Mapping Technicians
Major Group: 17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations

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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010