land surveyors, Quantity Surveyor,

land surveyors, Quantity Surveyor,

Active Consultants
2 - 10 Years
Not Specified

Job Description

Land surveyors measure and collect data on specific areas of land, including information about boundaries, buildings and features, both natural and man-made.
• making use of geographical information systems (GIS) to analyse and interpret site features;
• producing detailed information (subsequently analysed by planners, builders and cartographers);
• using a range of equipment to produce surveys, including GPS and conventional methods;
• analysing information thoroughly before it is handed over to other professionals;
• measuring the ground, including aspects such as small and large-scale distances, angles and elevations;
• gathering data on the earth's physical and man-made features through surveys;
• processing data;
• undertaking digital mapping;
• thinking creatively to resolve practical planning and development problems;
• interpreting data using maps, charts and plans;
• utilising data from a range of sources, such as aerial photography, satellite surveys and laser beam measuring systems;
• using computer-aided design (CAD) and other IT software to interpret data and present information;
• keeping up to date with new and emerging technology;
• providing advice to a variety of clients.
- Past Working experience
• knowledge of geographical information systems (GIS) and CAD as well as general IT skills;
• decision-making skills and the ability to work independently;
• oral and written communication skills;
• high levels of numeracy;
• the ability to handle responsibility;
• map work orientation skills (for work in the field);
• accuracy, especially when using equipment;
• the capacity to identify problems quickly and to offer solutions;
• the ability to conceptualise 2D and 3D information
Hold a relevant Surveying Degree

People Also Considered

Career Advice to Find Better