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Surveying and Mapping Technicians

On the Job


Surveying and Mapping Technicians work under the direction of engineers or cartographers. They perform surveying and mapping duties. They may work with data from surveying notes, photography, satellites, or other maps. They may also verify the accuracy of maps.

Physical Demands   

This career requires time standing, walking, or running.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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