Geodetic Surveyors

Geodetic Surveyors

Measure large areas of the Earth's surface using satellite observations, global navigation satellite systems (GNSS), light detection and ranging (LIDAR), or related sources.

Key Competencies * Analytical Thinking * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Dependability * Initiative * Persistence * Cooperation * Achievement/Effort * Independence * Self Control

Representative Tasks * Calculate the exact horizontal and vertical position of points on the Earth's surface. * Maintain databases of geodetic and related information, including coordinate, descriptive, or quality assurance data. * Verify the mathematical correctness of newly collected survey data.


Manufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Construction, Government,

Job Family Architecture and Engineering

Sample Job Titles Digital Measurement Advisor, Geodesist, Geodetic Advisor, Geodetic Computator, Geodetic Survey Director, Geodetic Surveyor, Geodetic Surveyor Technologist, Geodetic Technician, Geographic Information System Surveyor (GIS Surveyor), Licensed Land Surveyor, LIDAR Technician (Light Detection and Ranging Technician), Measurement Advisor, Measurement and Sensing Technician, Regional Geodetic Advisor, Remote Advisor, Remote Sensing Advisor, Remote Sensing Surveyor, Research Specialist, Survey Director, Survey Supervisor, Survey Technologist.