Mapping Technicians

Mapping Technicians

Calculate mapmaking information from field notes, and draw and verify accuracy of topographical maps.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Cooperation * Independence * Analytical Thinking * Achievement/Effort * Integrity * Persistence * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Check all layers of maps to ensure accuracy, identifying and marking errors and making corrections. * Monitor mapping work or the updating of maps to ensure accuracy, inclusion of new or changed information, or compliance with rules and regulations. * Produce or update overlay maps to show information boundaries, water locations, or topographic features on various base maps or at different scales.



Job Family Architecture and Engineering

Sample Job Titles Aerial Photograph Interpreter, Aerotriangulation Specialist, Assessment Technician, CAD Technician (Computer Aided Design Technician), Cartographic Aide, Cartographic Drafter, Cartographic Technician, Cartography/Mapping Technician, Drafting Technician, Draftsman, Field Map Technician, Geodetic Computator, Geospatial Analyst, Map Compiler, Map Drafter, Map Editor, Mapping Editor, Mapping Specialist, Mapping Supervisor, Mapping Technician, Mosaicist, Photogrammetric Compilation Specialist, Photogrammetric Stereo Compiler, Photogrammetric Technician, Plane Tableman, Stereo Compiler, Stereo Map Plotter Operator, Stereo Plotter Operator, Stereoplotter Operator, Survey and Mapping Technician, Survey Technician, Tax Map Technician, Technical Illustrations Map Inker, Topographic Computator, Topographical Drafter, Utility Mapping Technician.