Calculate mapmaking information from field notes, and draw and verify accuracy of topographical maps.
Aerotriangulation Specialist, CAD Technician (Computer Aided Design Technician), Draftsman, Geospatial Analyst, Mapping Editor, Mapping Technician, Photogrammetric Compilation Specialist, Photogrammetric Stereo Compiler, Photogrammetric Technician, Stereoplotter Operator, Survey Technician, Tax Map Technician
Employment of Surveying and Mapping Technicians is projected to grow 9 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as average compared to all occupations.
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