Profession cadastral technician
Cadastral technicians design and create maps and blue-prints, converting new measurement results into the real estate cadastre of a community. They define and indicate the property boundaries and ownerships, land use, and create city and district maps using measurement equipment and specialised software.
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- Geographic information systems
The tools involved in geographical mapping and positioning, such as GPS (global positioning systems), GIS (geographical information systems), and RS (remote sensing).
- Surveying methods
Have an understanding of surveying methods, remote sensing methods and equipment.
The study of interpreting the elements depicted in maps, the measures and technical specifications.
- Create cadastral maps
Create maps using data gathered during surveying and measurement activities and specialised software which outline a region's constructions' and buildings' boundaries.
- Record survey measurements
Gather and process descriptive data by using documents such as sketches, drawings and notes.
- Compare survey computations
Determine the accuracy of data by comparing computations with applicable standards.
- Document survey operations
Complete and file all required administrative, operational and technical documents related to a survey operation.
- Conduct land surveys
Conduct surveys to determine the location and features of natural and man-made structures, on surface level as well as underground and underwater. Operate electronic distance-measuring equipment and digital measuring instruments.
- Perform surveying calculations
Perform calculations and gather technical data in order to determine earth curvature corrections, traverse adjustments and closures, level runs, azimuths, marker placements, etc.
- Use geographic information systems
Work with computer data systems such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
- Process collected survey data
Analyse and interpret survey data acquired from a wide variety of sources e.g. satellite surveys, aerial photography and laser measurement systems.
- Operate surveying instruments
Operate and adjust measuring instruments such as theodolites and prisms, and other electronic distance-measuring tools.
Optional knowledge and skillsconcurrent estate cad software comply with legal regulations construction legal systems manage cadastre use data processing techniques operate gps systems respond to enquiries visual presentation techniques collect data using gps use cad software review construction plans authorisations quality standards deliver visual presentation of data
Source: Sisyphus ODB