Also called: Instrument Man (I-Man), Survey Crew Chief, Survey Party Chief, Survey Technician
In the Air Force: Engineering; Engineering Apprentice; Engineering Craftsman; Engineering Helper; Engineering Journeyman; Engineering Superintendent
In the Army: Field Artillery Surveyor/Meteorological Crewmember; Technical Engineer
In the Coast Guard: Engineering
In the Marine Corps: Critical Skills Operator; Engineer Assistant; Engineering Apprentice; Engineering Helper; Engineering Journeyman; Field Artillery Sensor Support Man; Geographic Intelligence Specialist; Infantry Assaultman; Intelligence Specialist; Riverine Assault Craft (RAC) Crewman; Technical Engineer
In the Navy: Engineering Aid; Engineering Aid Basic; Intelligence Specialist
- Adjust and operate surveying instruments such as prisms, theodolites, and electronic distance-measuring equipment.
- Perform calculations to determine earth curvature corrections, atmospheric impacts on measurements, traverse closures and adjustments, azimuths, level runs, and placement of markers.
- Record survey measurements and descriptive data using notes, drawings, sketches, and inked tracings.
Math and Science
Engineering and Technology
Arts and Humanities
Safety and Government
Hand and Finger Use
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
Computer aided design CAD software
Map creation software