Mapping Technicians


Calculate mapmaking information from field notes, and draw and verify accuracy of topographical maps.
Also called: Mapping Technician, Photogrammetric Compilation Specialist, Photogrammetric Technician, Stereoplotter Operator

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
  • product and service development
    Math and Science
  • geography
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Business
  • customer service

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • using math to solve problems
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
    Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • order or arrange things
    Visual Understanding
  • see hidden patterns

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Independence
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Achievement/Effort

Technology:

    Map creation software
  • ESRI ArcGIS software
  • Geographic information system GIS software
    Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Bentley MicroStation
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access
  • Structured query language SQL

Education:

    bachelor's degree
    some college
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