Topographic Surveyor Job Description

Topographic Surveyor

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Topographic Surveyor Job Description

Topographic Surveyors measure and document a piece of land’s physical features and contours. They use advanced surveying techniques to provide detailed information crucial for infrastructure projects.


  • Map and document physical features and contours of land using advanced surveying techniques
  • Utilise specialised equipment for accurate data collection
  • Analyse survey data to create a comprehensive topographical maps and plans
  • Collaborate with architects, engineers, and other professionals to ensure accurate project specifications
  • Conduct field surveys to assess and verify existing conditions
  • Adhere to industry standards and regulations while maintaining precision in survey results


  • Bachelor’s degree in surveying, geometrics, or any other related fields
  • Proficiency in using surveying instruments and technology
  • Strong analytical skills to interpret and process survey data for accurate mapping
  • Ability to conduct field surveys and assessments
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills
  • Problem-solving skills and strong attention to detail
  • Adhere to industry standards, legal requirements, and ethical practices

Working Conditions

  • Generally work in an outdoor environment
  • May need to work in varying weather conditions
  • Shifts vary depending on the project requirements or when nearing a project
  • Occasional travel between sites
  • Regular interaction with surveyors, engineers and other professionals

Average Salary

  • $80k – $100k per year in Australia

Salary is based on © SEEK and © Indeed statistics and research.

This Topographic Surveyor job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/New Zealand market.

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