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Architectural, building and surveying technicians

Architectural, building and surveying technicians perform technical functions to assist construction managers, architects and surveyors. They supervise and inspect construction sites, estimate time, costs and resources, inspect plumbing work, collect and evaluate survey data and prepare maps and plans.

What do architectural, building and surveying technicians do?

  • interpret plans, regulations and codes of practice
  • prepare, edit and revise plans, maps, charts, sketches, drawings and specifications
  • inspect work and materials for compliance
  • calculate costs and estimate time
  • collect data using surveying instruments and photogrammetric equipment
  • perform routine computations and plot preliminary data

Moderate

projected job openings

$65-$78k

qualified full-time wage

87%

employed full-time

Ways to get started

Ways to get started