Duties of a Surveyor in the field of Surveying | Civil Engineering





Role of a Surveyor | Surveying and Levelling

Surveying is a subject that is studied by Civil Engineers as well as Architects. Some Civil Engineers take up Surveying as their profession but otherwise, there are surveyors who have the expertise in the field of surveying.

They have certain important duties as a Surveyor to be carried out. In this article, we will briefly discuss their division of work and their duties towards the field of Surveying.

The work of a surveyor can be divided into four parts:

  1. Field work
  2. Computing
  3. Mapping
  4. Setting

Field work

Making and recording measurements in the field.

Computing

Making the necessary calculations to determine areas, location, volume etc.

Mapping

Plotting the measurements and drawing a map.

Setting

Setting out structures to represent boundaries etc on the field.



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