Surveyor, Topographic (230) Enlisted Personnel

Sets up and operates such surveyor's instruments as transit, level, stadia, astralabe, and theodolite to establish angles, distances, geographic positions and elevations to locate various points on the terrain.
Keeps field notes of instrument observations. Computes and adjusts traverse, azimuths, elevations, distances, and coordinates. Computes azimuth, position, latitude, and longitude from solar and stellar observations. Computes grid coordinates from latitude and longitude.
May supervise a survey party. May do plane table work.
Must be able to assemble and interpret aerial photographs.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Surveyor, Party Chief

Suitable Substitutions