Land surveyors plan, direct and carry out legal surveys to establish the location of real property boundaries, contours and other natural or human-made features. They also prepare and maintain cross-sectional drawings, official plans, records and documents pertaining to legal surveys.
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Land surveyors may be self-employed or work for:
- federal, provincial and municipal governments
- private sector land surveying companies
- real estate development firms
- natural resource companies
- engineering firms
- construction companies
Common job titles
- surveyor, cadastral
- surveyor, legal