Occupation Profile – Surveyor – (ANZSCO 232212) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleSURVEYOR
ANZSCO Code232212
Occupations in this Group232212 Surveyor
232213 Cartographer
232214 Other Spatial Scientist
DescriptionPlans, directs and conducts survey work to determine, delineate, plan and precisely position tracts of land, natural and constructed features, coastlines, marine floors and underground works, and manages related information systems. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level1
SpecialisationCadastral Surveyor
Engineering Surveyor
Geodetic Surveyor
Hydrographic Surveyor
Mine Surveyor
Photogrammetric Surveyor
Occupation ListMedium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-determining the position of points of interest on the earth’s surface including marine floors, and preparing the final product data in digital form
-supervising the preparation of plans, maps, charts and drawings to give pictorial representations and managing spatial information systems
-undertaking research and development of surveying and photogrammetric measurement systems, cadastral systems and land information systems
-planning and designing land subdivision projects and negotiating details with local governments and other authorities
-advising Architects, Engineering Professionals, environmental and other scientists or other relevant professionals on the technical requirements of surveying, mapping and spatial information systems
-compiling and evaluating data, interpreting codes of practice, and writing reports concerning survey measurement, land use and tenure
-preparing site plans and survey reports required for conveyancing and land ownership matters
-evaluating, compiling and maintaining spatial information using a range of digital and graphical source materials, including aerial photographs, satellite imagery, survey documents, existing maps and records, historical data, reports and statistics
-analysing and interpreting data to design maps, graphs, plans, drawings and three-dimensional models using geographic information and related systems
-developing and trialling new applications for use in geographic information systems
-supervising and coordinating the work of Surveying or Spatial Science Technicians in the production and reproduction of geographic products
Skills Assessment AuthoritySurveying & Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI)
Related Occupations232213 Cartographer
232214 Other Spatial Scientist
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)