Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians

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Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians

Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians perform technical functions to assist Construction Managers, Architects and Surveyors by supervising and inspecting construction sites, estimating time, costs and resources, inspecting plumbing work, and c

Fun facts

  • NA Weekly Pay Before Tax
  • 89% full-time Full-Time Share
  • 11% female Gender Share


There are many tasks done by architectural, building and surveying technicians. A few are listed below:

  • assisting Construction Managers, Architects and Surveyors in planning and organisation
  • interpreting plans, regulations and codes of practice
  • preparing preliminary sketches, working drawings and specifications
  • preparing, editing and revising plans, maps, charts and drawings
  • coordinating works programs
  • inspecting work and materials for compliance with specifications, regulations and standards
  • calculating costs and estimating time scales
  • collecting data using surveying instruments and photogrammetric equipment
  • performing routine computations and plotting preliminary data

Specific occupations

  • Architectural Draftsperson
  • Building Associate
  • Building Inspector
  • Construction Estimator
  • Plumbing Inspector
  • Surveying or Spatial Science Technician
  • Architectural, Building and Surveying Technician
  • Roof Truss Detailer
  • Structural Steel Detailer
  • Building Certifier
  • Building Surveyor
  • GIS Technician
  • Architectural Associate
  • Building Estimator
  • Drainage Inspector
  • Gas Plumbing Inspector
  • Sanitary Plumbing and Water Supply Inspector
  • Aerial Survey Technician
  • Building Drafting Officer
  • Building Construction Supervisor
  • Clerk of Works
  • Photogrammetrist
  • Electrical Installation Inspector