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Surveyor Assistant Instrument

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
International Union of Operating Engineers
O*Net Code
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
Jul 16, 2021
Jul 16, 2021

Time-Based Skills

7 skill sets | 7 total skills
Use and care for hand tools (other than survey equipment) - 340 req. hrs
Use and care for survey hand tools - 500 req. hrs
Use and care for rods, chains and related equipment - 1000 req. hrs
Hand signals, land surveying terms and definitions - 100 req. hrs
Marker Stakes - 350 req. hrs
Bench marks and turning points - 1000 req. hrs
First Aid - 8 req. hrs

Technical Instruction

Surveying Equipment and Techniques - 108 req. hrs
Overview of the Survey Industry
Basic Field Operations and Setting Survey Points
Basic Measurement Techniques in Surveying
Introduction to Angle Measuring and Field Instruments
Introduction to Leveling
Introduction To Topographic Surveys
Apprentice Skills Evaluation – Field Final
Supplemental Math - 18 req. hrs
Basic Mathematics Related To Surveying
Algebra And Geometry Related To Surveying
Direction And Location Measuring Systems
Surveying Procedures - 108 req. hrs
Apprentice Responsibilities and Public Relations
Field Notes
Identification of Monuments: Review Metric and English Measuring Systems
Linear Measurements
Introduction to Station and Location Systems
Review of Angles, Bearings, and Instruments
Leveling Methods
Global Positioning System (GPS)
Plan Reading and Grade Sheets
Introduction to Construction Surveys
Surveying Practices - 100 req. hrs
Review of Measuring Systems
Review of Angles, Bearings, and Location Systems
Slope Staking
Electronic Distance Measuring and Recording
GPS Basics and Field Procedures
Surveying Computations - 102 req. hrs
Coordinate Geometry
GPS Coordinate Systems
Oblique Triangle Solutions
Horizontal and Vertical Curves
Traverse Surveys

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