Other typical tasks for a land surveyor

  • Taking levels on a site to produce detailed contour plans
  • Determining location of existing buildings and other features on a site
  • Setting out the building line, marking the location of columns or the external perimeter of a building
  • Checking the vertical alignment of a building during construction
  • Conducting boundary surveys and re-establishment of survey pegs
  • Checking the positioning and overall height of a structure at completion to ensure compliance with the conditions of permits

You can download the land surveyor's documents (Word 157 KB) for a closer look.

Land surveyors do much more than just hammer pegs into the ground!

More information about land surveyors can be found on the Institution of Surveyors, Australia website.