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Who Works On A Surveying Party?

A land survey party collects information the surveyor needs from a particular location. There are usually four to eight people in the party. Here are some of the party's members:

Party chief (land surveyor or senior survey technician): leads the group and makes sure measurements are accurate

Surveying technician: helps the party chief, operates equipment, and takes notes

Assistant: helps operate equipment

Helper: carries equipment, clears the land to make it easier to set up the equipment, sets up traffic warnings

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