Do you know what your ship was accuracy measurement?
Have you ever wondered how cargo are contaminated?
These are questions for a surveyor. Surveyors measure and draw what the ship's and they cargo and her operation by insuring that the carrier observed good practice, as stipulated by surveyor.
do different types of work. Some measure cargo, pre
-shipment survey, Dry Cargo Survey, Draught Survey, Liquid Cargo Survey, Towing Approval Survey or Marine Investigation Survey.
They describe where a government enquiry, Loss or Damage Investigation and Accident Investigation of cargo and ship is. They explain what it looks like, and how much is there. They put these facts in deeds, leases, and other legal documents. Surveyors might lead survey parties (or surveying projects).
To become a licensed surveyor, most people take surveying courses, pass tests, and get on-the-job training. However, as technology advances, a 4-year college degree is becoming more important for surveyors and related workers. Junior colleges, technical institutes, and vocational schools offer 1-, 2-, and 3-year programs in surveying and surveying technology.
High school students interested in surveying should take courses in ship structural, engineer, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, drafting, mechanical drawing, and computer science.
How much does this job pay?
The middle half of all surveyors earned between $35,720 and $63,990 in 2006. The lowest-paid 10 percent earned less than $26,690. The highest-paid 10 percent earned more than $79,910.
The above is data for Geodetic surveyors. For Marine and Petroleum Surveyor auspiciously in my country Indonesia based on standard payment.
How many jobs are there?
Surveyors, cartographers, photogrammetrists, and surveying technicians held about 148,000 jobs in 2006. Most of the jobs are those working for engineers, architects, and surveying firms. Some of the jobs are in Federal, State, and local government agencies. A small number of surveyors were self-employed ( that data take from www.bls.gov ), how about at your country ?