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17-3031.02 — Mapping Technicians

The current Tools and Technology examples for this occupation are listed below. Please add your suggested examples to the appropriate category. When you are finished, click the Send Feedback button at the bottom of this page.


  • Drafting compasses
Desktop computers
Digital cameras
Drafting kits or sets
  • Drafting kits
Global positioning system GPS receiver
  • Global positioning system GPS receivers
Laser printers
Notebook computers
Personal computers
  • Pocket personal computers PC
Plotter printers
  • Plotters
  • Engineering scales
  • Digitizers
T squares
  • T-squares
Tablet computers
  • Drafting templates


Analytical or scientific software
  • Digital elevation model DEM software
  • ESRI ArcGIS (analytical or scientific feature)
  • ESRI ArcGIS Spatial Analyst
  • ESRI ArcToolbox
  • PCI Geomatics software
  • Trimble GPS Pathfinder
Application server software
Categorization or classification software
  • PCI Geomatics eCognition
Computer aided design CAD software
  • 3D Nature LLC Visual Nature Studio
  • 3D Nature LLC World Construction Set
  • Autodesk 3d Studio Viz
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Blue Sky
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Autodesk AutoCAD MAP3D
  • Autodesk AutoCAD software
  • Autodesk Land Desktop
  • Bentley MicroStation
  • Carlson SurvCADD
  • ESRI ArcView 3D Analyst
  • MicroSurvey software
Data base user interface and query software
  • Database software
  • ESRI ArcCatalog
  • ESRI ArcEditor
  • ESRI Personal Geodatabase
  • Microsoft Access
  • Oracle software
  • Structured query language SQL
  • Trimble TerraSync
Desktop publishing software
  • QuarkXpress Passport
Development environment software
  • Microsoft Visual Basic
  • Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications VBA
  • Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition VBScript
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Freehand
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop software
  • Bentley GeoPak Bridge
  • Graphics software
  • Microsoft Visio
Internet browser software
  • Web browser software
Map creation software
  • Bentley InRoads software
  • CARIS software
  • ESRI ArcGIS software
  • ESRI ArcInfo
  • ESRI ArcView
  • ESRI Maplex
  • ESRI MapObjects
  • Intergraph software
  • Leica Geosystems ERDAS IMAGINE
  • Leica photogrammetry suite LPS software
  • MapInfo software
  • Mapping software
  • RockWare ArcMap
  • Trimble GPS software
  • Tripod Data Systems COGO
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office software
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Web platform development software
  • Hypertext markup language HTML
  • JavaScript
Word processing software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Writer

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