James P is a Chartered Surveyor at Colliers International (formerly Colliers CRE). Gap years have been an education for him. On a gap year he got a job with Colliers in Sydney - "It was just the most brilliant experience... it was just a brilliant lifestyle and the people are fantastic. I was in different properties every day". He now specialises in shops.
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Chartered surveyors conduct surveys related to the measurement, management, valuation and development of land, natural resources, buildings, other types of property, and infrastructure such as harbours, roads and railway lines.
Entrants usually possess an accredited degree, equivalent qualification and/or postgraduate qualification. Entrants must also have successfully completed a probationary training period and professional assessment. Entry requirements to professional bodies vary.
- Surveys, measures and describes land surfaces to establish property boundaries and to aid with construction or cartographic work
- Surveys mines, prepares drawings of surfaces, hazards and other features to control the extent and direction of mining
- Surveys buildings to determine necessary alterations and repairs
- Measures shore lines, elevations and underwater contours, establishes high and low water marks, plots shore features and defines navigable channels.
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|Head offices, etc||9,290|
|Architectural & related||6,053|
|Public admin. & defence||5,087|
|Legal & accounting||4,915|