Cartographer Resume Samples

Cartographer Resume Sample

Cartographer Resume Sample Bullet Points
Below is a list of bullet points that can be used on your resume to describe your role as a cartographer
  • Collect, analyze, and interpret geographic information provided by geodetic surveys, aerial photographs, and satellite data. 
  • Research, study, and prepare maps and other spatial data in digital or graphic form for legal, social, political, educational, and design purposes. 
  • May work with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). 
  • May design and evaluate algorithms, data structures, and user interfaces for GIS and mapping systems.
  • Determine map content and layout, as well as production specifications such as scale, size, projection, and colors, and direct production to ensure that specifications are followed.
  • Inspect final compositions to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Revise existing maps and charts, making all necessary corrections and adjustments.
  • Compile data required for map preparation, including aerial photographs, survey notes, records, reports, and original maps.
  • Prepare and alter trace maps, charts, tables, detailed drawings, and three-dimensional optical models of terrain using stereoscopic plotting and computer graphics equipment.
  • Delineate aerial photographic detail such as control points, hydrography, topography, and cultural features using precision stereo plotting apparatus or drafting instruments.
  • Build and update digital databases.
  • Examine and analyze data from ground surveys, reports, aerial photographs, and satellite images to prepare topographic maps, aerial-photograph mosaics, and related charts.
  • Identify, scale, and orient geodetic points, elevations, and other planimetric or topographic features, applying standard mathematical formulas.
  • Determine guidelines that specify which source material is acceptable for use.
  • Collect information about specific features of the Earth using aerial photography and other digital remote sensing techniques.
Cartographer Resume Sample Keywords and Simple Phrases
For a general list of keywords for your cartographer resume, you can see a comprehensive list on our Resume Sample Keywords page. These keywords are designed to help you use strong verbs in describing your experience on your cartographer resume.