Mapping Technician Interview Questions

1 Share an experience when you applied new technology or information in your job. How did it help your company?
2 What kind of experience do you have forming three-dimensional images of aerial photographs taken from different locations, using mathematical techniques and plotting instruments?
3 Describe your way of monitoring mapping work or the updating of maps to ensure accuracy, the inclusion of new or changed information, or compliance with rules and regulations.
4 What factors do you consider when you determine scales, line sizes, or colors to be used for hard copies of computerized maps, using plotters?
5 Tell me about an experience in which you analyzed information and evaluated results to choose the best solution to a problem.
6 Share an effective approach to working with a large amount of information/data. How has your approach affected your company?
7 Share an example of a time you had to gather information from multiple sources. How did you determine which information was relevant?
8 Tell me how you organize, plan, and prioritize your work.
9 Share an experience in which your attention to detail and thoroughness had an impact on your last company.
10 Share an example of when you went above and beyond the "call of duty". (Look for answers that show the candidate is dependable.)
11 Give me an example of when you thought outside of the box. How did it help your employer?
12 Describe methods you have found helpful to check all layers of maps to ensure accuracy, identifying and marking errors and making corrections.
13 Walk me through how you identify and compile database information to create maps in response to requests.
14 Provide a time when you were able to identify a complex problem, evaluate the options, and implement a solution. How did the solution benefit your employer?
15 Share your approach when producing or updating overlay maps to show information boundaries, water locations, or topographic features on various base maps or at different scales.
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