By BRUCE ERSKINE Business Reporter | On the Job

The Chronicle Herald Business-SURVEYORS ARE tech-savvy problem solvers with a taste for the outdoors, says John Conn, a partner in the Halifax surveying firm Thompson Conn Ltd.

"Clients don’t want to hear about problems, they want solutions," he said in a recent interview.

Mr. Conn, who got involved in surveying after being exposed to it while working in another field - "they had neat instruments and were working outdoors" - said surveyors are detail-oriented individuals able to work alone in sometimes difficult field situations.

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