David Thomas Rutherford, AScT

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David Thomas Rutherford, AScT

Program Head

  • Classification: Applied Science Technologist
  • Discipline: Geomatics
  • Current Employer: BCIT
  • Position: Instructor at BCIT in the Geomatics Engineering Technology and Degree program
  • Post Secondary: BCIT - Survey Technology
  • High School: Mount Douglas Senior Secondary - Victoria

Career Experience

Graduated from BCIT in the Field Survey option. I applied for my AScT designation after the required work experience and eventually became the Regional Surveyor with the company. Always wanting to be challenged, I hit the books and 7 years later received my Commission as a BCLS, Two years later I received my Canada Lands Surveyor Commission.
After working for several years with a great LS, I took an opportunity with BCIT and haven't looked back!

Why I Became A Technology Professional

  • Recognition! As Technology Professionals, we are always on the leading edge, learning the newest skills and new ways of using technology.

Career Highlights

  • AScT in 1981
  • BCLS in 1995
  • CLS in 1997

Professional & Community Activities

  • Council Director - ASTTBC
    Board of Examiners for the Association of BC Land Surveyors - Past member
    Continuing Professional Development Committee ABCLS - Past member
    Control Surveys Committee ABCLS - Past member
    Past Vice President - Coquitlam Optimist Club
    U18 Boys Senior Youth Soccer Coach