Instrumentation & Control Technicians install, repair, maintain, and calibrate industrial measuring and controlling instrumentation, helping to ensure that all machines in a plant are safe and running correctly. They may regulate equipment water flow or check air quality in a mine. Since the safe operation of the plant relies on these instruments, technicians must constantly monitor them.
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Apprentice wage increases with skills and expertise. Fully qualified workers earn an average of $33.00 per hour.
Instrumentation and Control Technician (447A)
|Can you read and interpret blueprints and diagrams?|
|Do you enjoy problem-solving and coming up with a solution?|
|Do you have good communicating, verbal, and writing skills?|
|Are you able to follow Health & Safety guidelines?|
|Do you thrive in busy situations?|
|Do you have an eye for details?|
|Are you reliable, a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision? Are you a team player?|
If you checked YES to the majority of these questions, a career as an Instrumentation and Control Technician may be for you!
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