Instrumentation technicians work in chemical plants, petroleum refineries, canneries, and food processing plants as well as other businesses that must control and monitor their air and water pollution. These industries require extremely precise measuring and monitoring equipment to regulate flow and pressure rates, keep track of production, manage power use, and ensure safety.
Typical Industries for Instrument Technicians:
- Architectural, engineering, and related firms
- Semiconductor and other electronic component manufacturing companies
- Navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing
- Federal government