Instrumentation & Control Technician

So, you think you might want to be an Instrumentation & Control Technician?

Like to be the person in control? Maybe a career as an Instrumentation & Control Technician is for you?

Job Description

Instrumentation & Control Technicians repair, maintain, calibrate, adjust, and install the dials, sensors and other instrumentation that measures and controls machinery in industrial and commercial plants. Instrumentation gives operators information about the condition and operation of machinery, ensuring the safety and function of the plant or system.

These workers are employed in BC’s Resource Sector by pulp and paper processing companies, hydro power generating companies, mining, petrochemical and natural gas companies, industrial instrument and other manufacturing companies, health services, and by industrial instrument servicing establishments.

Look below to find out which sectors of BC’s economy you can work in if you pursue this trade.

Red Seal Trade
Industry Training Authority (ITA)
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For more information on how much Instrumentation & Control Technicians make, the expected number of future job openings, where the jobs are and the current workforce opportunities specifically for this trade, visit the Work BC Career Profile here.

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