National Occupational Standard for Instrument Technician

Definition of occupation

The Instrument Technician installs, tests, maintains, and repairs low-voltage and low-pressure mechanical and electrical systems, including robotic and information technology systems, as well as safety, security, and communications systems. They also install and service instruments to monitor processes and equipment.

The Instrument Technician works with pneumatic, electronic, and microcomputer devices used to measure and control pressure, flow, temperature, level, motion, force, electrical signals, and chemical composition. They are responsible for inspecting, testing, calibrating, installing, and repairing these devices, and work with others to develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) and to ensure regulatory compliance.

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