Instrumentation Tradesperson

Summary

Instrumentation tradespersons install, modify, maintain and repair instrumentation used in measurement and control systems. These instruments measure and control temperature, pressure and flow in processes used in industries such as petro-chemical, mining, food and manufacturing.

Duties & Tasks

Instrumentation tradespeople may perform the following tasks:

  • install electronic instruments and control systems
  • examine and test faulty electronic instruments and control systems to identify faults
  • undertake calibration and ensure there is correct operation of instrumentation equipment
  • repair and maintain electronic instruments and control systems.

Personal Requirements

  • enjoy technical and engineering work
  • able to analyse and solve problems
  • able to perform intricate work
  • aptitude for mechanics and electronics
  • able to cope with the physical demands of the job
  • good eyesight (may be corrected) and normal colour vision.

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