Also known as: Electronic System Technology, Electrical and Electromechanical Technology, Process Operations Technology
This career is a new and emerging occupation and is projected to grow much faster than average (employment increase of 22% or more and 100,000 or more job openings) within 2022.
Instrumentation jobs typically inspect, test, sort, sample, or weigh nonagricultural raw materials or processed, machined, fabricated, or assembled parts or products for defects, wear, and deviations from specifications. Workers in this career may use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment.
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- Production & Technical Operators
- Engineering Technician Operator
- Electrical and Instrumentation (E&I) Maintenance Technician
- Instrumentation Technician
- Lab Technician
- HVAC Mechanic
- HVAC Mechanic Serviceman