About This Career
Industrial Technicians repair, maintain, calibrate, adjust and install industrial measuring and control instrumentation. These technicians typically interact with process and equipment operators, suppliers and facilities personnel.
Education: A high school diploma (or equivalent) is typically required, along with a four-year apprenticeship program in industrial instrument repair or a two-year college program in industrial instrumentation technology with several years of experience.
Employment: This occupation is found in onshore and offshore environments and is typically employed in the exploration and production (E&P), oil and gas services, oil sands and pipeline sectors of the oil and gas industry.
Example titles: Industrial Instrument Mechanic, Instrument Technician, Process Control Equipment Mechanic, Repair Technician
- Here are the two most recent postings:
Instrumentation and electrical technician, industrial
Posted on Sep 22 2017
By Integral energy services ltd.Airdrie Dependant upon experience
Industrial instrument mechanic
Posted on Sep 14 2017
By Techmation electric & controlsGrande prairie Dependant upon experience
As Canada prepares for the launch of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector, this occupation will play a key role in:
- Off-site fabrication
- LNG export facility construction
- LNG export facility operations
- Natural gas pipeline construction
- Turnaround maintenance
When the LNG industry takes off, you can be a part of the action!
Mild Physical Activity
Long Periods of Standing
Working from Heights
Some Overtime Required
Oil and gas services
Exploration and production
- High School Diploma (or equivalent)