Controls Senior Technician

Develop design modifications.
picture of Controls Senior Technician

Quick Stats

Salary Range
$34,000 – $81,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Controls Senior Technicians do?

Develops design modifications and provides technical assistance to workers engaged in installation, modification, and repair of gas compressor station controls and instruments: Tours compressor station and inspects or tests station control apparatus, using standard test equipment and handtools. Confers with superintendent to determine operational problems and efficiency of automatic control systems. Analyzes operational problems and develops modifications in design to improve efficiency. Trains workers and provides technical assistance in installation, maintenance, and repair techniques. Confers with manufacturers’ representatives and submits proposed design modifications to improve efficiency of compressor station controls and instrumentation.

Should I be a Controls Senior Technician?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Controls Technician, Programmable Logic Controller Programmer, Quality Control Technician, Rocket-Control Technician See More

    How to Become a
    Controls Senior Technician

    We recommend at least an Associate's degree. Check out these schools offering Controls Senior Technician-related education!
    Schools close to

    Careers Similar to Controls Senior Technician