Instrument Maintenance Supervisor

Manage workers in inspecting, repairing, and calibrating instruments.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Instrument Maintenance Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting, testing, repairing, adjusting, and calibrating instruments, such as altimeters, ammeters, barometers, compasses, position indicators, steam gauges, tachometers, and voltmeters: Prepares work orders indicating malfunctions of instruments. Inspects and tests shop equipment and repaired instruments for conformance to quality control standards, using testing equipment, such as oscilloscope, pressure chamber, ammeter, and voltmeter. May disassemble, adjust, alter, repair, calibrate, and reassemble damaged or defective instruments, using tweezers and handtools. May train workers in inspecting, testing, repairing, and calibrating procedures. Performs other tasks as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be an Instrument Maintenance Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Supervisor, Instrument Maintenance

    How to Become an
    Instrument Maintenance Supervisor

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