Instrument Mechanics Supervisor

Supervise and coordinate activities of Instrument Technicians.
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Salary Range
$36,000 – $91,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Instrument Mechanics Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of INSTRUMENT TECHNICIANS engaged in repairing, adjusting, and calibrating meters, gauges, and remote-control equipment of steam-generating plant: Trains workers in repair of instruments. Develops standard methods and procedures for servicing, repairing, and calibrating instruments and control equipment, applying knowledge of repair procedures, using manufacturers maintenance and repair manuals. Sets up instruments to conduct efficiency and performance tests, performs necessary calculations to determine performance of instruments, and records data for use in future repairs. Submits requisitions for parts and test equipment. May assist workers in repair of instruments. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be an Instrument Mechanics Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • Also known as: Mechanics Supervisor, Supervisor, Instrument Mechanics

    How to Become an
    Instrument Mechanics Supervisor

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