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What are the main work and responsibilities of an Instrumentation Engineer?

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RE: What are the main work and responsibilities of an Instrumentation Engineer?

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Preeti Taneja
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Head Guidance & Counselling at Project Wisdom, CSR initiative of Canam Consultants Limited, Chandigarh
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Manufacturing units and processing plants recruit instrumentation engineers to create, monitor and troubleshoot complex instrumentation . They manage , design and install the machines or control systems used in the industries.They work in the research and development units of public and private sector companies. They work as process engineer in heavy industries such as thermal power station, steel plants, refineries , cement and fertilizer plants to optimize the dependability, safety and productivity of their systems. They take up the various designing and product development work in companies that manufactures specialized instruments such as actuators, measuring gauges etc ( Electronic Design & Manufacturing). They are responsible for taking care of the industrial automation set up in any manufacturing, chemical or food processing industry. The various bio medical instrumentation manufacturing companies hire them for the repair and maintenance jobs. Many industrial and manufacturing plants use instrumentation systems to monitor their facilities.These instruments measure temperature, pressure, radiation, voltage and other variables. Instrumentation engineers design these instruments, monitor their performance and troubleshoot existing devices to ensure that effective repairs are made.

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