Senior instrumentation and controls engineers are responsible for installing, repairing, and maintaining devices used for measurements and maintaining control during the manufacturing process. They are also responsible for ensuring these devices remain calibrated.
It will help if you have an eye for detail. Since you are responsible for maintaining systems, you mustn't let issues escape your notice. You must possess logical thinking as you troubleshoot the intricacies that arise. This will make your work more efficient.
Typically, employers prefer that an instrumentation and controls engineer have an associate's degree in a major such as electrical or mechanical engineering. However, it is possible to be hired as an instrumentation and controls engineer with a high school diploma and three to five years of experience.
As senior instrumentation and controls engineer's role requires five or more years of experience, this position's payroll is relatively large. You can expect a salary of as much as $53,928 per year or $25.93 per hour in this role.