Testing and Commissioning Technician
Industrial instrument technicians and technologists repair, maintain, calibrate, adjust, and install industrial measuring and controlling instrumentation. They are employed by pulp and paper processing companies, nuclear and hydro power generating companies, mining, petrochemical and natural gas companies, industrial instrument and other manufacturing companies, and by industrial instrument servicing establishments.
- Liaises with the Project Manager to help ensure that construction work related to equipment installation and set-up is completed in keeping with contractual requirements;
- Ensures construction site compliance with all safety regulations and procedures;
- Undertakes site risk assessments;
- Commissions, tests, troubleshoots, and diagnoses failures on such plants facilities as: medium voltage distributions systems, low voltage distribution systems, low and medium voltage switchgear and motor control centres, and medium voltage variable frequency drives;
- Ensures the constant availability of lighting and power supply;
- Undertakes completion of commissioning check sheets;
- Performs final commissioning inspections and rectifies omissions or faults;
- Assists project owners and site operators with plant start-up;
- Communicates design discrepancies to the site Project Manager.
Two-year college program in industrial instrumentation technology, or electrical/electronic engineering technology