In Brazoria County, there are about 20 petrochemical companies that employ more than 14,000 individuals, making it the largest industry in our county. Instrument technicians are a central part of these petrochemical facilities. They work with instruments to monitor flow, level, pressure, temperature and chemical composition.
Instrument technicians design, install, repair and troubleshoot the control systems & instrumentation used in processing plants. Instrument technicians also work in the manufacturing and sales of control systems for the process industry.
Brazosport College classes provide hands-on labs with current instrumentation used in local industry. You will also work with instructors who have contacts in the field and who have real-life experience.