Instrumentation & Controls Engineering Technology

Instrumentation & Controls Engineering Technology

The mission of the Instrumentation & Controls Engineering Technology program is to provide high quality education and training.

AWARD TYPES: Associate in Science, Certificate Level 2

AREA OF STUDY: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Global Energy

This program is part of the

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Center of Excellence

 
 
 

Situated in the "Energy Capital of the World," the Global Energy Center of Excellence trains and educates technically-skilled and safety conscious workers for the energy industry supporting the petrochemical, energy corridor and production companies in our region.

Degrees and Certificates

Program Information

General Requirements - Instrumentation & Controls Engineering Technology

 

The Instrumentation and Controls Engineering Technology program prepares individuals to install, calibrate, troubleshoot and maintain process control equipment and systems. A wide variety of equipment is learned, from traditional pneumatics to digital devices using different protocols.

Program Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • Interpret and sketch diagrams used in industrial automatic control.
  • Configure a smart transmitter using a field communicator.
  • Compose a working PLC program using ladder logic and then install and troubleshoot it.
  • Troubleshoot process upsets caused by control equipment using simulation.
  • Troubleshoot and repair process control faults in plant process equipment caused by tuning, control valves, transmitters and controller.

TSI testing required prior to first enrollment for all AAS degrees and Level II certificates.

Employment

 

There are 1,324 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers employed in the Greater Houston Area. This number is expected to increase by 5.8% over the next four years.

  • The estimated annual job openings is 66 jobs a year.
  • Median Wages - $21.54 hourly, $45,000 annually

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Morteza Sameii

Instrumentation & Controls Engineering Technology

Hours of Operation: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm