An instrumentation design engineer may be responsible for various duties during the creation and development of instruments, such as drawing, creating prototypes, testing, installing.
The engineer may work with clients to develop requested products. Instrumentation design engineers need to be familiar with engineering principles, measurement methods, statistical analysis, mathematics and physics.
They may be involved in teamwork and may be responsible for training other engineers. They may be responsible for documentation for cost estimates, material specifications, progress reports or other needed documentation.