Technician, Calibration

Position Overview

Calibrate and maintain assigned pressure, temperature, and vacuum gauges, mechanical and digital measuring devices, load cells, timers, balances and weights, torque wrenches, and other electro-mechanical equipment as directed. This position requires a person with strong electro-mechanical skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Calibrate and maintain a large variety of mechanical and digital measuring or testing equipment.
  • Support on-site calibration services at client facilities.
  • Assist with, and support development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for calibration methods.
  • Assist marketing personnel through consultations, training and maintaining business rapport.

Education and Experience:

  • High School or Trade School with strong math background. Prefer Associate Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
  • One to three years’ work experience in a laboratory environment.
  • Experience as a mechanical or electrical technician in a design, fabrication, or machine shop position is desirable.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient with Windows based PC systems, including data base management, MS Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Broad based knowledge of operating characteristics of metrological equipment, including digital indicators, voltmeters, thermometers, barometers, and other electro-mechanical equipment.

Reporting Relationships:

  • Reports to the Supervisor, Calibration Laboratory or designated supervisory position.

Physical Requirements:

Physical Ability

  • Stand, walk, push, pull, twist, reach overhead, climbing, and lift minimum of 50 pounds
  • Ability to drive to project sites

Visual Ability

  • Visual capacity to read specifications, plans, reports, and materials necessary to perform functions of job

Hearing Ability

  • Must be able to make and receive phone calls

Work Conditions

  • Combination of laboratory environment and various project sites
Location: Dayton, Ohio

EOE/M/F/D/V/Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace

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