Calibration Technician (ALL Levels - Trainee, I-II and Senior)

Job Locations US-OH-W. Carrollton
Hidden (8723)


Position Description:

A Senior Calibration Technician is the highest-level technician position within Transcat. These technicians will have the ability to calibrate equipment in at least three disciplines - and to calibrate the most complex equipment in at least one discipline.


Major Areas of Responsibility:

A senior calibration technician will be expected to perform the following; other duties may be assigned.

• Perform their own calibration work with little to no supervision

• Must be able to explain calibration issues and processes to customers when needed

• Coordinate and manage daily workloads without direction from manager

• Able to conduct calibration work at customer onsites with little to no supervision

• Identify and utilize appropriate measurement techniques and be able to design budgets.

• Clear comprehension of uncertainties

• Maintain calibration standards.

• Must be able to perform these functions within a laboratory or customer onsite setting

• Must be able to gather and process data review when necessary

• Must be able to travel up to 50% of designated work schedule


Primary Objectives:

• Train and develop fellow technicians in a management role

• Coordinate work schedule for the lab

• Develop and implement process improvements

• Provide detail analysis of calibration processes and uncertainties

• Develop and produce budgets

• Develop and produce data reviews


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

To be considered for a senior calibration technician position, the following knowledge, skills and abilities are required

• Must be fully experienced in at least one discipline or advanced understanding of multiple disciplines

• Extensive statistical background preferred

• Familiarity with complex tools and equipment

• Must be able to work with and understand new equipment

• Advanced proficiency with office computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

• Advanced organizational and time management skills

• Elite interpersonal skills when interact with customers

• Position will include team lead and managerial responsibilities

• Candidates with experience in PMEL, PME, TMDE, Metrology, Calibration, ASQ CCT, METCAL, GPETE, Electronics, GCAMS, or Avionics highly desired


Education and Experience:

• Associate degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school

• 5+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• PMEL (Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory) or TMDE (Test Measurement Diagnostic Equipment) training + military experience in the calibration field plus 2+ years civilian experience preferred.

• Senior calibration technicians will be required to take and pass the ASQ CCT.


Physical Demands: These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions.

• While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle tools and equipment

• The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

• Occasionally will be required to lift upwards of 75lbs


Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination


Transcat is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of any protected status.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, gender identity, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or as a member of any other protected group or activity.


We will make reasonable accommodations for personal with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of this position unless to do so poses an undue hardship on the organization or a direct threat to health or safety reasonably accommodate individuals to perform the essential functions of this position.


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