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

Job Locations US-NY-Rochester


A Senior Calibration Technician is the highest-level technician position within Transcat. These technicians will have the ability to calibrate equipment in at least 6 disciplines – or a competency level of 4-5 (expert) in at least two disciplines.


Major Areas of Responsibility

  • 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:

  • Must be fully experienced in at least two disciplines 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:

  • Associates 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 pass the ASQ CCT.

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 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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