Calibration Technician II - DIMENSIONAL / TEAM LEAD

Job Locations US-NY-Rochester




Who we are—


Transcat is a dynamic, innovative, growing company that has been recognized as the leading calibration and compliance services provider in North America and beyond.  With over 1,000 employees—in technical, consulting, operational, sales, finance, and corporate roles—we have stood the test of time by delivering on our Trust in Every Measure promise to our customers in vital industries, including life sciences, aerospace, defense, energy, and utilities.  We fulfill this promise through our employees, who live Our Values every day, the Transcat Way.  Our employees are at the center of the rewarding, challenging, and life-changing work we do for our customers and those they serve.  Are you ready to join a company where the work you do makes a difference, and where you can grow in your career? 


Here’s what Transcat has to offer—

  • Work that matters.
  • A values-based culture where people care about each other and the work they do together.
  • Flexibility
  • Training and development to accelerate learning and career advancement.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits, including paid time off, health insurance, tuition reimbursement, retirement, stock purchase plan, and MORE!
  • Hourly pay range $23-$34

Calibration Technician II is a mid-level position, for which at least three (3) years of commercial calibration experience is preferred. Calibration Technicians at this level typically can calibrate higher-level equipment and calibrate equipment across a minimum of four (4) disciplines, with expert knowledge in one (1) discipline (e.g., Electrical, Dimensional, or Pressure). Proficiency and expertise are determined in accordance with Transcat’s technician skills progression matrix. A Calibration Technician II will be capable of completing work independently within the lab or onsite at a customer location, with limited or no guidance.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform calibration work with little to no supervision
  • Conduct independent research when necessary
  • Coordinate and manage daily workloads without direction from manager
  • Identify and utilize appropriate measurement techniques
  • Maintain calibration standards
  • Understand and apply uncertainties to measurements made
  • Be able to read and interpret labs’ scopes of accreditation
  • Work effectively with lab support staff
  • Working knowledge and competency in at least four (4) disciplines and expert in one (1) discipline preferred
  • Perform calibrations within a laboratory or customer on-site setting
  • Work at customer on-sites with little to no direction
  • Fulfill duties safely under working conditions, in keeping with Company requirements and standards
  • Other duties as may be assigned
  • Travel requirements: up to 50% of work schedule


Primary Objectives

  • Learn and develop fundamental skills necessary to calibration techniques and processes, which includes high level production with minimal errors
  • Develop team lead skills and responsibilities
  • Develop skills necessary to train and advise lower-level technicians
  • Develop skills necessary to advance to Tech III position, which includes a working knowledge and competency in at least six (6) disciplines and expert in two (2) disciplines
  • Strive to obtain the ASQ/CCT or CMT certification
  • Deliver on Transcat’s Quality Policy (QAC-F01-001)


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Qualifications

  • Successful completion of assigned training materials through on-the-job training, online content, LMS, and classroom led instruction
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Self-motivated learner with the ability to learn new skills related to calibration and calibration processes
  • Ability to take direction and learn from feedback
  • Ability to communicate well with supervisor, solve problems effectively, and work both independently and as part of a team
  • 3+ years driving experience with a valid driver’s license


Education and Experience

Associates degree from college or technical school, or 3+ years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience



  • Three+ (3+) years of commercial calibration experience
  • Previous experience or training in electronics or machining
  • Basic mathematical skills including algebra, geometry, and statistics
  • Familiarity with basic hand tools
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office computer software including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Basic organizational and time management skills
  • Familiarity with basic hand tools
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office computer software including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Advanced organizational and time management skills
  • Experience in PMEL, PME, TMDE, Metrology, Calibration, ASQ CCT, METCAL, GPETE, Electronics, GCAMS, or Avionics
  • Experience working within ISO 17025 preferred. Understanding of uncertainty contributions to the measurement process 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. We will reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to read, write, 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 up to 75 lbs.

Work Environment

The work environment described here is representative of what an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  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 doing so poses an undue hardship to the company or a direct threat to health or safety.




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