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Calibration Technician I - Electronics

Company: Calibration Laboratory, LLC
Location: Brookfield
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSeeking a career-minded, highly-motivated, technical professional to serve as a Electronic Calibration Technician to perform onsite and in-house calibration on a variety of test equipment.The Electronic Calibration Technician I will apply knowledge of measurement science, mathematics, and electronics to calibrate inspection, measurement, and test equipment in the Electrical-DC/Low Frequency, and Time & Frequency disciplines to ensure measurement accuracy.This is not an entry-level position.Skills and RequirementsMinimum of 1-2 years prior experience in calibration of equipment listed below is requiredExperienced and aware of ISO 9000 and/or ISO 17025 quality assurance program desiredMust have a valid driver's licenseStrong computer and math skillsProficient with Windows, Microsoft Office, and Internet applications with an emphasis on ExcelProficient in customer service skillsProficient math skillsExcellent attention to detailExcellent organizational skillsCapable of lifting (50 pounds) unassistedCandidate MUST be willing to travel to local and regional on-site locationsMUST Pass entrance exam (see Application Process below)EducationA minimum of 1-2 years of experience in electronics calibrations Bachelor or Associate degree in electronics preferredMilitary service in electronics field highly regardedResponsibilitiesPerform routine and complex calibrations of low to mid-level on test, measurement and diagnostic equipment in our laboratory (20%) and at our client's facility (80%).Determining specifications/tolerances of equipmentUnderstanding and daily application of quality systems and quality standardsGood knowledge of the laboratory's Scope of AccreditationUnderstand the usage of available Calibration SpreadsheetsComplete all assigned quality assurance training as assigned to include required readings as assignedPromptly addresses customer requests, inquiries and complaints taking actions as appropriate to satisfy the customer or resolve the issuePerform equipment maintenance as necessary and participate in internal audits, annual laboratory assessments and proficiency testingPerform calibration in accordance with calibration procedures to meet the needs of the customerWilling to learn to write and submit for approval calibration proceduresComplete all computer based work orders accurately and efficiently while maintaining a 2% or less QC Error rate on completed work orders and technical witnessingContinually pursue technical proficiency, calibration skills through various means such as self-study and internal training programs and proficiency testingEnsure customer satisfaction through timely turn-around on all equipment by actively reviewing, projecting and planning of workloadMaintain an exemplary laboratory cleanliness through daily routine cleaning of lab spaces and work stationsTypes of EquipmentAnalog MetersAttenuatorsChart RecordersDecade ResistorsDigital and Analog MultimetersFrequency CountersFunction GeneratorsHypot (Hi-Voltage) TestersLCR MetersMeggersOscillatorsOscilloscopesFurnaces/FreezersPower MetersPower SuppliesPyrometersTachometersTemperature DevicesVolt-Ohm MetersThis list is not all inclusive and what you may not currently be qualified to calibrate, you will be provided training.Opportunities exist for candidates who are interested in moving into other types of calibrations we perform such as dimensional, chemical and thermodynamics.Physical DemandsAbility to communicate orally with customers, vendors, management, and coworkers is crucial. Regular use of phone and email for communication is essential. Hearing and vision correctable to within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, receiving ordinary information, and preparing or inspecting documents and calibration activities.The ability to remain in a stationary position roughly 50% of the time, as well as the ability to move about the laboratory and customer spaces as required.Using a computer or calibrating while sitting or standing for extended periods is common. Must also be able to position self to calibrate equipment, including some harsh environments at customer facilities which may include heat, cold, noise-levels, etc. Some onsite facilities may require personal safety equipment such as earplugs, steel-toe boots, splash aprons, safety eyewear, and respirators.Continuous heavy lifting is not expected, however onsite service requires loading and unloading of calibration equipment though occasional exertion of about up to 70 lbs. of force (e.g., picking up and carrying calibration standards) may be required.Onsite activities do sometimes require extensive drive times.Reports ToThe Calibration Technician I reports directly to the WI Laboratory Supervisor.Application ProcessAs a potential candidate, we have composed an aptitude exam in which you are required to pass for employment consideration. The link to this online exam will be emailed to pre-screened applicants after applying.Career BasedAt Cal Lab, we want to grow our technicians into more technically advanced Metrologists. Technicians have the ability and are encouraged to advance up the technician ranks. We currently have 4 levels of technician advancement which include Associate Calibration Technician, Calibration Technician I, Calibration Technician II, Calibration Technician III.eLearning Training ProgramCal Lab has a fully integrated e Learning program in place for the training and growth of laboratory staff. This includes immediate access to training from a desktop computer or applications for iOS and Android devices. We promote the Gamification process with our eLearning to bring your assigned courses to life with Badges, Points, Levels, Rewards and Leader-boards. A full catalog is available to all staff members to encourage self-motivated course selection by staff members instead of strictly relying on course assignment. If staff members are interested in learning new skills, tasks or equipment calibrations, they are encouraged to subscribe to the course and start their training.Our Mission We are committed to providing a high quality instrument calibration, both on site and in house in accordance with stated procedures and customer's requirements in a prompt, efficient, and cost effective manner to satisfy the specific needs of our clients. BenefitsCompetitive salary based on previous calibration experienceEmployee health insurance premiums discountedLife insurance includedVision insurance includedDental insurance offered401k retirement plan offered10 days vacation starting the first year (prorated from hire date)Bench tools providedCompany logo shirts, ball & skull caps, winter jacket and lab jackets providedLaptop computer with MSOffice Suite software providedCredit card provided (for company related expenses; vehicle gas, per diem, parts, etc.)Vehicles provided (for onsite service)No out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the employee9 paid holidays; New Year's Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day.Office Hours: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Thursday, 7:30 am - 2:00 pm on FridayASQ Membership and ASQ Certificate Calibration Technician (CCT) subsidized by Cal Lab (ASQ prerequisites apply)About UsCalibration Laboratory, LLC is an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited commercial calibration laboratoryApproximately 95% paperless operationsIn business since 1977Friendly and enjoyable working environmentVeteran owned companyStable employment with no lay-offs in the history of the companyFor more information, please visit us a

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