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6 months ago
KBR Wyle
Location: Phoenix
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Operations
Category: Technician Jobs
Metrology: Technician


* Independently tests, calibrates and repairs electrical, linear / dimensional, mechanical, electromechanical and electronic measuring, recording and indicating instruments and equipment for conformance to established standards.

* Assists in formulating calibration standards.

* Identifies magnitude of error sources contributing to uncertainty of results to determine reliability of measurement process in quantitative terms.

* Provides training to apprentice technicians on metrology principle, resolving technical problems, and complicated electronic theory.

* Plans sequence of testing and calibration procedures for instruments and equipment, according to blueprints, schematics, technical manuals and other specifications.

* Sets up standard and special purpose laboratory equipment to test, evaluate and calibrate other instruments and test equipment.

* Recommends substitution of standards or measuring equipment; if required, diagnoses and repairs malfunctions in complex measuring and test equipment using theories of operation, block diagrams, schematics, logic trees and software diagnostics to the component level.

* Measures parts for conformity with specifications, using micrometers, calipers and other precision instruments.

* Aligns, repairs, replaces and balances component parts and circuitry.

* Reassembles and calibrates instruments and equipment.

* Interprets engineering drawings, schematic diagrams or formulas to determine quality and reliability standards.

* Inspects measuring and test equipment for preventive maintenance, cleanliness and safety requirements.

* Analyzes and interprets results of measurements and calibrations using mathematical formulas and authenticate calibration certificates for measurements and calibrations and calibration correction charts.

* Devises formulas to solve problems in measurements and calibrations.

* Assists engineers in formulating test, calibration, repair and evaluation plans and procedures to maintain precision accuracy of measuring, recording and indicating instruments and equipment.

* Perform Process Improvements and Corrective Actions.

* The lead of a group of lower level metrology technicians.

* Performs other duties as assigned.


* Associate's degree or applicable technical training and certifications and 2 years of directly related experience. In lieu, 6 years of related experience.

Additional Qualifications:

* PMEL graduate preferred.

* Knowledge and practical application of standard processes to ensure the maintenance of an accredited Quality System ISO9001:2008, Z-540.1, ISO 17025, and NIST traceable certificates of compliance.

* Technical competency with linear / dimensional, pressure, mass, temperature, torque and vibration equipment including calibration and component level troubleshooting.

* Fluke Met/Team, Met/Track and Met/Cal experience a plus.

* Ability to develop, organize and complete tasks and projects using software programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

* Experience with automated testing of IM&TE.

- Metrology

Primary Location
- US-US-AZ-Phoenix

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