Calibration Technician (Contract)

BBBH42010
US$30 - US$35 per hour
Rotterdam, New York

Job Responsibilites:

  • Test and calibrate controlling, indicating and measuring instruments and devices, such as pressure transmitters, temperature controls, Thermocouples, RTD's, thermometers and power load measurement devices.
  • Selects and installs accessories such as adapters, indicating gauges, or holding devices on test or calibration fixture, and connects the instrument or device to a lab primary standard.
  • Read quality control manual and testing specifications to obtain data to test or calibrate specific devices.
  • Observes reading on meters and gauges and other displays and performance of device or instrument to identify functional defects and determine calibration requirements.
  • Adjusts calibration mechanisms to obtain specified operational performance of device or instrument, using hand tools and accurate measuring and calibrating instruments and equipment.
  • Sets controls to regulate factors such as current flow, timing cycle, pressure, temperature or vacuum per specifications and activates test of calibration equipment.
  • Observes reading on meters and gauges and other displays and performance of device or instrument to identify functional defects and determine calibration requirements.
  • Repairs damaged instrumentation, if necessary, investigation of repairs from suppliers and supports equipment builds
  • May disassemble instrument or device to determine cause of defective operation and notify supervisory personnel of findings.
  • Creates complete and accurate calibration records.
  • Attend and participate in training sessions provided, whether in-house or external

Job Requirements:

  • Vocational, AAS degree, Military Calibration background or minimum 5-year Calibration experience
  • Ability to work overtime (including weekends)
  • Familiarity with most calibration equipment and processes (temperature, electrical, humidity)
  • Ability to perform minor electrical repairs on instrumentation
  • Explain uncertainty budgets for a given calibration process
  • Ability to perform minor electrical repairs on instrumentation
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point)

About Petroplan

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