Mid-Level Calibration Technician
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The Boeing Metrology And Test Equipment Services (MATES) organization is looking for a Mid-Level Calibration Technician to join our Metrology team in Huntsville, Alabama. This role will be responsible for using calibration standards to calibrate, adjust, certify, maintain, and repair Measurement Test & Equipment (MT&E)/process equipment using approved calibration procedures, process specifications, equipment drawings, and M&TE /process equipment manufacturer's performance specifications.
In addition to Metrology responsibilities, this role may also involve activities including, but not limited to: logistics associated with routing calibrated assets to remote Boeing labs and suppliers for calibration services (shippers, purchase contracts, follow-up and supplier backlog management). This position may also involve aspects of Test Asset Management and Property Management including asset tagging, redeployment, storage and surplus.
Metrology And Test Equipment Services (MATES) provides a full spectrum of test asset and metrology services and support for internal customers and products through all phases of the product lifecycle. Services include: calibration/certification for dimensional/optics, electrical/electronic and mechanical/physical measurement and test assets, sourcing management, measurement solutions, repair & maintenance, test asset selection and use, acquisition, allocation, resource and lifecycle management, and specialized test services.
MATES is comprised of engineers, technicians and administrative personnel who support programs, sites, business units and external/government customers by providing best value test asset management and metrology services through all phases of the product lifecycle.
What is metrology? Metrology is the science of measurement. MATES is responsible for establishing an unbroken chain of measurement traceability from the point of application to internationally recognized standards, quantities, values or reference materials. Applied metrology at Boeing ensures that measurement standards, materials or equipment used to apply or determine measurement quantities are defined, repeatable, reproducible and traceable.
This position is primarily 1st shift; however, periodic shift change, including overtime and weekends may be required to support program objectives.
Plan, check, set up, and operate Measurement and Test Equipment (M&TE) and/or process equipment
Conduct routine tests, analyze data and document results
Troubleshoot and recommend resolution of basic laboratory and test-related problems
Update equipment status using established systems and complete associated paperwork
Ensure equipment is ready for calibration per metrology processes
Prioritize and perform work according to automated daily report list, hot list, or as assigned by lead technician
Perform visual check of M&TE/process equipment for discrepancies and wear
Identify, document, and route non-conforming items in accordance with metrology lab processes
Provide information and clarification to customers on metrology processes
Work with other employees engaged in the calibration and certification of M&TE, and assist in the development of new calibration processes and procedures
Perform computations necessary to analyze measurement test results
Perform logistics associated with routing calibrated assets to remote Boeing labs and suppliers for calibration services
Perform tasks associated with Test Asset Management and Property Management including asset tagging, redeployment, storage and surplus
This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options.
This position requires the ability to obtain access to a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) facility.
This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret clearance Post Start is required.
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
1+ years of experience calibrating Measurement and Test Equipment (M&TE)
1+ years of experience in test asset or metrology
1+ years of experience using electronic test equipment
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
Associate's Degree or higher and/or related military training in electronics and/or Metrology
Metrology experience in electrical parameters (not to exclude other parameters)
5+ years of experience in a calibration laboratory
An active U.S. Secret or higher Security Clearance (U.S. Citizenship Required). (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active)
Education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Associate) and typically 3 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Bachelor+1 years' related work experience, 5 years' related work experience, etc.).
Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.
Drug Free Workplace:
Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.
This position is for 1st shift.
Periodic shift change, including overtime and weekends may be required to support program objectives.
Boeing is implementing new requirements for employees to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 or have an approved reasonable accommodation based on local legislation in several countries including U.S.-based employees. Please refer here for current vaccination and/or reasonable accommodation requirements, and timelines based on location.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.