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Temperature Calibration Technician

Statement of Employment Relationship

What we want you to do and what you need in order to do it.

Our Mission is to provide customer satisfaction by maintaining an environment dedicated to quality, capability and timeliness. The position requires the use of your education and experience to help accomplish our Corporate Mission and grow our business.

Our Culture is designed to foster team skills as well as individual skills. Each employee will be evaluated on his/her contribution to the team as well as his/her individual contribution towards attaining corporate goals. Training in both technical and general business knowledge will be provided for as long as you work for our team.

We expect you to maintain separation between personal and business responsibilities to allow for proper focus on the task at hand. A well-developed work ethic and task orientation will ensure quality service and timely delivery to our customers.

Our management structure is relatively flat and our style is relaxed and open. New ideas and cross-functional thinking are encouraged and most importantly, management will listen. We provide the tools to support our expectations and promote team and individual success. Metrics are used to ensure corporate goals are met and customer satisfaction is guaranteed.

We have an opening for a full-time Temperature Calibration Technician offering a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and excellent life-work balance. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, organized and collaborative.

This position carries out responsibilities for all or part of these areas:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Calibrate a wide range of temperature devices that include: thermometers, data loggers, thermo-couple probes, RTDs, PRTs, Thermistors, and IR.

  • Calibrate a wide range of RH devices, including probes, meters, loggers and sensor devices.

  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the creation of temperature coefficients, temperature simulation methods and the characteristics of various temperature sensors.

  • Manage the workflow of the temperature and RH lab.

  • Provide monthly checks on internal Essco temperature and RH standards.

  • Manage the calibration of Essco-owned temperature and RH standards.

  • Understanding of primary temperature and humidity that includes fixed point calibrations.

  • Manage the training program for proper care of Essco standards.

  • Ensure calibrations are performed in accordance with written procedures and/or approved industry standards.

  • Ensure that all work is performed with our mission statement of quality, capability, and timeliness.

  • Ensure compliance with the Essco Quality System.

  • Complete each assigned job on time and ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Document and evaluate the results of calibrations performed.

  • Work with lab manager and team leaders to meet turn-around commitments.


  • AS/BS degree (preferred).

  • Three years experience as an on-bench technician

  • PMEL training or equivalent formal technical training (preferred)

  • Familiar with the requirements of ISO17025, ISO 9001 and ANSI/NCSL Z-540

  • Computer literate and able to use enterprise lab management software, MS excel.

  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills.

  • Excellent math skills.

Physical Demands:

  • Regularly required to sit and talk or hear.

  • Required to walk and lift small objects up to 50lbs.

  • Maintain a safety awareness of extreme temperature sources.

  • Use hands and fingers to handle, feel, and manipulate keys on a keyboard.

  • Reach with arms and hands.

  • Vision abilities require close vision, focusing eyes on a nearby object for prolonged periods of time.

Work Environment:

  • Professional lab environment.

  • Exposure to moving mechanical parts, pressurized cylinders, chemicals, and high-voltage power.

  • Routinely use office equipment, including computers, copiers, and phones.

  • Noise level is usually quiet to moderate.

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