Depot Calibration Technician

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Duties of Position

Conducts electric/electronic or physical/mechanical calibration and preventive maintenance on a wide variety of General Purpose Test Equipment (GPTE) and Automated Test Equipment (ATE) in accordance with Navy calibration procedures. Understands and applies uncertainties to measurements made. Maintains calibration standards. Follows written Quality Manual and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Performs quality assignments such as 5S ("sort", "set in order", "shine", "standardize" and "sustain"). Performs calibration work with little to no supervision. Researches requirements, technical documentation, parts, and obsolescence alternatives as necessary. Conducts calibration work at customer sites (if applicable) with little to no direction. Maintains lab compliance with external specifications, standards, and regulations. Continues to develop working knowledge of all operating standards, practices, and procedures, including safety procedures. Performs other duties as required.

Required Skills & Experience

3 years of relevant experience in calibration, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of GPTE and calibration standards. Relevant experience with ISO 17025, Joint Naval Audit Certification, Navy quality control, or similar. ISO 9001:2015 experience or equivalent is a plus. Must be able to learn new skills in regard to calibration and processes. Working knowledge and experience with basic hand tools and electronic tools. Above average organizational and time management skills. Requires Basic Electrical and Electronics formal education. Requires Formal Calibration Education. Any of these classifications: Navy NEC: 6673, 6718, I25A, I31A, 719B, 95AA, 1589, 729A, 4675, 765A. Marine MOS Codes: 2871, 2874, 6492. Army MOS: 35H, 94H. Air Force AFSCs: 2P031, 2P051. ASQ Calibration Technician Certification.

This position requires a Secret US DoD security clearance.

Preferred Skills

Highly desirable: Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory (PMEL) Precision Measurement Equipment (PME) Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) Metrology Calibration American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certified Calibration Technician (CCT) Metrology and Calibration (METCAL) General Purpose Test Equipment (GPTE) Experience with Navy's METBENCH Calibration Management System (MCMS) and Race is a plus.


Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Must possess basic math skills and be proficient with Microsoft Office products. Must be able to interface effectively with all levels of technical and management personnel. EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran ***When responding to this posting please reference job # SD22-29, Calibration Technician

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Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits enrollment from their date of hire:

  • Health Insurance - Centurum provides insurance for employee and dependent in a comprehensive package. Coverage for vision care is included. This option is available on a cost-sharing basis.
  • Dental Insurance - Available in conjunction with Health Insurance for an additional cost. Provides oral maintenance care for employee and dependent.
  • Basic Life Insurance - Company provided benefit for all full-time employees.
  • Supplemental Life Insurance - Optional life insurance coverage to employees at group rates.
  • Dependant Life Insurance - Optional coverage for dependents at a group rate.
  • Long Term Disability Insurance - Optional coverage available to employees at group rates.
  • Vacation and Sick Leave - Leave accrual is determined by length of service.
  • Holidays - The company observes ten paid holidays each year.
  • Retirement 401(k) Plan - Investments can be made into selected mutual funds under this plan. Employee is fully vested from plan entry date. The company may match employee contributions depending upon profit.

Centurum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing employment opportunities for all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by U.S. law. Centurum makes reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.