KBRwyle Metrology: Technician 4 in Tempe, Arizona

Metrology: Technician 4



  • Independently tests, calibrates and repairs electrical, 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.

  • May be 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 and NIST traceable certificates of compliance.

  • Technical competency with 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.

Job: Metrology

Primary Location: US-US-AZ-Tempe

Req ID: 1073133