These people are tasked with conducting routine testing, inspection, maintenance, and repairs of manufacturing equipment. Their job is to make sure that the measurements taken with this equipment are accurate.
As part of their routine inspection, they make sure other workers comply with good calibration practices. In another phase, they are also responsible for creating calibration procedures, support validation activities, and assist in carrying out investigations that might arise as a result of the wrong calibration procedure.
Some of the skills needed to perfect in this profession include the ability to measure, analytical skills, the ability to accurately and quickly run calibrations, monitoring skills, and repairing skills. This job requires some academic qualifications: a diploma from a technological school or an associate degree in engineering, calibration technology, metrology, or a related field. The salary for this position depends on the experience, the size of the organization, and the location. In the United States, they are typically paid $55,998 per year.