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Calibration Technologists & Technicians

What they do:
Execute or adapt procedures and techniques for calibrating measurement devices, by applying knowledge of measurement science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, and electronics, sometimes under the direction of engineering staff. Determine measurement standard suitability for calibrating measurement devices. May perform preventive maintenance on equipment. May perform corrective actions to address identified calibration problems.
On the job, you would:
  • Analyze test data to identify defects or determine calibration requirements.
  • Attend conferences, workshops, or other training sessions to learn about new tools or methods.
  • Calibrate devices by comparing measurements of pressure, temperature, humidity, or other environmental conditions to known standards.

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Skills

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Personality

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Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Computer aided design CAD software Hot Technology
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D Hot Technology
  • Bentley MicroStation Hot Technology
Operating system software
  • Apple macOS Hot Technology
  • Linux Hot Technology
Development environment software
  • National Instruments LabVIEW Hot Technology

Education

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Job Outlook

Below Average Outlook
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Salary
$64,190
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