We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Calibration Technician – Mid-Tech Level

Tra-Cal Lab, a growing company that has been in business for over 28 years is looking for good calibration and repair technicians.

Primary job of the calibration technician is to calibrate, repair, and maintain testing equipment used in a wide variety of industrial and military applications. This equipment includes AC/DC, RF Microwave, Impedance, Light wave, and physical dimensional.

Uses theories of operation, block diagrams, schematics, pictorial drawings, logic trees, and software diagnostics. Analyzes complex and usual maintenance problems. Traces circuits and isolate malfunctions in the testing equipment. Performs preventative maintenance, cleanliness and safety requirements. Performs equipment maintenance using hand tools, special tools, high reliability soldering techniques and technical data. Overhauls and modifies assemblies and subassemblies.

Ensures equipment operational accuracy by performing laboratory and on-site calibrations. Uses laboratory working standards, reference standards to certify equipment accuracy and can align/adjust testing equipment to listed technical specifications.  Certifies equipment accuracy to technical data specifications. Prepares and uses calibration correction charts. Records data from equipment and testing ensuring the proper data is recorded in the lab database.

Assists in the management of databases for automated information management system.  Records testing data and properly attaches data to equipment certifications or other documentation. Helps to evaluate and develop calibration and maintenance procedures, technical data verification, and operational test and evaluation of new equipment.  Maintains equipment, tools, parts, and supplies. Analyzes and interprets trends. Recommends corrective actions. Provides technical and training assistance to lab manager.

Follows safety work practices according to state/federal regulations. Can communicate with customers verbally and in written communications in English.  Follows Quality System Manual and ISO guidelines outlined in documentation. Experience level is <5 years in lab environment. Needs basic and advanced electronics courses at college level or military equivalent.

Requirements:  Qualified candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 years technical and lab experience
  • Operation Certification using ISO/IEC 17025-2005
  • Integral understanding of Test and Measurement Equipment (T&ME)
  • Completion of AA college degree in Electronic and/or Metrology or equivalent military training and certifications
  • Experience in the Frequency Spectrum (DC to 50 GHz), Optical and Physical Dimension preferred, but some training is available
  • Knowledge of computers
  • Working knowledge of  T&ME-specific tools
  • Exceptional communication and language skills and customer interfacing experience
  • Goal-oriented
  • Self-motivation
  • Team player
  • Strong work ethic.

Description:  TRA-CAL is an ISO/IEC 17025-2005, ANSI Z540.1, and ANSI Z540.3 accredited lab with a reputation for quality calibration and repair. We are seeking an experienced Senior Calibration Technician to support our Gaithersburg, Maryland location.  In this position, the employee will be a part of a team representing TRA-CAL labs by providing customer service and technical expertise to meet our customers’ requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Calibrate Industrial and Military Electronic T&ME to manufacturer’s specifications
  • Calibrate to the standards of ISO/IEC 17025-2005 and ANSI-Z540
  • Repair of T&ME using theory of operation and block diagrams
  • Repair to the component level
  • Analyze complex and routine maintenance of T&ME
  • Trace circuits and troubleshoot T&ME
  • Input calibration data into Fluke Metcal record management database
  • Evaluate and develop calibration and maintenance procedures
  • Accurately record and verify testing data and results
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Follow safe work place practices according to government regulations

Submit resume and references to: Todd Chaikin at tchaikin@nscainc.com or fax to 301-527-9203.

 

Calibration Technician – Senior-Tech Level

Primary job of the calibration technician is to calibrate, repair, and maintain testing equipment used in a wide variety of industrial and military applications. This equipment includes AC/DC, RF Microwave, Impedance, Light wave, and physical dimensional.

Uses theories of operation, block diagrams, schematics, pictorial drawings, logic trees, and software diagnostics. Analyzes complex and usual maintenance problems. Traces circuits and isolate malfunctions in the testing equipment. Performs preventative maintenance, cleanliness and safety requirements. Performs equipment maintenance using hand tools, special tools, high reliability soldering techniques and technical data. Overhauls and modifies assemblies and subassemblies.

Ensures equipment operational accuracy by performing laboratory and on-site calibrations. Uses laboratory working standards, reference standards to certify equipment accuracy and can align/adjust testing equipment to listed technical specifications.  Certifies equipment accuracy to technical data specifications. Prepares and uses calibration correction charts. Records data from equipment and testing ensuring the proper data is recorded in the lab database.

Assists in the management of databases for automated information management system.  Records testing data and properly attaches data to equipment certifications or other documentation. Helps to evaluate and develop calibration and maintenance procedures, technical data verification, and operational test and evaluation of new equipment.  Resolves logistical issues with the handling and shipment of equipment. Evaluates procedures for storing, inventorying, and inspecting property. Resolves production problems. Maintains equipment, tools, parts, and supplies. Analyzes and interprets trends. Recommends corrective actions. Provides technical and training assistance to lab manager.

Assists in the planning of workload, budgeting, support agreements, special reports, environmental concerns, and equipment traceability.

Handles, labels, and dispose of hazardous material according to local/state/federal regulations. Follows safety work practices according to state/federal regulations. Can communicate with customers verbally and in written communications in English.  Follows Quality System Manual and ISO guidelines outlined in documentation. Experience level is <3 years in lab environment. Needs basic and advanced electronics courses at college level or military equivalent.

Requirements:  Qualified candidates will meet the following requirements:  *A minimum of 3 years technical and lab experience * Operation Certification using ISO/IEC 17025-2005 * Integral understanding of Test and Measurement Equipment (T&ME) * Completion of AA college degree in Electronic and/or Metrology or equivalent military training and certifications *  Experience in the Frequency Spectrum (DC to 50 GHz), Optical and Physical Dimension preferred, but some training is available* Knowledge of computers * Working knowledge of  T&ME-specific tools * Exceptional communication and language skills and customer interfacing experience * Goal-oriented * Self-motivation * Team player * Strong work ethic.

Description:  TRA-CAL is an ISO/IEC 17025-2005 accredited lab with a reputation for quality calibration and repair. We are seeking an experienced Senior Calibration Technician to support our Gaithersburg, Maryland location.  In this position, the employee will be a part of a team representing TRA-CAL lab by providing customer service and technical expertise to meet our customers’ requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Calibrate Industrial and Military Electronic T&ME to manufacturer’s specifications
  • Calibrate to the standards of ISO/IEC 17025-2005 and ANSI-Z540
  • Repair of T&ME using theory of operation and block diagrams
  • Repair to the component level
  • Analyze complex and routine maintenance of T&ME
  • Trace circuits and troubleshoot T&ME
  • Input calibration data into Fluke Metcal record management database
  • Evaluate and develop calibration and maintenance procedures
  • Accurately record and verify testing data and results
  • Assist lab manager in planning, budgeting, training, scheduling shipment of equipment and support documentation
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Follow safe work place practices according to government regulations

Submit resume and references to: Todd Chaikin at  tchaikin@nscainc.com or fax to 301-527-9203.

Outside Sales Executive

NSCA & Tra-Cal Lab, located in Gaithersburg MD, are currently seeking a full-time, local outside sales executive for the DC Metro region.  Base salary and bonus commission is based on experience.  Retirement plans, health insurance, advancement opportunities and much more.

We are the industry-recognized leader in providing premium products, world-class services and innovative metrology solutions to our global customer base, in business since 1988.  We have an open-door management policy, casual office atmosphere and a primary focus on team building.

Candidates should have at least 2 years of hands-on experience working in the industry, and should be able to prove focused experience in the areas of cold calling, networking, meeting sales goals, maintaining current customer base and increasing new customer base.

Experience in outside sales a must.

Submit applications to Todd Chaikin, tchaikin@nscainc.com or fax to 301-527-9203.