Job Description

Job Title
Calibration Technician - General Purpose

Pleasanton - Pleasanton, CA US (Primary)

Job Type


Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)


Job Ad

Trescal is a growing company, looking for new talent to join our organization! We are the premier independent calibration, repair, and asset services provider in the U.S.  We provide our customers single-source, cost-effective, best-in-class solutions.


Our team is comprised of talented professionals who excel at providing industry-leading calibration, repair and asset management services to our customers. As an employee at Trescal, you will join a people-centric company with an incredible culture. We encourage new ideas and suggestions in order to continue to offer both customers and employees the services and benefits in a dynamic, global marketplace. We value teamwork, integrity, quality, innovation, and dynamic engagement.  Does Trescal sound like the place for you?  Then join our team!


We have a great opportunity for a experienced General Purpose Calibration Technician to join our team near Pleasanton, California

In this role you will:

* Perform calibrations on high level and unique test and measurement instrumentation at customer locations (on-site) and in the Pleasanton calibration laboratory. Some overnight travel may be required

* Use your troubleshooting, repair, and calibration knowledge to work on unique equipment

* Interact directly with customer to determine needs relating to traceability, adequacy of standards and test procedures utilized by Trescal, Inc., as well as, for items requiring repair or limited calibration

* Assist Quality Assurance in developing uncertainty budgets

* Manage work load distribution for the technicians within his/her sphere of influence when the Laboratory manager is not available



As a Calibration Technician you must possess:

*Military calibration training & work experience (PMEL OR TMDE) OR AS Degree in Electronics or similar technical degree OR equivalent work experience.

*Minimum of 4 years of calibration experience in a commercial or military calibration laboratory.

*Experience in calibrating multiple disciplines of Test & Measurement Equipment such as:

  • Physical Dimensional
  • Pressure
  • Temperature
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical/Electronics

Note: You do not have to have experience in all disciplines


*Working knowledge of ISO/IEC 17025 and ANSI/NCSL Z540-1 requirements

*Ability and willingness to mentor or train other technicians, as needed

*Strong Communication skills including written, verbal and listening skills

*Proficient computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office (Word & Excel), Internet Research and database management

*Excellent attention to detail and multi-tasking ability

*Strong organizational skills with the ability to effectively prioritize workload

*Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record

*Must be willing to perform on-site work with some overnight travel required


And we would prefer:

*Experience working in a GMP environment preferably in a pharmaceutical or bio-tech company

*Knowledge of ANSI / NCSL Z-540-1 and ISO 9000

*Experience using Calibration Software such as: LabView , SURE/CAL and Met/Cal



We believe people are the most important part of every business, which is why we offer more benefits than a great health insurance plan. At Trescal, we have a strong track record of retaining our employees by providing challenging work experiences, learning and development opportunities, and a success-oriented collaborative environment. In addition, we offer paid time off, a 401k plan, career development opportunities, referral bonuses, and a competitive benefits package.


Does this sound like you? If so, APPLY NOW!

A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page at JOBS.TRESCAL.US.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Application Instructions

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