Job Description

Job Title
Validation & Calibration Technician

San Jose - 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?  If so, then join our team!


We have a great opportunity for a Validation & Calibration Technician to join our team in Pleasanton, CA location.

In this role you will:


Prepares, executes and reports validations, revalidations or re-qualifications of process equipment such as environmental chambers, refrigerators, -80 freezers, incubators, ovens, etc. Also including autoclaves and other process equipment that require temperature mapping for uniformity and performance assessment. 
Setting up new routine validation protocols; execution of validations, revalidations and re-qualifications of equipment according to validation protocols.
Taking the appropriate action as a result of the routine validations executed (inform the right persons of non-compliance situations immediately. etc.) 
Execution of activities according to the company/ client’s cGMP procedures. Execution of activities within the agreed time /budget /costs.
Preparing and revising the installation, operational, and performance qualification protocols for related equipment.
Maintain low level uncertainty temperature calibrations in temperature lab, along with special temperature calibrations to include high accuracy readouts, high accuracy temperature probes (PRT’s, RTD’s, IRTD’s etc.).


As a Validation & Calibration Technician you must possess:

AS degree in a technical field (Bachelor's degree in Engineering preferred) OR equivalent education, training and work experience.
A minimum of  2 years experience in equipment validation, preferably in the pharmaceutical or biotech field OR combination of education with experience.
Experience in the repair, maintenance, calibration, modification, installation and start-up of temperature, pressure, flow, level analytical instrumentation, HPLC, GC, and RPM systems.
Experience in communication with customers and peers, including the ability to mentor or train.

And we would prefer:

Familiarity with ISO 9001 and capability to be trained in ISO/IEC 17025.
Experience or the ability to perform calibrations and maintenance activities with microprocessor based control systems and programmable logic controllers and recorders.


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 benefit package.


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

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Application Instructions

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