Metrology Calibration Technician

Saint Paul, MN posted on May 18

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Perform laboratory and field calibrations and electronic and process control maintenance and repairs. 

Operating under the Corporate Metrology Services quality management systems to:

  • Calibrate and repair all types of measurement and test equipment
  • Participate in the development of internally developed calibration procedures
  • Assist the Calibration Laboratory Metrologist in maintaining the working and reference standards
  • Work with other Technicians, Lead Persons, Metrologist, Coordinator, other Plant Engineering Crafts and General Supervisor to solve calibration and service problems
  • Participate in team activities to accomplish short and long term objectives
  • Operate within the Corporate Metrology Services quality management systems
  • Coordinate work schedules with customers and other technicians
  • Prepare and complete shop work orders on a timely basis
  • Prepare purchase orders for repair parts
  • Participate in 3M safety programs
  • Complete calibration records accurately and on a timely basis
  • Approve and sign test reports and certificates
  • Provide back-up for pick-up and delivery of equipment from the customers' location
  • Provide education and awareness to customers


Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED and completion of a calibration technician program OR a 2 year technical degree in a calibration field
  • Minimum of 4 years of calibration experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s of Science, Engineering, or equivalent
  • Military calibration experience
  • Working knowledge of ISO17025 requirements, ASQ Certified, and Experience with Fluke Metcal
  • Strong working experience in Electrical, Thermodynamic and Mechanical Calibrations

For a complete description and to apply for consideration, go to 3M's Careers Web Site Click the "Search & Apply" tab, and in the “Job Number” field input 61483 then click "Search for Jobs". To view the description, click on the title of the position. 3M is an EEOE.