Calibration Specialist A

Posted on March 25, 2024
IAM 751
 - $ 
 per hour
Everett, WA
Applications accepted until position filled

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Boeing Test and Evaluation (BT&E) is seeking experienced Calibration Specialists to join our team in Everett, WA.

A Calibration Specialist in this position will devise and perform computations necessary to analyze measurement test results. Develop metrology processes, basic uncertainty analysis, and procedures for performing calibration and certification of M&TE/ process equipment. Troubleshoot and resolve laboratory and test-related problems. Give direction, assistance, and guidance to employees of lower classification.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Plan, check, set up, and operate, measurement and test equipment (M&TE) and/or process equipment and use calibration standards to calibrate, adjust, certify, test, maintain, and repair M&TE/ process equipment using approved calibration procedures, process specifications, equipment drawings, and M&TE/ process equipment manufacturer’s performance specifications
  • Route M&TE between receiving area and calibration lab. Update equipment status using established systems and complete associated paperwork
  • Ensure equipment is ready for calibration per metrology processes
  • Prioritize and perform work according to automated daily report list, hot list, or as assigned
  • Perform visual check of M&TE for discrepancies and wear
  • Identify, document, and route non-conformance items in accordance with metrology lab processes
  • Provide technical assistance on metrology processes and procedures, as necessary to employees of lesser grade and internal Boeing calibration customers such as Quality Engineering and technical support
  • With little to no assistance from higher graded employees, engage in the calibration and certification of M&TE and develop new calibration processes and procedures
  • Work with, sequence and check the work of employees of lower classification engaged in performing the calibration and certification of M&TE.
  • Support the development of project plans associated with capital equipment acquisition and metrology initiatives

This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options.

This position must meet export control compliance requirements. Tomeet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required.“U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee. 

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • 5+ years of experience calibrating and/or using Measurement and Test Equipment (M&TE)
  • Must have intermediate skills with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel (or equivalent tools), with the ability to perform calculations and analyze data in Excel
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull up to 35 pounds frequently within an 8 hour shift

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Associate’s degree in Electronics/electrical technician
  • Associate’s degree in a science or technical field
  • Precision metrology equipment lab training
  • 1+ years of experience of performing electrical calibrations in a laboratory


Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.


This position is for 2nd shift.

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.


This is an hourly position governed by the International Association of Machinists (IAM-751) Collective Bargaining agreement.

Resumes of current Puget Sound Boeing employees submitted via Careers at Boeing will be considered as this job is not installed in QTTP.

At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent.  Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.

The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Pay is based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Summary pay range: $24.00/hour – $48.81/hour

Applications for this position will be accepted until April 8, 2024.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

About the employer: Boeing

As a leading global aerospace company, Boeing develops, manufactures and services commercial airplanes, defense products and space systems for customers in more than 150 countries. As a top U.S. exporter, the company leverages the talents of a global supplier base to advance economic opportunity, sustainability and community impact. Boeing’s diverse team is committed to innovating for the future, leading with sustainability, and cultivating a culture based on the company’s core values of safety, quality and integrity.

About your union: IAM 751

Serving the State of Washington, District 751’s Main Headquarters is considered a full service District. Representing members in over 40 collective bargaining agreements ranging from The Boeing Company to the men and women working in various trades throughout the Aerospace and other industries. The Main Union Hall has various departments to service over 33,000 members state wide.

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