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Calibration Assistant (USA) - [CAL104B]

Transcat Canada

Transcat Canada

Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Calibration Assistant (USA) - [CAL104B]

Job Locations US-TX-Houston


Who we are—

Transcat is a dynamic, innovative, growing company that has been recognized as the leading calibration and compliance services provider in North America and beyond. With over 1,000 employees—in technical, consulting, operational, sales, finance, and corporate roles—we have stood the test of time by delivering on our Trust in Every Measure promise to our customers in vital industries, including life sciences, aerospace, defense, energy, and utilities. We fulfill this promise through our employees, who live Our Values every day, the Transcat Way. Our employees are at the center of the rewarding, challenging, and life-changing work we do for our customers and those they serve. Are you ready to join a company where the work you do makes a difference, and where you can grow in your career?

Here’s what Transcat has to offer—

  • Work that matters
  • A values-based culture where people care about each other and the work they do together
  • Flexibility
  • Training and development to accelerate learning and career advancement
  • Competitive compensation and benefits, including paid time off, health insurance, tuition reimbursement, retirement, stock purchase plan, and MORE!

Calibration assistant is an entry level position, requiring no prior experience. This individual is expected to assist technicians as necessary to perform calibration work within the lab environment.


  • Cleaning deadweight tester weights
  • Cleaning the incoming equipment to be certified
  • Changing out batteries on incoming equipment
  • Cleaning the front inputs and filters
  • Taking care of the preventive maintenance checks of our standards
  • Ensure the preventive maintenance is completed on our generator and air compressor
  • Assisting opening incoming boxes from UPS and FedEx
  • Assisting in packaging units to be picked up by UPS and FedEx
  • Assist in emergency pickup and delivery of units from local customers
  • Assist with printing calibration certificates, matching calibration documentation to customer units, and performing visual inspection on customer units.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with basic tools
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Proficiency with office computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Basic organizational and time management skills
  • Self- Starter
  • Needs little to no guidance on daily tasks

Education and Experience

  • This position does not require any formal education

Physical Demands

These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions.

  • While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle tools and equipment
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Occasionally will be required to lift upwards of 75lbs

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination

Transcat is an equal-opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of any protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, gender identity, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or as a member of any other protected group or activity.

We will make reasonable accommodations for personnel with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of this position unless doing so poses an undue hardship on the company or a direct threat to health or safety.


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