Element Materials Technology

  • Calibration Technician

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a Calibration Technician. Under the direct supervision of the quality manager, this position coordinates and outsources the calibration of electrical, mechanical, and electronic instruments.  This position will also perform basic calibration in-house of various instruments



    • Manage status of all assists entering/leaving laboratory and update the instrumentation database
    • Coordinate outsourced calibrations (from PO creation to incoming verifications)
    • Maintain and record all  calibration related documents
    • Maintain instrumentation database
    • Perform basic calibration of laboratory instruments (temperature, relative humidity, pressure, time) to confirm tolerance  and conformance to established standards
    • Notify departments, in advance, regarding equipment due for calibration
    • Assist department managers with out-of-tolerance investigations
    • Verify incoming calibrations and evaluate all certificates for compliance to ISO 17025:2017 requirements
    • Create and receive purchase orders, prepares invoices for accounts payable
    • Maintain internal regulatory compliance for internal equipment calibration program
    • Coordinate shipping and receiving for calibrated equipment
    • Asset auditors during internal and A2LA audits

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Assist in developing calibration procedures
    • Assist the quality manager in evaluating requests for calibration extensions
    • Other project support duties as assigned
    • Calibration Technician Certification (CCT)
    • PMEL
    • Strong verbal and written skills
    • Familiarity with GAGE Trak
    • High School Diploma/GED 
    • Post high school education in related field a plus.
    • Two-year relevant experience in a laboratory setting.

    Company Overview

    We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.


    We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


    Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


    Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


    We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

    • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
    • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
    • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
    • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

    When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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