Element Materials Technology

Calibration Technician

Job Locations US-MI-Warren


Element has an opportunity for a Calibration Technician to perform a variety of routine and non-routine metrology assignments within the department assigned and insures timely and accurate results without direct supervision. The technician positions must be proficient in a number of core business skills including but not limited to safety rules, code of conduct and company policy and procedures.



  • Applies knowledge of measurement science, mathematics, physics, and electronics to calibration Test
  • Measurement, & Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE); in the electrical, dimensional, optical, physical, mechanical, thermodynamic, and/or chemical disciplines to ensure measurement accuracy
  • Local travel in the Detroit Metro area locations to perform various calibration tasks
  • Recommends standards, writes and reviews calibration procedures/processes as necessary, maintains calibration reports for proper traceability
  • Must have good verbal and written communications skills and be able to prioritize workload of their team in a constantly changing environment
  • Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, orders processing and database software programs and systems. Including but not limited to: Microsoft software products, Fluke METCAL and METTEAM
  • Must be self motivated and have the ability to work independently under little to no supervision
  • Frequently interacts with other technicians, Customer Service Representatives, Managers and customers

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or Science field 
  • Minimum 3 years experience within a calibration field
  • Strong background of Oscilloscopes, DVM, Thermodynamics, Power Supplies, Torque, Load Force, Pressure
  • Materials and industrial process control equipment
  • Familiarity with ISO / IEC17025 Testing/Calibration Laboratories accreditation program and requirements
  • Working knowledge of measurement of uncertainty budgets and calculation estimates

NOTE:  This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services.  U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.



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.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies. 


Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com


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