The Metrologist I reports directly to the Team Leader, Manager, or Director depending on the organizational structure. These positions are non-exempt. Twenty five to Fifty percent travel may be required based on project and client needs.
Metrologist I complete calibrations, qualifications, and preventive maintenance (PM) actions with accurate and timely GxP documentation, following PCI and/or client specific policies and procedures. They are expected to take a proactive role in supporting the Team and in providing client support and are expected to build a high level of trust with internal and client personnel. This trust is developed through consistently upholding PCI Values and demonstrating Honesty, Integrity, Pride, Accountability, Teamwork, and Commitment.
- Completes calibrations and qualifications in a safe, timely and accurate manner, following PCI and client specific policies and procedures with direct or indirect guidance from the Metrologist II or Sr. Metrologist
- Proper handles and maintains PCI and client equipment, including calibration standards
- Acquires project supply and equipment needs with direct or indirect guidance from the Metrologist II or Sr. Metrologist
- Is familiar with PCI Service offerings and geographic locations.
- Understands scope change and seeks assistance and direction from Metrologist II or Sr. Metrologist to address the issue before executing additional work
- Averages 90% or more of work time performing billable calibration and maintenance activities and the remainder of time performing non-billable activities such as training, project planning, administrative activities, etc.
- Accurately completes timesheets daily and expense reports as the expense occurs.
- Maintains a neat and professional work area and projects a professional image at all times.
- Follows site safety and personal protective equipment requirements with guidance from the Metrologist II or Sr. Metrologist
- Uses PCI’s Computerized Calibration Management System to execute and document calibrations and maintenance activitis. Works with Metrologist II or Sr. Metrologist to develop calibration templates when needed
- Basic understanding of Traceability, Substitution of Standards and Test Accuracy and Uncertainty Ratios as part of ISO 17025 requirements
- Basic knowledge of pneumatic, mechanical, and electrical instrumentation and computer-based process control loops and systems
- Basic understanding and application of instrument, equipment and loop calibrations in manufacturing, utilities and laboratory environments
- Able to climb stairs and equipment such as tanks while observing all safety considerations and requirements
- Able to lift moderate to heavy items and ensure others are following proper lift procedures
- Understands and follows safety requirements and safe practices
- Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Has a valid driver’s license and good driving record
- Effective communicator. Clearly relays written or oral messages to audiences
- Able to make independent decisions within defined scope of work and seeks clarification and directions when needed
- Works independently or on a team.
Experience & Education Required for the Metrologist I:
A two-year degree in Engineering, Life Sciences, other related technical field or equivalent military training and two years of applicable (Metrology, Instrumentation, Calibration) experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.