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Calibration Technician

Government and Military

Aircraft Technician


Pearl River, New York, United States

Do you envision a workplace where every team member works together to create an amazing workplace experience? Do you want to be part of a dedicated group of professionals who consistently deliver excellence to reach our common goal of a best in class working environment? If you have a positive can-do attitude and a drive for success, Amentum is looking for you! The successful candidate will have outstanding maintenance and repair skills and will be committed to working with others to deliver best in class, unparalleled excellence in customer service and satisfaction. Amentum is seeking an intermediate Calibration Technician for our team of highly skilled multi-craft technicians at a major pharmaceutical facility in the Pearl River, NY.

  • Typical work hours are 7:00 am-3:30 pm; hours may vary based on business demand.

Hiring hourly range: $26-30/hr (hourly rate to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant internal equity, and alignment with market data).

This position includes a competitive benefits package. For more detailed information on our Benefits and what it is like to work for Amentum: please visit our careers site:

As the Calibration Technician, you are responsible for:

  • Calibrating and maintaining pharmaceutical laboratory equipment and instrumentation such as freezers, and incubators.

  • Calibrating process instrumentation such as temperature, pressure, humidity, etc.

  • Utilizing Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to record calibration data.

  • Utilizing some mechanical and electrical skills to complete assignments.

  • Complying with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

  • Operating various measuring, diagnostic and testing instruments in performing calibrations.

  • Performing other duties as assigned by Management or Lead.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.

  • Three years of experience working in a pharmaceutical, chemical, industrial, or related laboratory environment, or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Applicants must submit to and pass a Tuberculosis test prior to employment or be medically cleared for Tuberculosis by a medical professional and be able to maintain annual negative results.

  • Applicants must pass a medical evaluation for respirator use and be able to successfully complete a fit test for each type of respirator needed for the position or for an approved alternate respirator that provides equal or better protection from identified hazards.

  • Ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.

  • Ability to work overtime, holidays, weekends, and alternative work schedules.

  • Ability to obtain an appropriate driver's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles, as requested.

  • Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

Some physical requirements include:

  • Regularly lift to 50 lbs

  • Regularly climb ladders, steps, and scaffolding

  • Repetitive motions: bend, stoop, squat, kneel, stretch, reach, wrist movement.

  • Walk extensively throughout the plant during shift.

  • Work at an accelerated pace in emergency conditions

  • Ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding.

  • Must be able to work in hot and cold temperature for short intervals.

Special Requirements: Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats, and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed. Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate degree or Technical School Certificate for Instrumentation/Electronics.

  • ISA level 1 Certification.

  • Experience with digital controls systems, PLCs, etc.

  • Experience in calibration of Process Instrumentation on equipment such as Autoclaves and Glassware Washers.

  • Experience in calibration of Laboratory equipment including Incubators, Freezers, Refrigerators, Centrifuges, Ovens, and/or Shakers.

  • Experience in calibration of instrument transmitters including Pressure, Pressure Differential, Vacuum, Temperature, RH, CO2, Speed, Flow, and Level.

  • Strong MS office skills.

  • Strong communication skills.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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