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The Boeing Company Calibration Specialist A in Portland, Oregon

Boeing is seeking a Calibration Specialist A to join our team in Portland, OR .

Position Responsibilities:

  • Plan, check, set up, and operate, basic and advanced Measurement and Test Equipment (M&TE) and/or process equipment.

  • Use calibration standards (dimensional, electrical, thermal, and optical) to calibrate, adjust, certify, maintain, and repair M&TE/process equipment using approved calibration procedures, process specifications, equipment drawings, and M&TE /process equipment manufacturer's performance specifications.

  • Conduct routine tests, analyze data and document results. Troubleshoot and recommend resolution of shop floor equipment, laboratory and test-related problems. Associated Duties and Responsibilities: Route M&TE/process equipment between receiving area, customer, and calibration lab.

  • Coordinate with customers to calibrate stationary equipment while limiting machine downtime.

  • Update equipment status using established systems and complete associated paperwork.

  • Ensure equipment is ready for calibration per metrology processes.

  • Prioritize and perform work according to automated daily report list, hot list, or as assigned by team lead or manager.

  • Perform visual check of M&TE/process equipment for discrepancies and wear.

  • Identify, document, and route non-conforming items in accordance with metrology lab processes.

  • Provide information and clarification to customers on metrology processes. Develop and review new calibration processes and procedures.

  • Perform computations necessary to analyze measurement test results.

  • DEFINITION OF TERMS *Understanding of basic and advanced M&TE and process equipment e.g. Digital meters, probes, scopes, precision hand tools, process tools, surface plates, levels, optics (basic 2 dimensional), items used to measure and record: force, mass, pressure, vacuum, temperature, voltage, and hardness. Understanding of electrical equipment, electronics tuning, and experience with laser interferometry.

The position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • 1 or more years of experience doing jobs or tasks where you had to apply math skills such as algebra, geometry and/or trigonometry

  • 3+ years of experience working with precision measuring tools

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • 1+ years of experience in Quality Management Systems (QMS)

  • 3 to 5 years of calibration experience preferred

  • Experience working with 3 dimensional measurement systems

  • Experience working with uncertainty budgeting and analysis

  • Experience working with interferometry based measuring systems

  • Experience troubleshooting and resolving test related problems

  • Ability to communicate and work with internal and external customers as needed.

  • Metrology experience across electrical, dimensional and mechanical physical disciplines preferred

  • AA degree in Metrology, Electronics or formal Metrology training from US Military preferred


  • This position is located in a location that does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.


  • Variable

Drug Free Workplace

  • Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Other Relevant Information:

  • This is an hourly position governed by the International Association of Machinist (IAM-751) Collective Bargaining agreement.

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.