Meetings & Conferences

CPEM 2016, Ottawa, Canada - July 10-15
AUTOTESTCON 2016, Anaheim, California - Sept 12-15

Oct 18-20 VNA Tools Course – Columbia, MD

VNA Tools is free and supports most of the Vector Network Analyzers (VNAs) in today’s market. The software simplifies your tasks of generating accurate measurement uncertainty and vindicating metrological traceability. The software is ideal for flexible and modular external VNA calibration, error correction algorithms, device control, graphical capabilities, and a project-based data analysis. Its speed and performance will optimize the measurement uncertainty computation and propagation through a measurement model in compliance with the ISO-GUM. The software is available for download at www.metas.ch/vnatools. The three day course provides a practical and hands-on lesson with this superior and versatile software. Continue reading »

NIST-4 Watt Balance

In Its First Measurement of Planck’s Constant, NIST’s Newest Watt Balance Brings World One Step Closer to New Kilogram

A high-tech version of an old-fashioned balance scale at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has just brought scientists a critical step closer toward a new and improved definition of the kilogram. The scale, called the NIST-4 watt balance, has conducted its first measurement of a fundamental physical quantity called Planck’s constant to within 34 parts per billion – demonstrating the scale is accurate enough to assist the international community with the redefinition of the kilogram, an event slated for 2018. Continue reading »

Sep 23 Fundamentals of SOP Writing – Detroit

American Association for Laboratory Accreditation
September 23, 2016 | Detroit, MI

Using the ISO/IEC accreditation standards and information provided during the class, participants will review the basic concepts of procedure structure, content, and development; will practice developing Standard Operation Procedures, both technical and administrative; and will gain an understanding of the mechanisms needed to control, review, and update procedures on a continuing basis. For more info, visit: A2LA.org.

Job Openings for Metrology Technician II – Houston, TX

Job Title: Metrology Technician II

Location:  Johnson Space Center, TEXAS

Overview:
Rohmann Services, Inc. has immediate openings for experienced Metrology Technicians at the Johnson Space Center in Houston supporting NASA and the US Space Program. If you are serious about your profession, desire to work in an excellent facility, don’t mind using the best calibration standards available on the market, and are willing to join our highly talented and skilled workforce, we are willing to discuss the possibilities of you joining our team.  Continue reading »

Sep 21-22 Measurement Uncertainty Advanced Topics – Detroit, MI

American Association for Laboratory Accreditation
September 21-22, 2016 | Detroit, MI

The advanced course is designed to expand and extend the topics in the introductory course to include: metrology and accreditation, measurement uncertainty estimation, statistical methods for measurement uncertainty, applying the GUM, determining sensitivity and correlation coefficients , useful rules of thumb, satisfying the assessor, determining calibration intervals, guard-banding, risk, and the Z540.3 standard. For more info: http://a2la.org/

Position Available: Operations Manager – Chatsworth, CA

SIMCO Electronics is hiring an Operations Manager in Chatsworth, CA

SIMCO Electronics is the largest independent provider of global calibration, repair, and software solutions, supporting customers worldwide. With corporate headquarters located in the heart of Silicon Valley (near San Francisco, California, USA) our worldwide network of laboratories and international field service teams provide localized support to our customers.  Continue reading »

Sep 21-22 ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and Laboratory Accreditation – Detroit, MI

American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA)
September 21-22, 2016 | Detroit, MI

This course is an introductory look at ISO/IEC 17025 and its requirements for demonstrating the technical competence of testing and calibration laboratories. You will be introduced to the A2LA accreditation process and will gain insight into the interpretation of the requirements of this international laboratory standard. For more info, visit: http://www.a2la.org/training/index.cfm.

Hiring: Repair Technicians – Dulles, VA & SLC, UT

SIMCO Electronics is Repair Technicians in Dulles, VA & Salt Lake City, UT

SIMCO Electronics is the largest independent provider of global calibration, repair, and software solutions, supporting customers worldwide. With corporate headquarters located in the heart of Silicon Valley (near San Francisco, California, USA) our worldwide network of laboratories and international field service teams provide localized support to our customers.  Continue reading »

Hiring: Operations Supervisor – Greensboro, NC & Naperville, IL

SIMCO Electronics is hiring an Operations Supervisor in Greensboro, NC & Naperville IL.

SIMCO Electronics is the largest independent provider of global calibration, repair, and software solutions, supporting customers worldwide. With corporate headquarters located in the heart of Silicon Valley (near San Francisco, California, USA) our worldwide network of laboratories and international field service teams provide localized support to our customers.  Continue reading »

Hiring: Calibration Technicians – Multiple Locations

SIMCO is hiring Calibration Technicians in Santa Clara CA, Bloomington MN, Dulles VA, & Salt Lake City UT, Washington DC, Boston MA, Chatsworth CA and Phoenix AZ.

SIMCO Electronics is the largest independent provider of global calibration, repair, and software solutions, supporting customers worldwide. With corporate headquarters located in the heart of Silicon Valley (near San Francisco, California, USA) our worldwide network of laboratories and international field service teams provide localized support to our customers.  Continue reading »