Engineer III, Standards and Calibration Lab – Fort Worth, TX

Roles and Responsibilities
The Standards and Calibration Lab (S&CL) maintains measurement standards for physical properties other than dimensional measurement. Included are electrical-electronic, pressure, force, gas and liquid flow, temperature, humidity, time, frequency, vibration, acoustic measurement and gas monitors. Also included are items of dimensional measurement having electronic readouts and/or interfaces. The S&CL assures that Measurement & Test Equipment (M&TE) is accurate, capable, and reliable; and that all measurements are traceable to the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST), another National Lab, or to a recognized physical standard.

Standard and Calibration Engineer will have the following responsibilities:

  • Analyze measuring and test equipment (M&TE) to determine the calibration requirements. Determine the functions to be verified and their specifications, the method to be used, and the measurement standards required.
  • Analyze requirements for measurement standards and make recommendations.
  • Analyze, evaluate, and document measurement uncertainty and laboratory calibration capability.
  • Perform engineering and statistical analyses of the equipment and historical data to determine appropriate calibration intervals to meet reliability goals.
  • Define, develop, and implement data and record requirements for calibration laboratory information database systems and automated calibration systems.
  • Perform laboratory and departmental administration and management. Document laboratory best practices.
  • Prepare laboratory documentation (calibration procedures, operating procedures, quality procedure, analysis spreadsheets, reference documents, and others).
  • Analyze and solve calibration problems using advanced mathematical and engineering knowledge.
  • Apply knowledge of national and international standard documents to the calibration business. Relevant standards include, but are not limited, to ISO 9000 series, ISO 17025, ANSI/NCSL Z540, NSCL Recommended Practices, and BSR/ISO/ASQ Q10012.
  • Develop software to assist in calibration laboratory and/or departmental processes.
  • Maintain laboratory and quality management systems.
  • Accurate communication with customers and coworkers


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or Calibration/Metrology related discipline
  • Minimum 8 years Calibration or Metrology Experience.
  • Intermediate skill level using Windows Operating Systems and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Communication skills for relaying data (verbal and written) between other employees and customers
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Calibration/Metrology experience in Manufacturing or Aerospace and Defense Industry
  • U.S. Military PMEL (Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory) training
  • 10+ years Calibration or Metrology Experience

EEO Statement
Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Pay Transparency Policy Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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