Calibration/Metrology Technician

Arkwin Industries ( in Westbury, NY (Long Island) designs and manufactures hydraulic and fuel system components for both the commercial and military aerospace markets.  Arkwin’s products are used on fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, spacecraft, turbine engines, and many other applications. Arkwin is part of the TransDigm Group Inc., one of the most successful companies in the aerospace industry. See for more information.

Position: Calibration/Metrology Technician

Reports To: Quality Manager

Position Summary:

Test, calibrate, adjust, and maintain aerospace manufacturing instruments such as, micrometer, caliper dial indicator, gage blocks, go & no-go gages, pressure gages, flow meters, multimeters etc.

Essential Job Functions:

Ensure measurement standards used by Metrology Lab for calibrating Measuring and Testing equipment (M&TE), and other measurements standard, shall be traceable to NIST, or other appropriate authorities, and shall have the accuracy, stability, range, and resolution required for the intended use.

Ensure that gages found with an out of tolerance condition are properly evaluated and documented regarding whether there is any significant impact on effected product.

Entering and maintaining calibration records with-in online calibration system.

Perform routine maintenance on test and/or measuring equipment as required. Disassemble, inspect, and perform minor repair of inspection equipment such as micrometers, dial indicators, functional gages, etc.

Coordinate calibration of all gage types, including internal and external calibrations of mechanical devices.

Prepare paperwork/PO’s for sending equipment outside for repair.

Attach calibration and identification labels on all gages that are initially released or re-calibrated. Perform housekeeping functions in accordance with departmental instructions.

Job Qualification Requirements:

Training and Experience:

Trade/Vocational school background and minimum 2years hydraulic/calibration experience.

Good communication skills

Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word

Familiar with Visual ERP system or have the ability to learn

Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Physical Demands: The employee will be required to:

Stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, and bend to the floor.

Exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and /or exert 10- 25 pounds of force frequently and/or exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move parts.

Visual Acuity: Near acuity and accommodation are required for reading machine dial gages, , blueprints, and precision measuring instruments used in the inspection of parts and performing visual inspection of parts.

Hearing Ability:  Ability to monitor machine sounds to identify and diagnose changes in order to take appropriate action.

Working Conditions:  The employee is subject to:

  • High noise levels from operating machines
  • physical hazards from moving equipment and machine parts
  • breathing fumes, dust and mist
  • skin exposure to oils and cutting fluid

The employee may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws.

Arkwin is an EEO employer/Disabled/Protected Veteran