Metrology Technician

Reference JOB-19079

Location Vernon Hills

Job Type Quality

RCS Staffing has an immediate need for a Metrology Technician in Vernon Hills, IL. This is a Full-Time, Contract to Hire, Onsite assignment with our client. 

Overview of YOUR role as a Metrology Technician:

Performs calibrations of instruments that measure the characteristics of objects, substances, or phenomena, such as pressure, temperature, time, force, torque, speed, flow, electric current, voltage, resistance, and derived units of physical, mechanical, or chemical measures. Identify and utilize appropriate measurement procedures.


As a Metrology Technician YOU will:

  • Perform calibrations, inspections and measurements on test equipment (IM&TE) to ensure measurement accuracy
  • Uses assigned calibration standards and procedures
  • Documents all aspects of calibration events in Mudcats database
  • Evaluates the contract and workorder to ensure all work can be properly completed
  • Assists customers in traceability or procedural questions in calibrations; resolves technical contract issues
  • Develops and maintains preventative maintenance and laboratory safety/housekeeping programs and works with team to ensure compliance.
  • Quantifies sources of measurement error and determines measurement uncertainty. 
  • Aids in setup of processes and paperwork related to calibration. 
  • Completes administrative tasks related to incoming calibrations as necessary. 
  • Performs minor repairs as necessary.
  • Prepares certificates and IM&TE for packaging.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


YOU are the ideal Metrology Technician candidate if you have:


  • Must have strong desire to service customers fully with unwavering commitment to high quality to meet requirements of ISO 17025, ANSI/Z540-1.   
  • Experience in maintaining and following ISO17025 and ANSI Z540 related procedures.
  • 2+ years of Metrology/calibration experience in a regulated/quality-controlled environment (ISO9001, ISO17025, ISO 13485, FDA).
  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited higher learning institution required. PMEL or other military/technical education preferred.
  • Common knowledge and adeptness with non-routine calibration techniques.
  • Attention to detail balanced with personal efficiency.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Able to perform internal procedures with industry standards, manufacturer procedures, etc. for the proper calibration and troubleshooting of instruments.
  • Must have analytical skills to identify sources of measurement error and to read and interpret technical schematics, specifications and calibration procedures.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, efficiently works under pressure, within deadlines or other time essential constraints
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to clearly and concisely communicate to all levels of the organization
  • Strong work ethic and an ability to excel within a rapidly changing and growing organization

About Our Client:

Our client is a leading provider of laboratory equipment, consumables, and services to industries including life sciences and healthcare. They specialize in offering a wide range of products such as filtration systems, lab water purification systems, and cell culture products. Committed to innovation and quality, our client aims to support scientific advancements globally, catering to the needs of researchers, scientists, and professionals in diverse fields.

Who We Are:

RCS Staffing is a certified Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States. Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality

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