United States, Illinois, Normal, United States

Posted on: 2022-05-16

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Quality Technician

About the company:

Doing something different is never easy. It requires courage, optimism and grit. Core to our mission is building a team of adventurous individuals determined to make a positive impact on the world. This means challenging ourselves constantly. Stretching beyond the bounds of conventional thinking. Reframing old problems. Seeking new solutions. And operating comfortably in a space of uncertainty. While our backgrounds are diverse, our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. Do you like doing the impossible? We’d love to hear from you.

Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. 

As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. 

Calibration Technician Job Description: 
We are searching for a detail-oriented calibration technician to join our technical staff. In this role, you will be traveling to
clients where you will carry out inspections, calibrations, and repairs on highly specialized equipment. You will also be responsible
for identifying faulty equipment and suggesting upgrades when necessary.
To be successful as a calibration technician, you should have a good eye for detail, excellent hand-eye coordination, and above-
average troubleshooting skills. Ultimately a top-class calibration technician will work quickly and methodically to ensure
equipment is safe for operation and calibrated to the industry standards.
Calibration Technician Responsibilities:
• Performing routine equipment maintenance.
• Calibrating equipment to industry standards.
• Troubleshooting equipment failures.
• Conducting equipment repairs.
• Responding to client queries.
• Suggesting equipment upgrades.
• Maintaining calibration equipment and supplies.
• Completing job cards and equipment reports.
Calibration Technician Requirements:
• A high school diploma or GED.
• Relevant industry certification.
• A minimum of 1 years experience as a calibration technician.
• Extensive experience with equipment maintenance and repairs.
• Advanced troubleshooting skills.
• Ability to stand, crouch, and kneel for extended periods.
• Excellent hand-eye coordination.
• Ability to travel when required.
• Competency with calibration software. 
Calibration Technician Duties and Responsibilities
While a calibration technician’s day-to-day duties and responsibilities are determined by where they work, there
are many core tasks associated with the role. Based on our analysis of job listings, these include:
Complete Calibrations
Calibration technicians use various tools to calibrate electrical, mechanical, and electronic instruments and
equipment. Their work ensures that recording, measuring, and indicating devices and equipment meet
established standards and consistently produce accurate and reliable results.
Conduct Routine Testing
Routine testing allows calibration technicians to determine if instruments and equipment are performing within
established ranges. Calibration technicians analyze test data to make decisions about the need for calibration,
repair, and maintenance.
Perform Maintenance
Regular maintenance is sometimes required to ensure instruments and equipment meet performance and
quality standards. Calibration technicians use systems and software to track, schedule, and perform
maintenance tasks.
Repair Equipment
Calibration technicians contribute to the repair of instruments, equipment and control systems. They may repair
these items themselves or provide support to other individuals and departments throughout the repair process.
Prepare Documentation and Reports
Calibration technicians document service through reports and other paperwork. They prepare calibration
certificates, data reports, and written recommendations for department heads and upper management.

Equal Opportunity

Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at [email protected].


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