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Field Calibration Engineer

Vaisala is a global technology leader and expert in weather, environmental, and industrial measurements and our solutions enable customers to find answers, remove doubt, and make smarter decisions.  We take pride in being pioneers who strive to bring about positive changes in both the society and environment, and our work is not done yet.  Curiosity, the desire to meet challenges and an extraordinary ability to innovate are Vaisala's core, both past and present. In line with our mission “Observations for a better world,” we continue our work to help find answers and take action for a sustainable future.  


Our employees demonstrate, uphold, support, and model the Vaisala Values: Customer Focus, Innovation & Renewal, Strong Together and Integrity. Sharing strong and common values is part of our culture and enables us to work towards our shared mission.


Industrial Measurements business area serves a wide range of industries and applications ranging from pharmaceutical to food industries, and from warehouses to power transformers. It offers a broad range of accurate and reliable measurement instruments based on the cutting-edge technology to help our customers optimize their processes, improve efficiency, minimize energy consumption, and ensure the high quality of their end-products. 


Position Description:
We are searching for a talented and motivated Field Calibration Engineer to join our Industrial Measurements team to perform Calibrations at our customer sites throughout the US and Canada. This position may also be called on to support onsite installations.   GAMP knowledge and experience with electronic records in the pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing industries (FDA 21 CFR Part 11) is extremely valuable.  


The successful candidate should reside within 1 hour driving distance from a major airport.  This position is considered a remote position.


Preference will be given to candidates that live in the following states:

  • New York (Manhattan) 
  • Connecticut
  • Maryland
  • Rhode Island
  • Delaware
  • Pennsylvania


In this role, your primary responsibilities will be:

  • Conduct onsite Single/Multi Point calibrations 
  • Provide instrumentation service/support both by phone and/or on site.
  • Troubleshooting, configuration, and documentation of calibrations performed.
  • Provide instrumentation training to customers.
  • Accurately document instrumentation service work performed.
  • Plan and schedule work with clients.
  • Plan and book own travel and complete expense reports in a timely manner.
  • Manage workload to maintain effectiveness and productivity.


We’re looking for people who have:

  • Associates degree in a technical field and 2 or more years of experience in a technical professional role. 
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of low voltage analog signal wiring and basic circuit diagnostics
  • Experience with and commitment to on time completion of expense and service reports
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Strong problem solving, communication and organizational skills with a penchant for quality and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge and understanding of ISO 17025
  • Current U.S. Passport and willingness to travel up to 75-80% annually
  • Ability to work at elevation, confined spaces, and in cold environments
  • Solid customer service background with a passion for excellence in satisfaction
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Preferred Knowledge and Experience:
    • Metrology
    • Certified training in either metrology, computers, or electronics
    • Experience working with FDA regulated customers



Please send your application including CV and salary request soon. We will close the application process when we have a suitable number of qualified candidates. 


Our Vaisala solutions contribute to societies and people’s lives in over 150 countries – and can even be found in space. With our technological innovations for measuring weather, environmental and industrial conditions, we have a key role in solving the grand social and environmental challenges of our time. We offer you a career with a clear purpose and a chance to create observations for a better world. Take advantage of this opportunity and join our team to make a difference!


What we offer:

Our benefits package includes: health, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, company paid life, long and short term disability, 401(K) plan with company match, a variety of voluntary benefits programs, fitness reimbursement, Employee Assistance Programs, and tuition reimbursement. We also offer holiday pay and a generous paid time off plan.


To be considered for this position you must currently be eligible to work in the U.S. Vaisala participates in the E-Verify employment verification system. Candidates are subject to a complete background check prior to an offer being extended.  As a federal contractor, Vaisala reserves the right to enforce government mandated vaccination requirements for its employees.



Vaisala is proud to be an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legal protected status.


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Reasonable Accommodation Notice

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. As a government contractor, Vaisala complies with Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (the Act), which is a law that prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating in employment against individuals with disabilities and requires employers take affirmative action to recruit, hire, promote, and retain these individuals.


If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application for a recognized disability under applicable law, please contact Human Resources by phone at 303-499-1701 or by email at Please note that you can easily submit application by attaching your LinkedIn profile in the recruitment tool (LinkedIn Apply functionality).


Recruiter: Erin Hanson 
Job Family: Service 

Job Grade: 9 

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