Columbus, Ohio


AFPSL: Pressure/Vacuum Master Technician

KBR Government Solutions delivers full life cycle professional and technical solutions that improve operational readiness and drive innovation. Our Metrology Technicians Resolves group and customer issues, seeks to improve the overall productivity of the department, anticipates problems and initiates appropriate actions to eliminate them. Proficient at understanding and writing reports and work instructions and assists customers to define technical requirements to meet their objective. Perform complex maintenance and repair work on equipment to include the following responsibilities / duties.

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Please Note: Position is contingent upon contract award.

The Pressure/Vacuum Master Technician is a lead technician that continuously demonstrates technical & behavioral leadership skills and improves daily work processes within and throughout the larger organization. 


  • Responsible for the calibration workload, technician assignment, and flow of their laboratories. 
  • Calibrates instruments to meet established conformance and industry standards.
  • Tests instrument accuracy and makes adjustments as necessary.
  • Provide assistance and train other technicians in various Metrology tasks. 
  • Knowledgable in the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and accreditation process for their laboratories and is able to instruct and assist other technicians during measurement uncertainty calculations. 
  • Coordinate and assign calibrations to other technicians
  • Reports progress to the Laboratory Supervisor
  • Performs calibration/repairs on equipment.
  • Calibrates standards used in calibrations.
  • Provides advanced technical and instrumentation equipment repair work, troubleshooting, modifying, testing, calibrating, adjusting, repairing, and installing electronic, digital and analog equipment and monitoring devices.
  • Conducts uncertainty analysis, develops procedures, and ensures documentation conforms to Quality Systems requirements.
  • Installs new equipment; performs modifications on equipment to make it compatible with existing equipment or to enhance its functions.
  • Makes reports on electronic, physical dimensional, or instrumentation system conditions, repairs and preventive maintenance performed; prepares and maintains repair and maintenance records as required by federal and department regulations and directives.
  • Performs complex configuration and tests of equipment according to instructions, blueprints, schematic sketches and/or prescribed testing procedures.
  • Uses all hand tools and sets up and uses standard machine tools. Uses common laboratory measuring, calibrating, and test equipment.
  • Performs troubleshooting in conjunction with design modification functions involved in production or engineering liaison.
  • Performs work safely, incompliant to HS&E requirements, and takes actions to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Maintains records of test data and assists in writing test procedures and test evaluation reports.
  • Applies advanced skills in area of specialization.
  • Serves as lead resource to others in the resolution of complex problems and issues.
  • May orient, train, assign and check the work of lower level employees.
  • May adapt procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment appropriate to meet special needs.
  • Provides activity and status reports to management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Specific contract requirements regarding education and experience will prevail. 

  • Undergraduate Degree with 15 years of experience in Metrology.    
  • ISO/IEC 17025:2017 experience
  • PMEL experience required.
  • AFMETCAL experience
  • USAF TO 00-20-14 experience
  • Primary standards calibration experience
  • 2-5 years mentoring and leading a small team
  • Military PMEL experience
  • Automated calibration software experience
  • Experience validating technician skillsets
  • 10-15 years of experience in Pressure calibrations

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KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Columbus, Ohio

KBR Government Solutions ensures mission success for customers on land, at sea, in the air, and in space and cyberspace. We create value and drive innovation by combining engineering, technical and scientific expertise with our full life cycle capabilities, mission knowledge and future-focused technologies. We are known for excelling in complex and extreme environments and trusted to overcome the nation’s most pressing challenges. When it’s mission critical, customers call KBR first - We Deliver.