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Metrology Technician Level 1

Department: Inside Machinist
Location: Clackamas, OR

Vigor

Job Description

Job Title: Metrology Technician Level 1 (Surveyor / Dimensional Inspector)

Department: Metrology

FLSA Status: non-exempt

Reports To: Metrology Manager

POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting directly to the Metrology Manager and taking direction from
area Lead Metrology Technician; perform inspection and production support activities utilizing
advanced measuring equipment and techniques.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

(This list is not intended to detail all aspects of the assigned work but is representative of the
job’s overall responsibilities)

1. At direction of Lead Metrology Technician or Metrology Manager, perform dimensional
inspection and/or fabrication support measurements using available and applicable
equipment and software (as directed): 

• FARO ARM
• DEA Delta Coordinate Measuring Machine
• FARO Laser Tracker
• Sokkia Total Station / Laser Scanner
• CAM2 Measure10, OpenDMIS, and/or Spatial Analyzer software(s)

2. Work with Lead Technician in identifying, segregating, and tagging non-conforming
materials. 


3. Assist other Technicians with inspection / fabrication support activities as needed /
requested.

JOB SCOPE:

The position operates within general parameters, following direction in priorities, goals
and work assignments, methods, procedures and techniques used to successfully
complete task(s) at hand. Is encouraged to provide feedback, input, and advice based
on experience.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None

INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:

The individual interacts with various levels in the company and may have limited
interaction with customers and vendors.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Previous experience in manufacturing and/or fabrication environment. 
  • Comprehension of 3D geometry / CAD or solid modeling. 
  • Knowledge of trigonometric functions and XYZ coordinate systems. 
  • Prefer experience with computer aided inspection equipment (CMM, laser tracker, 
  • portable CMM (arm), etc.). 
  • Ability to focus on problem resolution, flexibility, listen and respond in a manner to 
  • convey data clearly and informatively. 
  • Demonstrate accuracy and apply feedback to improve performance, as well as 
  • complete work in a timely manner and strive to increase productivity.
  • Prior experience taking dimensional measurements (quality inspector).
  • Proficient reading and understanding of drawings / blueprints. Understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or GED Certificate is required. Prefer some secondary education.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: None

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is conducted in a dynamic, fast-paced setting with moderate to loud noise levels
from production activity in the shipyard or fabrication areas. 10% normal office
environment; 90% of time spent in production areas either in shipyard and aboard ships,
or in fabrication bays (indoors and outdoors). He/she must be able to walk to and from
job sites. The person must be able to climb inclined stairways and vertical ladders; to
enter confined areas and tanks; to work at heights. The incumbent must be able to
frequently bend, squat, crawl, twist and may be required to lift up to 50 pounds. He/she
may be required to work more than 8-hour shifts and weekend work. There may be local
travel and out-of-town travel (including air travel) up to 5% of the time with notice.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While in production areas will be exposed to all weather conditions, noise, dusts and
odors. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

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