Janicki Industries/Hamilton Published: February 27, 2020
Hamilton, Washington
Job Type



The Metrology Technician performs a variety of duties and multiple uses of different skillsets. Technicians are required to follow detailed instructions and drawings, in the inspection of tooling fixtures, precision weldments, machined surfaces and fly-away aerospace parts. Equipment maintenance, drawing interpretation, computational analysis and CAD/CAM software navigation are common tasks.

The Metrology Technician has three levels of competency to be determined by performance, certifications, and supervisor discretion:

  • Basic to Capable
  • Proficient to Expert
  • Proficient to Expert and acting in a lead capacity


The following essential job functions are performed as a Metrology Technician:

  • Attention to detail and quality is required
  • Understand and use the basic principles of linear and geometric dimensional metrology.  Topics include basic measuring instruments; mechanical, electronic, pneumatic, and optical measuring instruments; quality data acquisition systems; coordinate measuring machines; attribute gauging, geometric functional gauging; surface integrity determination; and geometric profile measurement.
  • Ability to read and understand blue-prints and / or CAD models
  • Performs preventive maintenance on machines and facilities including daily inspections, weekly maintenance, and annual maintenance
  • Receives and carries out directions from designated Supervisors and Production Leads
  • Must be able to understand and comply with Safety Practices
  • Complies with 5S, AS9100 and Nadcap Standards and Practices
  • Identifies and obtains equipment, tools and materials needed to properly perform job function
  • Sets up scaffolding and safety barriers under direction
  • Properly executes Hazardous Material Disposal activities
  • Performs preventive maintenance on machines and facilities as required
  • Knowledge of common hand tools and demonstrated mechanical capabilities
  • Performs on the job training, AS9100, Nadcap training and other training as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Must work well under pressure, meeting and completing multiple deadlines.  The incumbent shall, at all times, demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.
  • Being at work on time and maintaining good attendance is a condition of employment and is an essential function of the job.




Due to our ITAR and EAR regulations, applicants must be a US Citizen or of Legal Permanent Resident Status as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b (a) (3).


  • High School diploma or GED required, additional CAD-based experience is preferred
  • Two year technical degree preferred
  • Experience with sensitive, calibrated equipment is preferred
  • Must have general computer competency
  • Must have effective verbal and written communication skills


Job duties may include one or more of the following:

  • Work in a quality capacity to an auditable level of consistency
  • Utilize several sophisticated software programs to allow comprehensive analysis of measurement data for customers.  Types of analysis may include: Best Fit Analysis of point data to surface models, Tool & Part Comparisons to engineering CAD Models/Datasets, 5-axis Milling machine Alignment (volumetric compensation, accuracy and repeatability), and Composite Lay-up Stock Analysis.
  • Advanced Assembly Procedures, will include detailed hardware installation, plus in-process and final assembly of a wide variety of tooling, parts, and models.
  • Inspects visually or checks a few points of small parts with acceptance limits clearly defined or reference samples furnished.
  • Ability to read and understand blue-prints and / or CAD models
  • Janicki Certified, Overhead Crane, Forklift and Manlift Operation (as separate Certifications)
  • Operation of Pneumatic and Power tools, drills, grinders, saws, impact drivers, sanders, etc.
  • Operation of Bench Power Tools, - Horizontal / Vertical Bandsaw, Bench Grinder, drill press, vertical mill/lathe, drill bit sharpener, scissors sharpener, table saw, miter saw. etc.
  • Perform aerospace tool finishing utilizing sanding, grinding of exacting tolerances on flat surfaces and   compound curves as well as doing detailed patch/repairs on the same
  • Understanding of mill gauging procedures
  • Prepare surfaces and apply filled resins or comparable for repairs


Related Jobs