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Career in Metrology

Miller Instruments is currently accepting applications for employment as a metrologist.

About the Job:
Miller Instruments Ltd. Incorporated in 1974 and was built on a foundation of dedication to customer service and commitment to technical superiority. Today, Miller instruments, is Standards Council of Canada (SCC) accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 and National Research Council CLAS certified and the only company in British Columbia that is a member of the Canadian Calibration Network (CCN). We are known for our unique specialized knowledge and focus, with the analytical rigor to solve tough, complex problems. Our activity fields are in electrical, dimensional, mechanical, thermodynamic, frequency, time, photometric and radiometric metrology.


Position Overview:
The successful candidate will apply knowledge of measurement science, mathematics, physics, and electronics to calibrate electrical, dimensional, mechanical, temperature, frequency and time measuring instruments. Also, he or she will receive general instructions on work, applying job skills and company policies and procedures to complete a variety of tasks, and work on assignments that are semi-routine in nature where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required. In addition the successful candidate will be expected to perform laboratory housekeeping and may be asked to report opinions and interpretations. The successful candidate can expect to be in training for 5 years.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Calibrate and generate calibration reports for measuring or generating instruments in one or more of the following disciplines: electrical, dimensional, mechanical, thermodynamics, time and frequency.
  • Maintain secondary and/or working calibration standards.
  • Perform basic maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of precision equipment.
  • Identify out-of-specification conditions and perform corrective action via adjustments, component replacement, correction factors, etc.
  • Prepare measurement uncertainty budgets.
  • Adapt existing calibration equipment, standards, and techniques to accomplish unique measurement tasks for which they are not principally used.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned.


  • A university degree in engineering or physics.
  • Must possess good written and oral, communication skills.
  • Basic ability to troubleshoot repair, align and optimize precision equipment.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Proficient in use of MS Word and Excel.
  • Must have very good interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Must be a self-motivated, work as a team player, and follow written procedures.