Job Opening - Quality Technician, Metrology

General Job Description:
Quality Engineering Technician – Metrology with experience in calibration of electrical, pneumatic, and mechanical instruments. Education in all types of gauging and experience in design and purchase is also desired. Must be familiar with computer use and record maintenance. Comprehensive reading skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Experience writing procedural documents to govern gage use. Self-motivated with the ability to work with little supervision and positively interact with others. Occasional lifting of weight greater than 25 lbs. required.

Duties & Responsibilities:
 Creates Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) programs for dimensional analysis for full part layouts, serial production, capability, and SPC monitoring.
 Has ownership of activities within the metrology area as it relates to gages/equipment maintenance, monitoring, and reliability; this includes preventative and corrective maintenance.
 Maintains records for gages/equipment including Gage, laboratory spare parts log, calibration records, and gage R&R status.
 Ensures gages/equipment are calibrated in a timely manner.
 Assists with set-up of new gages/equipment.
 Trains others on the use of gages/equipment as necessary.
 Responsible for facilitation, completion, and reporting of Measuring System Analysis (MSA) of gages/equipment including various Gage R&Rs methodologies.
 Performs inspections and validates parts using various gages/equipment including, however not limited to, Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM), surface finish tester, micrometers, calipers, attribute gages, leak tester, optical comparator, height gage, air gage and, scales.
 Performs dimensional analysis for customer PPAPs, Requalification, and other verifications as necessary (tool details and validation of part conformance).
 Responsible for completion and reporting of capability studies for PPAP requirements.
 Compiles various components of PPAPs packages according to company and customer specific requirements.
 Assists with continuous improvement activities.
 Participates in System and Quality Audits as necessary
 Participates and coordinates root cause analysis in conjunction with other team members as necessary.
 Validates applicable gages/equipment repairs to ensure part integrity before and after repairs through visual and dimensional analysis.
 Responsible for 5-S in metrology by maintaining a clean and organized work area at all times, as well as ensuring metrology area is clear of previously measured parts.
 Performs other duties assigned by Leadership.

 Associates degree or two (5) years equivalent/related experience in Dimensional and Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) programing with a thorough understanding of reading drawings, GD&T, working with materials and tight tolerances required.
 Some electrical experience preferred.
 ASQC certification preferred.

Job Opening - Electrical/Mechanical Technician

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Seeking an experienced maintenance technician knowledgeable in troubleshooting Troubleshoots and repairs mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical/electronic equipment including but not limited to programmable controls, numeric controls, power supplies, drives, gages and test equipment.
  • Update and/or modify existing electrical systems and controls.
  • Update, modify, or create electrical schematics.
  • Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical theories and principles, writing specifications, local and national electrical codes, properties of various material, and principles of operation and application of electronic equipment.
  • Installs, starts up and shuts down equipment in accordance with company safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown and in line with OSHA requirements.
  • Advises operators and line mechanics of operation procedures and requirements for working safely with electrical/electronic and mechanical equipment and components.
  • Informs appropriate management and line mechanics of potential electrical/mechanical problems and inherent dangers involved.
  •  Maintains company-required performance and maintenance records for identified equipment.
  • Performs preventive maintenance functions as directed.
  • Assists and/or trains other maintenance and/or other technical level employees.

Experience/Qualifying Skills:

  • 3-5 years of proven experience in the electrical/electronics, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic fields are required and the ability to demonstrate high proficiency in these areas. 
  • A thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic components and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purposes.
  • Computer experience/operation, PLC programming, and experience with 5volt ttl systems are necessary.
  • High degree of precision working with minimum tolerances required.
  • Ability to climb in overhead structures, to work beneath machines and in close quarters performing analysis and repair work.
  • Experience with medium and high voltage electricity. Must be highly safety conscious.
  • Experience and ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Must be able to work well with all levels of personnel whether individually or in a team environment, and especially must be able to interface and communicate with line operators in order to assist with repairs and troubleshooting.
  • Willing to work any shift and overtime as required.


  • Minimum high school education required.
  • Associates degree in Electronics or Electricity preferred.  



Qualified individuals should fax a resume to: (276) 645-7558
Or email to the following address: human_resources@bristolcompressors.com


Human Resources

Benefits Include:

  • Onsite Healthcare Clinic
  • Onsite Credit Union
  • Full Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • Life Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Plans
  • 401K Retirement Plans
  • Wellness Programs


Bristol Compressors International, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

People are the cornerstone of our business.  Our continued success depends heavily on our full and effective utilization of qualified people without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification.

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