metrology technician


Metrology technicians apply their practical knowledge of metrology to calibrate measuring instruments, test equipment and analyse their performance. They ensure that the evaluated equipment meets requirements for precision, performance and accuracy. They report about their work and advise on technical matters concerning measuring instruments.

Alternative label

  • instrument technician

  • meter technician

  • instrument specialist

  • junior metrology technician

  • metrology calibration technician

  • meter service technician

  • color scientist

  • senior metrology technician

  • metrology technologist

  • metrologist

  • dimensional engineer

  • metrology engineering technician

  • metrology technician

  • composite technician

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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