Calibration Technician

Country/Region:  US
Job Requisition: 

Cooper Tire offers an entirely unique work experience because no matter what your title is, you’ll play a part in contributing to the development, manufacturing and marketing of some of the most innovative tire products in the world. Cooper is a fun and exciting place to work, and we easily stand apart from our competition. We’re constantly on the lookout for motivated individuals who lead by example and inspire others to greatness. The opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer. Careers are a Journey…Come Ride with Us!


The Calibration Technician for Cooper Tire - Texarkana must be able to calibrate, trouble-shoot, and analyze any form of plant instrumentation or electronic equipment as specified by the Electrical Engineer/EET.  Technician will be expected to perform these duties on electronic, electrical, and/or hybrid/computer plant systems. 


The Calibration Technician will report to the Reliability Engineer.


Job Specific Duties:

  • Calibration and maintenance of equipment.
  • Establishing, with the Electrical Engineer/EET, a systematic calibration schedule for all plant instruments and to enforce this schedule.
  • Communication of work activity and status to the Electrical Engineer/EET on a regular basis.
  • Keeping accurate and orderly files of work performed as well as maintaining up-to-date history of all equipment under test.
  • Actively and continually evaluating process machine operations to identify and implement process improvement projects.
  • Performing any other duties as specified by the Electrical Engineer/EET.
  • Maintain proficiency through the analysis of manufacturer's literature, attending vendor's supplied training, and normal OJT.


It will also be the requirement of the Technician to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to use and configure the various Plant Process Control systems and equipment including – but not limited to:

  • Temperature - Thermocouple RTD, Thermistor, Infrared.
  • Pressure - I/P (V/P) transducers, P/I (P/V) transducers
  • Weight Control Systems – Load cells
  • Chart Recorder Displays, operator interface units and computer controlled calibration devices.


Basic Qualifications:

  • The ability to use electronic equipment including the understanding of the function of each electronic equipment and basic computer skills.
  • Must use preventative maintenance procedures when assigned the care of electrical equipment.
  • The ability to work with various types of electronic, electrical, and hybrid/computer test equipment.
  • An understanding of basic Automatic Control system theory and operation.
  • An understanding of programmable logic controllers.
  • A basic understanding of computers and software.
  • A high degree of physical dexterity.
  • Must have high school diploma, GED OR the Workforce Center’s Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) with a minimum of Silver Certificate level (we will accept the CRC Silver Certificate or higher in lieu of a high school diploma or G.E.D.)
  • Must be able to pass a background check & drug screen
  • Completed a minimum of 2 years of applicable industrial technical experience.
  • Score adequately on the Technician Proficiency Test and pass the hands on test.



Cooper Tire is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop and retain top candidates by providing an engaging culture and opportunities to grow and develop. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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