Barometers Calibrator

Test, calibrate, and adjust aneroid barometers to obtain performance.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

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What do Barometers Calibrators do?

Tests, calibrates, and adjusts aneroid barometers to obtain specified performance, using handtools and test equipment: Places barometer in vacuum chamber and connects barometer to master barometer. Starts vacuum pump to decrease atmospheric pressure in vacuum chamber, and records variances of readings between aneroid and master barometer at different atmospheric pressures, manually or using computer. Calculates adjustments required and calibrates barometer, using handtools, or automatically calibrates barometer to specifications, using computer. Tests calibrated barometer to ensure calibration conforms to master barometer. Prepares and maintains manual or computerized test and calibration records. May test calibration of aneroid barometers, using radio frequency signals recorded on tape. May disassemble, inspect, and replace defective barometer parts.


Should I be a Barometers Calibrator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Calibrator, Barometers

    How to become a Barometers Calibrator

    Most Barometers Calibrators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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