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Maintenance & Calibration Lab Manager

Testing & Laboratory
038772 Requisition #
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  • Prefer a B.S. Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical preferred)
  • Minimum five years relevant experience with expertise in emissions testing technology
  • Experience supervising the daily tasks of technicians and engineers
  • Strong and vast leadership, coaching, and mentoring experience with focus on employees’ development
  • Desire to work and live in Denver, CO area



  • High level of integrity, ethics, and drive towards customer service with strong poise, tact, and diplomacy
  • Outstanding leadership experience and abilities, comfortable in dealing with varied engineers’ personalities providing coaching, mentoring, support to those in his/her group as well as others in the organization
  • Strong orientation towards teamwork
  • Outstanding computer skills and computer programming skills
  • Strong Verbal & Written Communication skills
  • Desire to work in fast paced, rapidly changing and results’ oriented environment
  • High ability to manage time to prioritize competing tasks and demands being able to successfully resolve them
  • Expert knowledge of exhaust emissions sampling (gasoline and diesel)
  • Maintain vehicle laboratory, engine laboratory, and facility equipment
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing services such as needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of satisfaction
  • Able to use motorized equipment to move vehicles and materials
  • Able to bend, squat, lift up to 50 lbs. stand or sit for up to two hours
  • Use basic hand and power tools to maintain vehicles and laboratory equipment
  • Able to read and interpret data to participate in data quality review and troubleshooting activities
  • Detailed understanding of Federal regulations for emissions testing (CFR 40 Parts 86 or 1065 / 1066)
  • Ability to diagnose test operations problems using scientific principles and lead team to implement effective solution
  • Familiarity with quality management principles
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel



  • Knowledgeable regarding Federal regulations for emissions testing
  • Ability to perform routine maintenance on and calibrate the laboratory equipment
  • Ability to approach problems in a scientific manner and implement resolutions with minimal guidance
  • Ability to effectively communicate and articulate ideas, operational, and test quality issues to engineers and managers
  • Participate in data quality review and troubleshooting



  • Maintain a safe, clean, and tidy worksite
  • Demonstrates strong commitment to SGS HSE Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions by participating in safety meetings, completing required training, intervening in unsafe situations, refusing unsafe work, and complying fully with all applicable laws and regulations related to HSE
  • Responds quickly to emergency situations, assisting staff in maintaining readiness to respond to emergencies
  • In accordance with SGS HSE Mgmt. System requirements, disposes, or directs the disposal of waste generated daily, in compliance with all waste transportation and disposal regulations and requirements
  • Reports all safety incidents (actuals and near misses) in accordance with SGS Incident Reporting requirements
  • Uses all equipment (e.g.: safety related) as intended, reporting damaged / lost equipment to supervisor
  • Maintains awareness of hazards & proposes controls to supervisor, HSE representative, relevant client / site contact
  • Actively participates in incident investigations and risk assessments as deemed necessary by SGS management.



  • Valid driving license
  • Ability and willingness to travel, sometimes on short notice
  • Reliable transportation
  • Must successfully pass drug test and background check


"SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics."


"This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel action”.

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