Weights & Measures Inspector & Tester Jobs
Weights Measures Inspector Tester Overview
A Weights Measures Inspector Tester is a professional who works in a niche area of quality assurance. There are many regulations in place that require companies, retailers and others to be in compliance for fair trade and commerce, and a Weights Measures Inspector Tester may work to actively ensure compliance. The professional may ensure compliance for gas pumps, motor fuel quality, agricultural products, consumer packaging, industrial weights, tobacco, natural gas and other areas. Many states and local governments require testing annually in these areas. In addition, the tester may also calibrate or adjust weights as needed to ensure compliance. These professionals may also hold job titles such as inspector of weights, quality assurance inspector and others.
Weights Measures Inspector Tester Education Requirements
A Weights Measures Inspector Tester may work for a number of regulatory agencies. Many positions will require at least a two-year degree, and some may require a four-year degree. Some, however, may consider prior work experience in lieu of a degree. Many of these positions may require the job applicant to have an understanding of the regulatory laws affecting the industry, and they may need to show proficiency in or understanding of the laws during the interview process.
Weights Measures Inspector Tester Job Market
Because the Weights Measures Inspector Tester positions are affected by regulatory changes and budgetary constraints, it may be difficult to project the job market outlook for these positions. When new regulations are implemented, new positions may be created. Generally, however, only nominal growth in this field is expected, and growth may keep pace with the rate of growth of the economy or population as a whole. The positions may be found in regions across the country, but those states that have greater regulatory requirements, that are larger in size or that have a larger population may have more job opportunities in this field than others.
Weights Measures Inspector Tester Salary
The median salary of a Weights Measures Inspector Tester is approximately $35,000 per year. Some professionals who have a managerial role or who regularly qualify for overtime pay may earn considerably higher income than the median.
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$24,960.00 - $60,000.00
Typical Salary for Test Technician
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Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
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Evaluates products by conducting performance, environmental, and operational tests.
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Maintains safe test environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Prepares tests by studying test objectives, standards, methods, conditions, and equipment.