Quality technical inspector - Salary and Career
Metrological and quality fiscal agents

Quality technical inspector - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They inspect measuring instruments, materialized measures, products, conformity marks and services, in accordance with legislation. They check materialized instruments and measurements, perform tests, analyzes and calibrations. They record the inspection, verification and calibration process, supervise metrological activities, guide the public, train human resources in the metrology area.

How much does an Quality technical inspector earn

A Quality technical inspector earns between $1.288 and $8.729 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.086 and a median salary of $2.073 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 4.724 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Quality technical inspector

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.086 37.036 772 14
1º Quartile 1.288 15.456 322 6
Median Salary 2.073 24.870 518 10
3º Quartile 6.657 79.888 1.664 31
Higher Salary 8.729 104.751 2.182 41

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium level technicians in administrative sciences
      • inspection, inspection and administrative coordination technicians
        • metrological and quality fiscal agents

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Main workplaces

Metrological and quality fiscal agents they work in metrological inspection bodies, such as the weights and measures institutes. They are salaried employees, with a formal contract, who are organized as a team, under permanent supervision. The workplace can be closed, open or in vehicles. They work daytime and irregular hours. They can remain in uncomfortable positions for long periods, be exposed to toxic materials and, eventually, to explosives. In inspection, they are subject to pressures that can trigger stress.

What does it take to work in the field of Metrological and quality fiscal agents

The professional exercise of these occupations requires a technical course in metrology (medium level), a technical course in the textile area or other inspection area, followed by a specialization of two hundred to four hundred class hours.

Functions and activities of Quality technical inspector

Metrological and quality fiscal agents must:

  • perform tests, analyzes and calibrations;
  • train human resources in the metrology area;
  • register the inspection, verification and calibration process;
  • verify materialized instruments and measures;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • training human resources in the metrology area;
  • technically guide the public;
  • perform tests, analysis and calibrations;
  • inspect instruments, materialized measures, products, conformity marks and services;
  • check materialized instruments and measures;
  • supervise metrological activities;
  • verify instruments and materialized measures;
  • train human resources in metrology;

  • Activities

    • providing refresher courses for technicians;
    • check the conformity mark;
    • track metrological standards;
    • complete daily report;
    • examine instruments and materialized measures;
    • check compliance with the notification;
    • disseminate metrology;
    • forward products for laboratory testing;
    • demonstrate security;
    • inspect maintenance workshops;
    • make decisions;
    • guide the inspected party;
    • act with discretion;
    • issue verification certificates;
    • clarify technical procedures;
    • issue terms;
    • perform initial verification;
    • issue records;
    • perform eventual verification;
    • notify the inspected party;
    • orient the consumer;
    • work as a team;
    • test products and instruments �in loco�;
    • perform preliminary and selective tests of textile and pre-measured products;
    • demonstrate ease of communication;
    • charge metrological service fees;
    • inform the public about technical and administrative procedures;
    • issue bank slip;
    • deliver internal training;
    • issue calibration certificate;
    • collect products;
    • evaluate trainees' performance;
    • deal with complaints and claims;
    • disable irregular products;
    • arch tanks;
    • perform maintenance and conservation of metrological standards and instruments;
    • examine quantitative aspects - information fidelity ;
    • issue notifications;
    • demonstrate assessment ability;
    • issue subpoenas;
    • organize special operations;
    • manage time;
    • monitor works;
    • schedule work;
    • register verification data;
    • inspect safety in the transport of dangerous goods ;
    • provide means for the execution of the work;
    • fill in registration forms;
    • demonstrate proper posture;
    • examine formal aspects - existence of all the mandatory information;
    • fill in the verification report;
    • submit the person responsible for the violation;
    • deliver training courses for new technicians;
    • organize special operations;
    • clarify the requirements of the legislation;
    • issue technical opinion;
    • issue reports;
    • act with discipline;
    • place checkmark;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • calibrate instruments;
    • prepare metrological technical reports;
    • manage conflicts;
    • prohibit products and instruments;
    • acting with professional ethics;
    • keep up to date;
    • evaluate the performance of trainees;
    • perform inspections in special operations (blitz );
    • seal the instrument;
    • examine the existence of composition information textile;
    • perform periodic verification;
    • subject the person responsible for the violation;
    • coordinate teams;
    • perform tests and tests in accordance with legislation;
    • precautionary seize;
    • give lectures;
    • provide training courses for new technicians;
    • elaborate didactic material;
    • control equipment, instruments and materials used in inspection;
    • issue inspection certificate (approval);
    • maintain self-control;
    • prepare expert reports of fraudulent instruments and products;
    • find out definitively;
    • elaborate technical opinion;
    • search information;
    • display sensory acuity;
    • master the legislation;
    • forward products for laboratory tests;
    • inform the public about the legislation;
    • charge a training certification fee;
    • issue a disapproval term;
    • prepare classes;
    • participate in the preparation of guidance material;
    • participate in study groups;
    • demonstrate ability for calculations and measurements;
    • monitor the release;
    • evaluate the team;

    Sectors that hire Quality technical inspector the most in the job market

    • engineering services
    • tests and technical analysis
    • industrial assembly works
    • temporary labor lease
    • maintenance and repair of tanks, metallic reservoirs and boilers
    • other service activities provided mainly to companies
    • retail merchandise in general, with predominance of food products - supermarkets
    • electrical installation and maintenance
    • building construction
    • other installation works in construction

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