Expression of Interest Calibration Accreditation Advisory Committee

04 July 2019

The Calibration Accreditation Advisory Committee (CAL AAC) advises NATA on technical issues related to calibration and the principles of metrological traceability that represent the interests of stakeholders and the broader community.

The CAL AAC has 3 committee member positions shortly due for renewal and is seeking expressions of interest from individuals with technical expertise in some or all of the following disciplines:

  • Hardness
  • Flow
  • Force and Torque
  • Mass
  • Pressure
  • Speed detection
  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Volume

Committee members serve as volunteers.  New members are appointed for 5 year terms and those who may be reappointed serve 3 year terms.  In general, members cannot be appointed for more than 3 terms.

The Committee convenes at 12 to 24 month intervals with NATA meeting all costs for travel and accommodation.  It is expected that Committee Members make themselves available to attend all meetings.  The next meeting of the CAL AAC is scheduled for February 2020.

Committee members are appointed for their knowledge and technical expertise.  The duties of a Committee Member include, but are not limited to:

  • providing advice on the review of NATA’s Accreditation Criteria applicable to calibration;
  • review of assessment reports for applicant and accredited facilities, where required;
  • provision of advice on technical issues arising from assessment activities; and
  • review and approval of the appointment of technical assessors.

Further information can be obtained from the document Role of the AAC, Chair and Members which is available on the NATA website (About Us > Structure > Technical Committees).

Applicants must:

  • hold suitable qualifications and have a minimum of 7 years practical experience;
  • be familiar with NATA’s accreditation criteria i.e. through practical experience in an accredited facility, or experience as a NATA technical assessor, or by other demonstrated means;
  • be committed to NATA and the accreditation process;
  • be committed to abide by NATA’s policies, including the need to maintain confidentiality, be objective, act impartially and to declare any conflicts of interest;
  • prepare for and attend AAC meetings.

Expressions of interest comprising a covering letter detailing why you wish to join the Committee, addressing the requirements/attributes detailed above, and a current resume should be forwarded to:

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Sector Manager, Calibration

Applications will close on 31 July 2019 and will be considered by the CAL AAC.

Final approval of AAC membership rests with the NATA Board