Senior Calibration Technician

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Working for a leading supplier of specialist test and measurement instruments plus UK independent laboratory for testing, validation and performance of HVAC products and systems. This organisation are renowned as the benchmark in quality and offer standard testing to BS, EN and ISO for CE approval and compliance with local, national and global markets. Appointed as an official distributor to over 20 of the leading manufacturers in the Test and Instrumentation market, they are able to offer a choice of the best instruments available to meet client requirements and are also an employer of choice.

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The Senior Calibration Technician AKA Senior Test Technician job itself which is an exciting opening for an in-house Technician at a world-class facility.  The role of a Senior Calibration Technician in the laboratory will be to test, calibrate, operate and repair electrical, mechanical, electromechanical, electrohydraulic, or electronic measuring and recording instruments, apparatus, and equipment. 

As a Senior Calibration Technician your main duties will be:

  • To undertake the operation of and adherence to procedures defined within the quality manual
  • To conduct traceable & UKAS accredited calibrations under ISO 9001 & BS EN ISO/IEC 17025 quality systems, respectively (following training)
  • To contribute to the development of the laboratory systems and processes to improve the business performance
  • To mentor and supervise junior technicians on the aspects of the role, when required
  • To produce calibration and test certificates
  • To undertake Instrument fault diagnosis and some minor repairs
  • To understand the working of a variety of complex pieces of instrumentation as well as their technical specifications, and the methods that can be used to calibrate these
  • To liaise with clients advising them on instrument repair/replacements
  • To undertake in-house demonstrations of product use to customers, if required
  • To produce (following training) testing and calibration procedures using bespoke laboratory calibration management software
  • To assist the internal sales desk dealing with technical queries
  • To undertake order processing, booking in and dispatch of hire and calibration work
  • To test, calibrate and maintain/repair stock of instruments, client equipment, laboratory equipment and any other associated equipment 
  • To prepare and pack rental instruments prior to their hire
  • To develop process calibration and testing control systems
  • To undertake occasional on-site visits to set-up and remove rental equipment, if required
  • To help in the continued conformity with the requirements contained in ISO 9001 (BSI) and ISO 17025 (UKAS) through procedures defined within the Quality Manual. 
  • To work in a team promoting equality, diversity and inclusion 

This role’s working pattern is 37 hours per week, Mon – Thursday 8.30am-5pm and on Friday 8.30am-4.30pm 

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To be successful as Senior Calibration Technician AKA Senior Test Technician you will have

  • Experience of working in a calibration laboratory to ISO 9001 or ISO17025
  • Ideally previous experience in a UKAS accredited laboratory in the fields such as pressure, temperature, humidity or electrical calibrations
  • Minimum BTEC in Electrical Engineering or similar
  • Knowledge of the production of uncertainty budgets
  • Methodical with a practical ability including diagnostic skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • A good communicator
  • Numerate and literate as the work involves rudimentary calculations and a significant amount of written materials
  • PC literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft software packages
  • Use of specialist lab software packages such as LabView or IndySoft
  • Ability to work unsupervised to meet deadlines

You will get

As Senior Calibration Technician you will enjoy salary of £25K-£26.5K negotiable on experience + Overtime + Package

Benefits: Pension Scheme, Life Assurance – 4 times annual gross reference salary (after confirmation), 26 Annual Holidays (pro-rata) and additional 8 Bank Holidays etc.

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To Senior Calibration Technician by pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), or by sending CV in confidence to


21 June 2022
Calibration Technician
England, Bracknell

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