Senior Calibration Technician (measuring and recording instruments)

Forest Personnel
Bracknell, Bracknell Forest
£22000 - £23900/annum
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Calibration Technician (measuring and recording instruments)

Working in a dynamic instrument calibration laboratory, the Senior Calibration Technician will be responsible for testing, calibrating, operating and repairing a portfolio of specialised electrical, mechanical, electro-mechanical, electro-hydraulic or electronic measuring and recording instruments and equipment for testing air, pressure, temperature etc.

As Senior Technician your role focusses on, but is not limited to:

• Conducting traceable and UKAS accredited calibrations under ISO 9001 and BS EN ISO/IEC 17025 quality systems (following training).
• Producing calibration and test certificates.
• Producing testing and calibration procedures using bespoke laboratory calibration management software-training provided.
• Advising clients on instrument use and repair.
• Testing, calibrating and maintaining/repairing instrument s and equipment.

Essential requirements:
• Knowledge and exposure of working in a UKAS (17025) accredited laboratory, specifically in the field of Electrical calibrations (experience in any other metrological parameter calibrating temperature, pressure, humidity etc equipment) is highly desirable.
• Minimum BTEC in Electrical Engineering or similar. As this is a calibration role with a fair amount of written data, and rudimentary calculations, you must be confident with this type of documentation.
• Good communication, investigative and fault-finding skills.
• PC Literacy and a methodical approach.
• Use of specialist lab software packages (Labview or Indysoft) required.
• Be living within a reasonable commute of Bracknell.

Please note this is not a Chemical/Chemistry/pharmaceutical environment and therefore NOT looking for those with wet chemistry /chemical lab or similar experience.
In return, a salary up to £23,900 (Dep on skills/exp) +benefits including free-onsite parking (and good public transport links), pension scheme and the opportunity to work for a highly-respected industry professional