Job Title: Mechanical Calibrator (Instrument Technician) Location: HMNB Clyde, Helensburgh, GB, G84 8HL Compensation: £33,395 base plus DC Pension and Flex Bens Role Type: Full time / Permanent Role ID: 42584
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a highly skilled team at Babcock Clyde, advance your knowledge and broaden your expertise conducting calibration activities on a variety of Test, Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE).
Who are we looking for? We are looking for a Mechanical Calibrator who will carry out calibration, fault diagnosis, adjustments, and repairs across a wide range of measurement parameters in accordance with approved procedures. Utilising their skill set by instructing and mentoring employees who are undertaking Apprenticeships within the business.
What you will be doing. • Calibration, fault diagnosis, adjustment and repairs of various types of TMDE e.g., Torque Wrenches, Pressure Gauges, Force gauges, various Micrometres types etc. • Produce Calibration Checklists for new models of TMDE and assist in the assessment of new Calibration Procedures. • Perform maintenance duties including equipment inspection and repair. • Implementation of the Company Quality, Health, Safety and Environment policies in the Instrumentation and Calibration area of the business ensuring that Risk Assessments are carried out which lead to safe working attitudes and practices. • Achieving successful, timely completion of work packages, meeting quality and safety standards. • Ensure all tasks are carried out in accordance with the Company’s Cost, Time and Quality Requirements.
The experience you’ll bring. Previous experience working in Calibration, Instrumentation or Metrology. Ideally have experience in a Mechanical / Marine Engineering, Assembly, Production, Process Control or Manufacturing environment with an understanding of measurement techniques.
Recognised Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship qualified to SVQ Level 3 or NVQ / City & Guilds equivalent or hold an HNC or above in a Mechanical / Marine Engineering discipline with relevant work experience.
Clear understanding of the principles which underpin the process of calibrating equipment and a sound knowledge of calibration processes whilst demonstrating a diligent approach when following procedures.
Wider experience of Metrology or experience of using dedicated Calibration Software would be desirable.
Experience of Maintenance Procedures, Risk, and COSHH Assessments and Safe Systems of Work with excellent team working and interpersonal skills. Candidates must demonstrate that they meet and uphold our Purpose and Principles.
You must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role – UK SC
What a role with Babcock offers. Generous holiday entitlement 4.5 day working week Overtime opportunities Pension Plan Share Ownership Scheme Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment in the future A tailored personal development and training programme Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best
About Babcock For more than a century Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, have been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability, and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training. HM Naval Base Clyde is located 6 miles North of Helensburgh in the West of Scotland. We are well placed for commuter links to Glasgow and the wider region, but it is recommended for employees to travel by car due to the location.
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