Calibration Engineer - Electronic & Instrumentation

  • Job Reference: R20025
  • Date Posted: 15 November 2023
  • Recruiter: AWE
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  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £27,420 to £39,060
  • Sector: Government & Defence, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

AWE has a new opportunity for an experienced Calibration Engineer - Electronics to join our Conventional Calibration team.
Here you will have the opportunity to work alongside a small team of engineers and subject matter experts calibrating a wide range of electrical, electronic, and thermal instrumentation. Calibrating both in lab and in-situ working with customers to provide certified calibrations traceable to national / international standards.

Calibration Engineers - Electronics

Location: Reading

Salary: £27,420 - £39,060 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)

Closing Date: 29th November 2023

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)
  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)
  • Life Assurance
  • Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family
  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site

What will you be responsible for?

  • Maintaining and promoting high personal standards, in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player
  • Assisting in the provision, maintenance, and implementation of local technical documentation for the calibration centre
  • Supporting the delivery performance of the facility scheduling to meet customer requirements
  • Working to Key Performance Indicator metrics on schedule, quality, safety and delivery
  • Working with others to form high performing teams

What will you need to be considered for these roles?

  • Be qualified to ONC/OND in a relevant technical discipline plus have industry experience. An engineering apprenticeship would be an advantage
  • Have a proven background within Engineering and a knowledge of instrument maintenance and calibration
  • Good communication skills, verbal and written
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work with others collaboratively in a team setting
  • Ability to operate scientific equipment
  • A positive attitude towards Health and Safety

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role