Instrumentation Calibration Technician

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Rotherham, South Yorkshire
  • £25000 - £30001 per annum + 25+8 days hol + excellent bens GBP / Year

Instrumentation Calibration Technician / Engineer with experience of calibrating electrical / temperature / pressure measuring instrumentation is required for a permanent position in the Rotherham / Sheffield area. The Instrument Calibration Engineer will be working Monday to Friday 7:30am – 3:30pm (possible flexibility). Competitive salary (DoE) + excellent benefits see below.

The client will also consider recent Metrology Graduates / or CMM Technicians with recent experience of operating Calypso controlled Carl Zeiss CMM’s and able to undertake first principle measurements and calibration of simple to complex jigs / fixtures and dimensional tooling with a willingness to help with / learn about Instrumentation Calibration.


  • Competitive salary (DoE)
  • 37.5 hours/week (Mon – Fri 7:30am – 3:30pms) – Possible flexibility.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank hols.
  • Company Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Company sick pay (following a qualifying period)
  • Company “perks” benefits
  • Medicash Health plan
  • Occasional O/T

The successful Instrument Calibration Engineer day to day duties will include:

  • To calibrate electronic / electrical measuring instruments such as pyrometry / temperature / heat / thermocouple / thermowells measuring instrumentation to NADCAP / AMS2750D requirements.
  • Carry out pressure, flow and vibration calibrations
  • Documenting and inputting data / results onto computer and producing quality written documents.
  • If qualified / experienced, use first principles measurement techniques.and operate Calypso controlled Carl Zeiss CMM’s to calibrate / measure jigs & fixtures (simple to complex)
  • To follow company H&S guidelines.

To be suitable for this Instrumentation Calibration Engineer role you must have the following experience:

  • Preferably have previous experience as an Instrument calibration engineer / technician.
  • Previous experience of calibrating Temperature / Heat / Pyrometry, Thermowells, Thermocouples, Pressure and electrical.
  • Ideally will have completed a relevant engineering apprenticeship or be time served.
  • Must be PC literate in MS Word and Excel
  • Must have good interpersonal communication skills and be able to work with the minimum of supervision

The ideal Instrument Calibration Engineer will have the following experience / skills:

  • Ideally will have completed a relevant engineering apprenticeship and or hold an equivalent engineering / technical qualification such as degree, HND, HNC, NVQ/BTEC Level 3 or above.
  • Proven customer facing experience.
  • Experience of using Eurotherm (advanced instrumentation equipment)
  • Calibrating of furnace plant / electronic measuring equipment to NADCAP / AMS2750D requirements.
  • Heat treatment plant calibration / TUS / SAT tests / using thermocouples / electronic measuring equipment.
  • Test rig, flow and vibration calibration.
  • Understanding of metrology / first principle measurement techniques to measure jigs / fixtures etc.
  • Operating / Programming (desirable) Calypso controlled Carl Zeiss CMM to measure / calibrate parts.
  • UKAS qualified
  • Knowledge of importing / exporting from Excel databases and report generation from databases.
  • Aerospace or Automotive industry.

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The successful Instrument Calibration Engineer will need to be flexible as there may be overtime and other duties not mentioned in this job description. You will have the relevant qualifications or experience, be punctual, conscientious, keen and have a practical approach to work.

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