Mechanical Calibration Technician

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Belfast, County Antrim
  • £28000 - £33000 per annum + 25+8 days hol, + excellent bens GBP / Year

Calibration Technician required immediately for a permanent position in the Belfast, Northern Ireland. Competitive salary (DoE) + excellent benefits see below. Working circa 39 hours (Mon – Fri days) – possible flexi-time, the Calibration Engineer will be calibrating pressure, torque, dimensional and electrical instruments to in-house traceable standards.

The client will also consider candidates who have completed a relevant apprenticeship or candidates from a mechanical inspection, quality, machining, toolmaking, standards room background who have experience of using and or calibrated standard dimensional, torque and or pressure measuring equipment


  • Competitive salary (DoE)
  • 39 hours/week (8.5 hrs Mon – Thur & 5 hrs Fri) – Possible flexible working pattern
  • 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

Primary purpose of role: Joining the team as a Calibration Technician, you will be responsible for undertaking various calibrations to ISO9001 accredited standards in accordance with Company Procedures. As part of the calibration process, you will be expected to maintain and produce accurate calibration records enabling the production of calibration certificates.

The successful Multi-Skilled Calibration Technician’s day to day duties will include:

  • To calibrate dimensional and torque tools along with pressure & electrical instruments
  • Documenting and inputting data / results onto computer and producing calibration certificates.
  • Where required assist the end client with any reasonable requests sometimes at short notice.
  • To follow company QHSE guidelines.
  • Flexibility to work approved overtime if required.
  • Drive company van to collect / deliver clients’ instruments / tooling in the local area.

To be suitable for this Calibration Technician (Electrical, Instrumentation & Mechanical) role you must have the following experience / characteristics:

  • Good understanding of calibration practices and theories.
  • Previous experience of calibrating some of the following equipment: pressure gauges, torque tooling, dimensional equipment such as mic’s, verniers, various gauges etc.
  • Must be PC literate in MS Word and Excel and confidence to use bespoke computer software.
  • Must have good interpersonal communication skills, able to work as part of a team or alone with the minimum of supervision
  • Friendly, approachable and always striving to deliver great customer service.
  • Good coordination/dexterity to undertake manual adjustments on high accuracy instrumentation.
  • Full UK driving licence, preferably clean

The ideal Multi-skilled Calibration Engineer role will have the following experience:

  • Proven customer facing experience.
  • Completed a relevant engineering apprenticeship.
  • Relevant engineering qualification such as C&G / NVQ / BTEC Level 3, HNC, HND etc.
  • As well as dimensional, torque or pressure calibration experience, recent experience of calibrating electrical instrumentation such as DMM’s / multi-meters, frequency generators, insulation testers, PAT testers would be highly advantageous.
  • Previous experience of calibrating to UKAS standards.
  • Knowledge of importing / exporting from Excel databases and report generation from databases.
  • Strong understanding of Windows-based and Laboratory automation software.

Key Words: Calibration, Engineer, Technician, Dimensional, Mechanical, Pressure, Torque, Electrical, Calibrate, Metrology, Toolmaker, Standards Room, Inspection, Machinist, Test and Verification, Test & Measurement, Quality, QC, Fault Finding, Calibrating, Metrology, ISO9001, UKAS, ISO17025, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Permanent, Full Driving Licence, Belfast, Lisburn, Bangor, Newry, Armagh, County Antrim, County Down, County Armagh, Northern Ireland

This position could be right for you if you’ve worked / want to work as any of the following: Calibration Engineer, Calibration Technician, Inspector, Toolmaker, Conventional Machinist, Standards Room Inspector, Bench Fitter, Mechanical Fitter, Instrumentation Calibration Engineer, Electrical Calibration Technician, Instrument Technician, On-Site Field Service Calibration Engineer, Ex Forces, Calibration Team Leader or UKAS Signatory.

The successful Multi-Skilled Calibration Technician / Mechanical Calibration Engineer will need to be flexible as there may be overtime and other duties not mentioned in this job description. With experience of working in a manufacturing environment, you will have the relevant qualifications or experience, be punctual, conscientious, keen and have a practical approach to work

The company works continuously to build a truly diverse and inclusive workforce and culture. They welcome and encourage candidates from all aspects of diversity to apply for this role.

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