Mechanical Calibrator

Posting Date: 18 January 2020

Location: Faslane, Argyll & Bute, GB, G84 0EH

Company: Babcock

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Mechanical Calibrator

Clyde, Faslane

Salary £31,164


About the role


We currently have an opportunity for a Mechanical Calibrator  to conduct calibration activities on Mechanical Instrumentation including Test, Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment.


You will be responsible for carrying out calibration, adjustments, diagnoses and repairs (where qualified) across a wide range of measurement parameters and in accordance with approved procedures. Additional responsibilities will include performing Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) duties and instructing and mentoring employees who are undertaking Apprenticeships within the business.


What do I need to do the role?


You will be qualified in a Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship to SVQ Level 3 or equivalent.


You will have previous working experience in mechanical calibration, including calibrating Test & measuring equipment.


You will also have a 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.


What else do I need to know?


This role is based at HM Naval Base Clyde, located 6 miles north of Helensburgh in the West of Scotland. We are well placed for commuter links to Glasgow and the wider region, with easy access for car and public transport.


We are happy to talk about flexible working.  Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


About Babcock International


For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has 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.


We are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. 


You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please click here.


Application Guidance


If you are currently employed by Babcock, please let your line manager know that you’re applying for this vacancy.  You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.


Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.


We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 


If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Closing date: 31/01/2020


Job Reference: 26856

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