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Calibration Engineers - Electronics

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
England, Basingstoke, Hampshire / England, Berkshire
£33300 - £49950 per annum
Closing date
25 Oct 2022
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AWE has a new opportunity for an experienced Calibration Engineer - Electronics (Measurement Scientist) to join our Radiological Instrumentation and Calibration (RI&C) 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 / Basingstoke Area

Salary: £33,300 - £49,950 (dependent on experience)

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Generous holiday entitlement 270 hours a year (inclusive of Bank holidays) plus every other Friday off

  • Potential opportunities to travel with work for conferences and international collaboration

  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary sacrifice scheme

  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time

What will you be responsible for?

  • Successfully plan and deliver authorised programmes, tasks and projects to time and quality for the operational area

  • Reporting up to the Calibration Laboratory Manager key updates in a timely manner

  • 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

  • Responsibility for the day-to-day planning and execution of the programme work within the calibration laboratories

  • Supporting the delivery performance of the facility scheduling to meet customer requirements

  • Working to Key Performance Indicator metrics on schedule, quality, safety and delivery

  • Providing technical advice and guidance to customers and stakeholders

  • Working with others to form high performing teams

What will you need to be considered for these roles?

  • Be qualified to NVQ/Diploma Level 3 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

  • Be able to demonstrate good communication skills with the ability to engage with multiple stakeholders across the organisation

  • Have an awareness of operational excellence, continuous improvement activities and their methodologies

  • Have an awareness and implementation of national and international standards (ISO, BSI)

  • Be willing to become a Work Supervisory Officer

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



We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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