Calibration Technician / Maintenance Support - Aviation

Location
Portsmouth
Salary
Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted
22 Jul 2019
Closes
19 Aug 2019
Ref
12863
Discipline
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Calibration Technician / Maintenance Support - Aviation Engineering
Portsmouth
Competitive Salary + Benefits


Part of a global aviation group we are an OEM-certified engineering company dedicated to providing maintenance, repair and overhaul services for small gas turbine and turbofan engines used in aviation. Our authorisations cover the majority of turbine engine models powering fixed and rotary wing aircraft used for business aviation, and many of the engines used in government, military and commercial applications.

As Calibration Technician you will provide effective calibration/maintenance support in a cost effective and timely manner.

Calibration Technician Main Responsibilities:

+ Carry out agreed planned calibration/maintenance programme as requested.
+ Respond promptly to internal requests for calibration/maintenance support and take appropriate action to resolve.
+ Metrology-provide an effective calibration/maintenance support system for instruments, tooling and test equipment.
+ Systems Calibration- provide a service for calibration appertaining to test beds, accessory test rigs and associated items.
+ Ensure that when carrying out any task that “the job is safe to start” e.g. switching off, isolations, lock out/tag out, relevant permits are in place. If in doubt contact your relevant Team Leader/Co-ordinator.
+ Obtain relevant perceived electrical fault information from the local area Team Leader/Operator and liaise with Facilities Team Leader for competent external contractor support.
+ Provide advice and support to Programme teams on calibration/maintenance issues.
+ Co-ordinate and monitor workload of external contractors whilst on site.
+ Identify opportunities for improvement processes, in working practices and team efficiency.
+ Maintain an auditable records system and produce measures as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

+ Recognised Engineering Apprenticeship 
+ Level 3 Diploma in Metrology and Calibration
+ Eye for detail
+ Thorough Methodical Approach

Please apply by sending a copy of your current CV and a covering letter

The closing date for applications is Friday 2nd August 2019

Salary and benefits will be discussed at the interview stage

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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