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Assistant Calibration Engineer

Plymouth, Devon
Up to £36620.00 per annum
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Job Title: Assistant Calibration Engineer
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Compensation: £36,620 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57521

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Assistant Calibration Engineer at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As an Assistant Calibration Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will be key in delivering support to our naval fleet, whilst ensuring quality and product safety.

Day-to-day, you'll work within the mechanical calibration facility and assist engineers with activities associated with calibration of all mechanical instruments, produce reports from database, and communicate and help to answer customers queries as well as:

  • Dealing with internal and external customers
  • Assisting with receipt / dispatch of customers equipment
  • Updating equipment database
  • Assisting Calibration Engineers with calibration activities
  • Processing quality documentations

This role is full time, 35 hours per week and is based on site at Devonport Royal Dockyard.

Essential experience of the Assistant Calibration Engineer

  • Customer focused, exceptional attention to detail with a methodical and structured approach
  • Proficient working with IT equipment, Office products and electronic workflows
  • Ability to achieve consistent results with professionalism, courtesy and integrity
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to interface effectively with our customers and other calibration teams

Qualifications for the Assistant Calibration Engineer

  • Level 3 qualification and experience in relevant engineering discipline, preferably have completed a recognised apprenticeship in an associated discipline

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be a sole UK national who is able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fee
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International

For over a century Babcock has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 28/05/2024



Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

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