Calibration & Measuring Operator

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  • Location

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £16.00 - £17.01 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Critch

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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Initial calibration, routine calibration and maintenance of test and measurement equipment. Role is specifically suited for a candidate with previous Metrology experience. Formal technical Engineering/Craft Apprenticeship is required, alongside at least 5 years relevant experience in a calibration & maintenance environment with previous hands on knowledge of metrology tools and equipment.

Role responsibilities

  • Ensure that both factory and proprietary test and measuring equipment is maintained in line with current procedures
  • Carry out calibration and repair tasks in accordance with departmental processes and procedures
  • Maintain calibration test records and update databases
  • Check and complete all paperwork associated with C&M tasks in line with the Department procedures
  • Maintain to the highest level, workmanship standards and quality standards
  • Ensure compliance with all associated procedures applicable to the Department

Role requirements (skills, training and qualifications)


  • Formal technical Engineering/Craft Apprenticeship to NVQ Level 3/TR23/TR21
  • 5 years relevant experience in calibration & maintenance environment, ideally engineering/aerospace but industries such as large-scale manufacturing/production will suffice
  • Previous experience and hands on familiarity with metrology and all associated tools and equipment is essential
  • A team player who is able to demonstrate customer focus
  • flexible and adaptable


  • Manual handling training
  • proven planning and organising skills
  • ESD training.