Trainee Calibration Technician


Job Title: Trainee Calibration Technician


Department: Technical

Job Description:

Reporting to the Technical Director and Calibration Technicians, the Trainee Calibration Technician shall be responsible for ensuring the test equipment is fit for purpose, suitable for the test programme and has a valid calibration certificate.All work carried out by the Trainee Calibration Technician shall be supervised by a competent Calibration Technician. They are to ensure all test and calibration work and associated paperwork is completed to a high standard within a timely manner. Trainee Calibration Technicians must be flexible individuals as hours will regularly vary. Some unsociable hours plus occasional weekend work will be required in the role.

Note: VQS Ltd operate a Clean Desk Policy to eliminate the possibility of potentially sensitive data being compromised


  • In house repair, maintenance and calibration of VQS temperature and humidity recording equipment
  • In house and onsite repair and recalibration of customer owned equipment
  • Liaise with clients and suppliers as required in order to satisfactorily complete each job
  • Create subsequent associated certification; report defects, labeling successfully calibrated equipment and ensuring compliance with all customer requirements
  • Provide technical support to the Technical Director & Calibration Technicians, using initiative and experience to identify solutions to technical issues which may arise
  • Apply company, and where appropriate Client Company’s, Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental Policies and Safety Management Systems
  • Responsible for the upkeep of the main laboratory as well as all equipment used onsite
  • Advising the Administrative Assistants of materials and equipment which needs ordering or sent offsite for calibration
  • Work together with colleagues to maintain an organised and efficient laboratory
  • Assist colleagues in maintaining a tidy and safe working environment

Essential Skills

  • To gain the relevant calibration knowledge of some / all of the following equipment;
  • Kaye 2000 Validator
  • Rotronic Hygrogen 2
  • Espec SU-241 Chamber
  • Kaye LTR 140
  • Kaye CTR 80
  • LogTag Data Loggers
  • Rotronic HC2 Calibration Suite
  • Testo 735 Probe
  • To develop an excellent understanding of ISO9001 and 17025 accreditations
  • A courteous and presentable individual with excellent communication skills and ability to liaise with a range of different clients.
  • Well organised, with strong time management skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Competent user of Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio & Exchange.



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