Senior Calibration Technician - Reading

Posted 5 May by Penguin Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply

We currently have an exciting new opportunity for a market leading construction testing specialist to work near Reading. This is a fantastic opportunity for a technically minded individual, with a particular interest in the calibration and testing of sound measurement and pressure equipment. Our client is at pivotal stage in their history and to coincide with expansion plans for 2017 and further, they are looking for a talented individual to manage their laboratory.


Calibrating of accelerometers, microphones and sound level meters.

Set up an testing and calibration laboratory from start up.

Write, modify and update procedures for calibration.

Ensure all procedures are followed carefully.

Accurate record keeping at all times.

Ensure all laboratory equipment is kept calibrated and all certificates are catalogued as required.

Calibrate customers equipment on a daily basis.

Progress us through getting the laboratory certified to ISO17025 in a pre-agreed timescale.

Making sure all compliance is adhered to in line with Quality regulations.

Ensuring Health and Safety are being met with test apparatus.

Conducting tests and measurements.

Liaising with clients and industry contacts to advise and interpreting test variables.

Calibration and testing of acoustic measurement equipment.

Writing technical reports.

Maintaining up to date awareness and knowledge of acoustic measurement regs.

Our client is seeking a multitalented Engineer who is able to work on their own initiative with a team orientated attitude. A willingness to play an active part in the team is essential, but you must also have the tenacity to take on new challenges and complete them with efficiency and ease.

Excellent IT literacy is required, along with excellent communication skills and the desire to achieve your full potential within what is considered as a household name in the construction compliance market.

If successful, you will receive a generous starting salary and flexible benefits package.

Interested in this or other roles in Acoustics please do not hesitate to contact Amir Gharaati on or call . We have many more vacancies available on our website. Please refer to This is a permanent role. Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.

Key words - test, engineer, consultancy, research, built, environmental, health, safety, air, tightness, construction, regulations, instrumentation, building, services, calibration, sustainable, environment, facilities, specialist, Berkshire, Reading, Bracknell.

Required skills

  • technician
  • lab
  • calibration
  • noise
  • acoustic

Reference: 35077037

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