2018 | Rhopoint | Metrology | EEF

Apprentice Onsite Calibration Engineer - March 2019 Start Date




We are seeking to employ and train 1 apprentice.


You will be highly trained to work in the world of Metrology, the initial training will be broad based leading to a first appointment as a Calibration Engineer.

All Calibration Activity

  • Undertaking calibration activity as directed by the Head of Laboratory.

  • Ensuring that all calibration activity is completed in accordance with the Rhopoint Metrology Quality Management System and any appropriate National/International Standards.

  • Ensuring they only undertake calibration/repair activity for which they have been suitably trained.

  • Accurately recording/reporting of time spent on calibration activity to assist in the evaluation of margins.

  • Assisting in the evaluation and verification of the calibration activity of other calibration engineers.

  • Assisting in the promotion and delivery of good housekeeping within the Laboratory.

  • Ensuring that reference equipment for calibration activity is suitably maintained and safely used, this includes the cleaning and safe storage of equipment upon its’ return from on-site calibration activity.

  • Highlighting any potential issues revealed during calibration activity and assisting in the resolution of any potential issues.

  • To ensure that all training activity is appropriately reported and recorded in accordance with Rhopoint Metrology Services Quality Management System.

  • Trainee Calibration Engineers are expected to seek personal continual improvement through the completion of training.


On-Site Calibration Activity

  • Ensuring that all on-site calibration activity takes place in suitable conditions.

  • Liaising with the customer contact whilst on-site to ensure that the requirements of the customer are being met.


All responsibilities and activities must be carried out within the requirements of ISO17025/ISO9001 and the Rhopoint Metrology Quality Management System.


All staff are expected to assist in areas where there is a backlog of work, or where assistance is required.


 Training to be provided

    • EAL Level 3 Award (Certificate) in Metrology
    • Attending EEF one day per week for 2 years
    • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
    • Personal, learning and thinking skills award
    • Functional Skills at level 2 in English, Maths and ICT, as required

    Qualifications Required

    Minimum grade B-C (4/5) Maths and English,

    An engineering qualification would be an advantage


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