Calibration Technician - Teesside

Job Reference: 25929

  • Job Category: Fitter/Mechanic, Engineering

As the UK's leading equipment rental company, with 190+ Service Centres nationwide and over 3,700 dedicated employees, it's fair to say we pride ourselves on providing excellent services to over 30,000 customers. We offer years of expertise, certified training, a range of added value services and most importantly, a total commitment to ensuring safety at all times.

If you want to work for a company who are fast becoming THE employer of choice in the rental industry and who can offer you great career progression, then apply NOW!!

  • Location: North East & Yorkshire
  • Closing Date: 08/05/2019
  • Package: Market Rate

Job overview

Are you an experienced Calibration/Maintenance Technician looking for your next career move and ready to join one of the UK leading rental equipment companies? At PSS Hire, we are proud to be the UK and Irelands leading specialist supplier of products and services to the utilities, civil engineering, pipeline, infrastructure and associated sectors. We are also part of the FTSE 100 company Ashtead A-Plant Hire Group plc, the second largest equipment rental company in the world.

People truly are at the heart of our business and we believe in empowering our colleagues to develop their skills, make decisions and take on new responsibilities.

Roles and responsibilities

Working in our friendly, skilled team at the National Calibration Centre in Teesside, you’ll calibrate a variety of specialist high pressure/high voltage equipment including electrical, mechanical, temperature, HVAC, gas monitoring, flow, inspection, and pressure testing equipment.

You’ll be responsible for instrument testing, fault diagnosis and minor maintenance, ensuring that your service records are completed accurately in order that calibration certificates can be generated for our customers.

A great team player and communicator you’ll be self-motivated, with the drive to deliver an excellent service for our customers whilst working in a safe and tidy work environment.

Skills required

The requirements for this role are:

  • Experience of calibrating and/or maintaining electrical or mechanical equipment
  • Ideally you will have experience of working with similar equipment in a work shop environment
  • Able to communicate effectively with all levels.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Effective planning and organising skills with strong attention to detail and close adherence to Company standards and procedure.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

You will be required to travel to customer sites and this may also involve the occasional overnight stay.

Hours of work are Monday to Friday, 42.5 hours with the possibility of overtime by mutual agreement.


The package includes a competitive salary and a flexible rewards package including generous holiday allowance (with the opportunity to buy and sell annual leave), life assurance and a great Company pension scheme.

If you would like to work for a company who are fast becoming THE employer of choice in the rental industry then apply NOW!!