• Full Time
  • Overseas

Website baesystemsplc BAE Systems

Inspired Work

Salary: 58,471.48 inclusive of OSA & Market Premium
Location: Tabuk (Hawk)


Job Purpose
To safely and competently perform Calibration, Adjustments, Alignments, Repairs and Maintenance to the RSAF Inventory of Test, Measuring and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) associated with Aircraft platforms, Weapons, Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE) and Standard Support Equipment (SSE) in accordance with the RSAF Metrology Quality Manual (RSAFM 4-7168).

To train RSAF Metrology Technicians from Skill Level 3 Qualified to Skill Level 7 Qualified, in accordance with RSAF Training Policies, Procedures, Plans, Directives and Documents, ensuring maximum use of available resources and using “Best Practice” Principles in order to ensure excellence in Training delivery and outcomes.

To act as a “Subject Matter Expert” in areas of allocated responsibilities and provide sound advice and guidance to RSAF Metrology Technicians on an “On-Going” and “As Required” basis.

Must be fully conversant with the RSAF Metrology Quality Manual (RSAFM 4-7168).
Must be able to manage resources available to ensure the timely and efficient accomplishment of assigned and routine tasks, in accordance with the RSAF Metrology Quality Manual (RSAFM 4-7168). and as directed by the Squadron Commander, Deputy Squadron Commander, Superintendent and immediate Supervisors.

Ensure Production Tasks are completed in accordance with the RSAF Metrology Quality Manual (RSAFM 4-7168) and associated directives.

Provide, to RSAF Metrology Technicians at all competence levels, during normal and daily Laboratory operations, the following:

  1. Technical Advice and Guidance.
  2. Knowledge Transfer.
  3. Safety Advice/Guidance and Supervision.
  4. Mentoring.

Provide advice, through Supervisors, to the QA Team and the Management Team on Technical, Training and Administrative issues relating to assigned responsibilities in order to enhance or improve on the following:

  1. Continuous Improvement Initiatives.
  2. Safety.Measurement Capability.
  3. Productivity.
  4. Quality.
  5. Customer Support, Service and Relationships.
  6. Efficiency.
  7. Sparing.
  8. Tooling.
  9. Operational Procedures.
  10. Organisational Procedures.
  11. Teamwork.
  12. Partnering.
  13. Training.

Ensure that Laboratory Standards are maintained in good working order.
Maintain currency in MetCal related methodology and techniques and act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) assigned areas of responsibility.

Assist QA Staff in the conduct of the RSAF Level 7 Metrology Technician Upskilling Program.

Act as a “Mentor” for RSAF Staff allocated to specific areas of responsibility.
Technically assist immediate Supervisor/s with the implementation of the RSAF Training Program as detailed in the RSAF 105- Series of Manuals and in accordance RSAF Metrology Quality Manual (RSAFM 4-7168).

Ensure that allocated areas of responsibility are kept clean and tidy and that all tools and safety equipment are maintained in good working order.
Deputise for, and understudy, Supervisor, as and when required.

Carry out any other legitimate, legal task, as directed and/or assigned by the Squadron Commander, Deputy Squadron Commander, Superintendent and immediate Supervisors.


Will have successfully completed a formal training course directed towards the Calibration, Repair and Alignment of Test, Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE).

Extensive proven practical Calibration experience as a Calibration Technician, Calibration Instructor or Calibration Quality Assurance Inspector.

Must be educated to at least Ordinary National Certificate level or equivalent, or have significant proven work experience to waiver this requirement.

Must be able to accurately and sensitively compile, collate and prepare Letters and Reports.

Fully competent in the use of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access applications.

Must be organised and have the ability to prioritise workloads, often in demanding situations.

Must be able to communicate effectively with ALL levels of Company and RSAF Staff in a courteous and professional manner.

Must possess high standards of personal integrity and be capable of sensitive and tactful handling of personnel issues with Company and RSAF Staff.

Must maintain a “Technical Competence” in all areas of assigned responsibilities.


Can be recruited from within the MetCal Organisation. Can be recruited from an appropriate Industry or Military background where he has exposure and currency on the Calibration, Adjustment, Repair, Testing and Alignment of a vast array of TMDE used in both Commercial and Military environments.

This is essential as the candidate will be responsible for the Maintenance and Calibration of a wide and varied array of Commercial and Military TMDE.


In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary, rent free accommodation, with access to free recreation facilities, all available within Company secured accommodation. In addition, a generous leave and travel allowance makes this an opportunity not to be missed.

On successfully securing a role your appointment to Saudi Arabia will initially be on single status. On commencement of employment in Saudi Arabia you will have the opportunity to apply to have your family join you in the future. A full health care scheme is provided within Saudi Arabia.


In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, including a generous leave and travel allowance, a full health care scheme and access to subsidised recreational facilities.

BAE Systems

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of some 82,500 people in over 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

All appointments in Saudi Arabia are subject to receipt of all necessary Government and/or Customer approvals.

To apply for this job please visit www.saudicareers.co.uk.

Baltic Publications Limited

Contact Us

Editor: Mal Robinson t: 0191 442 0198
e: MRobinson@balticpublications.co.uk
Gear House, Saltmeadows Road, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear. NE8 3AH

Get in touch

13 + 9 =

© 2018 Baltic Publications.