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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Per Year
Location:
Durham, North Carolina
Country:
United States
Industry:
Other
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Not Specified
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Engineer

Overview:

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Promoting safe living and working environments.

UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in areas such as sustainability, renewable energy, mobile payment security and nanotechnology. Dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitates trade and provides peace of mind.

Responsibilities:

Exciting growth opportunity within our Energy & Power Technologies team in RTP, NC! Energy & Power Technologies is part of our Product Safety business.

Utilize your project handling skills! Work within a customer-friendly, focused, high-performing, and devoted team to help our energy and power technologies clients meet their world-wide compliance needs as quickly and easily as possible. This role:
  • Determines project scope, develops a preliminary plan of investigation, and determines project specifications such as cost, time, and sample requirements by analyzing client input, available supplemental data, and product construction. Projects may include travel to conduct or witness tests at client sites.
  • Initiates communication with clients to promote and explain the benefits of new and existing services. Follows up on contacts from clients. Communicates with clients to discuss technical issues, explain UL procedures and requirements, convey project cost, and negotiate completion date and sample requirements. Acts to address client concerns and to resolve client issues. Provides technical assistance to clients in reference to product inspection and follow-up services.
  • Establishes appropriate test programs by reviewing files and manufacturer's information, examining samples, and applying UL requirements. Is familiar with applicable standards, company manuals and appropriate technical literature. Examines samples for compliance with UL requirements and notifies client of any areas in which the product is not in compliance or of any changes in project scope or specifications.
  • Coordinates laboratory activities by preparing data sheets and instructions to technicians, scheduling and reviewing work of laboratory technicians and engineering assistants, and establishing completion dates. Coordinates administrative aspects of project management. May serve as Project Handler of record and/or Reviewer of record as assigned.
  • Communicates project status and results to clients through frequent contact and by preparing reports. Prepares Follow-Up Service Procedures and information pages.
  • Integrates continuous improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the job.
  • Resolves engineering issues associated with Variation Notices by analyzing and reporting on the acceptability of the variations.
  • Assists in the development of UL requirements. Assists in developing special test methods and test equipment. Analyzes test program for adequacy and sequence. May coordinate and/or perform File Reviews, as directed. May represent UL at industry related functions such as seminars and trade shows.
  • Performs other duties as directed.


Qualifications:

Our Ideal Candidate will have a Bachelor's degree i n Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology from an accredited university. Also,
  • Knowledge of laboratory testing equipment and techniques related to testing of electrical products
  • Ability and desire to work well within a team environment
  • Sense of urgency with good communication skills
  • Experience with power distribution products, power supplies, circuit boards, and communication circuits is a plus
  • A process-improvement mindset
  • Computer-savvy skills to help automate reports and data sheets is a plus

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