Laboratory Equipment Technician
Posted on: October 12, 2021
us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to
make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science
is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about
seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our
work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud
that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion
and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological
advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to
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in the Global Lab Support organization, under minimal supervision,
repair and verify complex test equipment used in the laboratories
for conformance to established government, commercial and
organization standards. When necessary, manage the repairs using
outside vendors by obtaining quotes, scheduling and managing the
activity. Plan and carry out preventative maintenance activities to
maximize equipment up time.
- Schedule and
perform IEC and ASTM Oven and chamber verifications, including
multipoint temperature and humidity uniformity mapping, measuring
thermal lag and air changes as needed, using the appropriate test
equipment, recording the results and maintaining the verification
records to meet our accreditation requirements.
- Formulates and
completes preventative maintenance plans for laboratory ovens,
chambers and other test equipment as necessary.
- Troubleshooting of
computerized test systems.
records of repair and maintenance in the appropriate
- Using good
communication skills to keep inside stakeholders apprised of
- Provide support to
our test labs, helping them meet our customer
- Provide support to
other lab support responsibilities related to calibration, fixture
construction and automation.
work with global peers on standardization of processes.
continuous improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of
- Performs other
duties as directed.
technician degree or prior mechanical experience
- Basic electronics
- Good mechanical
- Good computer
- Familiar with
power analyzers and DAQ instruments a plus
- Familiar with the
operation of laboratory environmental chambers and ovens a
- Familiarity with
ASTM D 5374 and IEC 60216-4-1 Oven and Chamber verifications a
- Ability to walk,
stand, climb and lift up to 25 pounds
UL has COVID-19
protocols and policies in place. Business related travel on behalf
of UL requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
- Mission: For UL, corporate and
social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer,
more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for
the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we
- People: Ask any UL employee what
they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear,
“the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at
UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the
- Interesting work: Every day is
different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation
that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge
that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global
company, in many roles, you will get international experience
working with colleagues around the world.
- Grow & achieve: We learn, work
and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition
programs as well as our very own UL University that offers
extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including
a technical training track for applicable roles.
- Total Rewards: All employees at
UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k
matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we
invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your
first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare
Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL
contributes to twice per year! We also provide employees with paid
time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time
UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in
the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is
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