Electrical Engineer - Built Environment
Posted on: October 15, 2021
of 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
foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting?
our global footprint continues to grow, we are looking for an
Electrical Engineer to join our Built Environment team in
general supervision, manages execution and timely completion of
engineering projects by analyzing project scope and determining
project specifications, establishing test programs for product
investigations, analyzing test programs for adequacy and sequence,
examining samples for compliance with UL requirements, and
preparing reports for clients. Assists in the development of UL
requirements, test methods, and test equipment.
- 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
- 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
- Communicates project status and
results to clients through frequent contact and by preparing
reports. Prepares Follow-Up Service Procedures and information
- Integrates continuous
improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the
- *7. 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
- Performs other duties as
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 do.
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 best.
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
& 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
Rewards: In the US, we provide lots of great benefits for our
employees are their families. From Volunteer Days off to 401k match
and retirement contribution benefits to flexible work location &
schedule options we look to support our employees no matter what
stage in life they are experiencing.
at 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 our normal.
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