• Senior Field Evaluation Engineer

    Location US-TX-Plano | US-CA-Culver City
    Job ID
    2018-10672
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World!

     

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    At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.

    Responsibilities

    We are currently seeking a Senior Field Evaluation Engineer to join our growing Field Engineering team! This is a remote home-based opportunity, supporting our Southern California or Dallas field locations!

     

    In this role, you will independently determine project scopes, develop a preliminary plan of investigation, and determine project specifications by analyzing client input, available data, and product construction.  Projects include frequent travel to conduct on-site product evaluations.  Some International travel required.

     

    Sound like an exciting opportunity? We want to hear from you!

     

    Our ideal candidate is someone who has expert knowledge of Building Codes and National Electrical Codes (NEC), Field Evaluations, and Conformity Standards.  Previous experience conducting electrical tests on products will be required. A successful Senior Field Evaluation Engineer is self-directed, capable of working autonomously, flexible and adaptable to change, well organized, has excellent customer service/satisfaction skills and can lift up to 50lbs. This position may require climbing heights and even working in tight spaces. Additionally, you will be responsible for:

     

    • Initiates communication with clients and AHJ’s to promote and explain the benefits of new and existing services.
    • Communicates with clients to discuss technical issues, explain UL procedures and requirements, and negotiate completion date and sample requirements. 
    • Responds to address client concerns and to resolve any complex client issues.
    • Provides technical assistance to clients in reference to product evaluations and plans review.
    • Represents UL at meetings with outside organizations, and provides presentations on a variety of code and certification related technical topics.
    • Determines areas in which the product may not be in compliance with Standard based requirements.
    • Plans, conducts, and supervises code and regulatory related projects of major magnitude and scope.
    • Serves as Project Handler of record and signs as Reviewer of record as assigned.
    • Resolves complex engineering issues by analyzing and reporting on the acceptability of the field-based product evaluations.
    • Develops test requirements for products beyond the scope of existing standards, or those involving unique features requiring frequent use of independent judgment.
    • Develops special test methods and test equipment. 
    • May represent UL at local meetings and/or industry-related functions such as seminars and trade shows.
    • May provide direction as a Primary Designated Engineer for specific product categories.
    • Performs other duties as directed.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering (preferred)
    • Eight years of directly related experience
    • Detailed knowledge of the technical vocabulary common to the field evaluation business
    • Expert knowledge of NEC, Building Codes, Regulatory and conformity standards in use in areas of expertise
    • Demonstrated ability to apply project-handling concepts in use in areas of expertise, including application to complex, new, or unusual products
    • Experience with Hazard Based Engineering concepts
    • Working knowledge of industry issues, needs, and problems
    • Experienced with the utilization of Electrical Test Equipment
    • Hazardous Locations background a plus

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