• Electrical Engineer - FACP

    Location US-IL-Northbrook
    Job ID
    2018-11305
    # 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

    Our Fire Alarm Control Panel (FACP) team is growing, we're seeking an Electrical Engineer to join the team!

     

    In this position you will work directly with customers, certifying products related to notification appliances. Our ideal candidate will have regulatory experience and has had working knowledge with smoke alarms & detectors, pull stations, strobes and speakers. Our new team member possess excellent communication skills, with the ability to clarify complex requirements for a wide range of customers. If you are organized, enjoy reading schematics and calculations, able to take in the large picture from a minor change, and looking to work on a variety of products, we have the opportunity for you!

     

    As an Electrical Engineer, will also be responsible for the following:

    • Determining 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. 
    • Initiates communication with clients to promote and explain the benefits of new and existing services. Follows up on contacts from clients. 
    • Establishes appropriate test programs by reviewing files and manufacturer's information, examining samples, and applying UL requirements.
    • 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. 
    • 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

    • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering preferred
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong Electrical/Electrical Technology experience
    • Project management experience is a plus
    • Standards knowledge of UL864 is strongly preferred

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