Senior Project Engineer

Location US-CA-Brea | US-WA-Seattle | US-CA-Fremont | US-OR-Portland | US-AZ-Tucson
Job ID
2022-30605
# of Openings
1
Job Category
Engineering

 

Leadership.Global.General – 3D City – Safer World

At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands 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? Absolutely!

What you’ll learn & achieve:

A Field Evaluations Engineer independently determines project scope, develops a preliminary plan of investigation, and determines 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. As a Field Evaluations Engineer you will initiate communication with clients and AHJ’s to promote and explain the benefits of new and existing services. Communicate with clients to discuss technical issues, explain UL procedures and requirements, and negotiate completion date and sample requirements.

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. 

  

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Respond to address client concerns and to resolve any complex client issues.
  • Provide technical assistance to clients in reference to product evaluations and plans review.
  • Represent UL at meetings of outside organizations and provides presentations on a variety of code and certification related technical topics.
  • Determine areas in which the product may not be in compliance with Standard based requirements.
  • Plan, conduct, and supervise code and regulatory related projects of major magnitude and scope.
  • Serve as Project Handler of record and signs as Reviewer of record as assigned.
  • Resolve complex engineering issues by analyzing and reporting on the acceptability of the field-based product evaluations.
  • Develop test requirements for products beyond the scope of existing standards, or those involving unique features requiring frequent use of independent judgment.
  • Develop 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.

What makes you a great fit:

  • University Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Technology, or Physics from an ABET accredited program plus four years directly related work experience.
  • Detailed knowledge of the technical vocabulary common to the appropriate discipline.
  • Working knowledge of conformity standards in use in area of expertise.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply project-handling concepts in use in area of expertise.
  • 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.
  • Experience with one or more of the following is a plus: Hazardous Locations, SEMI, Renewable Energy
  • 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.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Strong client-interfacing skills.
  • Ability to work remotely.
  • Ability to travel frequently.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place to ensure the safety of our employees, customers and clients. Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law. 

  • A commitment to be a lifelong learner.
  • Home Based Position – Preferably West Coast, USA – although other locations may be acceptable based on experience, etc.

Candidate needs to be located close to airport due to high travel requirements. 

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • 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 128 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • 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 best.
  • Diversity & Inclusion: UL is committed to celebrating acceptance, equity and inclusion of all people.  We believe our diverse views when combined bring a greater representation of the world and a better representation of our customers.
  • 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! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off and family-friendly work policies.

Learn More:

Working 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.

 

Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit UL.com

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