Senior Test Assistant - Fire Testing

Location US-IL-Northbrook
Job ID
2022-31026
# of Openings
1
Job Category
Laboratory

 

Lab.BLST – Fire Test – Test It

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:

  • Builds and/or adapts unique setup and test equipment for complex tests using independent judgment. Applies working knowledge of applicable test requirements and performs tests using general laboratory equipment. Performs routine care of designated test equipment and work area. Operates a computer to extract/input readily available information and to use available software.
  • Examines test samples, reads measuring instruments and reviews test data with supervisor. Reads and interprets blueprints, schematics, wiring diagrams and operational instructions. Determines need for and seeks consultation from engineers or laboratory technicians. Analyzes test results.
  • Operates designated laboratory equipment and tools as directed.
  • Receives instructions from and reports data to supervisor and personnel in engineering and laboratory operations as needed. Prepares data sheets and records observed or calculated test results. Assembles test data for appropriate distribution.
  • Integrates continuous improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the job.
  • Performs other duties as directed.

What makes you a great fit:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Prior mechanical expeirence preferred.
  • Ability to routinely stand, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to wear PPE, including a respirator.
  • Strong written and oral communication.

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 125 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.

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.

Learn More:

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

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