Field Engineer - FireStop - Denver, CO

Location US-CO-Denver
Job ID
2023-31472
# of Openings
1
Job Category
Field Operations/Follow-Up Services

 

Lab.BLST – Fire Test – 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:

This Field Engineer role is to support the Lightning Protection/Fire Barrier Testing team. In this role you will execute the timely completion of assigned work orders and other Inspection Center projects by analyzing scope and determining requirements, evaluating complex product and systems to establish requirements and preparing reports. Maintains the integrity of the UL Mark by conducting various product, device, process, system and material inspections at various site and factory locations to ensure that they are produced and marked in compliance with various applicable technical requirements. Assists in the promotion, marketing and selling of new and existing UL services. Works with internal and external customers to resolve technical and administrative issues.

  • Independently performs building special inspections, safety and non-safety certification inspections and field evaluations in accordance with the required performance standards and requirements.
  • Analyzes and evaluates examination and test results against applicable requirements. Uses technical judgment to determine whether noncompliance variations compromise the continued application of the UL Mark and may determine if alternative is acceptable. May audit customer quality management/assurance programs.
  • Interprets and analyzes examination and test results against UL requirements, verifying the accuracy of manufacturers’ measuring equipment and reviewing production and inspection records. Periodically reviews manufacturers’ programs of production, inspection, and shipping to ensure products are produced and marked in compliance with UL requirements.
  • Evaluates and facilitates options for corrective action where variations from UL requirements are noted. Understands construction and test acceptance criteria in FUII and requirements of applicable sections of Standards, FUIIs and/or procedures for “Special Competency” required categories.
  • Communicates with manufacturers, customers, building owners, contractors, GC’s, Authorities Having Jurisdiction and others to conduct non-safety and safety certification inspections. Investigates the misuse of UL Mark. Provides general information on policies and procedures for the varied UL services along with promoting and explaining the benefits of new and existing services. Discusses procedures, test methods, test results, sample selection and variations in products, devices, processes, systems and materials as necessary to resolve problems, implement changes to existing requirements or help develop new requirements.
  • Provides technical assistance in several product categories and/or inspection methods.
  • Uses instruments to perform inspections, such as micrometers, voltmeters, ammeters, and other UL supplied equipment. Observes the use of manufacturer’s, contractors equipment necessary to meet UL requirements. Confirms the proper calibration of manufacturers’ measuring equipment and may perform calibration of UL supplied equipment.
  • Documents examination, variations and test results to appropriate UL forms. Maintains logs for scheduling inspections, time and expenses. Performs various calculations in more than one specific engineering field such as electrical, mechanical, chemical, or fire protection.
  • Resolves process, management system and possibly engineering issues associated with Variation Notices by analyzing and reporting on the acceptability of the variations. Understands and applies HBSE (Hazardous Based Safety Engineering) principles and concept correctly when necessary during VN handling.
  • Integrates continuous improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the job.
  • May participate in reviewing the work of other staff.
  • May participate in reviewing and interpreting quality assurance program requirements to assist in
    implementation of alternate quality-based inspection programs. 

What makes you a great fit:

  • Minimum 2-year Technical Degree plus generally two years of related experience
  • Sit on the City and County of Denver Approved Firestop List.
  • Experience in Field Engineering, Compliance, or Quality Engineering preferred.
  • Experience in special inspections such as firestopping, fireproofing spray applied and intumescent, window wall systems, curtainwall systems, fabricators and off-site fabrication of structural members, structural steel construction including details, bolting and welding, concrete construction, masonry construction, prefabricated wood structural elements, soils, site preparation, placement of fill material, pile foundations, sprayed fireresistant materials, and exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS)  
  • Experience with UL Standards, 508A, Industrial Control Panels a plus.
  • General electronics background, and strong mechanical and technical aptitude with the ability to read and interpret schematic diagrams.
  • Ability to cross sell and understand client business needs.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, and client-interfacing skills.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to travel locally and regionally, and work remotely. Travel requirements are generally for local travel within a set radius of home location. Travel outside area is expected up minimum of 25%. This position does not generally report to a specific UL office.
  • Ability to work from heights and access rooftops
  • A commitment to be a lifelong learner

Must be located in or willing to relocate to the Denver, CO area.

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 127 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: The salary range for this position is $75,000 minimum budgeted by team - $85,000 midpoint of the salary range and is based upon years of experience that is commensurate with the level of the position.

    All employees at UL Solutions are eligible for annual bonus compensation.  The target for this position is 5% of the base salary offered. Employees are eligible for health benefits such as medical, dental and vision; wellness benefits such as mental & financial health; and retirement savings (401K) commensurate with the standard rewards offered in each individual location or country, for the relevant position level.  We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation (15 days), holiday including floating holidays (12 days) and sick time off (72 hours). Internal applicants with questions related to the Total Rewards for this position should submit a ticket via askHR for more insights.

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

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Connect With Us!

Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity?
Connect with us to keep informed about the latest UL career opportunities, tailored to your interests.

If you wish to request reasonable accommodation at any time, please email our Talent Acquisition team at Talent.Acquisition@ul.com.

UL is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female/Minority/disability/Protected Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please review the EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement.

Please review the following additional documents:

UL EEO Policy

Pay Transparency Statement

E-Verify Poster (English)

Right to Work Poster (English)

Applicant Data Privacy and Confidentiality Policy

California Applicant Collection and Privacy Policy