Senior Laboratory Assistant - Fire Protection Lab

US-IL-Northbrook
Job ID
2017-6752
# of Openings
1
Job Category
Laboratory

Overview

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

 

#ThisIsOurNormal

 

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 Protection Lab is seeking a Senior Laboratory Assistant for our 2nd shift!

 

If you are seeking an opportunity to work in a hands-on environment, enhance trade skill knowledge, and have a team oriented mindset, this is the opportunity for you! As a Senior Laboratory Assistant you will help with building sets for testing’s, examine results, and work close with our Engineers and other Lab members to ensure efficiency and our common goal; ensuring a safer world! You can also expect the following:

 

Under minimal supervision, assembles test setups for complex product assignments, records test data, conducts standardized tests, and assembles and disassembles products, materials and equipment.

 

  • 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.

Qualifications

Qualifications for Senior Laboratory Assistant:

  • Higher Secondary Education plus three years related experience required.
  • Experience with hand tools, carpentry/construction work
  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs assisted and unassisted.
  • 2nd shift availability required.

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