Project Engineer

US-CA-San Jose
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UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in areas such as sustainability, renewable energy, mobile payment security and nanotechnology. Dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitates trade and provides peace of mind.


Exciting opportunity with PV (Photovoltaics) team in UL’s San Jose, CA location! 


If you are:

  • Fluent in English (verbal and written)
  • Able to identify and manage priorities as demonstrated by the ability to establish, track, and meet schedules for multiple projects while maintaining project quality
  • Customer focused and flexible
  • Confident, calm and decisive personality
  • Willing to travel (up to 10%)
  • Someone who wants to work for a global market leader in the certification industry, with recognized expertise in the testing, inspecting and certifying solutions. • Comfortable challenging the technical staff as it relates to system, sub-system and component level process and designs. • Comfortable communicating to the team fresh out-of-the-box ideas from an outside-in perspective.

We want to hear from you!



This is who we are: In local or international projects, our engineering teams run investigation programs for product certification, starting with analyzing the project scope and determining the project specifications, continuing with establishing and conducting test programs for product investigations, and ending up with preparing reports for clients. We are internationally recognized at working on technical problems of diverse purposes and obtaining solutions. We demonstrate good judgment and adhere to work processes, procedures and global standards because we are not only evaluators but we have a passion for what we do. Responsibilities include the following activities:

  • Verify conformity to International and UL Standards for Photovoltaic products and systems.
  • Conclude on your own the project scope and develop a preliminary plan of investigation accordingly.
  • Determine the project specifications such as time and sample requirements by analyzing our clients input, supplemental data and product construction.
  • Discuss with your clients technical issues, explain procedures and requirements and negotiate completion date and sample requirements.
  • Establish appropriate test programs by reviewing files and manufacturer's information, examining samples, and applying Standard requirements.
  • Notify your client of any areas in which the product is not in compliance or of any changes in project scope or specifications.
  • Coordinate laboratory activities by preparing data sheets, scheduling and establishing completion dates.
  • Communicate project status and results to clients through frequent contact and by preparing deliverables such as reports
  • Performs other duties as directed


Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial or other Engineering, from an ABET accredited program. Minimum 4 years directly related experience of working in the Photovoltaic or related industries ideally with experience in safety and performance testing.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without sponsorship both now and in the future.


Applicants must be able to relocate without financial assistance.




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