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Drives consistency, integrity and engineering quality in the establishment and application of UL product safety certification requirements that are applied by staff located at all UL offices and affiliates. Is a Qualified Reviewer for the assigned standard(s) and has working knowledge of UL safety principles and hazard-based safety engineering (HBSE).
1. Based on input from Regional Lead Reviewers (RLR) and other sources, drafts, develops to
implementation and maintains consistent and technically appropriate certification
requirements in UL Standards and Outlines of Investigations as well as Certification
Requirement Decisions, Practical Application Guidelines (PAGs), Laboratory Procedural
Guides, Standardized Appendix Pages (SAPs), Follow-up Inspection Instructions (FUIIs) and
other standard specific ancillary documents to provide for consistent interpretation and
application of requirements for UL’s product certification services.
2. Develops and / or reviews the development of technical content that serves as the basis of
training programs for RLRs, Field Services and other UL staff to ensure appropriate and
consistent application of requirements. Schedules staff meetings and/or teleconferences
with RLRs for discussions of technical requirements, procedures, form usage, etc.
3. Serves as the technical project handler of qualified New or Unusual products. In this role,
develops or identifies requirements to address new technical developments or product features.
Works in conjunction with and utilizes the resources of the PDE Manager, Chief Engineer,
Research, Legal, and CAS to completely review the New or Unusual product and develop the
appropriate requirements for certification. Utilizes external resources such as UL’s Electrical
Council in determining impact on Codes and Standards. Prepares a letter report of findings for
review by the PDE Manager and distribution to the customer through Commercial
4. During the Collaborative Standards Development process (CSDS), works with the responsible
Commercial Operations staff to determine the need for and scope of an Industry File Review
(IFR) as the results of pending standards. Works with the responsible CAS staff to determine
any necessary equipment and skills needed resulting from the changes to the standard. Also
works with CAS to determine the effective date of any needed IFR. In conjunction with
Operations, initiates IFRs for UL certified products, ensuring all affected clients are advised of
the new requirements. Drafts Important Letter and other file review form correspondence.
5. Participates in UL/Industry Technical Meetings and UL Council Meetings in the area of
expertise as agreed to by Commercial Operations. Provides technical support and makes
6. Assists Commercial Operations in the determination of new business opportunities. Advises
Commercial Operations of the technical resources needed to actively participate in new
7. Performs other duties as directed.