• Senior Project Engineer

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    Project Engineer – Energy, Power & Technology

    Exciting opportunity with our Engineering team! Utilize your Project Engineering skills to help fulfill UL’s Safety Mission!

    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.


    About the Position


    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.


    What You Will Do

    • 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
    • Familiar with IEEE 1547, UL1741, UL9540, UL1012, UL 458, CSA C22.2 No. 107.1, CSA C22.2 No. 107.2, IEC 62109.
    • Application and technical understanding of primary and secondary cell battery, Laboratory testing and measurement equipment applying IEC 62133, UL1973, and IEC 61010 standards.
    • Familiar with ISO/IEC qualification (ISO/IEC 17025, ISO/IEC 17065)
    • Notify your client of any areas in which the product is not in compliance or of any changes in project scope or specifications.
    • Coordinate or conduct laboratory activities by preparing data sheets, scheduling and establishing completion dates.
    • Prepare test reports and other documentation to support the appropriate regulatory compliance (NRTL, CB-Scheme, CE Mark, Country Specific Certification) submission
    • In some cases, independently conduct trials in internal and external laboratories.
    • Communicate project status and results to clients through frequent contact and by preparing reports.
    • Performs other duties as directed.
    • Willing to travel 10-25% of the time
    • This position will be based at ONE of the FOUR UL Locations in Canada (Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto or Ottawa)


    If you have the below, we would like to hear from you

    • Degree or technical education in Electrical; Mechatronics or electronic Engineering from a recognized institution
    • Minimum 5 years directly related experience of working in the Field or related industries with ideally experience in testing, Inspection and Certification Industry Segment.
    • Ability to identify and manage priorities as demonstrated by the ability to establish, track, and meet schedules for multiple projects while maintaining project quality.
    • Strong customer focus, flexibility.
    • Confident, calm and decisive personality.
    • 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.

    Join our Engineering Team and make a difference! 

    To apply – Visit: http://www.ul.com/aboutul/careers/

    Job ID: 2019-15870

    Underwriters Laboratories of Canada supports the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Human Rights Code in our recruitment process. Any assessment and selection materials or processes used during the recruitment process will be available in an accessible format to applicants with disabilities, upon request. If contacted for an interview, please advise Human Resources if you require disability-related accommodation.


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