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Sr. Project Engineer - Electrical Product Testing

Intertek Testing Services NA Inc
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
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Intertek, a leading provider of ATIC (Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification) Services, is looking for a Project Engineer to join our Electrical team in Arlington Height, IL.

The electrical team provides assurance, testing, inspection and certification for a variety of electric products, including appliances, consumer electronics, lighting, medical devices, information communications technology, HVACR, industrial, and energy transmission and distribution. Our dedicated professionals help ensure the quality and safety of electrical products used by people throughout the world.

Role & Responsibilities

The Sr. Project Engineer is responsible for independently performing testing and evaluation on a variety of products to the provisions of U.S., Canadian and other International product performance standards; writing reports; and communicating with clients. This position is also responsible for providing local expertise in one or more product categories and mentoring and training less senior technical personnel.

Independently, conduct on and off site evaluation of products to determine compliance with applicable standard(s). The Sr. Project Engineer is responsible for more complex projects. To do this, Sr. Project Engineer must:
o Read and determine applicability of national codes and standards clauses for the EUT (equipment under test);
o Read and understand schematics and manufacturing instructions;
o Validate the project scope and sample applicability;
o Under scope of the project, identify and locate test instruments and equipment required for testing;
o Follow established test plan;
o Set up and operate EUT; perform and document simple repairs on EUT as needed;
o Conduct thorough construction review; document results;
o Perform testing of products in accordance with standards. Core tests include, but are not limited to: rating, leakage current, dielectric, temperature, pressure, stability, mechanical hazard,
flammability, abnormal and fault insurance, rain, radiation, sound, and laser.
Train and mentor less senior technical staff.
Provide local technical expertise and maintain reviewer status in one or more product categories.
Proactively develop and communicate test procedures, new test fixtures and report shells for local office.
Investigate technical complaints for the local office and support accreditations efforts by performing
technical audits locally.
Demonstrate enough product and/or standards knowledge to be considered an expert in multiple product categories for the local office.
Provide quotations for a large array of standards and complex projects and products.
Actively represent Intertek by participating on standards/industry committees and/or associations.
Perform preliminary design reviews (PDR) both on and off site.
Perform field labeling jobs.
Follow sample handling procedures, ensuring that sample is logged in and out of the system. Move equipment as needed through the facility. Properly package sample for shipment.
Provide complex sales support such as giving presentations during client visits.
Communicate project status and test results to client, sales personnel, and management throughout testing. Provide on-going support to clients as needed.
Within policy guidelines, identify, properly document, and recommend engineering judgments.



Bachelor's degree in engineering, Electrical preferred
4-6 years directly related experience; prefer prior project management experience
Demonstrated experience with U.S., Canadian, and other International product safety standards, i.e., ANSI, CSA, UL, EN, IEC, IES, CIE is preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form
Ability to deal with several abstract and concrete variables
Ability to make technical decisions and engineering judgments independently within established parameters
Excellent communication skills, in both verbal and written formats
Excellent organization and time management skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Must be self-motivated and able to work independently in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
Microsoft Office expertise
Ability to travel as business needs dictate

About Intertek

A career with Intertek means joining a global network of professionals dedicated to bringing quality and safety to life. Our vision is to become the worlds most trusted partner for Quality Assurance and we offer our employees the chance to make an impact with attractive growth opportunities in this industry on a global scale.

We offer a salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veterans status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.


Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-08
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