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Company: Intertek
Location: Arlington Heights, IL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Business Services, Consulting


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


Position Overview:

This position is responsible for performing testing and evaluation on a variety of Life Safety and Security products to determine compliance with applicable US, Canadian and other International product safety standards (Typical standards UL 864, UL 985, UL 1023, UL 294, UL 1638, UL 464, UL 2524, UL 2525, UL 1069, UL 2560, UL 2017 etc); writing reports; and communicating with clients. This position also requires the candidate have a background and competency in the field of compliance testing (preferably with life safety and security products) and to review and mentor work of other team members.


Scope of Work:

  • Read and determine applicability of national/international codes and standards for the product being tested and/or evaluated.
  • Set up and operate EUT; perform and document simple repairs on EUT as needed.
  • Set up and operate standard test equipment including, but not limited to: power meter or power analyzer, data logger, spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope, dielectric strength tester, ground continuity tester, digital multi-meter, surge generator, over-voltage tester, environmental condition chamber, articulated probes. Use hand tools to build/calibrate test fixtures.
  • Perform testing of products in accordance with applicable standards. Core tests include, but are not limited to normal operation, power input or rating, leakage current, dielectric, temperature, endurance, transients, variable ambient, humidity, pressure, stability, mechanical hazard, flammability, abnormal operations etc.
  • Train and mentor less senior technical staff.
  • Provide local technical expertise and maintain reviewer status in one or more product categories. Demonstrate enough product and/or standards knowledge to be considered an expert in multiple product categories for the local office.
  • Within policy guidelines, identify, properly document, and recommend engineering judgments.
  • Develop and spearhead scope expansion activities and assist with internal and external technical audits. 
  • Perform other work as required.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is required; Electrical or Mechanical preferred.
  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of manufacturing systems.
  • 4+ years directly related experience, including testing and project management experience
  • Demonstrated experience with U.S., Canadian, and other International product safety standards, i.e. ANSI, CSA, UL, EN, IEC. (specific experience with UL 864, UL 985, UL 1023, UL 294, UL 1638, UL 464, UL 2524, UL 2525, UL 1069, UL 2560, UL 2017 is preferred) a plus.
  • Microsoft Office expertise.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to make technical decisions and engineering judgments independently within established parameters.
  • Physical dexterity to operate equipment and perform other functions necessary to perform the duties of the job effectively and efficiently. This may include: bending/stooping, turning/twisting, reaching, balancing, and mobility to travel to other work sites.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% as business needs dictate.
  • Valid Driver's License with an acceptable driving record (Required)

Why Work at Intertek?

Intertek is a world leader in the $250 billion Quality Assurance market, with a proven, high-quality business model and a global network of customer-focused operations and highly engaged subject matter experts. At Intertek, we exercise our spirit of innovation, the passion of our people and our unmatched customer commitment to realize our purpose of making the world an ever better, safer, and more sustainable place for all. Learn more about Our History and What We Do.

Intertek is committed to a safe work environment for our employees and clients. Learn more about our COVID-19 Policy.

What we Have to Offer

When Working with Intertek, you can expect salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Competitive market pay
  • Tuition reimbursement and much more.

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

Intertek believes that Our People are our strongest tool for success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, or who need assistance applying, please email or call 1-877-694-8543 (option #5) to speak with a member of the HR Department.





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