Company: UL LLC
Posted on: March 18, 2023
At UL, we know why we come to work.
Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common
purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable
place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and
passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in
knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society,
and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity,
collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront
of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to
find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying?
Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!
Within our Appliances, HVAC and Lighting (AHL), our vision is to
enable safe and high performing products to enter the global
markets by providing industry leading safety, performance and
expert services to our clients. The goal of AHL is to add value to
our clients with expert knowledge of global markets and risk
mitigation through scientific leadership. The AHL is focused on
delivering a total solution package to cover full product life
cycle services- from product concept design to recycling - and a
customizable, comprehensive portfolio of services to our
Working with the HVAC Performance team in Plano, TX, the HVAC
Engineer will perform, oversee, and manage performance and energy
efficiency testing for AHRI, DOE, Manufacturers in a test lab
What you'll learn & achieve:
- Determines project scope, develops a preliminary plan of
investigation, and determines project specifications such as cost,
time, and sample requirements by analyzing client input, available
supplemental data, and product construction. Projects may include
travel to conduct or witness tests at client sites.
- Initiates communication with clients to promote and explain the
benefits of new and existing services. Follows up on contacts from
clients. Communicates with clients to discuss technical issues,
explain UL procedures and requirements, convey project cost, and
negotiate completion date and sample requirements. Acts to address
client concerns and to resolve client issues. Provides technical
assistance to clients in reference to product inspection and
- Establishes appropriate test programs by reviewing files and
manufacturer's information, examining samples, and applying UL
requirements. Is familiar with applicable standards, company
manuals and appropriate technical literature. Examines samples for
compliance with UL requirements and notifies client of any areas in
which the product is not in compliance or of any changes in project
scope or specifications.
- Coordinates laboratory activities by preparing data sheets and
instructions to technicians, scheduling and reviewing work of
laboratory technicians and engineering assistants, and establishing
completion dates. Coordinates administrative aspects of project
management. May serve as Project Handler of record and/or Reviewer
of record as assigned.
- Communicates project status and results to clients through
frequent contact and by preparing reports. Prepares Follow-Up
Service Procedures and information pages.
- Integrates continuous improvement concepts and techniques into
all aspects of the job.
- Resolves engineering issues associated with Variation Notices
by analyzing and reporting on the acceptability of the
- Assists in the development of UL requirements. Assists in
developing special test methods and test equipment. Analyzes test
program for adequacy and sequence. May coordinate and/or perform
File Reviews, as directed. May represent UL at industry related
functions such as seminars and trade shows.
- Performs other duties as directed.
What makes you a great fit:
- University Degree in Engineering (Electrical or Mechanical
preferred), Engineering Technology, Industrial Technology,
Manufacturing Technology, or Physics from an ABET accredited
- A minimum of 2 years experience required.
- Detailed knowledge of the technical vocabulary common to the
- Basic knowledge of laboratory testing apparatus and techniques
common to the appropriate discipline.
What you'll experience working at UL:
- Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn't new.
Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has
been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply
engrained in everything we do.
- People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working
here, and you'll almost always hear, "the people." Going beyond
what is possible is the standard at UL. We're able to deliver the
best because we employ the best.
- Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we
eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers create.
We're inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how
people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles,
you will get international experience working with colleagues
around the world.
- Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted
development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very
own UL University that offers extensive training programs for
employees at all stages, including a technical training track for
- Total Rewards: All employees at UL are eligible for bonus
compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to
5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into
your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous
employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health
Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! Depending
on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working
arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off
including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.
Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily.
We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every
day. This is our normal.
Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit
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