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Project Handler at UL

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: Northbrook, Illinois

Job Description:

UL is seeking a Project Handler to join our Building & Life Safety Technologies team in Northbrook, IL!

Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World.

At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose - to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.


Responsible for communicating with clients and assisting in the preparation, writing, and revision of correspondence, reports, and procedures. Collects pertinent component information, arranges for report photographs, develops product descriptions, and gathers, identifies and collects information relevant to revised construction evaluation and factory inspection material. Usually works on a wide variety of product categories beyond the scope of a Conformity Assessment Specialist I.

  • Examines photographs, devices, units, and components to write descriptive reports of products under investigation. May prepare reports concerning factory inspections and follow-up testing. Responsible for answering correspondence, and sending application forms to prospective clients. May assist with preparation of specific test schedules and data sheets.
  • Communicates with managerial and non-managerial personnel and clients by telephone, in person, and by correspondence to clarify information pertinent to product description and to transmit information relative to the preparation of engineering reports and correspondence.
  • Uses system software to prepare letters and technical reports for laboratory test data sheets, test records, product descriptions, and report photographs.
  • Assembles and disassembles test samples. May conduct basic laboratory tests.
  • Performs other duties as directed.


  • High School Diploma or equivalency.

  • Four years related work experience.

  • Proficient in using MS Office products.

  • Excellent organization and communication skills.

  • Comfortable speaking with external customers.

  • Customer Service background preferred.