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 Fridley, MN.
The electrical team provides 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.
The Senior Project Engineer is responsible for testing & evaluation on a variety of consumer products to determine compliance with applicable safety standards. This position also requires the candidate have extensive background and competency in the field of general safety compliance testing to review and mentor work of other team members.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in engineering and four (4) years directly related experience in product testing. The ideal candidate will also be engaging, have good interpersonal skills, high energy, high sense of urgency, and adept at wearing many hats in one day.
ead and determine applicability of national/international codes and standards for the product being tested and/or evaluated
ead and understand schematics and manufacturing instructions
Validate the project scope and sample applicability
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, etc.
Conduct thorough construction review and document compliance to standards
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
Provide quotations for a large array of standards and complex projects and products.
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.
Perform other work as required.
A Bachelors Degree in an engineering field, Electrical engineering degree 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 IEC 61010, 60335, & 62368 is preferred)
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
Ability to make technical decisions and engineering judgments independently within established parameters
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form
Ability to communicate and interact effectively in both verbal and written format
Must be self-motivated and able to work independently in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
Physical dexterity to perform the clerical and technical functions which are inherent to the position.
Physical dexterity to operate equipment and perform other functions necessary to effectively and efficiently perform the duties of the job. 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
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 world's 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 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.
Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.