Intertek Engineer - Energy Efficiency in Cortland, New York
Auto req ID 12602BR
Title Engineer - Energy Efficiency
State or Province New York
Country United States
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This position is responsible for performing electrical testing and evaluation on a variety of products to the provisions of U.S., Canadian and other International product safety standards; writing reports; and communicating with clients.
This position reports to the Engineering Manager
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Listed examples are illustrative and representative of the tasks required of this position and are not intended to be complete or exclusive.
Under the guidance of a more senior engineer, conduct on and off site evaluation of products to determine compliance with applicable standard(s). To do this, Engineer must:
Read and determine applicability of national codes and standards clauses for the EUT (equipment under test);
Read and understand schematics and manufacturing instructions;
Validate the project scope and sample applicability;
Under scope of the project, identify and locate test instruments and equipment required for testing;
Follow established test plan;
Set up and operate EUT; perform and document simple repairs on EUT as needed;
Conduct thorough construction review; document results;
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, laser.
Complete preliminary design reviews (PDR) both on and off site.
Develop and set up test plans.
Set up and operate standard test equipment including, but not limited to, spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope, multi-meter, 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.
Following sample handling procedures, ensure that sample is logged into and out of the system. Move equipment as needed through the facility. Properly package sample for shipment.
Compile test results during construction review and testing. Compile data and product description and type final report using established report shell. Submit report to reviewer for final approval.
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
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelors degree in engineering
0-2 years directly related experience
Demonstrated experience with U.S., Canadian, and other International product safety standards, i.e., ANSI, CSA, UL, EN, IEC is a plus
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organization and time management skills
Excellent customer service skills
Must be self-motivated and able to work independently in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
Prior project management experience is a plus
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 and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
Ability to make technical decisions and engineering judgments independently within established parameters
· Ability to travel
This position outline is a general guideline and does not represent all encompassing details. The position assumes that the incumbent has both the mental and physical requirements to carry out the above defined duties.