Intertek Project Engineer in Plano, Texas
Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Through our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 42,000 people in more than 100 countries, the Group is re-defining the industry with our Total Quality Assurance proposition. We go beyond physical quality control to provide total peace of mind through our innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers’ operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise, delivered consistently, with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely. Total Quality. Assured. Visit www.intertek.com .
Role & Responsibilities
This position is responsible for independently performing 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. To do this, Project Engineer must:
Independently conduct on and off site evaluation of products to determine compliance with applicable standard(s).
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, and laser.
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, and articulated probes. Use hand tools to build/calibrate test fixtures.
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.
Bachelors degree in technical field or the equivalent
1-4 years directly related experience performing testing on information technology equipment, industrial machinery, food service equipment, laboratory equipment, household appliances, medical devices or related products
Prior project management experience is a plus
Demonstrated experience with U.S., Canadian, and other International product safety standards, i.e., ANSI, CSA, UL, EN, IEC is a plus
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
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
Ability to deal with several abstract and concrete variables
Ability to make technical decisions and engineering judgments independently within established parameters
Excellent communication skills, in both verbal and written formats
Excellent organization and time management skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Must be self-motivated and able to work independently in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
Ability to travel 25%
Intertek offers a salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market. We promote a culture where motivated customer-oriented employees can flourish, experience professional fulfillment and reach their highest potential. Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance plans; 401(k) Plan with company match; Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, holiday); Flexible Spending Account (FSA); Employee Assistance Program (EAP); Tuition Reimbursement; and more.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veterans status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
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