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SUMMARY: TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc. is currently seeking experienced Independent Contractors to work as Field Evaluation Engineers/Electrical Inspectors on client projects related to electrical equipment and machinery. Independent Contractor will use experience and expertise to perform testing and inspection at vendor locations within the United States. US-based candidates are sought for these opportunities. Independent Contractor will ensure compliance with accreditation requirements, company- and client-specific policies, procedures, and other as required. In addition, Independent Contractor will submit required deliverables that fully comply with all testing requirements by assignment deadline. This is an Independent Contract relationship with no guarantee of assignments, work, or number of billable hours. Qualified Independent Contractor, will possess the following combination of credentials: Desired Experience with NEC NFPA 70 and US standards including NFPA 79, UL508A, UL61010-1, UL61800-5-1, UL2202, ANSI/RIA R15.06, UL 1740, and other North American standards. Prior work in electrical code inspections a plus. DESCRIPTION: Independent Field Evaluation Engineers/Electrical Inspectors will focus on test and inspection of our client’s field installed equipment. These roles are responsible for completing all aspects of regulatory compliance testing and reporting on client products using ANSI/NFPA/UL standards. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ability to travel to US client sites. Frequent overnight travel required. Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and perform multiple tasks while meeting or exceeding deadlines.
  • Conduct Field Labelling Evaluations in accordance with TUV program requirements. Interpret and apply applicable test standards.
  • Effectively schedule and execute assigned evaluation to minimize travel time and expenses.
  • Establish and maintain professional relationship with customers.
  • Execute all work with a professional manner
  • Execute field inspection within in assigned time frame and cost estimate.
  • Knowledge of US regulatory standards, and code requirements.
  • Liaise with other staff to ensure consistency and accuracy of methods and interpretations.
  • Participate in and promote process improvements. Participate in creating and evaluating new product test requirements and test strategies.
  • Provide travel and expense cost estimates as requested.
  • Report and track defects found during testing. Record test data, technical information and other details. Generate and revise test documents and reports (SOP’s, datasheets, methods, etc.).
  • Review pre-evaluation documents to understand objectives of assignment prior to start of service.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong communication skills; verbal, written and active listening skills, solid technical writing skills. Strong interpersonal skills to interact with customers and effectively work with external and internal project teams.
  • Strong engineering knowledge, understanding of testing requirements, manufacturing processes, drawings and standards.
  • Submit final travel and expense costs in a timely manner.

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or equivalent technical education and directly related experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years of directly related inspection and test experience evaluating products in accordance with ANSI/NFPA/UL standards;

Please ensure that your contact information is complete and that the professional resume you submit to apply for this opportunity includes your email address and telephone number.

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As an international services group, we want to create a working environment in which all our employees feel secure and comfortable - an environment in which they enjoy giving their best with commitment. The key to this lies in an open, respectful cooperation across all countries, cultures and lifestyles. After all, around 20,000 employees at 500 locations around the globe provide more than 2,500 services. The results of their work can be seen everywhere: in tested elevators or rides, on certified toys or technical equipment, in our consultations or training sessions. No matter where - our international teams have been setting standards in terms of safety, quality and efficiency for many years.

We value diversity - and take on responsibility

Our specialists appreciate this versatile portfolio, the exciting tasks and the value of their work for people, the environment and technology. And we value our specialists for their know-how and commitment, but also for their different personalities and careers. Combined with the professionalism and sense of responsibility of each individual, we create a culture of openness, growth and collegiality. We want to further strengthen this culture and consistently promote respect in our dealings with one another. Not only do we say that, we live that. We have committed ourselves to acting in accordance with the principles of the UN Global Compact initiative, to fighting corruption and to working for human rights, labour standards and environmental protection in our daily work. We are active in numerous networks and projects that stand for diversity and equality. In addition, we have developed a broad range of products and services that help to reconcile the professional and private worlds so that our employees can work in a healthy, motivated and optimal environment.