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SENIOR TEST ENGINEER, PRODUCT SAFETY (ELECTRICAL)

SENIOR TEST ENGINEER, PRODUCT SAFETY (ELECTRICAL)

General information

location

2 locations

04/09/2019
Type of contract

Permanent
Full-time

Occupational field

Engineering

Job-ID

194812

The profession is offered at several locations offered: Pleasanton, CA, Irvine, CA

Duties

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR THESE ROLES WILL HAVE A MINIMUM OF 5 YRS DIRECTLY-RELATED TIC ORGANIZATION OR MANUFACTURER EXPERIENCE WITH HANDS-ON PRODUCT SAFETY TESTING FOCUSED ON 60950, 61010, 60065 and/or 60335 TESTING.

Senior Test Engineers and Test Engineers for Product Safety Services perform electrical testing and evaluation on a variety of client products to the provisions of U.S., Canadian and other International product safety standards; writing reports; and communicating with clients directly regarding test results and project items.

Local candidates only for these opportunities; these roles are not eligible for relocation. Current Opportunities are available in:
  • Irvine, California (Test Engineer and Senior Test Engineer Roles)
  • Pleasanton, California (Senior Test Engineer Role)
  • Littleton, Massachusetts (Senior Test Engineer Role)

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).
  • 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, and 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, and 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.

Your profile

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent plus directly related work history; Master’s degree in engineering is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 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.
  • Basic knowledge of Laser safety standards 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 preferred.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid/accurate 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.
  • Microsoft Office expertise.
  • Ability to travel as business needs dictate (<15% expected); valid driver’s license required.

No telephone calls; no agency calls/no agency inquiries, please!

When applying, please ensure you include a full professional resume with contact information.

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Location

1279 Quarry Lane, Suite A
94566 Pleasanton, CA

8 PASTEUR AVE
92618 Irvine, CA

Company

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.