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Associate Field Engineer - Downers Grove

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Employer Provided Salary: 65,000-75,000 Annually
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RESPONSIBILITIES
An Associate Field Engineer performs safety and non-safety certification inspections, audits of quality systems and field evaluations in accordance with the required performance standards and requirements including UL's Healthy Buildings audits.

  • Assists in analyzing and evaluating examination and test results against applicable requirements.
  • Uses technical judgment to determine whether noncompliance variations compromise the continued application of the UL Mark and determine if alternative is achieved.
  • Assists in interpreting and analyzing examination and test results against UL requirements, verifying the accuracy of manufacturers' measuring equipment and reviewing production and inspection records.
  • Periodically reviews manufacturers' programs of production, inspection, and shipping to ensure products are produced and marked in compliance with UL.
  • Assess building systems including air distribution, water distribution, heating and cooling systems as necessary.
  • Evaluates and facilitates options for corrective action where variations from UL requirements are noted.
  • Communicates with manufacturers and customers, Authorities Having Jurisdiction and others to conduct non-safety and safety certification inspections. Investigates misuse of UL Mark situations.
  • Provide general information on policies and procedures for the varied UL services along with promoting and explaining the benefits of new and existing services.
  • Discuss procedures, test methods, test results, sample selection and variations in products, devices, processes, systems and materials as necessary to resolve problems, implement changes to existing requirements or help develop new requirements.
  • Use instruments to perform inspections, such as micrometers, voltmeters, ammeters, and other UL supplied equipment. Observes use of manufacturer's equipment necessary to meet UL requirements. Confirms proper calibration of manufacturers' measuring equipment and may perform calibration of UL supplied equipment.
  • Document examination, variations and test results to appropriate UL forms. Maintains logs for scheduling inspections, time and expenses. Performs various calculations in more than one specific engineering field such as electrical, mechanical, chemical, or fire protection.
  • Integrates continuous improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the job.


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QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 2-year Technical Degree with two years of related experience. Bachelor's Degree and/or a focus in Environmental Science or related field strongly preferred. Commensurate experience could be considered.
  • Indoor Air Quality Testing, CSST Asbestos Certification or Field Inspection experience a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, and client-interfacing skills.
  • Strong computer skills. Comfortable using technology to collect data.
  • Ability to travel locally and regionally up to 40% as needed.
  • Lift at least 40 pounds.
  • Ability to walk facility grounds during inspections
  • Ability to work in confined spaces, climb ladders, work at heights and reach/work above head.
  • UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place to ensure the safety of our employees, customers and clients. Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.
  • A commitment to be a lifelong learner.


Candidate must be located or willing to relocate to the Downers Grove or 355 Cooridor area.
What you will experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn't new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 130 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you'll almost always hear, "the people." Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We're able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Diversity & inclusion: UL is committed to celebrating acceptance, equity and inclusion of all people. We believe our diverse views when combined bring a greater representation of the world and a better representation of our customers.
  • Interesting Work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers' create. We're inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & Achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles. The salary range for this role is $65,000 - $75,000 and is based upon years of experience that is commensurate with the level of the position. All employees at UL Solutions are eligible for annual bonus compensation. The target for this position is 5% of the base salary offered. Employees are eligible for health benefits such as medical, dental and vision; wellness benefits such as mental & financial health; and retirement savings (401K) commensurate with the standard rewards offered in each individual location or country, for the relevant position level. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation (15 days), holiday including floating holidays (12 days) and sick time off (72 hours). Internal applicants with questions related to the Total Rewards for this position should submit a ticket via askHR for more insights.


Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.
The application deadline for this position is December 19, 2024

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What are UL Solutions Perks + Benefits

UL Solutions Benefits Overview

All employees at UL Solutions are offered competitive base salaries and are eligible for bonus compensation. UL Solutions offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund every year after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL Solutions contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
We partner with Watts of Love, Habitat for Humanity and Ronald McDonald House Charities globally. UL Solutions also partners with regional and local organization every day.
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Diversity employee resource groups
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Employees can enroll in programs such as Weight Watchers, Fidelity and our internal Healthy Minds programming to support their personal wellness journeys.
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation + Time Off
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Customized development tracks

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