Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Per Year
Location:
Plano, Texas
Country:
United States
Industry:
Other
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Not Specified
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Engineer-HVAC

Overview:

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Promoting safe living and working environments.
UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in areas such as sustainability, renewable energy, mobile payment security and nanotechnology. Dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitates trade and provides peace of mind.

Responsibilities:

Under direct supervision, manages execution and timely completion of basic engineering HVAC projects related to certifications and performance testing. Analyzes project scope, project hardware, set up and thermodynamic specifications, establishing test programs for product investigations, spending time on the test floor assisting and guiding technicians and preparing technical reports for clients. May be responsible for Customer/Sales coordination, communications and technical verification as well as opening, maintenance, completion and closing of assigned projects.
  • Interprets requests for testing as they pertain to the AHRI and ASHRAE specifications.
  • Determines project scope, develops a preliminary plan of investigation, and determines project specifications such as cost, time, and sample requirements by analyzing client input, available supplemental data, and product construction. Projects may include travel to conduct or witness tests at client sites.
  • Communicates with clients to discuss technical issues, explain UL procedures and requirements, convey project cost, and negotiate completion date and sample requirements, as directed. Follows up on contacts from clients, as directed. Assists in addressing client concerns and resolving client issues. Provides technical assistance to clients in reference to product inspection and follow-up services.
  • Establishes appropriate test programs by reviewing files and manufacturer's information, examining samples, and applying UL requirements. Is familiar with applicable standards, company manuals and appropriate technical literature. Examines samples for compliance with UL requirements and notifies client of any areas in which the product is not in compliance or of any changes in project scope or specifications.
  • Coordinates laboratory activities by assisting in preparation of data sheets and instructions to technicians. Learns to establish completion dates. Coordinates administrative aspects of project management, as directed.
  • Dynamically manages concurrent project schedules as scope changes or disruptions occur to deliver objective on time.
  • Communicates project status and results to clients through frequent contact and by preparing reports. Assists in preparing Follow-Up Service Procedures and information pages.
  • Integrates continuous improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the job.
  • Assists in resolving engineering issues related to safety, quality, capability, capacity, speed or cost. Learns to analyze and report on the acceptability of the variations.
  • Performs other duties as directed.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program.
  • Project Management experience preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of HVAC and thermodynamics required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Programming skills which augment data collection, analysis and task automation preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with customers and laboratory technicians.
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