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Staff Engineer - Safety - Electrical, UL, CSA, NFPA

Company: Intertek
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Staff Engineer - Safety
The Staff Engineer is responsible for providing technical expertise to personnel and operations at the local or regional level; for recommending and managing capital expenditure projects; and for assessing and developing local training. This position is the primary resource for review and approval of test procedures, methods and interpretations.
The Staff Engineer reports to the Engineering Manager or the Operations Manager, dependent upon the structure of the facility.
Listed examples are illustrative and representative of the tasks required of this position and are not intended to be complete or exclusive.

  • Provide local management with technical assessment of engineering skills and performance levels.

  • Responsible for assessing training of the technical staff and development of new training programs.

  • Provide on-going support and guidance on technical issues, test procedures, and standards interpretations.

  • Provides expertise in multiple product categories.

  • Provide quotes for a large array of standards and complex projects and products.

  • Research new standards, technologies, and trends in standards.

  • Handle calibration issues.

  • Develop and communicate test procedures.

  • Represent Intertek on technical committees, code panels and/or associations.

  • Support accreditations activities such as audit follow-up and corrective actions. Investigate technical complaints. Audit and qualify sites for special Intertek programs.

  • Actively review reports for multiple product categories.

  • Design new test fixtures and report shells.

  • Provide complex sales support such as giving presentations during client visits.

  • Provide on-going support to clients as needed.

  • Within policy guidelines, identify, properly document, and recommend engineering judgments.

  • Recommend and prepare capital expenditure requests and manage capital projects.

  • Mentor less senior technical staff.

  • Perform other work as required


    • Bachelor's degree in engineering

    • Master's degree is preferred

    • 6-8 years directly related experience

    • Advanced experience with U.S., Canadian, and other international product safety standards, i.e., ANSI, CSA, UL, EN, IEC


      • Ability to apply principles of logic or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems

      • Ability to deal with non-verbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.) in its most difficult phases

      • Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables

      • Ability to make technical decisions and engineering judgments independently where limited standardization exists

      • Excellent communication skills, in both verbal and written formats

      • Excellent leadership skills

      • Excellent interpersonal skills

      • Ability to travel 50%, including international travel, required

      • Valid driver's license and reliable driving record

        This position outline is a general guideline and does not represent all encompassing details. The position assumes that the incumbent has both the mental and physical requirements to carry out the above defined duties.
        Why Work at Intertek?
        Intertek is a world leader in the $250 billion Quality Assurance market, with a proven, high-quality business model and a global network of customer-focused operations and highly engaged subject matter experts. At Intertek, we exercise our spirit of innovation, the passion of our people and our unmatched customer commitment to realize our purpose of making the world an ever better, safer, and more sustainable place for all. Learn more about Our History (https://intertek-cdn.s3.amazonaws.com/www-intertek-com/media/investors/2017/intertek-history-480p.mp4) and What We Do (https://www.intertek.com/what-we-do/) .
        Intertek is committed to a safe work environment for our employees and clients. Learn more about our COVID-19 Policy (https://www.intertek.com/about/update-on-COVID-19/) .
        What We Have to Offer
        When working with Intertek, you can expect salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including

        • Competitive benefits package; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability

        • 401(k) with company matching

        • Competitive market pay

        • Generous vacation/sick time (PTO)

        • Tuition reimbursement and much more

          Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.
          Intertek believes that Our People (https://d95zk70sfear3.cloudfront.net/intranet-intertek-com/media/stories/2017/our-people-480p.mp4) are our strongest tool for success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://www.intertek.com/careers/eeo-diversity/) and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
          For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, or who need assistance applying, please email hr.eeoc.data@intertek.com or call 1-877-694-8543 (option #5) to speak with a member of the HR Department.

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