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Engineer (Electrical Safety)

Intertek, a Nationally Recognized Testing Lab (NRTL) and leading provider of quality and safety solutions to many of the world's leading brands and companies, is actively seeking recent Grad's / Entry Level Engineers to join our Electrical team in Plano, TX.

About the Team

Intertek's Electrical team provides assurance, testing, inspection, and certification for a variety of electric products, including appliances, consumer electronics, lighting, medical devices, information communications technology, HVACR, industrial, and energy transmission and distribution. Our dedicated professionals help ensure the quality, safety, and sustainability of electrical products used by people throughout the world.

What you'll do:

The Engineer is responsible for providing engineering expertise to evaluate conformance of control panels, switchgears, switchboards, transformers, industrial skids, and other industrial equipment to industry standards, creating evaluation reports and test plans, conducting and/or witnessing testing, resolving technical and/or administrative issues and providing Intertek customers with superior customer service.

What it takes to be successful in this role:
  • Under the guidance of a more senior engineer, conduct on and off-site evaluation of products to determine compliance with applicable standard(s). To do this, Engineer must:
  • Read and determine applicability of national codes and standards clauses for the EUT (equipment under test);
  • Under scope of the project, identify and locate test instruments and equipment required for testing;
  • Set up and operate EUT; perform and document simple repairs on EUT as needed;
  • Perform testing of products in accordance with standards. Core tests include, but are not limited to: rating, leakage current, dielectric, temperature, pressure, stability, mechanical hazard, flammability, abnormal and fault insurance, rain, radiation, sound, laser.
  • Complete preliminary design reviews (PDR) both on and off site.
  • 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, articulated probes. Use hand tools to build/calibrate test fixtures.
  • 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 and provide on-going support to clients as needed.
  • Perform other work as required.

What it takes to be successful in this role:
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical or mechanical engineering.
  • 0+ directly related experience.
  • 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.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Microsoft Office expertise
  • Ability to travel as business needs dictate, up to 25%
  • A valid driver's license and reliable driving record.

Preferred requirements and qualifications
  • Fundamentals of engineering certificate.
  • Demonstrated experience with U.S., Canadian, and other international product safety standards, i.e., ANSI, CSA, UL, EN, IEC.
  • Prior project management experience.

Why w ork 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 and What We Do .

A career with Intertek offers rewarding opportunities to help companies around the world develop products that are used safely by millions of people every day. Working at Intertek means joining a global network of state-of-the-art facilities and passionate people who deliver superior customer service with a purpose of bringing quality, safety, and sustainability to life.

Intertek's Commitment

Intertek promotes a culture where motivated, customer-oriented employees can flourish, experience professional fulfillment, and reach their highest potential. With passion, pace, and precision we work to exceed our customers' expectations, while engaging with our employees to be 10X in their performance and professional growth.

Intertek is committed to a safe work environment for our employees and clients. Learn more about our COVID-19 Policy .

What we have to offer

When working with Intertek , you can expect salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including:
  • Fully comprehensive benefits package; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Competitive market pay
  • Generous vacation/sick time (PTO)
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Discounted prices on travel, merchandise, auto purchases
  • 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 are our strongest tool for success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer 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 or call 1-877-694-8543 (option #5) to speak with a member of the HR Department.

Apply directly on our website: Intertek US Careers (


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