Intertek Technical Analyst/Project Engineer in Edmonton/Calgary, Alberta

Auto req ID 11404BR

Title Technical Analyst/Project Engineer

City Edmonton/Calgary

State or Province Alberta

Country Canada

Job Description


  • This position is responsible for independently performing testing and evaluation on a variety of products to the provisions of U.S., Canadian and other International product safety standards; writing reports; and communicating with clients. This position is also expected to grow to obtain expertise in one or more protection methods in order to train junior staff, mentor and train less senior technical personnel to perform field evaluations and perform hazardous locations certification projects. This position will be based in Edmonton or Calgary.


  • This position reports to Vivek Prasad, LPC Team Lead, Hazardous Locations, Edmonton AB


  • 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). To do this, the Technical Analyst/Engineer must:

  • 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, 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, 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



  • Bachelors degree in electrical engineering or Engineering Technologist (Electrical / Electronics)

  • 2-4 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


  • 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 is a plus

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid 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

· Ability to travel

This position outline is a general guidelineand does not represent all encompassing details. The position assumes that theincumbent has both the mental and physical requirements to carry out the abovedefined duties.