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UL, LLC Field Engineering Intern - Des Moines, IA in Des Moines, Iowa

At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

A Field Engineering career with UL puts the safety of the world in your hands!

What you’ll learn & achieve:

Candidate must be located in or willing to relocate to the Des Moines, IA area.

Leverage your Engineering education in an exciting Field role at UL this summer. In partnership with dedicated Field Engineers, you’llwork hands-on analyzing scope and determining requirements, evaluate complex product and systems, and prepare customer-facing reports for critical UL projects.

This summer, you could be:

  • Performing safety and non-safety certification inspections in accordance with UL performance standards and requirements.

  • Interpreting and analyzing test results against UL requirements, verifying the accuracy of manufacturers’ measuring equipment and reviewing production and inspection records.

  • Communicating with manufacturers and customers while promoting the benefits of new and existing services.

  • Providing technical assistance in several product categories and/or inspection methods.

  • Maintaining logs for scheduling inspections, time, and expenses.

  • Performing various calculations in multiple engineering areas such as electrical, mechanical, chemical, and/or fire protection.

What makes you a great fit:

  • Students with expected graduation December 2021 or May 2022. Preferred concentration in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial or Quality Engineering.

  • General electronics background, and strong mechanical and technical aptitude with the ability to read and interpret schematic diagrams.

  • Familiarity with micrometers, voltmeters, and ammeters.

  • Interest in developing cross-selling skills to better understand client business needs.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, and client-interfacing skills.

  • Ability to travel locally, regionally and work remotely. Travel requirements are generally for local travel within a set radius of home location. Travel outside area is expected on occasion for training purposes and additional support of workload in other territories.

What you’ll 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 125 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.

  • 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.

  • Total Rewards: All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL 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.

Learn More:

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.

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UL is committed to hiring and retaining a qualified diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

LocationUS-IA-Des Moines

Job ID2020-20402

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Job CategoryOther

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