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NDT Field Engineer and Inspector- Appleton, WI

Company: UL
Location: Appleton
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:




Lab.BLST – Fire Test – Safer World

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!

Associate Field Engineer NDT in Appleton, Wisconsin will perform weld inspections,  operational testing for aerial fire apparatus, and pumpers on fire equipment.

  • Independently perform safety and non-safety certification inspections and field evaluations in accordance with the required performance standards and requirements.
  • Analyze and evaluate examination and test results against applicable requirements.
  • Use technical judgment to determine whether noncompliance variations compromise the continued application of the UL Mark and may determine if alternative is acceptable. May audit customer quality management or assurance programs.
  • Independently perform inspections of fire apparatus such as aerial devices, pumpers and ground ladders in accordance with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) requirements. 
  • Work includes field evaluations of fire apparatus using NDT testing methods including magnetic particle, visual, ultrasound, and liquid penetrant.
  • Interpret and analyze examination and test results against UL requirements, verifying the accuracy of manufacturers' measuring equipment and reviewing production and inspection records. Periodically review manufacturers' programs of production, inspection, and shipping to ensure products are produced and marked in compliance with UL requirements.
  • Evaluate and facilitate options for corrective action where variations from UL requirements are noted.
  • Communicate with manufacturers and customers, Authorities Having Jurisdiction and others to conduct non-safety and safety certification inspections.
  • Investigates the misuse of UL Mark. Provides general information on policies and procedures for the varied UL services along with promoting and explaining the benefits of new and existing services. Discusses procedures, test methods, test results, sample selection and variations in products, devices, processes, systems and materials as necessary to resolve problems, implement changes to existing requirements or help develop new requirements.
  • Use instruments to perform inspections, such as micrometers, voltmeters, ammeters, and other UL supplied equipment. Observes use of manufacturer's equipment necessary to meet UL requirements. Confirms proper calibration of manufacturer's measuring equipment and may perform calibration of UL supplied equipment.
  • Documents examination, variations and test results to appropriate UL forms. Maintains logs for scheduling inspections, time and expenses. 
  • Resolve process, management system and possibly engineering issues associated with Variation Notices by analyzing and reporting on the acceptability of the variations. 
  • Integrates continuous improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the job. 

  • Minimum 2-year Technical Degree with two years of related experience.
  • Associate's Degree in Non-Destructive Testing preferred.
  • Experience in Field, Compliance or Quality Engineering a plus.
  • Non-destructive testing (NDT) experience a plus.
  • Certification in CP 189 or SNT-TC-1A, ASNT Level II Certification in MT, VT, UT and/or PT a plus.
  • ASQ certification a plus.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces, elevated spaces   
  • Candidate must be located in or willing to relocate to Appleton, WI.

  • 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 127 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.

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.


Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit

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