Examines test samples, reads measuring instruments, and
operational instructions. Evaluates user interfaces, reviews Use and Care Guides
of appliances, and conducts ergonomic assessments. Evaluates test
performance, provides feedback regarding issues and/or problems with test
and data sheets and reviews test and construction data with supervisor.
Operates with minimal supervision within defined limits of responsibility.
Directs, builds and/or adapts setup and test equipment to new
situations, based on data sheets and instructions from engineering
department and clients. Trains staff in test setups and test methods.
Initiates recommendations for new equipment designs and recommends
solutions to observed test problems.
Operates various appliances, personal computer, and special
laboratory equipment such as temperature indicating devices and
spectrometers. Performs routine maintenance of designated test equipment
and laboratory area.
Receives instructions from and reports data to engineers,
other laboratory personnel and clients. Communicates with clients during
the setup and performance of a test to demonstrate or otherwise illustrate
equipment test methods and/or to discuss test results.
Use statistical analysis and apply appropriate methods to
testing data. Practices and implements advanced statistical procedures
(DOE's Regression, Correlation, Lean Sigma Techniques, etc.) routinely.
Communicates with department personnel to offer suggestions
pertinent to equipment needs and arranges for designated disposal of
samples upon completion of tests.
Records observed or calculated data on appropriate UL forms
and prepare data sheets. Creates test reports and submits for manager
training and assist others in the laboratory. Integrates continuous
improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the job.
Performs other duties as directed.