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 review.
training and assist others in the laboratory. Integrates continuous
improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the job.
Performs other duties as directed.