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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 12/6/2016

Tyco Fire and Security Boca Raton, FL

Company
Tyco Fire and Security
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
1613813
AJE Ref #
575994873
Location
Boca Raton, FL
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Responsibilities:

* Maintain current NRTL (TUV, UL) and CE product certification approvals. Interact directly with regulatory agencies.

* Acquire NRTL and CE certification on new products.

* Develop and execute test plans leading to product certification. Coordinate and manage tasks, schedules and due dates related to product certifications.

* Maintain and enhance TUV Supervised Manufacturer's Testing (SMT) program.

* Compile and maintain compliance documentation in a Technical Construction File.

* Provide regulatory certificates and reports to field personnel, customers, and import/export organizations.

* Participate in product development teams to assure product safety compliance during the design phase. Identify compliance issues and recommend solutions prior to product release.

* Develop and maintain lab and compliance work instructions, procedures and checklists.

* Analyze circuit board layouts for compliance with safety regulations including creepage and clearance, flammability ratings, etc.

* Investigate electrical components, materials, and mechanical components for proper ratings and compliance with safety regulations. Qualify new component and materials sources while maintaining product safety approvals.

* Perform lab tests required for demonstration of product safety such as Hi Pot Testing, voltage measurements, fault testing, impact tests, Ingress Protection (IP) Tests, etc.

* Provide training and guidance to less experienced engineers #external

REQUIRED SKILLS:

* Experience with agency certifications and CB Scheme (e.g., TUV, UL, CSA, CE) required.

* Experience in electronic design for safety compliance

* Ability to manage projects from multiple sources and work independently to support aggressive product launch schedules

* Strong interpersonal skills desired.

* Current knowledge of the latest product safety standards and compliance requirements (e.g., EN 60950, CE Marking) including IP ratings, LED safety, UL Flame ratings, etc.

* Working knowledge of National Electrical code (NEC)

* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office - Word and Excel

* Ability to apply and understand advanced concepts of electrical and/or mechanical nature.

* Ability to read and analyze schematics and printed circuit board layouts. Expertise in evaluating circuit classifications and creepage and clearance according to standards.

* Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Ability to write technical reports, communicate both orally and in writing with engineering staff and agencies.

* Ability to operate lab equipment including oscilloscopes, AC power sources, HiPot testers, current meters, power meters, etc.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

* BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent BSEE preferred

* 5 years of experience in a product safety role for office or IT type equipment. Candidate must have recent experience with product safety approval of products to IEC 60950.

* Experience with switching power supplies desirable.