UL Solutions
Our mission is to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place.
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Sr. Laboratory Assistant - Sprinklers - 2nd Shift

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JOB DESCRIPTION
This is an onsite position requiring 5 days per week in our Northbrook, IL location.
The hours for this position at 2:00pm - 10:30pm.
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Builds and/or adapts unique setup and test equipment for complex tests using independent judgment.
  • Applies working knowledge of applicable test requirements and performs tests using general laboratory equipment.
  • Performs routine care of designated test equipment and work area.
  • Operates a computer to extract/input readily available information and to use available software.
  • Examines test samples, reads measuring instruments and reviews test data with supervisor.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, schematics, wiring diagrams and operational instructions.
  • Determines need for and seeks consultation from engineers or laboratory technicians.
  • Analyzes test results.
  • Operates designated laboratory equipment and tools as directed.
  • Receives instructions from and reports data to supervisor and personnel in engineering and laboratory operations as needed.
  • Prepares data sheets and records observed or calculated test results.
  • Assembles test data for appropriate distribution.
  • Integrates continuous improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the job.
  • Read and follow the Underwriters Laboratories Code of Conduct and follow all physical and digital security practices.
  • Performs other duties as directed.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Basic mechanical skillset.
  • Ability to read measuring equipment such as measuring tapes.
  • Prior experience in construction, sprinklers, or piping preferred.
  • Ability to wear respirators.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.


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: In the US, we provide lots of great benefits for our employees are their families. From Volunteer Days off to 401k match and retirement contribution benefits to flexible work location & schedule options we look to support our employees no matter what stage in life they are experiencing.


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ABOUT US
A global leader in applied safety science, UL Solutions transforms safety, security, and sustainability challenges into opportunities for customers in more than 100 countries. UL Solutions delivers testing, inspection and certification services, together with software products and advisory offerings, that support our customers' product innovation and business growth.
The UL Certification Marks serve as a recognized symbol of trust in our customers' products and reflect an unwavering commitment to advancing our safety mission.
We help our customers innovate, launch new products and services, navigate global markets and complex supply chains, and grow sustainably and responsibly into the future.
From the adoption of electrification to the enablement of 5G and new mobility, we collectively look toward new frontiers, working for a safer world. Our science is your advantage.
Mission: Working for a safer world
ABOUT THE TEAM
Built Environment provides the highest level of technical knowledge, expertise and testing, inspection and certification, advisory and commissioning services to support our customers globally throughout the entire life cycle of their products and buildings. UL Solutions plays a critical role and acts as a trusted partner to various stakeholders in the built environment and building products industry by knowing everything about every building, building regulation and requirement, fire equipment services and personal protective equipment by providing proactive insights on safe, secure and sustainable buildings, risk management solutions and tenant wellness and safety validations.

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What are UL Solutions Perks + Benefits

UL Solutions Benefits Overview

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

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We offer employees two volunteer days per year to give back to our local communities!
Partners with nonprofits
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Diversity employee resource groups
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
UL provides employees Short term disability and the opportunity to purchase additional Long-Term coverage.
Dental insurance
UL offers two Dental plans for employees to choose from.
Vision insurance
Employees can enroll is two different vision benefit options
Health insurance
UL employees are eligible to enroll in health benefits starting on day one of employement!
Life insurance
Life insurance is equal to one (1) times an employee's annual salary.
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
UL’s goal is to support your life-long retirement security and make a difference in your ability to get to and through retirement. This is why UL matches your pre-tax/Roth 401(k) contributions.
401(K) matching
UL matches up to 5 percent when you defer 7 percent of your pay.
Performance bonus
UL is a Pay for Performance culture - all employees are eligible to participate in our annual bonus program!
Child Care & Parental Leave
Family medical leave
UL offers Family Leave and Parental Bonding Leave to eligible employees.
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Many of our UL locations host an annual Family Picnic for employees and their family members.
Vacation + Time Off
Paid volunteer time
We make it easy for employees to support the causes that are important to them by offering two paid days of volunteer time off each calendar year.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Customized development tracks

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