Product Safety Engineer - Hazardous Locations

BUILDING A WORLD CLASS TEAM STARTS WITH YOU

At the heart of CSA Group is a vision: making the world a better, safer, more sustainable place. It's been part of our mission for nearly one hundred years: from the first engineering standard for railway bridges developed in 1919, to more than 3,500 standards, codes & related products today.

Headquartered in Canada, with a global footprint of more than 30 labs and offices across Europe, Asia and North America, CSA Group tests, inspects and certifies a wide range of products - from every day househould items to leading edge technology-to meet exacting requirements for safety, performance and environmental impact.

Our employees take pride in making a difference in people's lives through the work that we do. We're looking for people like you to help make it happen.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluate equipment for certification against published standards, for example, IEC, EN, CSA or UL.
  • Formulate, and in some cases conduct, appropriate test plans.  Analyze test data to determine compliance with applicable requirements of standards.
  • Provide certification services for CSA clients for Hazardous Locations products, for example, intrinsic safety, explosion-proof, dust ignition-proof.
  • Conduct on-site evaluation and/or testing at clients’ premises.  This may involve foreign travel.
  • Prepare certification reports, certificates of compliance and other related certification documentation.
  • Ensure that project work is conducted safely, in accordance procedures, and is delivered on-time and on-budget.
  • Proactively coordinate and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Interface with customers, certification staff with own and other groups and laboratory technicians on any certification related activities.

 

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering.
  • Registration with Professional Engineers Ontario as an EIT or P.Eng.

 

EXPERIENCE:

1-8 years of related experience.

 

SKILLS:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication (English), administration and interpersonal skills, together with a high level of computer literacy (Word, Excel etc) and attention to detail.
  • The ability to work as an individual and as part of a team.
  • Ability and willingness to travel in North America and overseas for short periods.
  • Ability to apply technical judgements where necessary.
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving ability and detail oriented.
  • Strong organizational, time and project management skills.
  • Able to work unsupervised, in a team-based work environment.
  • Knowledge of CSA programs and services is desirable.
  • Experience as fully qualified project holder, preferably with Hazardous Locations products is desirable.
  • Working knowledge of safety standards for North America, IECEx and ATEX, particularly for Hazardous Locations is highly preferred.