Project Engineer (Technical Analyst) - Calgary Based Position

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*** PLEASE NOTE: This position is based out of Calgary. The incumbent will be working from home and reporting to a manager located in Edmonton. ***

Intertek, a leading provider of ATIC (Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification) Services, is looking for a Technical Analyst to join our team.


  • This position is responsible for independently performing testing and evaluation on a variety of products to the provisions of Canadian, U.S. and other International product safety standards; writing reports; and communicating with clients.  This position also includes performing field evaluations which involves travel to client sites for short durations (usually one day or less).  This position is based in Calgary, working remotely, but a possibility for the right candidate exists working from the Edmonton Office  


  • This position reports to the Team Lead, Hazardous Locations, Edmonton AB


  • Listed examples are illustrative and representative of the tasks required of this position and are not intended to be complete or exclusive.
  • Under the guidance of a more senior engineer, conduct on and off site evaluation of products to determine compliance with applicable standard(s). To do this, Engineer must:
  • Read and determine applicability of national codes and standards clauses for the EUT (equipment under test);
  • Read and understand schematics and manufacturing instructions;
  • Validate the project scope and sample applicability;
  • Under scope of the project, identify and locate test instruments and equipment required for testing;
  • Follow established test plan;
  • Conduct thorough construction review; document results;
  • Perform testing of products in accordance with standards. Core tests include, but are not limited to: rating, leakage current, dielectric, temperature, pressure, stability, mechanical hazard, abnormal and fault insurance.
  • Complete preliminary design reviews (PDR) both on and off site.
  • Develop and set up test plans.
  • Set up and operate standard test equipment including, but not limited to, dielectric strength tester, ground continuity tester, digital multi-meter, articulated probes. Use hand tools to build test fixtures.
  • Following sample handling procedures, ensure that sample is logged into and out of the system. Move equipment as needed through the facility. Properly package sample for shipment.
  • Compile test results during construction review and testing.  Compile data and product description and type final report using established report shell.  Submit report to reviewer for final approval.
  • Communicate project status and test results to client, sales personnel, and management throughout testing. Provide on-going support to clients as needed.
  • Within policy guidelines, identify, properly document, and recommend engineering judgments.

  • Perform other work as required



  • Bachelors degree in engineering (electrical or mechanical) or technologist diploma in electronics, electrical or instrumentation

  • Bachelors degree in engineering (electrical or mechanical) or technologist diploma in electronics, electrical or instrumentation

  • 2-4 years of industry experience

  • Demonstrated experience with U.S., Canadian, and other International product safety standards, i.e., ANSI, CSA, UL, EN, IEC is a plus

  • Functional fluency in French is an asset.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Ability to make technical decisions and engineering judgments independently within established parameters 
  • Valid driver’s license and an ability to travel
  • Familiarity with the Canadian electrical code is an asset.


A career with Intertek means joining a global network of professionals dedicated to bringing quality and safety to life. Our vision is to become the world’s most trusted partner for Quality Assurance and we offer our employees the chance to make an impact with attractive growth opportunities in this industry on a global scale.

We offer a salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, RRSP plan, tuition reimbursement and more.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to disability, race, colour, religion, sex or national origin.

This position outline is a general guideline and does not represent all encompassing details. The position assumes that the incumbent has both the mental and physical requirements to carry out the above defined duties.