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Mechanical Lab Assistant

Company: UL
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: July 18, 2021

Job Description:

CRS.CTECH – Electronics – Test It

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!


Our CTECH division contributes to society’s progress by enabling the adoption of new technologies. We want to be the best service provider for services that enable customers to successfully launch electronic and wireless products that are safe, compliant and delight their end users. Being the best means being able to serve the most demanding customers, the latest technologies and product innovations while consistently providing outstanding quality, service and value, so that we make every customer an advocate of UL and sustain market leadership in the areas we compete in.

  • Builds and/or adapts basic setup and test equipment for performance of tests. Performs standardized tests using general laboratory equipment. Performs routine care of designated test equipment and work area. Operates computer terminal to extract/input readily available information and to use available software.
  • Reads and interprets results of tests. Prepares charts, graphs and reports to explain test results. Examines test samples, reads measuring instruments and reviews test data with supervisor. Reads and interprets schematics, wiring diagrams and operational instructions.
  • Operates designated testing equipment as directed.
  • Receives instructions from and reports data to section heads, group leaders, engineers and other laboratory technician staff. Records observed or calculated data on appropriate data sheets.
  • Helps integrate continuous improvement concepts and techniques for lab site.
  • Will be the head of the of the lab organzition and cleaniness and its flow using the 5S methods. 
  • Will be the one to get customers settled in for the work day, from check in to check out. 
  • Performs other duties as directed.

  • High School Diploma or GED required. Associates degree preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to use multimeters, voltmeters, and hand tools.
  • Strong organization skills and ability to communicate with internal and external teams.
  • Ability to work independently and sef-motivate.

  • 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: All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.


Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit ul.com 

Keywords: UL, Waukegan , Mechanical Lab Assistant, Other , Waukegan, Illinois

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