Technical Advisor (Engineer, UPS, Battery)
CSA Group has an immediate opportunity for an Engineer (internal posting, Technical Advisor)
location: preferably based in the US (Cleveland, Ohio)
This position will be responsible for providing technical leadership and act as the senior technical lead in UPS, Battery Chargers and Battery Backup Systems among all CSA certification offices and network partners, including reviewing, assessing, monitoring, training and qualifying staff; providing dispute resolution; resolving technical issues; and providing interpretation of technical requirements. Duties will also include coordinating and participating in standards development work in national and international arenas; liaising with internal and external clients, provided internal and external seminars. Ensure delivery of these services is consistent, and in support of, corporate and divisional values, policies and objectives and enhances CSA's image as a Global leader in Product Certification. This assignment will require travel as we operate globally.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
University degree in a relevant technological discipline of engineering and professional registration as a Professional Engineer, with ten (10) years relevant CSA or similar certification experience in above product groups or related areas. Ideally, this experience will include five (5) years at the fully qualified Certifier level.
Must have excellent interpersonal, communication (both written and oral), and presentation skills.
Strong leadership skills are essential, as is the ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization in a collaborative fashion.
Strong problem-solving, analytical skills and decision making skills are necessary. Must also be flexible and perform well in a team environment. Must be willing to travel globally.
Must have demonstrated competence for the position and commitment to technical excellence.
Must have strong computer skills.
Must have excellent multitasking skills, and be able to produce technical documents such as Notices, Informs, List of Technical Requirements (LTRs), Technotes and Technical Information Letters (TILs), that are written in a clear and concise manner, and be of the highest technical standards possible.
Must have strong working knowledge of related Canadian and US requirement and standards and understanding of IEC requirements; ie: CSA 107.3, CSA 60950-1, UL 1778, IEC 62040 series; working knowledge of battery standards UL 2054, UL 1642 and IEC 62133, CSA 107.2 and power supplies IEC 62477-1 is an asset.
Experience with IECEE CB Scheme programs is preferred.
CSA Group provides a dynamic working environment that is both challenging and stable. As a member of the CSA Group you will have the satisfaction of working in a technologically progressive organization that benefits society at large. We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.
CSA Group is committed to employee satisfaction throughout all divisions and offices. We offer professional growth through education divisions and training, and encourage career planning and advancement. We are also committed to a work/life balance, supporting employees through in-house health care, an Employment Assistance Program, and the Employee Mutual Benefit Association.