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Intertek Associate Engineer in Boxborough, Massachusetts

Associate Engineer

Intertek, a leading provider of ATIC (Assurance, Testing, Inspection, and Certification) Services, is looking for an Associate Engineer to join our Electrical team in Boxborough, MA.

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About Intertek

Intertek is a Nationally Recognized Testing Lab (NRTL) and trusted provider of quality and safety solutions to many of the world's leading brands and companies and governments. Our dedicated professionals help ensure the quality, safety, and sustainability of electrical products used by people throughout the world.

Intertek's Electrical team provides assurance, testing, inspection, and certification for a variety of electric products, including appliances, consumer electronics, lighting, medical devices, information communications technology, HVACR, industrial, and energy transmission and distribution. Our dedicated professionals help ensure the quality, safety, and sustainability of electrical products used by people throughout the world.

Position Overview

The Associate Engineer is responsible for performing testing and evaluation on a variety of products to the provisions of U.S., Canadian and other international product safety standards; writing reports; and communicating with clients. Under the guidance of a more senior Engineer, may also conduct on and off-site evaluation of products to determine compliance with applicable standard(s).

Scope of Work

  • Read and determine applicability of national codes and standards clauses for the EUT (equipment under test).

  • Validate the project scope and sample applicability.

  • Set up and operate EUT; perform and document simple repairs on EUT as needed.

  • Perform testing of products in accordance with standards.

  • Complete preliminary design reviews (PDR) both on and off site.

  • Develop, set up, and follow established test plans.

  • 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.

​​​​​​What We're Looking For

  • HS Diploma/GED, Required - Associate Degree in Engineering, Preferred

  • Working knowledge in electrical circuit design/analysis principles highly preferred.

  • 5 Months+ directly related experience related to product safety testing or certification.

  • Demonstrated experience with U.S., Canadian, and other international product safety standards preferred.

  • Microsoft Office expertise.

  • 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.

  • Prior project management experience is a plus.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to make technical decisions and engineering judgments independently within established parameters.

  • Ability to travel as business needs dictate - up to 25%

  • Valid Driver's License with a reliable driving record is required.

Why Work at Intertek?

Intertek is a world leader in the $250 billion Quality Assurance market, with a proven, high-quality business model and a global network of customer-focused operations and highly engaged subject matter experts. At Intertek, we exercise our spirit of innovation, the passion of our people and our unmatched customer commitment to realize our purpose of making the world an ever better, safer, and more sustainable place for all. Learn more about Our History ( and What We Do ( .

Intertek is committed to a safe work environment for our employees and clients. Learn more about our COVID-19 Policy ( .

Working at Intertek means joining a global network of state-of-the-art facilities and passionate people who deliver superior customer service with a purpose of bringing quality, safety, and sustainability of electrical products used by people throughout the world.

What we Have to Offer

When working with Intertek, you can expect salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including

  • Competitive benefits package; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability

  • 401(k) with company matching

  • Competitive market pay

  • Generous vacation/sick time (PTO)

  • Tuition reimbursement and much more.

Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.

Intertek believes that Our People ( are our strongest tool for success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer ( and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, or who need assistance applying, please email or call 1-877-694-8543 (option #5) to speak with a member of the HR Department.