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Company: Intertek
Location: Columbus, OH
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Business Services, Consulting


Engineering Technician I

Intertek, a Nationally Recognized Testing Lab (NRTL) and leading provider of quality and safety solutions to many of the world's leading brands and companies, is actively seeking an Engineering Technician I to join our Electrical team in Columbus, OH.

Interested in future career opportunities in the product testing industry. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow a versatile career in facilitating international trade and regulatory product testing on the Electrical Team! By joining Intertek, your contributions will be valued as we continue to help the world Build Back Ever Better. 

About the Team

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.

The Engineering Technician I position is responsible for performing standard testing and evaluation on a variety of products and for preparing technical reports.  This position works under general supervision.

What you'll do:

  • Set up test apparatus
  • Perform basic analysis of test data and routine calculations
  • Provide an exceptional customer experience to all customers throughout the onsite testing
  • Interact with customers in a professional manner including appearance and attitude
  • Diligent safety practices, knowledge of OSHA standards, and use of safety equipment as required by management
  • Work closely with lead/ crew members and take direction to complete projects within certain policies and procedures
  • Daily cleanup and maintenance of projects, work equipment, work site, vehicles and organize all tools and materials
  • Perform site survey activities with a team
  • Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology, and safety
  • Troubleshoot, test, repair, and service technical equipment

What it takes to be successful in this role:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 0+ years of experience
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, multi-tasking environment with shifting priorities and demanding deadlines
  • Ability to use basic shop equipment and various hand tools
  • Ability to review, understand, and convey technical information in an effective manner
  • Ability to apply common-sense understanding to carry out simple one or two step instructions
  • Must be detailed-oriented and able to effectively prioritize and organize workload, with efficient time management 
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively in verbal and written formats
  • Must be customer focused and quality driven
  • Microsoft Office software expertise, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to travel, up to 15%
  • A valid driver's license and reliable driving record

Preferred Requirements and Qualifications

  • Trade school certification or associate degree in technical field
  • 1+ year of relatable experience

Why work for 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.

A career with Intertek offers rewarding opportunities to help companies around the world develop products that are used safely by millions of people every day. Intertek offers rewarding opportunities to help companies around the world develop products that are used safely by millions of people every day. Intertek is the trusted advisor to many of the world's leading brands, companies, and governments, and has earned a reputation for accuracy, reliability, integrity, and technical competence.  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 to life.

Intertek's Commitment

Intertek promotes a culture where motivated, customer-oriented employees can flourish, experience professional fulfillment, and reach their highest potential. With passion, pace, and precision we work to exceed our customers' expectations, while engaging with our employees to be 10X in their performance and professional growth.

What we have to offer

When working with Intertek, you can expect salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, generous vacation / sick time (PTO), tuition reimbursement and more.

Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, certain positions may be required to pass a pre-employment drug test based on the type of work that will be performed.

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.

Apply directly on our website: Intertek US Careers (

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.



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