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Ex Product Certification Engineer


Ex Product Certification Engineer

Certification Engineers are required to join our team working on compliance testing of explosion safety equipment (Ex Products) to ATEX, IECEx or CSA requirements. Successful applicants will be customer-focused and have a background in manufacturing, process, or compliance assessment. Experience of working in a compliance or certification field along with a qualification in electrical/mechanical engineering is desirable, although relevant industrial experience will be taken into account.

In addition, good communication, problem solving and project management skills are essential. Ideal candidates will be based at our Hawarden, North Wales, or Derby locations.

Primary responsibilities and duties include:

  • Assessment of equipment for certification against published standards
  • Provide advice to clients as appropriate
  • Specify and in some cases conduct appropriate test programmes in accordance with the relevant standards
  • Estimate costs and specify the requirements for test samples
  • Conduct on-site assessments and/or test work at the clients’ premises. This may involve foreign travel
  • Prepare reports and certification documents
  • Ensure that project work is conducted within budget and in accordance with in-house procedures
  • Represent CSA Group on relevant technical committees

In addition to the responsibilities and duties listed, the successful candidate may be required to undertake further duties assigned by the Management Team from time to time. There will be a requirement to travel to other Group or client’s premises, both in the UK and overseas.

Qualifications/skills and experience

Suitable candidates shall meet the following criteria:

  • A qualification in electrical or mechanical engineering or relevant compliance experience in an industrial manufacturing business.
  • Prior experience in product certification is essential (IEC/EN 60079 series standards).
  • Experience in certification to CSA/UL standards, IEC 61010 or IEC/EN 60079-11 is highly desirable.
  • Good written and verbal communication (English), administration and interpersonal skills, together with a high level of computer literacy (Word, Excel etc) and attention to detail.
  • A full UK driving licence.
  • The ability to work as an individual and as part of a team.
  • Ability and willingness to travel for short periods, mainly overnight but up to 1 week occasionally.
  • Ability to apply technical judgements where necessary.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a team of certification specialists and to develop in this interesting and fulfilling role. If you are interested in working for a market leader, in a friendly and hardworking environment, please send your CV with a covering letter, explaining your suitability for this position to:

Mrs Pat Blazdell CSA Group email : [email protected]

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