Careers

UCI is currently seeking applications for the following position(s):

Procurement Engineer

The Procurement Engineer is responsible for reviewing customer purchase orders and planning activities required to complete the order. Also, responsible for performing engineering functions for the orders assigned meeting UCI’s quality procedures and customer purchase order requirements.

Duties and responsibilities

Daily

  • Reviewing customer purchase orders and perform order entry into UCI’s database
  • Planning all activities required to complete the assigned order
  • Providing all requirements necessary to procure items and services to purchasing\
  • Creating dedication and qualification test procedures for electrical/mechanical/chemical/construction components and assemblies
  • Reviewing test data and verifying if the results met established acceptance criteria
  • Reviewing manufacturer datasheets/drawings/manuals and establish acceptance criteria for the required tests and inspections
  • Creating and dispositioning non‐conformance and deviation reports
  • Problem solving test failures, product and procedure related issues
  • Communicating with internal staff in providing technical details and status updates on the tasks assigned
  • Verifying that all the activities related to the assigned order are properly executed by engineering and other departments
  • Performing required tests and inspections
  • Providing storage and packaging details for sensitive components to shipping/receiving personnel
  • Assigning shelf life to applicable components
  • Reviewing customer specifications, extracting required technical requirements and ensuring those requirements are met
  • Reviewing vendor test reports
  • Providing technical support to internal staff and customers
  • Reviewing engineering, quality and project management documents as applicable

Periodic

  • Requesting quotes from vendors for items and services
  • Reviewing customer requests for quotes and quoting based on UCI’s capabilities
  • Communicating with customers and vendors in requesting/providing technical details and status updates
  • Witnessing activities at subcontractor/customer facilities when required
  • Creating equivalency evaluations for components and assemblies
  • Assisting in inventory maintenance
  • Performing 10CFR Part 21 evaluations when required
  • Participating in creation and improvement of engineering or related processes when required
  • Participating in audits and commercial grade surveys when required
  • Assisting project managers in managing the project/order
  • Assisting sales and business development in marketing UCI’s capabilities
  • Assisting in training of new employees and other personnel in engineering functions
  • Participating in corrective action activities

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs, bend over, walk, reach overhead, step on a small ladder.
  • Pass a J1 eye test.
  • Strong communications skills: verbal, written and interpersonal
  • Understanding of electronic Database use and provide necessary input for current status and accurate information.
  • Must have experience in reading and understanding technical datasheets/Manuals/drawings/schematics
  • Experience in sheet metal fabrication, Panel Integration, Welding and Soldering is preferred
  • Travel required: 5% of the time
  • Ability to follow instructions and work under strict quality controls
  • Be able to work in office, warehouse, laboratory and team environment
  • Experience in writing technical documents is preferred
  • Experience in testing electrical and mechanical components is preferred
  • Understanding of nuclear industry quality assurance program requirements typically acquired through appropriate experience in the industry including 10CFR50 Appendix B, 10CFR21, ASME NQA‐1 preferred

Contact Chrissie Fontaine

Chrissie@unitedcontrols.com

Electrical Test Technician

The Electrical Test Technician performs special tests and inspections that are required to certify equipment for use in the nuclear power industry. Testing electrical/electronic components and systems is the primary function of the position, but it may also include mechanical equipment and raw materials (steel, rubber, fasteners, etc.). Tests range from simple functional tests up to complex environmental and seismic (earthquake) simulation tests. Work is performed according to documented procedures and under stringent Quality Assurance requirements. The Electrical Test Technician provides training and guidance to junior technicians and leads the execution of complex projects.

 

Duties and responsibilities

 

  • Lead the execution of complex projects and solve technical problems
  • Train and mentor junior technicians
  • Set up and operate electrical/electronic test equipment
  • Perform inspections and tests in accordance with procedures and in a safe manner
  • Document test results and complete detailed test reports
  • Review test reports and ensure all required data is recorded and all parameters are within specifications
  • Read and understand technical documentation, such as datasheets, drawings, test procedures, equipment manuals, etc.
  • Communicate with Engineering and Quality Assurance to ensure that all project requirements are met
  • Identify and report equipment and process problems, and advise on possible solutions
  • Research test methods and identify test equipment needs
  • Maintain an orderly and safe work space
  • Perform repair and rework of equipment as directed
  • Assemble, wire, and test control panels following drawings, schematics, and procedures
  • Provide quality control oversight of work performed at vendor sites
  • Support other processes when required

Qualifications and Relevant Experience

 

  • Associate Degree in a technical field (or equivalent military training), or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 5-10+ years of experience as a technician in industrial electronics or electrical controls, aviation electronics, or similar
  • Knowledge of Electrical/Electronic fundamentals and ability to troubleshoot electrical circuits
  • Ability to operate test and measurement equipment such as digital multimeters, oscilloscopes, insulation resistance (megger) testers, circuit breaker and relay test equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic test equipment, electronics test and calibration equipment, dimensional inspection equipment (calipers, micrometers, etc.)
  • Knowledge of electrical, electronic, and mechanical components and systems
  • Ability to read and understand procedures, datasheets, equipment manuals, technical drawings and schematics
  • Attention to detail and ability to complete test reports and project documents
  • Must have good organization and communication skills
  • Ability to follow instructions and work under strict quality controls
  • Ability to learn new skills and dedication to training, development, and continuous improvement
  • Experience in electrical control panel assembly, wiring, soldering, and light fabrication (drilling, tapping, punching) is a plus
  • Familiarity with Office Suite and computerized work management
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs, bend over, walk, reach overhead, step on a small ladder. Pass a J1 eye test.
  • Experience with quality assurance programs is a plus
  • Occasional overnight travel required: up to 25% but typically less than 10%

Contact Chrissie Fontaine

Chrissie@unitedcontrols.com