Employment Opportunities

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Marshall University, the Robert C. Byrd Institute and the Marshall University Research Corporation are EEO / AA employers.

The following positions are currently available with the Robert C. Byrd Institute:

Technical Trainer, APPRENTICESHIP WORKS, Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing. 

Position Type: Full-time exempt position.

Job Description: The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI), West Virginia’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, is accepting resumes for a Technical Trainer.

The technical trainer will assist companies in writing and meeting their on the job learning (OJL) component requirements by customizing the OJL work process outlines with company staff, conducting train the trainer workshops at company sites as well as on site customized training when needed by an employer.  This position will assist apprentices online and by phone with technical and administrative questions as they progress through their online job related technical instruction (RTI).  The trainer will also ensure that training milestones and required test results are being met according to the company’s DOL approved apprenticeship standards.

Required Qualifications:   Must have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of industry experience in manufacturing or machining. Must be willing to travel to conduct trainings at a national level.  Excellent computer, written and oral communications skills are required.  Individuals must have knowledge of machining, basic electrical knowledge, maintenance, blueprint reading, welding, hydraulics, pneumatics, and use of precisions measurement tools.  The ability to work independently to fulfill duties and responsibilities is necessary, and the successful candidate must demonstrate a high degree of initiative and the ability to work as part of the nationwide Apprenticeship team.

Preferred Qualifications: An Apprenticeship, Associate or Bachelor of Science in a technical field is preferred.   Hands-on instruction or training experience highly preferred.

Salary:  Commensurate with education and experience.

Background Check Required: Yes

Application ProcedureTo apply, log in at https://marshall.peopleadmin.com/postings/9726

Position is open until filled. Marshall University and the Marshall University Research Corporation are EEO/AA employers.

Design Engineer at RCBI

The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI), West Virginia’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, is accepting resumes for a Design Engineer. 

Responsibilities:  The Design Engineer will work with small to large manufacturers and entrepreneurs to develop opportunities, ideas, concepts, trainings and innovative strategies that allow them to take their concepts, designs, and ideas and develop them into practical, sustainable, economically viable solutions that create jobs. This position is responsible for designing new products and processes using computer-aided design software applications such as AutoCAD, Inventor, SolidWorks, Mechanical Desktop and Solid Edge and CAM including Mastercam, SurfCAM, and GibbsCam as well as other similar software. CAD Engineers at RCBI handle the most complex aspects of the design process, and also have a hand in the manufacturing process; they may create prototypes of the products they have helped develop and make design improvements based on prototype testing. Other duties are likely to include:  research - using mathematical modeling to work out whether new developments and innovations would work and be cost effective; design - turning research ideas into technical plans using CAD/CAM software; testing - collecting and analyzing data from tests on prototypes; modifying designs and re-testing - processing the several required stages before a product is ready to manufacture; reporting - writing or presenting regular progress reports for project managers and clients; delivering industry-based training, and use of 3D Printing. Travel is required.

Required QualificationsA Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Engineering and Engineering Technology; a minimum of four years of industrial experience with a strong technical background in manufacturing that includes experience with Metallurgy, Engineering Materials, Manufacturing Processes and Machining. Excellent computer, written and oral communications skills are required; particular experience and/or exposure to CAD including AutoCAD, Inventor, SolidWorks, Mechanical Desktop and Solid Edge and CAM including Mastercam, SurfCAM, and GibbsCam is required. The ability to work independently to fulfill duties and responsibilities is necessary and the successful candidate must demonstrate a high degree of initiative and the ability to work as part of the RCBI team.

Preferred Qualifications:  Experience and/or exposure to 3D Printing a plus. Hands-on instruction or training experience is a plus. 

Salary:  Commensurate with education and experience.

Application ProcedureTo apply, log in at https://marshall.peopleadmin.com/postings/9500

Shared Manufacturing Intern at the Robert C. Byrd Institute

1/27/2012

Position Type: Part-time temporary position. Maximum 20 Hours per week.

Special Note: Must be student. This position will be located in Bridgeport, WV.

Qualifications: Must have good mechanical aptitude. Maintenance experience preferred. Experience in machining that includes using engine lathes, boring mills, horizontal mills, vertical mills, grinders and CNC Machines preferred. The ability to program CNC using CAD/CAM, setup and operate all types of CNC equipment preferred. Candidate should be proficient with the use of precision measurement and hand tools. Prefer strong oral and written skills combined with a team player attitude. Interested individuals must display self-initiative, and the ability to work in a team environment is required.

Duties: Will be required to perform cleaning, maintenance tasks, assist with machine setups, all other duties as assigned.

Application Procedure: Send resume to Arley Carpenter, Director of Manufacturing Services, Robert C. Byrd Institute, 100 Angus Peyton Drive So. Charleston WV 25303.

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled.

Background Check Required: No