Engineering Scientist - Civil and Environmental Engineering, Statler College
Morgantown, WV 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

The Statler College of Engineeringand Mineral Resources at West Virginia Unviersity is seeking applications for an Engineering Scientist with a background in Chemical Engineering or Materials Science and Engineering as well as Polymers, Composites and Composites Manufacturing. This position is responsible for providing assistance in design development, materials characterization, manufacturing, testing and evaluation, field implementation, optimizing available resources, and providing solutions to the non-technical support like marketing and communication executives.

In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:

  • Actively participate in thedesignand development ofa computer based model, providingadequate solution of the assigned task in accordance with the company's project budget and quality standard.
  • Performresearch experiments and assist the lab attendant, executing laboratory works.
  • Supervise the project execution, collectfield data, logoperations, etc., and completethe assigned work as per schedule.
  • Analyzecollected data from various resources, preparingtechnical reports, engineering proposals, and conductingpresentations at industry workshops.
  • Analyzethe test failures and devisepractical approachtowards its solution based on engineering principles.
  • Writecomplex technical specifications in the engineering report based on the project research and other engineering investigations.
  • Coordinatewith clients and contractors for carrying out the technical work.
  • Communicatewith assistant research scientists, providingworking guidelines, relevant research materials, etc., for execution of project responsibilities.
  • Provide proper training andmentoring facilitation for junior research analysts and assistthem in carrying out the project responsibilities.
  • Planthe working of research project, so as to carry out the project responsibilities with limited assistance.
  • Develop test plans for engineering R&D department as well as planning and scheduling their project accordingly.
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, physics, chemistry, materials science, or other technical science discipline. Master's degree preferred.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience involvingstructional engineering, experimental skills, polymers, composites and composites manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of scientific software packages like MatLab, ArcGIS, AutoCAD, etc. isrecommended.
  • Strong technical writing, documentation, and formal communication skills.
  • Ability to think creatively and logically and use innovative problem-solving skills.
  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest
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Job Posting:Jan 6, 2021
Posting Classification:FE/AP
Exemption Status:Exempt
Benefits Eligible:Yes


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 years
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