UNC Charlotte is a public university with over 30,140 students in 75 Bachelor, 65 Masters, and 24 Doctoral programs. The campus is located in the suburbs of one of the fastest-growing U.S. cities and adjacent to a large research park. UNC Charlotte maintains a particular commitment to addressing the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health, and social needs of the greater Charlotte region. The William States Lee College of Engineering, located on the Charlotte Research Institute Campus, has paired with the Energy Production & Infrastructure Center (EPIC), to create programs, courses, and energy concentrations within multiple departments that enhance technical skills and engineering. The College of Engineering has around 4,000 students in 18 degree programs.
EPIC is a university-industry partnership that meets the education and research needs for a safe, reliable, and sustainable energy future. EPIC enhances the available technical workforce, advances technology, and facilitates strategic industry-university collaboration for the global energy industry while supporting the Carolinas' economic and energy security development. EPIC is well funded in terms of facilities, faculty, chaired positions, operations, energy-focused laboratories, student scholarships, educational and research programs in the order of $100M. EPIC's main sponsors are the North Carolina State Government, Duke Energy, Siemens, Westinghouse, Department of Energy, EPRI, Hyperion, and many others.
Current Positions At EPIC
Operations and Technical Lab Associate
Supports Research / Instructional Laboratory Operations by assisting in project management, providing fabrication of specialized equipment to satisfy specific research and instructional needs, conferring with research personnel to recommend procedures used in the development of experimental research equipment, assisting in the preparation of plans and specification for such equipment and experimentation. Monitors and manages the EPIC Hi Bay and yard, totaling 34,000 sq. ft. and operates and mantains all heavy equipment associated with the Hi Bay. Also manages and maintains data acquisition equipment.
Additional details and link to apply found at: https://jobs.charlotte.edu/postings/46445
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