Intern Program | Construction Materials Engineers, Inc. (INT:UNR)

INTERN PROGRAM | CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS ENGINEERS, INC. (INT:UNR)

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

As a new initiative in 2016, the Nevada Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) will be awarding internships to deserving students in Nevada.  This program will assist students in attaining their career aspirations and building a foundation of future public works leaders.  There are internship opportunities funded by Nevada employers, with Nevada Chapter of APWA providing $1500 toward the funding of this internship.  In order for the Board, through the Internship Committee, to make the best selection of internship recipients, we are encouraging APWA members to nominate potential candidates.  The submittal deadline for the internship is April 28, 2016.  This specific internship is with Construction Materials Engineers, Inc. (CME) of Reno, Nevada.

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Technical Director | Chemeon Surface Technology (EXP:UNR)

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR | CHEMEON SURFACE TECHNOLOGY

POSITION LOCATION: Minden, NV

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  
CHEMEON Surface Technology, a global leader in the removal of hexavalent chrome and light
metal surface technology is seeking a PHD level Chemist with experience, degree and/or proven
work in inorganic chemistry and material science. Must have an ability to apply science and
innovation for business applications and client solutions. A collaborative, process-focused and
analytical leader with direct management experience is required.

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Engineering/Operations Support Coordinator | Olam (EXP:UNR)

ENGINEERING/OPERATIONS SUPPORT COORDINATOR | OLAM

POSITION LOCATION: Fresno, CA

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  
The Engineering/Operations Support Coordinator supports plant operations by identifying and solving operational problems:

  • Provide specialized skills in support of capital project implementation and administration.
  • Provide effective and efficient technical administrative and coordination services to the team to help resolve issues.
  • Provide operational management information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing operating and engineering data and trends.
  • Assist on various plant improvement projects
  • Develop, track and measure key metrics

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Engineering/Production Worker | PPG Architectural Coatings (INT:UNR)

ENGINEERING/PRODUCTION WORKER | PPG ARCHITECTURAL COATINGS

POSITION LOCATION: McCarran, Nevada (Tahoe Reno Industrial Park)

POSITION DESCRIPTION: 
This position is a temporary contract worker position.   This position will provide a student engineer the opportunity to work in a process/production environment.  Assignments are focused on process documentation supporting production standards, safety standards and process improvement.

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REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Class Status: Sophomore (by credit hour) or above
  • Candidates must pass a hair sample drug test and background test to be considered for this assignment.
  • Term: Minimum of 10 weeks required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Resumes can be submitted by email to tmcginnis@ppg.com.   Resume submittal deadline is April 10th.

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Master Scheduler | EP Minerals (EXP:UNR)

MASTER SCHEDULER | EP MINERALS

POSITION LOCATION: Reno, NV

POSITION DESCRIPTION: 
This position will manage the production plan and master production schedule to determine current and future production needs.  The incumbent will ensure forecast requirements are met while balancing manufacturing and materials needs.   This position will work with complex issues where analysis of situations and data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.  This position will also manage the Demand Planning activities including the generation of the statistical forecasts, analyzing trends and collaborating across supply chain to deliver the most accurate future plan.

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Student Worker II | College of Engineering (ELE:UNR)

STUDENT WORKER II | COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

POSITION LOCATION: Reno, NV

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  
This position will assist the College of Engineering Internship & Career Support Coordinator in maintaining the COEN Career Services Access database, with logistics for the biannual Engineering Career Fair, with marketing various career services opportunities/events to students and employers, and other miscellaneous tasks as they may come up.

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REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possess strong critical thinking and communication skills, professionalism, and be detailoriented
  • Comfortable with communicating via telephone, email or in-person with students or professionals
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Can work 14-18 hours per week and interested in continuing employment throughout the year, especially summer

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should apply online at www.unr.edu.

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R&D Technician Intern | Nevada Nano (INT:UNR)

R&D TECHNICIAN INTERN | NEVADA NANO

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Perform characterization experiments for the Molecular Property Spectrometer, a MEMS-based chemical analysis chip.  Operate prototype systems, perform/repeat experiments accurately compile results, present results with clarity. Keep detailed experimental notes and present regularly to the team about collected data, test conditions, anomalies, and test protocols. Work in the test lab as required supporting the development of NevadaNano products.

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Safety/Environmental Student Associate | Honda (INT:UNR)

SAFETY/ENVIRONMENTAL STUDENT ASSOCIATE | HONDA

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  
Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety, and Industrial Hygiene co-op/intern opportunities typically exist in the following areas, projects may include:

  • Manufacturing (Paint or Stamping) – Project management, problem analysis, production support, investigates new technologies and implements countermeasures. Review existing equipment and assist the EH&S (Environmental Health and Safety) Coordinator with the specifications for new equipment for the department. Assist with updated ergonomic evaluations and document findings in current tracking system. Assist in the evaluation of proposed new model processes to minimize incoming ergonomic risks. Assist with reviews for “Routine vs. Non Routine” activities as they pertain to production and maintenance. Assist with air compliance testing. International Organization for Standardization (ISO) document evaluation and update as needed. Complete and submit State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) reports and recommend improvements. Audit submitted SERC reports. Implement Tank Management project. Make recommendations to improve SERC/Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) process management. Support special projects such as new model launch or process modifications.
  • Environmental – Prepare Hazardous Chemical Inventory reports for Ohio EPA. Track chemical use and waste generation. Waste samples and profiles. Update Title V Air Permit Applications. Sort and organize MSDS. Schedule and track associate respiratory and audiometric testing. Breathing air testing in all departments. Lead paint sampling to determine percent lead and lead simulations to determine air concentrations. Additional sampling projects as needed.
  • Safety Services – Plan, collect, process and communicate Industrial Hygiene samples (air and noise) to support Honda of America Mfg. operations. Support company safety program development and training program activities such as, but not limited to, confined space program, respiratory protection program, personal equipment program, lead compliance activities, and hearing conservation program.

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