The purpose of this position is to facilitate the execution of externally funded projects with defined scope, hardware deliverables on fixed schedules and budgets. Deliver complex engineering solutions by managing a collaborative and multi-disciplinary team consisting of varying degrees of technical experience. Provide intensive project management including but not limited to efficient and effective task scheduling, technical reporting, component and equipment selection and procurement, fabrication, and clear communication with vendors for outsourcing of fabricated components where required.
Minimum Experience / Education:
MS Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering and 2+ years experience or BS Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering and 5+ years of experience. Experience should be in the execution of research projects.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
MS Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering with 2+ years in execution of engineering research projects. Experienced in mechanical engineering design and documentation practices. Knowledgeable of electrical systems design principles as related to electro-mechanical systems. Experienced in power electronics hardware design fabrication. Experienced in design and fabrication of hardware for vehicle electrification Experienced in integration of by-wire control of mechanical systems. Skilled in technical writing to document and communicate engineering design at a detailed level for independent replication of system prototype designs. Task and deadline oriented, self-starter/driven, leadership. Experience working as a contributing engineer on large research and development projects executed within the culture and infrastructure of a university research center is preferred. Committed to laboratory safety protocols.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.