Applications Engineer

Employer: Prime Photonics LC
Job Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical, Project/Product Management
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 3/30/2018
Closing Date: 4/30/2018
Prime Photonics, LLCPrime Photonics LC
Prime Photonics provides leading edge sensor and instrumentation products for turbomachinery test, measurement and health monitoring. Founded in 1999, our customers include turbomachinery manufacturers, US DoD, turbomachinery operators, universities, Government labs, and related test and services providers.
Job Description We are looking for an Applications Engineer to join our Products and Engineering team. The Applications Engineer will support both new product development and business development activities at Prime. The ideal applicant should have excellent communication and project management skills, have experience with sensors and data acquisition instrumentation, be mechanically inclined, and enjoy working on teams. Application areas include gas turbine test and measurement, rotating equipment diagnostics and condition monitoring, torsional vibration and torque measurements, and turbomachinery health monitoring.
Specific duties include:
  • Field testing of new technologies.
  • Application development with customers and internal technical staff.
  • Assisting sales staff with tradeshows, conferences, customer meetings and other sales activities.
  • Commercial proposal development.
  • Product requirements development.
  • Test plan development and reporting.
Although not required, experience with any of the following is a significant plus: turbomachinery instrumentation, vibration monitoring and analysis, fiber optics, and non-destructive inspection technologies. Travel is required.  Education requirements are B.S. in engineering with 5 years of relevant experience.
Prime Photonics is an EEOC employer.  Benefits include Medical, Dental, 401K, FSA/HSA, LT Disability.  Due to US Government contracting requirements, US citizenship is necessary for this position. 
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