Prime Photonics has an immediate opening for a production associate in our Blacksburg, VA facility. The production associate supports production of fiber optic sensor and system products and also works with engineering staff in designing, building and testing of new prototypes. Work areas include:
The ideal candidate enjoys learning new tasks, collaborating within teams and likes working with their hands. We are willing to train the right candidate. Experience in an assembly environment and/or with small machine shop tools is a significant plus. Two or more years of experience and/or an AS degree is desired.
We are looking for a creative engineer to join our Research & Engineering team. The ideal applicant will be proficient in idea generation, hands-on experimentation, and data analysis. Expectations include:
Applications for our technologies and products include turbomachinery test and diagnostics, non-destructive inspection of metallic and composite material systems, vibratory analysis of industrial equipment, and condition/health monitoring systems for turbomachinery and other rotating equipment.
A B.S. in an engineering discipline with 3+ years of related R&D experience is required. An M.S or Ph.D. is a plus.
Some travel is required.
March 6,2019 (Dublin, VA) – Prime Photonics Manufacturing and Quality Manager, Hilary Whiting, will be representing Prime Photonics at the 2019 Step Forward: New River Valley Conference, taking place at Volvo Trucks Customer Center on March 13th -14th, 2019. Step Forward is a professional development conference for women in manufacturing and will feature sessions including: Networking promoting Women in Manufacturing, StrengthsFinder 2.0, Reciprocity Ring, “What the Data Shows”, Executive Insights: What I Wish I Knew, and LEAD by Example. Prime Photonics would like to thank the Manufacturing Institute and Volvo Trucks for bringing this event to the New River Valley.
February 6, 2019 (Blacksburg, VA) – Prime Photonics will be exhibiting at the 2019 Apex Turbine Testing Technologies User Conference, February 25-March 1 in Nashville, TN, at the Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Vanderbilt. At the conference, Prime Photonics will be demonstrating industry leading FOCIS™ hardware and sensors used for rotor blade speed and vibration measurements for the test and validation of gas turbines, compressor systems, turbochargers and other rotating equipment applications.