Skip to content

Wayne State University

Aim Higher

Jun 26 / Sondra Auerbach

Engineering Technologies – Project Coordinator at Macomb Community College (Part Time)

Employee Group: PT Non-Faculty
Position Code: U3166
Assignment Location: South Campus
Position Type: Temporary – Specially Funded
Salary Range: $10.3924 – $14.3145 per hour (14-15 range)

Engineering Technology

Job Description:

FUNCTION: Assist with content development for the CAAT website and newsletter. This position requires collaboration with the center directors, faculty, educational institution partners, business partners and other organizations critical to the establishment of the CAAT as a nation leading educational resource in the automotive arena.

Under supervision of CAAT Assistant Director-Communications:
-Coordinate CAAT website resource library content:
-Identify government (NSF, DOE, DOL, etc.) funded courses/curricula, etc., to add to the CAAT website resource library,
-Obtain materials in the website-required format (and as required for the National Science Digital Library [NSDL] and Applied Math and Science Education Repository [AMSER]),
-Loading information to CAAT website along with ageing identifier for future refresh/updating,
-Identify community colleges and universities with certificate, degree programs, courses, and/or articulation agreements in advanced automotive technologies, and obtain materials or request permission to load to the CAAT website or link to from CAAT website.
-Provide identification by state of all colleges/universities that have programs in advanced automotive technology and manage organization, writing, and loading of this content to the website along with an ageing identifier for future refresh/updating
-Research and identify industries and companies that currently (or will) employ technicians with Advanced Automotive Technology/Certification, to load as website content
-Assist with identification of technician career pathways and write related content and load to website
-Assist with ongoing maintenance of website and other related website tasks as required.
-Assist in the development and delivery of outreach and professional development activities, monitoring of seed grant contract activities, etc.
-Perform other related duties as assigned

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Assistant Director-Communications



EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: College coursework and appropriate work experience in Engineering Technologies or related field required. Related work experience also helpful. High level of experience and comfort in working with websites in order to build website content/pages via website content management software is also required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Strong knowledge of advanced powertrain technologies in order to understand and assess content of educational materials for selection and addition to CAAT website. Highly developed writing skills for effective website and newsletter content development. Ability to work collaboratively with other CAAT/MCC/WSU staff and external sources of educational materials, to assist in building the CAAT network of partners and contributors. Strong initiative/self-starter with organizational and project management experience to be able to work independently and accomplish desired results.

Work Hours: Hours to be scheduled by the department as needed but not to exceed 30 hours per week.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal office conditions. Some travel off campus.

Closing Date: 07-09-2015

Apply through MCC website:      section: Part Time Non-Faculty

Jun 24 / Sondra Auerbach

BS – Civil Engineer Job – BLM – BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT – Eugene, OR

blmJob Description: Civil Engineer

Announcement Number: OR-DEU-2015-0169

Location(s) of position: Eugene, OR, US

Salary: $58,562 – $76,131

Applications will be accepted from 06/23/2015 to 07/07/2015

US Citizens

BS required.


For additional information on this job posting, please go to:!execute.hms?orgId=3&jnum=112685 

Jun 24 / Sondra Auerbach

Immediate Job Opening – Civil Engineer Graduate – Detroit area


Full-time position for a MS Civil Engineer.

Must have prior exposure to storm water systems and a good understanding of hydraulics.

Qualified candidates should send their resume to:  Shashi Shastri, President & CEO  LGC Global,


Jun 22 / Carmen Gamlin

Aerotek recruits WSU undergraduates for one month science internship

aerotek logo jpg

Summer (July) Internship for Science major

Monday through Friday 8am – 5pm paying $15 an hour in Madison Heights based chemical and sealants company is contracting for a WSU intern. During this summer, the intern will only be doing manufacturing and assembly work with a goal to change the formulas in potential future internships.

Act Fast Warriors!

Send your resumes to

aerotek Erin Barnes Sciencetific

Jun 22 / Sondra Auerbach

Field Engineer – Marathon Petroleum Co LP – BS Engineering


Marathon Petroleum Company LP, a recognized leader in the energy industry, is accepting resumes for a Field Engineer position at the Detroit Refinery. The Field Engineer works as a member of the Maintenance Department’s Project Execution Group which is responsible for all construction management activities, including field support for Engineering design efforts.

The Field Engineer will report to the Project Execution Group (PEG) Supervisor. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Preconstruction/Project development
• Assist in coordinating field investigations for design efforts.
• Review engineering construction packages for completeness and constructability.
• Create Pricing Breakdown Sheet for construction design packages to be bid.
• Assist in progress and schedule update strategy.
• Attend pre-bid & kick off meetings.

• Oversee material control.
• Daily field presence is required on all packages that are in the field.
• Identify contract document conflicts and recommend solutions.
• Verify installations for correctness and quality.
• Provide additional material inspections to ensure compliance with specifications
• Review Daily Field Reports for accuracy and delay issues. Take appropriate actions when delay trends are identified.
• Coordinate RFI (Request for Information) process for timely turnaround of answers.
• Provide schedule/progress updates to PEG Project Controls and assist in review of change orders (extra work)
• Coordinate with PEG Coordinators on any changes or modifications to drawings to ensure issues of safety, quality, schedule and cost are being addressed
• Prepare status reports: Construction progress, material procurement, etc.
• Oversee testing and pre-commissioning.
• Provide troubleshooting assistance.
• Coordinate multi-discipline formal completion walk-downs.

Construction Close Out
• Maintain punch list strategy and manage completion.
• Review contractor red-line drawings for accuracy and completeness.
• Maintain timely completion of FCO (Field Check Out) documents and review for accuracy and completeness
• Coordinate and obtain Mechanical Completion Certificate and Care/Custody/Control sign-offs for each project system.
• Provide coordination for start up support.

B.S. in Engineering is required. One (1) year of construction field engineering experience is desired; refining or petrochemical experience is preferred. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs and be able to utilize engineering design software.

Send resumes to:

Jun 16 / Sondra Auerbach

Manufacturing Engineer – Witzenmann USA, Troy MI, US Citizens, BS in ME or Manufacturing background



Job Title:                                  MANUFACTURING ENGINEER

Classification:                          SALARY (EXEMPT)

General Responsibilities and Function:

  • Work in conjunction with the Project Engineer to develop and launch products into production utilizing the APQP process. Perform assigned tasks within the appropriate timeframe.
  • Work with the Product Engineer and Quality Engineer to define significant product characteristics required to meet customer expectations.
  • Work in conjunction with the Project Engineer to benchmark components when necessary.
  • Perform engineering functions including calculations, FEA, material analysis, part performance evaluation, pre-production & production systems feasibility and etc.
  • Utilize Design of Experiments and process analysis to insure smooth transition from pre-production to production.
  • In conjunction with Purchasing, obtain vendor quotations, initiate P.O requisitions upon request and coordinate with Purchasing and Witzenmann suppliers to make sure all materials are made and shipped to meet program timing.
  • Coordinate and participate in activities as needed with plant personnel (i.e. Project Engineering, Production Leader, Production Control, Quality Engineering, etc.)
  • Work in direct contact with the customer when necessary — follow up with documentation, both written and oral, to the remaining team members explaining what transpired.
  • Be present for pre-production trials and equipment buy-off to make sure all necessary materials and equipment are in place for production.
  • Maintain regular contact with the suppliers and utilize their resources whenever possible or necessary.
  • Participate in and track project open issues (Internal / Plant Side) for all projects utilizing the APQP process.
  • Coordinate the manufacturing of product samples when necessary.
  • Assist in troubleshooting production equipment & recommend corrective actions.
  • Specify & maintain recommended crib stock on perishable tooling.
  • Maintain production documentation (i.e.-Setup instructions, work instruction, etc.)
  • Maintain and execute housekeeping and performance goals.
  • Maintain plant floor layout.
  • Develop machine specifications for new equipment, machines and tooling.
  • Perform Time studies of equipment & processes to insure product costs are accurate.

Reports To:     Engineering Supervisor

Supervises:     N/A

Coordinates With:


  • Program Manager
  • Product Sales & Marketing
  • Project Engineering
  • Product Engineering
  • Purchasing
  • Production Control
  • Quality Control


    Key Customer Contacts / Vendors:

  • Engineering
  • Materials
  • Engineering Consultants

Various Industry Trade Organizations

  • SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers)
  • ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
  • Applicable Trade Publications

Job Duties:

50% Project Management/implementation (Internal / Plant Side)

20% Interface with:

  • Program Manager and Sales & Marketing (Provide Technical Support)
  • Customers (Advise in technical matters)
  • Purchasing & Vendors
  • Internal departments

20% Design, testing, debugging, trouble-shooting

10% Develop quote packages, technical presentations


Special Circumstances of the Job:

  •              Some travel required.
  •             Able to react quickly when a crisis arises.
  •             Work with minimal direction and make decisions independently.
  •             Remain updated on leading edge technologies through association with various industry trade organizations.

Qualification Requirements:

  •             Mechanical Engineering degree and/or product manufacturing experience.
  •             A Minimum of 2 years experience as an engineer in a manufacturing facility.
  •             Strong knowledge of current use & leading edge technologies.
  •             Able to learn about new products / technologies quickly.
  •             Strong knowledge of material processing, tooling and part fabrication.
  •             Strong written and oral communication skills.
  •             Computer literate.
  •             Self-motivator with an ability to motivate others.


Send resume and cover letter to: Barb Weintz, HR Manager,

Jun 15 / Sondra Auerbach

Dept of Transportation – Federal Aviation Admin, Detroit Airport District Office – Civil Engineer Job

Department:    Department of Transportation

FAAAgency:           Federal Aviation Administration

Location:          Detroit Airport District Office, Romulus, Michigan

Position:           Civil Engineer – FV-0810-G

Duration:          Full Time – Permanent

Salary: $51,773.00 – $80,254.00 / Per Year

Open Period:    6/15/2015 to 6/19/2015

Duties:  Serves as an entry-level Civil Engineer and program manager for airport development projects for the Office of Airports (ARP), Detroit Airports District Office (ADO) in support of the Airport Improvement Program (AIP). The Detroit ADO serves as the principal Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) organization responsible for all airport program matters in airport design, construction, maintenance, operations and safety. Provides program management for the development of public-use airports identified in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS).

Reviews and comments on project engineering design drawings, including plans and specifications for compliance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) technical standards and funding eligibility requirements. Reviews pavement design forms and mix designs. Reviews Construction Safety Phasing Plans for compliance with established requirements. Visits airports including current and proposed construction sites (which may include rough and ungraded terrain), observes construction progress, performs construction inspections, and reviews progress documentation in support of grant payment requests. Ensures acceptable levels of safety are being provided and is in compliance with grant obligations.

Conducts pre-design, preconstruction and construction meetings for federally and non-federally funded projects to ensure conformance with FAA approved project documents. Coordinates with other FAA divisions regarding reimbursable agreements and projects that may affect an FAA facility or operation. Ensures development projects meet FAA regulations, standards, and guidance.

Reviews, evaluates, and makes recommendations on all aspects of the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants-in-aid program regarding the Airports Capital Improvement Plan (ACIP) process, AIP, and Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) funding eligibility, justification, and conformance with the approved Airport Layout Plan (ALP). Ensures projects are in compliance with FAAs regulations, advisory circulars, orders, guidance, and grant assurances.

Serves as the primary contact with local, state, and federal officials in the coordination, evaluation, and approval of federal grants for airports. Reviews and approves contracts, including change orders and supplemental agreements, and determines eligibility of work.

Represents the ADO at runway safety meetings and makes recommendations to the ADO manager regarding funding allocations for any recommended runway safety projects to enhance safety at assigned airports. Collaborates with public airport owners within the context of the national airport system by applying technical and programming expertise resulting in the sound investment of federal funds. Negotiates with non-agency officials to resolve areas of conflict.

Reviews and makes recommendations to ADO management regarding requests for Modification of Standards (MOS) for design and construction documents. Reviews and processes aeronautical studies. Conducts airport safety inspections and determines status of compliance with Federal agreements.

Maintains currency with airport planning, environmental, engineering, construction and design standards to assure currency and compliance of Regulations, Orders, etc. within assigned programs. Prepares correspondence including Congressionals, briefing papers, approval letters and guidance to sponsors associated with all aspects of airport development.

Works independently to ensure technical compliance and alignment with the requirements of the project or other work activity through field inspections, review of status reports, and project closeout reports. Collaborates with airport sponsors to resolve areas of conflict.

Qualifications Required:   In order to meet the basic requirements for the FV-G you must possess a Bachelor’s degree in professional engineering. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.


Combination of education and experience.  For additional information on qualification requirements, please visit the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) website at:

To qualify for this position at the FV-G, you must meet the basic requirements outlined above.

Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this solicitation.

How to apply:  To be considered for this position, you must submit a resume, an unofficial copy of your Bachelor transcripts and DD-214 (if applicable) to the following email address:

Applicants who fail to provide transcripts will not receive consideration for this position. Official transcript will be requested upon selection.


Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:

  • Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
  • Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
  • Employer’s name and address
  • Supervisor name and phone number
  • Start and end dates including month, day and year (e.g. June 18 2007 to April 05 2008)
  • Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
  • Salary

 Contact Info: 

Paula Ransom


Jun 15 / Sondra Auerbach

Jobs with TARDEC, Warren MI – General Engineer, ME, CE and EE


The U.S. Army, Tank, Automotive, Research and Development Engineering Center (TARDEC) located in Warren, Michigan currently has Recent Graduate (Intern) vacancies for the following positions:

General Engineer and Mechanical Engineer (Recent Graduate) – opened 10 JUN 15 thru 19 JUN 15

Computer Engineer and Electrical Engineer (Recent Graduate) – opened 10 JUN 15 thru 19 JUN 15

Key Qualifications to apply:

1. U.S. Citizenship is required
2. Degree acquired of a Bachelors or Master’s degree in Engineering or related field
3. Must be able to pass and obtain a Secret Security Clearance
4. Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
5. Subject to satisfactory completion of one year probationary period

The U.S. Army Tank, Automotive, Research and Development Engineering Center (TARDEC) is a premier research center with multiple cutting edge laboratories shaping requirements for future programs of records, developing new capabilities for current ground systems and providing engineering support and services.  We are committed to developing game-changing ground system capabilities for the future force.

Some employment benefits can include:  flexible work schedules, medical benefits, continuing education and professional development, vacation and sick time, and student loan repayment program.

If interested please feel free to apply.  For more information and future announcements, please visit or

Jun 3 / Susan Crowley

Crothall Healthcare looking to hire a Facilities Engineer for Oakwood Healthcare

Looking to hire a Facilities Engineer for Oakwood Healthcare.



The Support Services division of Compass Group North America currently serves 3 industries: healthcare, business & industry, and education through our specialized sector brands: Crothall Healthcare, Eurest Services, and SSC Service Solutions. We are a people-focused company, managing nearly 50,000 associates every day to deliver an array of customized, high-quality support service solutions to industry-leading organizations throughout the United States.

CROTHALL HEALTHCARE was founded in 1991 to address the need for a specialized, high-quality, innovative, and responsive support services company, exclusively serving the unique needs of the healthcare industry. Today, Crothall Healthcare is composed of specialized professionals utilizing proven processes and tools, in the exceptional performance of five core support services:

  • Facilities Management
  • Patient Transportation
  • Laundry & Linen Services
  • Environmental Services
  • Clinical Engineering Solutions

Over the years, we have developed and maintained client relationships due to our proven ability to provide Operational Excellence in every solution we deliver. We guarantee Operational Excellence through our proven framework of People, Process, and Performance, which supports and structures the key elements of our service delivery. Crothall serves hundreds of hospitals and healthcare organizations in 38 states.

Join our “entry-level” Facilities Management Manager In-Training Program  today…..


The Crothall Facilities Management Manager in Training Program provides a unique opportunity for highly talented and motivated individuals. During the program, participants will take on assignments in functional areas involving Plant Operations and Maintenance while receiving maximum exposure to the company’s core businesses, technologies and leaders. The Crothall MIT Program is a premier opportunity not only to prepare for a rewarding and challenging career, but also to make a significant contribution to the organization.


Phase I – Management Development Participants can expect to participate in functional and leadership development educational experiences and mentoring programs, as well as receive on-going coaching and feedback.

Phase II – Experiential Learning Hands-On Learning On-site training for all facilities maintenance programs. Training conducted at a designated account with support from a mentor Develop key training measurable for operational excellence.

Phase III – Strategy; Self Directed Assignments and Project Work No two participant’s assignments are the same. Assignments are determined based on the needs of the organization and the goals of the individual. Further development of the fundamentals of managing operations.

Participant Advantages Include: Networking, Challenging Hands-on Assignments, Flexibility, Variety and Career Development, Mentorship and Placement into Management

Qualifications for Participation: We evaluate recent graduate candidates based on grade point average, leadership abilities, communication skills and relevant experience. You must have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum of 1 year of work experience prior to graduation. Candidates must have the flexibility to travel and rotate to other Crothall locations. Candidates may be required to relocate upon successful completion of the program.

Compass Group Support Services is a diversity growth-oriented organization. Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for ALL associates. EOE & AA Employer M/F/D/V

The Facilities Engineer must have an Engineering Degree.  Sponsorship is not provided.  Position needs to be filled in the next two weeks.  Interested candidates can also check out

Interested in this position or have questions, please contact:

Scott Krewatch

Veterans & Campus Programs Manager

Compass Group North America

Office:  (610) 838-7527

Fax:        (610) 465 – 9687


Jun 3 / Sondra Auerbach

2 Software Developer Jobs, Immediate/Permanent Hires – Detroit, MI; Centric Learning Systems

Centric Learning Systems

2 Jobs:  Developer and Sr. Developer/Development Manager

We design, build and support a Learning System for K-12 schools using a blended Project-Based Learning methodology.  We are located in downtown Detroit, and our HERO Learning System is deployed at two inter-city Detroit schools, one inter-city Flint school, and 9 other partner schools across Michigan, as well as in Brazil and the UK.

We are looking for two individuals for software development – preferably who have a passion for transforming the educational experience for young people.  The website for Centric Learning is  Most of our deployments are at WAY Program schools –


We are looking for a developer with 3-5 years of experience [experience can include classroom project experience!], and are also looking for a senior developer/development manager.

We are a Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP environment.

Candidates should be skilled in:

  • HTML5 / CSS/ JavaScript/ jQuery / AJAX

This is a full time position(s) with benefits.

If interested, please contact: