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Additive Manufacturing - Engineers, Various Levels (id:60762

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Job Details
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University of Maine
Physical Address

Orono, ME 04469
Job Description

Statement of the Job:

The Advanced Structures and Composites Center has Immediate Openings for Engineers to support research and development on the World’s Largest Thermoplastic 3D Printer.

The University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center located in Orono, Maine recently installed the world’s largest thermoplastic 3D printer. In the process, the Center set 3 new Guinness World Records, including the largest 3D printed boat.

We are looking to expand our additive manufacturing team with engineers, scientists and technicians to support exponential research growth in this area, particularly in marine and infrastructure applications. This is an exciting and transformational new technology where together we need to understand the potential of applying this to new applications whilst at the same time writing the book on how to do it.

We are seeking a number of highly skilled individuals to join the world class team at the ASCC to expand our growing staff. Experience in key skills covering all aspects of 3D printing will be considered including: designing for AM using solid and surface modelling; structural analysis including structural and thermal finite element analysis; slicing and slicing software development; thermoplastic materials development, compounding and extrusion; 3D printer operation, controls development and modification; 5 axis CNC tool-pathing ideally with MasterCam experience; 5 axis CNC operation; materials testing; project and program management.

The majority of our funding for this work is through the Department of Defense so applications are expected to be limited to US Persons Only. *

For more information about the Advanced Structures and Composites Center visit our website at:

Typical hiring ranges are below and are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Engineer I – $35,183 – $58,639
Engineer II – $40,461 – 67,434
Engineer III – $46,530 – $77,549
Engineer IV – $53,509 – $89,183
Engineer V – $61,535 – $102,560

Engineer VI – $70,766 – $117,944
Engineer VII – $81,381 – $135,635

Complete Job Descriptions:

Engineer I
Engineer II
Engineer III
Engineer IV
Engineer V
Engineer VI
Engineer VII

About the University:

The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the System’s flagship university. As a result, it is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels.

Further information about UMaine can be found at

The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.

UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live.

Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.


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Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via “Apply For Position” below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload:

1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references

You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

Search Timeline is as follows:

Review of applications to begin: February 3, 2020
Screening interviews to begin no earlier than: February 10, 2020
On-site interviews to begin no earlier than: February 17, 2020
Tentative start date: March 3, 2020

For questions about the search, please contact Doreen Boutin at

The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening and a post offer physical.

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Amie Parker, Interim Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

Position Title: Additive Manufacturing – Engineers, Various Levels (id:60762)

Campus: Orono

Department: Advanced Structures and Composites Center – OADCC

Bargaining Unit: UMPSA

Salary Band/Wage Band: N/A

Location: Orono, ME

Length: Fiscal Year (12 Months)

Required Documents: Cover Letter, References, Resume/CV

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