UNIVERSITY of LOUISVILLE
Professional / Administrative Job Specification (9/99)
JOB TITLE: Rapid Prototype Engineer **
CLASS CODE: 001283
As a Computer Aided Engineer, interface with Rapid Prototype Center consortium members and provide consultation to faculty and students for research in rapid prototyping technology.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES
Set up Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) builds; program selective laser sintering machine for rapid prototype plastic parts.
Design plastic parts for rapid prototyping using state-of-the-art solid modeling software systems - IDEAS and SolidWorks.
Set up SLS builds - for rapid tool steel core and cavity inserts.
Provide CAE support for funded research projects with faculty and graduate students.
Conduct reverse engineering projects using 3-D Laser Digitizer Equipment (Digibot II).
Possess a working knowledge of all other design software systems, such as Pro-E, Autocad and Cattier (IBM).
KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING & SKILLS
Bachelor of Science in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering.
Two years of related experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted.
The intent of this document is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented.