ASME General Meeting Today at 6 pm in SEM 109-110

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ASME Upcoming Events:
• General meeting on September
27th at 6 PM in SEM 109-110

The student society of ASME at UNR is designed to help students persevere through their academic and professional careers. Joining
ASME offers countless benefits. Some of these offers are creating new friendships, skill development, professional development, and much more! ASME welcomes all students to join. Becoming an ASME student member provides:
→ Study space amongst your peers
→ Access to work space
→ Honor fridge
→ Networking and tours
→ Exposure to ME clubs
→ Advice
→ Help with homework
→ Conferences
→ Fun times

SME October meeting and Chapter news

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The next Northern Nevada Section meeting will be held on
October 8th

Chapter News

Consider being a Sponsor for our “Kick Off the Holidays Party”
Please click “sponsor” to look at our form or go to our site for details:

Call for volunteers for our various committees including:
holiday party, scholarships, license plate, and calendars.
If interested, please contact Sarah Lightner,, or NNV SME


Dates Speakers
Spetember 10th, 2018 Dan Kappes, Kappes, Cassidy, and Associates, Guatemala Project
October 8th, 2018 Greogory Crouch, Author, The Bonanza King
December 10th, 2018 Paul Krawchuk, Hatch Ltd., In-situ Leaching of Minerals and Advanced Directional Drilling Techniques
January 14th, 2019 Melissa Harmon, Newmont, Twin Creeks Underground Project
February 11th, 2019 Nathan Robison, Robison Engineering, Technical Presentation
March 11th, 2019 Hugh Miller, Technical Presenation
April 8th, 2019 STUDENT NIGHT
May 6th, 2019 Rich Perry, NDOM Update





The Bonanza King: John Mackay and the Battle Over the Greatest Riches in the American West

Gregory Crouch

Monthly Meeting and Technical Presentation
Monday, October 8th, 2018
Circus-Circus Mandalay Room

Social Hour at 6pm

Dinner at 6:45pm

Talk Starts at 7:30pm

SME Northern Nevada Section Member Dinner Cost: $30

Nonmember Dinner Cost: $35

Dinners can now be paid for online ahead of time

Please use the link below to pay for your dinner and membership.

Also payable at the door with cash, check, or credit card
*scroll all the way down for dinner*

RSVP to Alex Wheatley by Sunday, Oct 7th
* if you do not then you will not have a premade name tag
John Mackay Club students enjoy free admission and dinner provided by Student Dinner Sponsors

Student dinners cost $25; sponsorship for a full year is $200. Student sponsorship at any level is payable at the next meeting or online.

Engineering Manager Position Opening

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Lincoln Electric Cutting Systems (Torchmate and Vernon Tool) is the world’s leading manufacturer of CNC cutting solutions; we offer a wide range of cutting solutions from small industrial plasma cutting tables to large pipe cutting systems.

The Lincoln Electric Company is a $2.9B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  Our expertise in the design, development and manufacture of welding and cutting products, systems and solutions allows businesses and individuals to focus on their passions, while we focus on the arc. With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers.

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the cutting industry!


Engineering Manager


The Engineering Manager will be responsible for leading our engineering team, overseeing mechanical and electrical design of new cutting tables, and maintaining existing products.  The candidate will lead technical projects with the ability to motivate engineers to meet objectives, communicate and collaborate with other engineering groups, and management across the broader company.


  • Manage the engineering team – coordinating mechanical and electrical engineering activities to deliver against project plans
  • Directly manage designers and drafters including: training, mentoring, development, performance evaluation and staffing
  • Guide engineering team to deliver products while achieving design intent, functionality, budget, and time constraints of the project
  • Plan and assign resources to prioritize tasks in a dynamic and deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to write product requirement definitions translating commercial requirements to technical requirements for execution team
  • Develop and execute new products against roadmap following a stage gate process
  • High level of participation within the execution team designing products
  • Plan and establish project schedule and milestones to meet company objectives
  • Evaluate and establish policies, processes, and best practices to provide a safe, effective development environment
  • Enable efficient design, validation and introduction of new and upgraded products
  • Ability to work in a matrix reporting structure with the business unit management and cross-functional teams
  • Prepare and present status reports to organizational leadership
  • Reports directly to the engineering director


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience leading technical personnel and projects in a design/manufacturing environment
  • Vast experience designing professionally with Solid Edge, Solid Works, ProE or another equivalent 3D CAD tool. Ability to simulate design is beneficial
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong mechanical aptitude to design products with dynamic characteristics. Robust understanding of vibration analysis and ability to apply FEA (finite element analysis). Background in materials is advantageous
  • Aptitude to consume information quickly through design reviews to qualify solution, method and accuracy against requirements
  • Good understanding of machinery directive and working knowledge of UL, CSA, CCC, CE is advantageous
  • Ability to perform hazard and risk assessment during the life cycle of the product
  • High level of professionalism and integrity
  • Uncompromising attitude toward safety, customer service, and quality
    • Exceptional interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills including ability to communicate with employees at all levels within the company
    • Project Management experience
    • Ability to travel both internationally and domestically


  • Experience in a capital equipment manufacturing environment
  • Background in automation with motor control
  • Experience and/or knowledge of plasma cutting process
  • Ability to use project management tools such as MS Project or Clarity
  • Knowledge of SAPTo apply visit: https://jobs.lincolnelectric.comThe Lincoln Electric Company is a government contractor that complies with the requirements of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and requests priority referrals for protected veterans for our job openings.

    Lincoln Cutting Systems does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Cutting Systems without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Cutting Systems. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of The Lincoln Electric Company will not be considered binding terms. Lincoln Cutting Systems will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

     EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
    “Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability”

SWE BHGE Tour – 10/12 @ 2 pm in Minden, NV – Sign up today!

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Society of Women Engineers


~All Majors Welcome~

Here is the link to sign up for the BHGE tour on Oct. 12 at 2:00pm–H0SNi9pB85_wLPhTXhH9UvlMrHALnE/edit?usp=sharing

Welcome to bring resumes

Carpool Available  – Snacks will be provided


follow us on instagram @unr.swe


SWE Study Session TONIGHT 6-8pm

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SWE is having a study session tonight, Tuesday sept. 25, from 6-8 pm in the lily brant reading room! Hope to see you there!

Paid Internship with SR Construction

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SR Construction is offering a Summer Internship Program


  • Junior of senior level student
  • Areas of Study – Civil Engineering, Architecture, Electrical, Mechanical, Construction Management, Geology, Agronomy
  • Proficient using Bluebeam
  • Valid driver’s License and willingness to travel
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit and Navisworks a plus
  • Willingness to work in highly collaborative environment

To apply and for a complete list of qualifications and position description, please visit our website.

SR Construction is a multi-office, Design-build General Contractor located in Las Vegas and Reno. Interns will be paired with Project Managers, Project Engineers, Architect/VDC Manager, and Preconstruction/Estimation Manager

Contact Helene Adams

Employer Information Sessions

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College of Engineering Employer Information Sessions

Tuesday, Sept. 18th
BHGE-Bently Nevada | 6:30 PM | Location: SEM 234
Primary majors of interest: CSE, EE, ME

Wednesday, Sept. 19th
Helix Electric | 12:15 PM | Location: HREL 109/110 –  Primary majors of interest: CIVIL, EE

Newmont | 5:00 PM | Location: LME 422 –  Primary majors of interest: CHE, EE, ENV, ME, Geology
California Dept. of Transportation (Caltrans) | 5:30 PM | Location: SEM 234 – Primary majors of interest: CIVIL
Barrick | 6:30 PM | Location: LME 415 –  Primary majors of interest: CHE, CIVIL, ENV, ME, Mackay Majors

Thursday, Sept. 20th
Coeur Mining | 4:00 PM | Location: LME 422- Primary majors of interest: EE, ENV, ME, Mackay Majors
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power | 4:00 PM | Location: JCSU 320- Primary majors of interest: CIVIL, EE, and ME
NAVAIR | 4:00 PM | Location: JCSU 422 – Primary majors of interest: CHE, CSE, EE, MEKPFF Consulting Engineers | 5:30 PM | Location: DMS 105 – Primary majors of interest: Civil, Mackay Majors
Freeport-McMoRan | 6:00 PM | Location: LME 415 – Primary majors of interest: Mackay Majors, CHE, CIVIL, CSE, EE, EP, ENV, ME

SWE BHGE Tour – 10/12 @ 2 pm in Minden, NV – Sign up today!

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Society of Women Engineers


Sign up by 9/20 at 11pm

~All Majors Welcome~

October 12 @ 2 pm Minden, NV

Welcome to bring resumes

Carpool Available  – Snacks will be provided


follow us on instagram @unr.swe

ANS Introductory Meeting – 9/17 6-7 pm in Palmer Engineering 103

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American Nuclear Society

Student Chapter Fall 2018 Introductory Meeting

Sept. 17th 6:00-7:00 pm in Palmer Engineering 103

Join us Monday, Sept. 17th in Palmer Engineering to learn about scholarship and internship opportunities in the nuclear science and engineering field! We will be hosting events throughout the semester including:
 Speakers from the U.S. Navy Nuclear Propulsion Program
 Director of the McClellan Nuclear Research Center
 Nuclear Medicine professionals
 Nuclear Power and Nonproliferation experts
 Diverse Community Outreach Events
 Engineering of a Cloud Chamber
Free pizza and drinks at all meetings!

Scholarship for students

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 Buff Guy Media are offering a $1500 scholarship to one student per year for students of all majors.

Eligibility and application details are outlined below:

– Must be attending or will attend as a full-time student
– Provide the latest transcript with a minimum GPA of 3.3 or higher
– Must include a cover letter with name and school 
– Provide a thoughtful answer to the following three (3) questions:

How has digital technology and media such as social media and smartphones contributed to your success as a student?

How are you incorporating digital media into your everyday life?

What are 3 expectations you have for digital technology and social media in the near future?


All entries must be submitted in word doc format (.doc/.docx) and sent to

– Winner will be chosen based on creativity and originality

– Entries must be made by 12/07/18

For your convenience, here is the link to the application page with all the eligibility guidelines:


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