Centuria Corporation is seeking a Patent Classifier to review Patent Applications received from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in the general fields of mechanical and civil engineering with an emphasis on land transport vehicles, mechanical power transmission systems, brakes, clutches, wheels, bearings, lubrication; and civil engineering areas such as building structures, bridges, road construction, earth engineering, oil and gas well drilling. Additional areas for consideration are: firearms, weapons, material handling and racking systems. This position is located in Harrisonburg, VA.
The classifier will be expected to determine appropriate application classifications in accordance with the Cooperative Patent Classification and US Patent Classification systems through technical knowledge, research and automated tools. The successful candidate will have technical knowledge in one or preferably more of the major classification categories and must be motivated to exceed the contractual productivity and quality targets.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities may include:
Education: A bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, civil engineering or related discipline.
Experience: A minimum of 0 – 2 years work experience in a related technical field. Demonstrated experience in technical field and/or on teams within a related technical field.
Travel: Some travel may be required
Security Clearance: Applicant selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a United States citizen.
Centuria Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.