Machine Technology New River Community College

Machine Shop

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Machine Shop

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3D Kreon Scanflex

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Blueprint

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Machine Shop

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Faculty

John SomervellJohn Somervell is Assistant Professor of Machine Shop Technology at New River Community College. He received his bachelor's degree in Vocational/Technical Education (Machining Concentration) from Virginia Tech.

John Somervell has gained additional field experience from working as a machinist at:

  • Metal Processing Inc. (a progressive local CNC job shop located in Radford, Va.)
  • General Engineering (a hydraulic cylinder manufacturer located in Abingdon, Va.)
  • Titan Wheel International (a large off-road wheel manufacturer located in Saltville, Va.)
  • EPM (a long-wall mining equipment manufacturer located in Abingdon, Va.)

Contact Information

Phone: 540-674-3600, ext. 4327
Email: jsomervell@nr.edu