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MANAGER: VEHICLE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION:  NORFOLK, VA

SALARY: $84K - $119K

Generous Relocation Assistance is available 

 

SUMMARY:

Seeking a Systems Engineering Manager in charge of logic and software Engineering departments for manufacturer of heavy trucks. Will be responsible for coordination and implementation of all system and software endeavors in the production of heavy trucks. Will oversee the departments that research, develop, design, and test electrical, electromechanical, hydraulics and software control systems for heavy trucks.

 

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or similar Engineering discipline and 6 years of work-related experience

            OR

  • A.S. degree with 8 years of work-related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Heavy equipment or mining equipment experience preferred, but not required
  • Extensive knowledge of the design, specification, and use of PLC control on mobile equipment
  • Strong software experience
  • Prior strong leadership experience and current leadership role 
  • Ability to encourage team spirit, customer focus, integrity, and promote safety
  • Knowledge of software programming tools such as CoDeSys, C++, etc.
  • Ability to optimize, troubleshoot, and validate software code
  • Communication protocols such as RS232, CanOpen, J1939
  • Diagnostic and validation tools for verification of software stability and function
  • Ability to write specifications to describe software function
  • Knowledge of communication networks and vehicle communication bus architecture
  • Signal processing techniques
  • Knowledge of all major truck systems and interaction among drive, control, hydraulic, and mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge of electrical drive systems with respect to heavy trucks, especially Diesel-electric heavy trucks
  • Project Management tools, such as MS Project
  • Knowledge of BaaN system with respect to truck BOM structure and inventory control
  • Ability to read and write electrical and hydraulic schematics
  • Able to apply mathematical concepts, i.e. exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations
  • Able to apply mathematical tasks such as frequency distribution, test reliability and validity, analysis of correlation techniques, and sampling theory 
  • Will be traveling nationally and internationally up to 20% of the time
  • Valid driver's license
  • Able to obtain a passport
  • Able to obtain Mine Safety & Health Administration certification (MSHA)

 

EOE M/F

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  



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FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST

A TEMP-HIRE POSITION after 30 Days

INDUSTRY:  EMPLOYMENT / STAFFING / PERSONNEL SERVICES

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

PAY RATE: $ 10-13 per hour

  

SUMMARY:

Provides general office support with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks. Responsible for answering incoming calls, directing calls to appropriate associates, mail distribution, flow of correspondence, as well as additional clerical duties.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answers telephones and directs the calls to the appropriate associate. Will transfer a caller to an associate's voicemail when the associate is unavailable.
  • Greets and directs applicants and visitors to the company
  • Will take and retrieve messages for various personnel
  • Provides callers with information such as company address, directions to the company location, fax numbers, website, registration information and other related information
  • Receives, sorts and forwards incoming mail. Maintains and routes incoming faxes
  • Coordinates the pickup and delivery of express mail services (UPS)
  • Compose, type, and edit correspondence, reports, memoranda, and other material
  • May also assist with other related clerical duties such as copying, scanning, filing, and the HR Database maintenance

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required
  • 6 months to 1 year of relevant experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience

 

 EOE M/F

 

 



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GENERAL MAINTENANCE MANAGER: STEEL PLANT

A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

INDUSTRY: STEEL PROCESSING

LOCATION:  MOBILE, AL

SALARY RANGE: $150 K- $155 K

  

SUMMARY:

Responsible for overall Plant Maintenance and budget management, working with Manufacturing Maintenance Managers and respective General Managers.

  • Health, Safety and Environmental responsibilities, incl. implementation, adherence, and improvements to Health and Safety standards and personnel behaviors to ensure a safe working environment.
  • In charge of Central Maintenance Organization, incl. centrally managed assets, field teams, and plant maintenance contracting.
  • In charge of overall plant reliability, incl. maintenance work management. Will lead Area Managers of Central Maintenance directly and Area Managers of the manufacturing units indirectly. All are jointly responsible for the effectiveness and efficiency of the plant maintenance function. 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.S. degree in Engineering, Science or related field
  • 15 years of work-related experience in manufacturing operations or maintenance
  • 3 years in capacity of Manager
  • Broad understanding of the Steel Industry with its related technology and market trends.
  • Able to manage and develop maintenance and operating personnel and organizations
  • Proven track record in organizational leadership and results orientation
  • Extensive knowledge of change management and communication methodologies
  • Management skills, especially in planning and development of processes, systems and personnel

 

EOE M/F

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  



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TRADES HELPER with Mechanical Aptitude

INDUSTRY: GOVERNMENT FACILITY

LOCATION: YORKTOWN

PAY RATE: $20.70 per hour, which includes health insurance benefit

 

SUMMARY:

Seeking a Trades Helper to assist mechanics. Prior Auto Mechanics, Construction, or Military experience would be ideal. Clean background and valid driver's license required. Will be working on Diving Equipment.

 

EOE  M/F 

 

  



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MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN 1: Resort Community

A CONTRACT POSITION with Temp-Hire Potential

INDUSTRY: HOSPITALITY 

LOCATION: WILLIAMSBURG

PAY RATE: $14.89 per Hour 

Shift: 6:30am - 3:30pm or 4pm in the summertime

           7am - 3:30pm or 4pm the rest of the year 

Must be willing / able to work every weekend (Will have 2 day off during the week)

 

SUMMARY 

Assist Maintenance Team with maintaining vacation resort community. Fix minor plumbing such as unclogging drains, plunging toilets, and repairing leaky spigots and faucets. Perform miscellaneous minor repairs such as tightening loose toilet seats, changing light bulbs, and patching holes in walls. Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment, incl. cleaning and lubrication. Maintain daily logs of operation, maintenance, and safety activities. Communicate with guests to resolve maintenance issues. Some HVAC troubleshooting.

Change out dishwashers, toilets. Perform light caulking, painting, light drywall work. Report any maintenance problems, or safety hazards. 

 

 REQUIREMENTS 

  • Prior Apartment Maintenance experience ideal
  • Experience changing out dishwashers, toilets
  • Experience with caulking, painting, and light drywall work
  • Must be willing / able to work every weekend
  • Some HVAC experience desired
  • Good Customer Service skills
  • Good driving record
  • Valid driver's license

 

EOE   M/F 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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CONVENTIONAL MACHINIST

TEMP-HIRE after 90 Days

INDUSTRY: AEROSPACE

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS


 

SUMMARY:

Set up and operate a variety of machine tools such as Lathes, Milling, Shapers, Planers, Precision Grinders to make parts, mechanisms, machines, to exacting tolerances. Interpret Blueprints, Sketches, Engineering Specifications.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience operating manual lathe and mill 
  • Minor CNC Machining experience
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Own tools required

EOE     M/F

 



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PUMP MECHANICS

2 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS (after 90 days) 

INDUSTRY: MACHINE SHOP

LOCATION: CHARLESTON, SC

PAY RATE: $18-20 /HR

 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

  • Must have experience with Vertical Turbine Pumps (usually found in Power Plants)
  • Experienced with inspection using micrometers & calipers, failure analysis and assembly 

            OR experienced with hand and pneumatic tools and good mechanical aptitude

  • Disassemble and rebuild pumps
  • Pull specs and work items
  • Read Blueprints
  • Research drawings and APL Drawings
  • Must be able to perform field work for removals and installations

 

EOE  M/F

 

 

 

 



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Needed for Resort Community in Williamsburg:  

-ACTIVITIES COORDINATORS

--RECREATION ATTENDANTS

--PUBLIC SPACE ATTENDANTS 

--HOUSEKEEPING AIDES

PAY RATE: $10.41 - 10.50 per Hour

Must be able to work every weekend and work variable shifts. 

 

ACTIVITIES COORDINATORS / RECREATION ATTENDANTS: 

Promote resort's recreation activities and facilities to adults and children, e.g. trivia contests, pool and outdoor games, and educational programs from food/beverage tastings to local storytelling. Encourage and register guests for activities, maintaining equipment and facilities. Welcome and acknowledge all guests and anticipate their service needs. Process payments for rental equipment, recreation activities, facility rentals, or retail sales. Extensive walking is required.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Great Customer Service Skills
  • Outgoing personality
  • Ability to interact well with adults and children
  • Able to talk in front of a group
  • Ability to walk for extended periods
  • Must be able to work variable shifts and must be available to work every weekend 

 ______________________________________________

 

PUBLIC SPACE ATTENDANTS / HOUSEKEEPING AIDES:

Assist Housekeeping Team with maintaining cleanliness, attractiveness, and safety of public areas in vacation resort community. Drive golf cart from one side to another. Report any maintenance problems, or safety hazards. Deliver excellent customer service to vacationing guests. Will operate the golf cart to deliver items to the guest villas. Will be responsible for cleaning all public areas, incl. fitness center, hallways, conference rooms, lounges, and restrooms. This includes vacuuming, dusting, cleaning windows, etc.

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Prior Housekeeping experience 
  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • Good driving record
  • Must be able / willing to work every weekend
  • Valid driver license

EOE  M/F


 


 



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CMM  DIMENSIONAL INSPECTOR

A TEMP-HIRE POSITION

INDUSTRY: MACHINE SHOP

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

 

 

SUMMARY:

Inspect machined parts on a manual CMM. Perform surface plate inspection setups. Use standard measuring tools and Optical Comparator to manually inspect parts as required. 

REQUIREMENTS:
--Experience with Dimensional Inspection
--CMM Experience. Must be computer literate with ability to document CMM and manual inspection results using a PC
--Must be knowledgeable of ANSI Y14.5 and ISO 9002

 

EOE   M/F
 

 



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SECURITY INSTALLATION TECHNICIAN w. Active Secret Clearance

A TEMP-HIRE POSITION 

INDUSTRY: SECURITY

LOCATION: NORFOLK, VA

PAY RANGE: $19 - $24 for 2-5 Years of Experience

                        up to $29 for 8-10 years, with quite a few certifications 

  

SUMMARY: 

Seeking Security Technician with active Secret Security Clearance to work in buildings at Government sites and Navy bases. will perform customer activities support activities involving installation, configuration, testing, training and maintenance of electronic, mechanical and video surveillance (CCTV) equipment, including:

  • Installing, terminating and programming end devices for access control CCTV and security infrastructure in commercial and/or government environment
  • Terminating and installing end devices such as card/badge readers, motion detectors, glass breakers, mag locks, cameras, focusing camera lenses, etc.

Work may be performed in confined spaces, hazardous areas, and/or Government facilities. Work may be performed at heights on masts, towers, roofs and lift equipment.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma or GED. Bachelor's degree preferred. 
  • 6+ years of experience installing security, video surveillance, card access and alarm systems
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics
  • Able to lift up to 40lbs
  • Working knowledge of test equipment such as multi-meters, digital analyzers, battery analyzers, frequency meters, decibel meters, and communicating devices
  • Certification and experience with Intrusion Detection Systems (IDSS), Access Control Systems (ACS), and/or Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) solutions such as Lenel, Honeywell or Bosch preferred
  • Must pass DCJS (Department of Criminal Justice Services) background check
  • Valid driver's license
  • Able to obtain industry safety certifications

Preferred:

  • Lenel OnGuard Enterprise Security System certification (1000 and 2000) a plus.
  • Experience and/or license with commercial fire a plus
  • Able to pass standard background check. 

 

EOE M/F 

 



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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS with Active Secret Clearance

2 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS (after 90 Days)

LOCATION: WILLIAMSBURG, VA

PAY RATE: $26.20 per Hour, which includes Health Insurance Benefits 

Day Shift, 40 hours per week, with minimal overtime

 

 SUMMARY:

Serve as Automotive Technician on passenger carrying vehicles, trucks, and trailers of all sizes. service, repair, and overhaul various types of vehicles.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent with minimum 3 years of related experience
  • Must have experience working on passenger vehicles
  • Read and understand technical manuals
  • Operate forklift trucks, roll back wreckers, flatbed trucks, and other various types of equipment
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Active Secret Clearance required

 

 

EOE  M/F

 

 



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AUTOMATED MANUFACTURING TECHNICIANS

4  TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION: TOANO (Greater Williamsburg Area)

PAY RANGES: 

1st Shift: 61m-2pm, rotating shift, must be avail. Monday-Sunday      $11.50/hour

3rd Shift: 10pm-6am, rotating shift, must be avail. Monday-Sunday       $11.75/hour

Able to work overtime 

 

SUMMARY:

 
Seeking Manufacturing Technicians in Toano that are able to work well with small materials and have good attention to detail. 

 

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Prior experience working in a manufacturing setting
  • Ability to lift 75lbs repeatedly
  • Reliable transportation
  • Must take a mechanical aptitude test
  • Pass criminal background check
  • Pass drug screening 

 

EOE M/F 

 



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QA INSPECTOR (Visual Inspection)

3 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS (after 90 days)

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION: TOAN0 (Greater Williamsburg Area)

1st SHIFT: 6am-2pm

2nd SHIFT: 2pm-10pm

3rd SHIFT: 10pm-6am

PAY RANGE: $9 - 9.50, depending on shift

 

SUMMARY:

Use gages to inspect product. Work in a fast-paced setting, inspecting 6000+ parts per shift.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  •    Must have prior manufacturing / assembly experience
  •    Able to work in very fast-paced environment
  •    Must be able to pass mechanical aptitude test
  •    Able to pass background check

 

 

 



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MANUFACTURING PLANNER: STRUCTURAL STEEL

A DIRECT-HIRE POSITIONS with Excellent Benefits

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

PAY RANGE: $55K - $70K

Generous Relocation Assistance is Available. 

 

SUMMARY

Plan, prepare, and issue production schedules for Structural Steel, Heavy Steel manufacturing processes through fabrication, incl. welding. Create master schedule for sequence of each operation to meet shipping dates according to customer orders. Schedule workflow for each department and manufacturing operation. Plan fabrication, paint and assembly sequence to ensure timely completion of production orders. Utilize Logistics and Warehouse software and ERP system and train end users. Utilize nesting software. Read and interpret engineering drawings. Ascertain availability of parts and correct shortages. Assist with managing inventory for fabrication and assembly. Initiate Engineering Change Requests and update Bills of Material. Participate in continuous improvement projects.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.S. degree and 4 years of related work experience
  • Must have strong Heavy Steel Fabrication experience. Manufacturing Engineer/Planner background
  • Will also consider a Manufacturing Engineer with supply chain concentration, heavy steel/welding, and SAP background
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Knowledge of weld symbols and bevels.
  • Nesting software required
  • AutoCAD experience or similar
  • Knowledge of inventory software and order processing systems
  • Knowledge of Project Management software, MS Word and Excel spreadsheets
  • Math skills: percentages, circumference, and volume. Knowledge of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes such as planning, bill of material, shop floor monitoring, and costing.
  • Experience Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Engineering Data Management (EDM), and Warehouse Management System (WMS) a plus
  • AIPICS CPIM certification preferred but not required
  • Up to 10% overnight travel, domestic and international
  • Must be able to obtain valid driver's license and passport
  • Clean background
  • Ability to pass drug test

 

EOE  M/F 

 



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INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEMS DESIGNERS

2 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS

SPECIALTY AREA: DoD (ARMY, NAVY or AIR FORCE)

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

PAY RATE: Up to $26 per Hour 

 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

Conceptualize and develop training scenarios, tools, aids, curriculums, and other state-of-the-art  technologies related to training and behavioral science. Select the best training requirements to include hardware, software, simulations, assessment, examinations, interviews, computer assisted testing, behavior-based assessment and performance, and team assessment and measurement. Make use of best methodologies in applied psychology, psychometrics, human factors engineering, educational measurement, and related disciplines. Develop and maintain knowledge bases, conduct research methodologies, develop tests, surveys, training materials, statistical analysis. Identify and incorporate new research and development areas.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in appropriate field (B.S. or M.S. degree in Instructional Systems Design preferred)
  • 5+ years experience in building instructional systems or building online training (8+ years preferred)
  • DoD (Army or Navy) experience
  • Experience with ADDIE methodology
  • Experience developing online courseware in a CLE (Collaborative Learning Environment) such as Sakai

 

EOE  M/F 



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MULTIMEDIA DEVELOPER / GRAPHIC ARTIST

3 CONTRACT POSITIONS, Long-Term

INDUSTRY: GOVERNMENT CONTRACTOR

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

PAY RATE: Up to $24 per Hour 

 

SUMMARY:

Seeking three basic to intermediate Multimedia Developers / Graphic Artists.

 

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Graphics, Graphic Design, Art or other related field
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript
  • Adobe animate publishing to Canvas elements
  • Ability to create courses using Storyline and Captivate
  • 3D modeling, texturing and animation a plus
  • Graphic design, layout, creative services, customer focus
  • Must be deadline-oriented
  • HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript coding
  • Adobe Creative Cloud suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Knowledge of W3C web standards and ADA compliance
  • Portfolio highlighting relevant experience
  • Will be required to complete a 30-minute task to demonstrate skills with Adobe Creative Cloud suite of applications.

 

Preferred:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience developing 2D and 3D art and animations
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with Adobe Creative Cloud suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign 
  • Experience developing tracking features in immersive training and games
  • Knowledge of xAPI learning-technology
  • Experience developing interactive multimedia in Virtual Battlespace (VBS2 / VBS3)
  • Use of Microsoft C# in support of Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR development
  • Experience developing immersive training and or serious games using Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality

 EOE   M/F 

  



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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER: VEHICLE SYSTEMS

A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION:  NORFOLK, VA

SALARY: $68K - $116K

Generous Relocation Assistance is available 

 

SUMMARY:

Seeking a Systems Engineer familiar with how vehicle systems work together and integrate. Will research, develop, design, and validate mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic hardware and related control logic for use in heavy trucks.

  • Develop mechanical, hydraulic, and electro-mechanical systems for use in heavy trucks
  • Conduct system simulations and calculations
  • Create schematics for mechanical, hydraulic, and electro mechanical systems
  • Interface with Mechanical, Hydraulic, Electrical, and other disciplines to specify control components such as PLC's, computing platforms, HMI, and other associated hardware
  • Estimate time and cost required to develop and serially produce heavy truck systems
  • Develop detailed plans for tests and validation at the component and system level

 

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechatronics and 3-5 years of work-related systems engineering experience in an engineering environment

            OR equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Knowledge of mechanical and electro-mechanical systems
  • Able to mathematically model mechanical, hydraulic, and basic electrical systems
  • Knowledge of automated control
  • Able to create schematics to depict system operation and design
  • Familiarity with system modeling techniques and Matlab/Simulink or comparable simulation software
  • Will be traveling nationally and internationally up to 20% of the time
  • Valid driver's license
  • Able to obtain a passport
  • Able to obtain Mine Safety & Health Administration certification (MSHA)

 

EOE M/F

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  



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SYSTEMS ENGINEER: AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE DEVELOPMENT

A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION:  NORFOLK, VA

SALARY: $62K - $100

Generous Relocation Assistance is available 

 

SUMMARY:

Seeking a Systems Engineer to develop mechanical, hydraulic, and electro-mechanical systems for use in heavy trucks

  • Conduct system simulations and calculations
  • Create schematics for mechanical, hydraulic, and electro mechanical systems
  • Interface with Mechanical, Hydraulic, Electrical, and other disciplines to specify control components such as PLC's, computing platforms, HMI, and other associated hardware
  • Estimate time and cost required to develop and serially produce heavy truck systems
  • Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals
  • Collaborate with Engineers and other staff to develop operating procedures and resolve system malfunctions
  • Develop detailed plans for tests and validation at the component and system level

 

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechatronics and 2-3 years of work-related systems engineering experience in an engineering environment

            OR equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Knowledge of technical fundamentals of robotics and/or autonomous systems
  • Knowledge of industrial hydraulics
  • Knowledge of mechanical and electro-mechanical systems
  • Ability to mathematically model mechanical, hydraulic and basic electrical systems
  • Able to create schematics to depict system operation and design
  • Familiarity with system modeling techniques and Matlab/Simulink
  • Ability to write specifications describing system function and logic
  • Will be traveling nationally and internationally up to 20% of the time
  • Valid driver's license
  • Able to obtain a passport
  • Able to obtain Mine Safety & Health Administration certification (MSHA)

 

EOE M/F

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  



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COST & VALUE ENGINEER

A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION:  NORFOLK, VA

SALARY: $80K - $90K

Generous Relocation Assistance is available 

 

SUMMARY:

Seeking an Engineer, preferably trained in Mechanical, Software, or Cost Accounting areas to analyze cost and value with respect to research, plan, and design of Heavy Equipment and its mechanical, thermal, and hydraulic components and systems. The Engineer will coordinate activities with team members from Engineering, Purchasing, Fabrication, Assembly, and Manufacturing Engineering.

 

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related Engineering discipline OR 6+ years related experience and/or training
  • Knowledge of mechanical and general engineering
  • Experience with Cost Controlling and Manufacturing processes
  • Manufacturing or Design experience (automotive industry background desirable).
  • Understanding of FEA analysis and material properties
  • Knowledge of database software
  • AutoCAD, Pro-Engineer Design software, MS Project, and MS Office software
  • Knowledge of BaaN system with respect to BOM (Bill of Material) structure and inventory control
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics, part drawings, assembly drawings, component / system specifications and Government regulations.
  • Understanding of probability and statistical inference
  • Ability to apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions
  • Abilities in planning, managing, and directing resources
  • Very organized, methodical, analytical
  • Good at using and manipulating spreadsheets
  • Some Cost Accounting Experience desirable
  • Valid driver's license
  • Able to obtain a passport
  • Able to obtain Mine Safety & Health Administration certification (MSHA)

 

EOE M/F

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  



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CONVENTIONAL MACHINISTS

2 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS, after 90 Days

INDUSTRY: MACHINE SHOP

LOCATION: CHARLESTON, SC

 

SUMMARY:

Seeking a Conventional Machinist wit large piece experience, to work mostly with lathes and working on shafts.  

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience operating manual lathe and mill
  • Experience with large pieces such as shafts
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Own tools
  • Must pass background check

EOE   M/F



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DATABASE ANALYST: SQL

A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

INDUSTRY: FINANCIAL SERVICES

LOCATION: NORFOLK, VA

SALARY RANGE: $50K - $80K 

 

SUMMARY:

Will support the operations through monitoring, tests, audit, review and analysis. Troubleshoot issues, use SQL based database tools, and maintain VBA code in Microsoft Excel for testing and analysis. Correspond with internal business partners in writing. Seeking someone who loves SQL database work and is comfortable with stored procedures and scripts and creating adhoc reports in SQL.

  • Perform data loads, data extracts, and conversions
  • Routine monitoring, testing, audit, and review
  • Analyze internal data for operational processes and compliance
  • Generate detailed reports and presentations
  • Make recommendations related to data quality
  • Ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and company policies 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years of related experience and/or training
  • Proficiency in Windows, Outlook, Imaging
  • Knowledge of MS Word
  • Advanced Excel proficiency
  • Familiarity with Visio, Access, SQL, and DWH
  • Strong aptitude for working with data and systems

  

EOE  M/F

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

        

 

  



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CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER: CIVIL

A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits 

INDUSTRY: COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION

LOCATION: WILLIAMSBURG, VA

SALARY: Open

A great career opportunity with a leading Virginia builder

 

SUMMARY: 

Seeking an experienced Civil Project Manager / Estimator with experience in commercial site/utility construction, preferably in the Hampton Roads area. Manage project teams, incl. Site Superintendents, Site Crew Members and Subcontractors. Manage utilization and cost of labor, materials, equipment and other resources across the project to maintain estimated budget. Maximize team effectiveness to ensure schedules are met. Oversee and manage expediting schedules, quality control and value engineering.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • 7years of Civil Project Management experience, 10 years preferred
  • Able to fully complete detailed estimates and takeoffs for all aspects of civil project phases, incl. soliciting, pricing from vendors required for the project
  • AGTEK or similar site estimation software would be a Plus
  • Experience in all aspects from pre-construction to project close-out
  • Able to maintain and grow customer relationships
  • Skilled in buyout and negotiation of subcontractors
  • Knowledge of construction practices, incl. thorough knowledge of blueprint reading
  • Strong communication and computer skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products

 

EOE  M/F



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TIG WELDER

A TEMP-HIRE POSITION

LOCATION: CHESAPEAKE

HOURLY PAY RATE: $18-20

Job Requirements:

Must be very skilled in Mig and Tig Welding techniques. Emphasis is on Light Gauge Metal. Able to read blueprints. Will be working in a machine shop setting, producing parts according to Government specifications. Several years of machine shop experience required.

 

 

EOE   M/F 



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ANALYSIS & SIMULATION ENGINEER SR: Structural / Mechanical

A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION:  NORFOLK, VA

SALARY: $80K - $110K

Generous Relocation Assistance is available 

 

SUMMARY:

Seeking a Senior Analysis & Simulation Engineer to conduct advanced structural and mechanical analysis of heavy equipment in the mining industry. Will use FE (Finite Element) analysis, multi-body dynamic simulation, and fatigue analysis.

 

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline and 6 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Able to provide leadership in area of structural durability of mining equipment
  • Knowledge of metal fatigue theories and applications
  • Knowledge of and experience with fatigue of welded joints and castings designed to carry variable loads
  • Experience with FEA preferably (Creo Simulate and Ansys)
  • Experience with durability commercial software (preferably LMS and HBM DesignLife)
  • Test data processing experience
  • Knowledge of vehicle dynamics
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time
  • Driver's license and ability to obtain passport
  • Able to obtain Mine Safety & Health certification (MSHA) hazard training

 

EOE M/F

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  



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CELL OPERATORS: PRODUCTION

4 DIRECT-HIRE POSITIONS with Excellent Benefits

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

PAY RATE: $17.86 per Hour 

Must be willing to work day and night shifts as required

 

SUMMARY:

Cell operating and Setup involve daily operation and troubleshooting of complex operations assembly and test equipment in a fast-paced manufacturing plant.

 

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in operation and troubleshooting of automated manufacturing equipment
  • Must be computer literate and proficient with keyboard
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to utilize basic shop floor math and basic writing skills to prepare shop floor reports and data input sheets
  • Proficient in basic Metric to English unit conversions
  • Manual dexterity and visual acuity
  • Able to use basic hand tools and simple troubleshooting equipment such as multimeter
  • Working knowledge of SPC (Statistical Process Control) desirable
  • Must be able to read and work from blueprints, engineering drawings using geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Able to work from basic electrical, pneumtic, and hydraulic schematics to troubleshoot automated assembly and test equipment
  • Basic understanding of PLC systems and ladder logic desired, but not required.

 

EOE  M/F 

 



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ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN 2: DIVING EQUIPMENT MECHANIC

A TEMP-HIRE POSITION

LOCATION: WILLIAMSBURG

PAY RATE: $24.20 per hour 

 

SUMMARY:

Conduct general maintenance and repairs on US Navy's Diving Life Support Systems. This position involves no diving.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3-5 years experience maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing diving equipment
  • 4 years as a Diver for the Navy or Coast Guard.
  • Experience with dive system maintenance and Navy Diving System Certification requirements
  • Must be familiar with US Navy's Quality Assurance Program and certification procedures.
  • Be familiar with oxygen / air cleaning procedures with regards to diving systems.
  • Must be able to lift 75lbs and be available for occasional travel
  • Must be able to pass criminal background check

 

EOE   M/F

 



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MACHINE OPERATORS: MANUFACTURING

3 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS (after 90 days)

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION: WILLIAMSBURG

PAY RANGE: $9.25 - $10.25

First Shift:           6am-2:30pm

Second Shift:      2pm - 10:30pm

Third Shift:           10:30pm-6:30am  

 

SUMMARY:

 

Load and unload lapping machines, maintain cleanliness of machines and tooling, perform minor calculations and basic data entry. Skilled position with a lot to learn.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Prior Manufacturing experience
  • Experience as Machine Operator  
  • QA Inspection experience
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Willingness and ability to learn

EOE M/F

 


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CNC MACHINIST / PROGRAMMER

A TEMP-HIRE POSITION (after 90 days)

INDUSTRY:  AEROSPACE 

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

PAY RANGE: $23-30 per Hour 

 

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 5 years of CNC experience
  • Ability to both write and edit programs
  • Must have experience and working knowledge of CAM software
  • Able to read and understand blueprints/drawings

Preferred:

  • Experience with horizontal and vertical mills
  • Experience with MasterCAM software and FANUC controls

 

EOE M/F

 



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CULINARY STAFF, COOK I and COOK II, with Active Secret Clearance

2 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS (after 90 Days) 

LOCATION: WILLIAMSBURG

PAY RANGE: $16.50 - $17.80 per Hour, which includes Health Insurance Benefits

1st Shift: 5:45am - 2:15pm Mon - Fri

2nd Shift: 11am - 7:30pm Mon - Fri

Sat, Sun: 7:30am - 7pm

 

SUMMARY:

Seeking Culinary Personnel, Cooks I and Cooks II, who possess an active Secret Security Clearance. Will assist the shift supervisor in the preparation and presentation of all meals served in the dining hall and other facilities. Will be responsible for breakfast, lunch, or dinner preparation, set up, replenishing during service and breakdown of the hot entrée line.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 2 years of culinary experience
  • Former military Culinary Specialists ideal 
  • Culinary skills such as sautéing, braising, roasting, poaching, baking, frying, etc.
  • Knowledge of the variety of foods and recipes offered on the four-week cycle menu
  • Knowledge of industry standards such as sanitation
  • Required to wear uniforms provided as well as safety shoes while on duty
  • Active Secret Clearance required
  • Must be US citizen
  • Valid driver's license

 

EOE   M/F 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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CNC MACHINISTS: PRODUCTION

2 DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

PAY RATE: $19.20 per Hour 

Must be able to work nights and weekends:  7pm-7am. Will train on day shift and then transition to nights.

 

SUMMARY:

Responsible for day-to-day operation and troubleshooting of metal machining equipment and processes used to produce precision components for assembly into various products manufactured in the plant.

 

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in operation and troubleshooting of metal turning and fabrication equipment
  • Experience with automatic screw machines is desirable
  • Able to utilize basic shop floor math and basic writing skills
  • Proficient in basic Metric to English unit conversions
  • Working knowledge of SPC (Statistical Process Control) desirable
  • Must be able to read and work from blueprints, engineering drawings using geometric dimensioning and tolerancing

 

EOE  M/F 

 



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HOUSEKEEPERS, with Active Secret Clearance

4 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS (after 90 Days) 

LOCATION: WILLIAMSBURG

PAY RANGE: $16.10 per Hour, which includes health insurance benefits

Shift: 6am-2:30pm Mon-Fri 

 

SUMMARY:

A great position because the hours are so steady. An opportunity for former military people going to school or with second jobs. No experience is required, just a willingness to make beds and work as a team.

     

     REQUIREMENTS:

    • Active Secret Clearance required
    • Must be US citizen
    • Valid driver's license

     

    EOE   M/F 

     

     

     

     

     

     



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    MANUFACTURING ENGINEER, Assembly & Welding Processes

    A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

    LOCATION:  NORFOLK, VA

    SALARY: $60K - $90K

    Generous Relocation Assistance is available 

     

    SUMMARY:

    Seeking a Mid-Level or Entry-Level Manufacturing Engineer who will participate in all functions in the facility to support the manufacture and assembly of heavy industrial products and the development of processes and equipment for new products and improvement in the overall product delivery system. Will be working in Assembly area, so fastening, root cause analysis, process flows will be important tasks. Will work in a small group setting on diverse projects.

     

     REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or similar discipline
    • 2 years of Prior Manufacturing or Plant experience preferred, but will also consider no experience
    • Proficiency in MS Office Products
    • Strong background in Assembly and Fastening operations
    • Knowledge of Welding Processes
    • Knowledge of heavy equipment manufacturing processes
    • Ability to calculate and plan manpower and equipment utilization
    • Able to plan and manage projects and schedule and organize employees and their tasks
    • Able to meet productivity standards
    • Math skills: able to calculate discounts, interest, commissions, percentages, circumference, and volume
    • Apply basic algebra and geometry
    • Must have CAD knowledge/experience to perform tooling drawings
    • ProEngineer or 3D design software knowledge a plus
    • Must have driver's license
    • Able to obtain a passport
    • Able to obtain Safety certification (MSHA hazard training

     

    EOE M/F

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

      



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    SHIPYARD REPAIR WORKERS w. Active Confidential Clearance

    25 CONTRACT POSITIONS

    LOCATION: NORFOLK, VA

     

    CTR is currently recruiting for Ship Repair Workers with Active Confidential Clearance.

    •   Red Badge Shipfitters                                            
    •   Red Badge Sheetmetal Mechanics                                            
    •   Red Badge Pipefitters                      
    •   Red Badge Outside Machinists
    •   Red Badge Formica Workers                                             

     Must hold a Confidential Clearance. Must be RapidGate eligible.

    Recent US Navy Personnel strongly encouraged to apply. We pay referral bonuses.

     

    EOE M/F 



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    SYSTEMS ENGINEER 2: HIL

    A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

    LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

    SALARY: up to $95K

    Relocation Assistance Offered 

     

    SUMMARY:

    Will research, design, develop, and operate HIL (Hardware In Loop) systems to validate mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic PLC software and related control logic for heavy equipment.

      

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • B.S. degree in Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechatronics
    • 2 years of experience with Hardware In Loop (HIL) system engineering experience in an Engineering environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Knowledge of HIL system architecture and hardware solutions
    • HIL system software tools such as dSPACE Control Desk, Automation Desk, and Synect
    • Knowledge of embedded systems/PLC for testing and debugging
    • Ability to design and develop plant models, test scenarios, and HIL automation scripts
    • System modeling and Matlab/Simulink experience
    • Ability to create schematics for system operation and design
    • Experience with Project Management software, e.g. MSProject
    • CAD and 3D modeling software, preferably Creo
    • Knowledge of algebra, probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
    • Knowledge of fractions, percentages, ratios
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to travel nationally and domestically 20% of the time
    • Must have valid driver's license and ability to obtain passport

     

     

    EOE  M/F 

     


     

     

     

            

     

      



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    SKILLED TRADE WORKERS w. Active Secret Clearance

    CONTRACT POSITIONS

    INDUSTRY: SHIPYARD

    LOCATION: NORFOLK, VA

     

    • Cleared Pipefitters                     
    • Cleared Shipfitters                     
    • Cleared Structural Welders       
    • Cleared Outside Machinists       
    • Deck Tile Mechanic

      EOE  M/F



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    ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS

    2 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS (after 90 days)

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

    LOCATION: WILLIAMSBURG

    PAY RANGE: $16-24 per Hour

    Work Hours: 8am-5pm



    SUMMARY:

    Seeking Engineering Technicians with a background in mechanical abilities, machining, programming, electrical. Relevant experience can qualify in lieu of a degree. Mechatronics experience or coursework would be ideal.


    EOE  M/F



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    X-RAY OPERATOR: INDUSTRIAL

    A TEMP-HIRE POSITION (after 90 days) 

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

    LOCATION: TOANO (Greater Williamsburg Area) 

    PAY RATE: $11.50 per hour 

    2nd shift: 2pm-10pm, Mon-Sunday

    3rd Shift: 10pm-6am, Monday-Sunday

     Extensive overtime  

     

    SUMMARY: 

    Seeking an X-ray Operator who has experience working within an industrial environment.

     

    REQUIREMENTS: 

    • High school diploma or trade certification
    • Strong mechanical aptitude
    • High attention to detail
    • Willingness to work overtime
    • Computer skills
    • Reliable transportation
    • Pass aptitude test
    • Clean background
    • Pass drug screening 

     

    EOE  M/F 


    Must-have Qualifications:





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    SHIPYARD SKILLED TRADES

    300 CONTRACT POSITIONS

    INDUSTRY: SHIPYARD

    LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

    Pipefitter Helpers            Local Only                        20
    Valve Techs                                                               4
    Machinists - CNC                                                       2
    Machine Operator                                                      1
    Welder Helpers Grinder - Linesman  Local On        15
    Structural Welder                                                      37
    Shipfitters                                                                139        
    Sheetmetal Fillet Welder                                             6
    Pipe Fitters                                                                98
    Blasters                                                                     12
    C7 Blasters                                                                 1 

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    EOE M/F 

     


    Must-have Qualifications:



    US Citizenship required.

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    FOOD SERVICE WORKERS, with Active Secret Clearance

    4 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS (after 90 Days) 

    INDUSTRY: GOVERNMENT SITE

    LOCATION: WILLIAMSBURG

    PAY RATE: $14.25 per Hour, which includes Health Insurance Benefits

    Rotating Shift: Will be scheduled for early shift one week and late shift the next:

    --6am-2:30pm

    --11am-7:30pm 

     

    SUMMARY:

    We are in need of several front of the house staff. They need to be flexible, run food, serve the guests, operate a register, do dishes, make coffee, etc. They do not need to be able to do this entire list but, be flexible most of all.

      

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Active Secret Clearance required
    • Must be US citizen
    • Valid driver's license

     

    EOE   M/F 

     

     

     

     

     

     



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    UTILITY WORKERS, with Active Secret Clearance

    4 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS (after 90 Days) 

    INDUSTRY: GOVERNMENT SITE

    LOCATION: WILLIAMSBURG

    PAY RATE: $14.52 per Hour 

      

    SUMMARY:

    The utility staff will assist the culinary staff in kitchen and dining area to maintain a clean, orderly facility to meet mandated health requirements. Will assist the Chef, supervisor and other culinary staff in the daily requirements within the food service operations. Will operate commercial automatic dishwashing equipment. Assist with stocking orders received from food purveyors. Assist in kitchen cleanliness, sanitation, and safety.

      

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Some restaurant or food service experience preferred
    • Ability to lift up to 50lbs 
    • Active Secret Clearance required
    • Must be US citizen
    • Valid driver's license
    • Willing and able to receive top-secret clearance

     

    EOE   M/F 

     

     

     

     

     

     



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    PRODUCTION PLANNER: STRUCTURAL STEEL MANUFACTURING

    A DIRECT-HIRE POSITIONS with Excellent Benefits

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

    LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

    PAY RANGE: $55K - $75K

    Generous Relocation Assistance is Available. 

     

    SUMMARY

    Plan, prepare, and issue production schedules for Structural Steel, Heavy Steel manufacturing processes through fabrication, incl. welding. Create master schedule for sequence of each operation to meet shipping dates according to customer orders. Schedule workflow for each department and manufacturing operation. Plan fabrication, paint and assembly sequence to ensure timely completion of production orders. Utilize Logistics and Warehouse software and ERP system and train end users. Utilize nesting software. Read and interpret engineering drawings. Ascertain availability of parts and correct shortages. Assist with managing inventory for fabrication and assembly. Initiate Engineering Change Requests and update Bills of Material. Participate in continuous improvement projects.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • B.S. degree and 4 years of related work experience
    • Must have strong Heavy Steel Fabrication experience. Manufacturing Engineer/Planner background
    • Will also consider a Manufacturing Engineer with supply chain concentration, heavy steel/welding, and SAP background
    • Ability to read blueprints
    • Knowledge of weld symbols and bevels.
    • Nesting software required
    • AutoCAD experience or similar
    • Knowledge of inventory software and order processing systems
    • Knowledge of Project Management software, MS Word and Excel spreadsheets
    • Math skills: percentages, circumference, and volume. Knowledge of basic algebra and geometry.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Knowledge of manufacturing processes such as planning, bill of material, shop floor monitoring, and costing.
    • Experience Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Engineering Data Management (EDM), and Warehouse Management System (WMS) a plus
    • AIPICS CPIM certification preferred but not required
    • Up to 10% overnight travel, domestic and international
    • Must be able to obtain valid driver's license and passport
    • Clean background
    • Ability to pass drug test

     

    EOE  M/F 

     



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    SEWING MACHINE OPERATORS

    2 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS (after 90 days)

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING 

    LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS 

    PAY RANGE: $ 11 - 12 per Hour 

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Must have experience operating a commercial sewing machine.

     

    EOE  M/F 

     



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    2 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS

    Second Shift: 3pm-11pm

    Third Shift:    11pm - 7:30am

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

    LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS (DENBIGH)

    PAY RATE: $12.50 per hour (Can be increased to $13.50 or $14 when hired permanently after 90 days)


    REQUIREMENTS:
    --Must have Forklift and Crown Lift (Reach Truck) experience
    --Must be willing to work overtime

    --Must have stable work history 

    --Must be willing to work any shift 

    --Warehouse experience required
    --Must be willing to work overtime
    --Willing to work in a freezer environment: Freezer gear will be provided.
    --Must have reasonably clean background

     

    EOE M/F 



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    FORMER MILITARY / RESERVISTS (with Active Secret Clearance)

    TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS (after 90 Days) 

    LOCATION: WILLIAMSBURG

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    CULINARY STAFF & PREP COOKS with Active Secret Clearance

    PAY RANGE: $16.50 for Cook 1

                            $17.80 for Cook 2           per Hour, which includes health insurance benefits

    Seeking Culinary Personnel: Cooks I, Cooks II, and Prep Cooks. Will assist the Executive Chef in the preparation and presentation of all meals served in the dining hall and other facilities. Will be responsible for breakfast, lunch, or dinner preparation, set up, replenishing during service and breakdown of the hot entrée line.

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    FOOD SERVICE WORKERS, with Active Secret Clearance

    PAY RATE: $14.50 per Hour, which includes Health Insurance Benefits

    Rotating Shift: Will be scheduled for early shift one week and late shift the next:

    --6am-2:30pm

    --11am-7:30pm 

    Duties include setting up the serving line for each meal, plating food items for customers, operating the dishwasher and cleaning the area at the end of the meal. Keep dining room clean with vacuuming, dusting and sweeping. Assemble coffee kits and donut trays. Responsible for setup and service at the Conference Centers.  


    HOUSEKEEPERS (with Active Secret Clearance)

    PAY RANGE: $16.10 per Hour

    6am-2:30pm, Monday - Friday

    A great position because the hours are so steady. An opportunity for former military people going to school or with second jobs. No experience

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    AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS with Active Secret Clearance

    PAY RATE: $26.20 per Hour, which includes Health Insurance Benefits 

    Day Shift, 40 hours per week, with minimal overtime


    Serve as Automotive Technician on passenger carrying vehicles, trucks, and trailers of all sizes. service, repair, and overhaul various types of vehicles.

     

    EOE  M/F 

     



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    MANUFACTURING ENGINEER: EXTRUSION PROCESS

    A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

    LOCATION: HAMPTON

    SALARY: $85K or higher

     

    SUMMARY:

    Will be responsible for the manufacturing processes and testing related to flouropolymer extrusions. Provide technical guidance and hands-on expertise to ensure optimal performance. Implement and apply lean principles and techniques utilizing Lean and Six Sigma tools to improve the process and keep cost at a minimum. 

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Science, or Manufacturing Engineering
    • 5-7 years of related experience. Must have experience as Manufacturing Engineer.
    • Lean Manufacturing certification a plus
    • Must have plastics industry experience related to high precision extrusion and processing, preferably with fluoropolymers.
    • Experience in one of the following: thermoplastic polymers, film lamination and surface coating.
    • Knowledge of equipment for film extrusions, stretching/orientation equipment, cable braiders and metalizers.
    • Experience with dimensional inspections and related equipment.
    • Knowledge of data acquisition and control systems.
    • Ability to troubleshoot and analyze manufacturing processes and production equipment
    • Lean Manufacturing Practices & Methodologies (Kaizen, 5S, Value Stream Mapping).
    • Knowledge of algebra, trigonometry, calculus and statistics
    • Knowledge of MRP, CAD, IMPACT and process control software
    • Must be US citizen

     

    EOE  M/F 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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    SHIP REPAIR WORKERS    w. Active Secret Clearance

    50 CONTRACT POSITIONS

    LOCATION: PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE

     

    CTR is currently recruiting for Ship Repair Workers with Active Secret Clearance. Starts April and May 

    Red Badge Welders                               Starts April 1

    Red Badge Outside Machinists                        April 

    Red Badge Sheetmetal Mechanics                  April 1

    Red Badge Pipefitters                                      April 1

    Red Badge Shipwrights                                    May 1

    Red Badge Painters                                          May 1

    Red Badge Riggers                                          June 1

    Former US Navy Personnel strongly encouraged to apply. We pay referral bonuses.

     

    EOE M/F 



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    SOFTWARE DEVELOPER, 2-3

    A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

    LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

    SALARY RANGE: $80K - $110K 

    Relocation Assistance Available 

     

    SUMMARY:

    Will assist in developing and writing software for components and systems designed for heavy underground equipment. This position will support Autonomy Development in an R&D environment.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or Master's degree
    • Minimum 4 years of experience in an engineering environment
    • Previous experience with automated vehicle design highly desired
    • Knowledge of software programming tools, e.g. C++, CoDeSys, etc.
    • Knowledge of communication protocols such as RS232, CanOpen, J1939
    • Experience utilizing algebra, probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
    • Experience applying fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
    • Able to travel within the US and abroad 20% of the time

     

      EOE  M/F 



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    SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

    A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

    LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

    SALARY RANGE: $70K - $95K 

    Relocation Assistance Available when Applicable 

     

    SUMMARY:

    Will assist in developing and writing software for components and systems designed for heavy underground equipment. This position will support Autonomy Development.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering and 2 years of experience in an Engineering environment. (Recent graduates, preferably with Master's degree and related internships will be considered also).
    • Previous experience with autonomous vehicles / automated vehicle design highly desired
    • Understanding of Agile environment is a plus
    • MatLab and Simulink experience
    • Knowledge of software programming tools, e.g. CoDeSys, C++.
    • Knowledge of communication protocols such as RS232, CanOpen, J1939
    • Experience utilizing algebra, probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
    • Research & Development Experience
    • Experience applying fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
    • Able to travel within the US and abroad 20% of the time

     

      EOE  M/F 



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    INJECTION MOLDING ENGINEER

    A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

    LOCATION: RALEIGH, NC

    SALARY: $87K - $102 K

     

    SUMMARY:

    Introduce Injection Molding process and equipment changes by means of LEAN activities to improve safety, throughput, yield, and cost.

      

    REQUIREMENTS: 

    •  BS in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
    •  3-7 years of experience in a manufacturing environment supporting production and introducing new products
    •  LEAN experience required
    •  Exposure to or knowledge of injection molding
    •  Extensive experience with controls, PLC's, and data management
    •  Solid background in Plastics Processing
    •  Experience with Lean Initiatives

     

     EOE  M/F 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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    POLYMER PROCESSING ENGINEER: EXTRUSION

    A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

    LOCATION: RALEIGH, NC

    SALARY: $87K - $102 K

     

    SUMMARY:

    Introduce process and equipment changes by means of LEAN activities to improve safety, throughput, yield, and cost. Lead Six Sigma projects in the Extrusion and Finishing lines.

     

    REQUIREMENTS: 

    •  BS Plastics Engineering preferred (BSME or BS Polymers an option)
    •  5-10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment supporting production and introducing new products
    •  Extrusion/Polymer Processing
    •  Thermoplastics
    •  Die Design 
    •  Lean/Improve Throughput
    •  Creo preferred but other 3d modeling package might be considered
    •  Good at working with engineers of other disciplines

     

    EOE  M/F 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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    PLASTICS ENGINEER: THERMOFORMING

    A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

    LOCATION: RALEIGH, NC

    SALARY: $87K - $102 K

     

    SUMMARY:

    Will be tasked to manage a project, introducing a thermoforming process to the plant. Work closely with Product Managers and R&D. Prepare detailed mechanical drawings of molds. Create BoM's, Use SPC to improve thermoforming process.

     

    REQUIREMENTS: 

    • BSME or BS Plastics Engineering
    • Minimum 7 years of Experience with heavy gauge plastic thermoforming
    • CAD Design (Creo strongly preferred but other 3 d modeling package is an option)
    • Machine Molds, Prototype preparation experience
    • Project Management, Cost Saving Initiatives, Six Sigma/Lean

     

    EOE  M/F 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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    HOUSEKEEPING AIDE / PUBLIC SPACE ATTENDANT

    A TEMP-HIRE POSITION (after 90 Days) 

    INDUSTRY: HOSPITALITY 

    LOCATION: WILLIAMSBURG 

    PAY RATE: $10.40 per Hour

    Work Hours: Must be able to work variable shifts.

    Must work every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (will get 2 days off during the week) Must be flexible and available to work any day of the week.

     

    SUMMARY 

    Assist Housekeeping Team with maintaining cleanliness, attractiveness, and safety of public areas in vacation resort community. Drive golf cart from one side to another. Report any maintenance problems, or safety hazards. Deliver excellent customer service to vacationing guests. Will operate the golf cart to deliver items to the guest villas. Will be responsible for cleaning all public areas, incl. fitness center, hallways, conference rooms, lounges, and restrooms. This includes vacuuming, dusting, cleaning windows, etc.

     

    REQUIREMENTS 

    • Prior Housekeeping experience 
    • Excellent Customer Service skills
    • Good driving record
    • Must be able / willing to work every weekend
    • Valid driver license

     

    EOE   M/F 

     

     

     

     

     

     



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    DESIGNER: Unigraphics NX

    A CONTRACT POSITION, Long-Term, with Temp-Hire Potential

    INDUSTRY: AEROSPACE

    LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

    Non-local candidates may be considered.  

     

    SUMMARY:

    Seeking Designers with 3D Surfacing and Unigraphics experience. Will use Unigraphics NX10 to develop 3D solid models of mechanical components and assemblies

    • Provide CAD models at various stages of the design development
    • Create 3D surface models according to aerodynamic profiles
    • Work closely with Engineering to refine design and solve problems
    • Interact with the Fabrication staff to ensure manufacturability
    • Interact with Programming staff to ensure content of solid model
    • Select standard components for use in the design
    • Perform material selection and sizing of components 

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Associate's degree and 3 + years of related experience (aerospace, automotive, or other 3D surfacing experience), or equivalent combination
    • Unigraphics NX strongly preferred
      Solid modeling experience
    • Understanding of GD&T
    • US citizenship required
    • Ability to obtain a security clearance. Strongly prefer DoD clearance in hand.

     

    EOE  M/F

     



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    STRUCTURAL ENGINEER, Level 2

    A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

    LOCATION:  NORFOLK, VA

    Relocation Assistance Available for the right candidate

     

    SUMMARY:

    Research, develop, design, and test welded structural components and systems used in manufacturing heavy equipment. Research and develop welded structural components and steel castings. Interpret technical drawings, blueprints, and test data. Develop Finite Element (FE) models, perform calculations to determine structural integrity and system loads. Specify raw material types and sizes. Assist the CAD drafters with developing structural designs.

     

     REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology
    • 2 years of Pro-E experience
    • 2 years of Structural Design experience

               OR

    • Associate's degree in Engineering related field
    • 2 years of Pro-E experience
    • 4 years of Structural Design experience

                OR 

    • 2 years of Pro-E experience
    • 7-8 years of Structural Design experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Knowledge of Pro-E, Pro-E Mechanica, CAD and MS Office
    • Ability to plan and direct resources and manage projects
    • Knowledge of algebra, plane and solid geometry and trigonometry; knowledge of probability and statistical inference
    • Knowledge of fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions
    • Will be required to travel nationally and internationally up to 20% of the time 
    • Must be able to obtain driver's license and passport 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

      



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    HVAC LEAD INSTALLER

    A TEMP-HIRE POSITION, after 90 Days

    INDUSTRY: RESIDENTIAL HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING

    LOCATION: SMITHFIELD

    Work Schedule: Mondays - Fridays, occasionally Saturdays

     

     
     SUMMARY:

    Residential Heating and Air Conditioning / HVAC company has an immediate need for an HVAC Lead Installer experienced with installing and change outs. Certification required. Seeking an experienced, good installer who will train the crew in residential installations. Will be serving customers throughout Hampton Roads. After being hired permanently, may be asked on occasion to drive company vehicle.

       

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must have Lead HVAC Installer experience 
    • Must be able to train the crew in residential installation
    • AC certification required
    • Knowledge of proper residential change out
    • Knowledge of split systems
    • Must have driver's license and reasonably clean driving record

     

     EOE  M/F

     

     

     



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    PRODUCTION MACHINISTS

    3 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

    LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

    PAY RATE: up to $25 per Hour   

     


    SUMMARY:

    Seeking CNC Production Machinists, one for each shift. Must be able to set up machines and change tooling. Must know how to edit codes. Will be using HAAS milling centers only for the manufacture of glass products.

     

     EOE M/F



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    MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS: INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION

    2 DIRECT-HIRE POSITIONS with Excellent Benefits

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

    LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

    PAY RATE: $20.80 per hour to start 

    Must be willing to work day and night shift as scheduled.


    SUMMARY: 

    Seeking Maintenance Technicians to install, repair, and maintain automated production equipment and machinery. Must have experience with automation and PLC Programming. Must be available for night shift (night shift is strongly preferred) and must work every other weekend.

     

    EOE M/F 



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    MACHINE OPERATORS: MANUFACTURING

    3 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS (after 90 days)

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

    LOCATION: WILLIAMSBURG

    PAY RANGE: $9.25 - $10.25


    Second Shift:      2pm - 10:30pm

    Third Shift:           10:30pm - 6:30am  

     

    SUMMARY:

     

    Pick and place glass components into multiple CNC machines.  Requires careful handling of glass components, loading into slotted carriers.  Perform minor visual inspections and basic data entry. 

      

    REQUIREMENTS: 

    • Prior Manufacturing experience
    • Experience as Machine Operator  
    • QA Inspection experience
    • Attention to detail is a must
    • Willingness and ability to learn

    EOE M/F

     


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    CNC MACHINISTS

    2 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS (after 90 days)

    INDUSTRY: AEROSPACE MANUFACTURER 

    LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

     

     REQUIREMENTS:

    • 10+ years of machining experience
    • Experience with complex set-ups using 3-5 axis CNC mills, lathes and vertical turning lathes
    • Able to calculate and set up controls for regulation of speeds and feeds
    • Must be able to read blueprints and use applied math
    • Able to operate conventional machines as needed
    • Available to work flexible schedule and overtime as needed
    • Must be able to pass criminal background check

    Preferred:

    • High tolerance prototype component experience
    • Ability to run multiple machines simultaneously 

     

    EOE M/F

     



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    RETAIL CONSTRUCTION SUPERINTENDENT

    A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits 

    INDUSTRY: COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION

    LOCATION: WILLIAMSBURG, VA

    SALARY: Open

    A great career opportunity with a leading Virginia builder

     

    SUMMARY: 

    Seeking a Construction Superintendent with extensive High-End, Small Box, National Retail Experience. 

     

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    • 10 years of Retail Construction experience
    • Provide proof of significant High-End Retail Construction experience
    • Must be able to provide a Retail Project List
    • Must be able to travel anywhere in the US, Puerto Rico and Hawaii
    • Thorough understanding of construction methods, materials, scheduling, and blueprint reading.
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Computer skills: word processing, data entry, e-mailing
    • Valid driver's license, good driving record.
    • Clean background required

    EOE  M/F



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    APPLICATIONS ENGINEER: AUTOMOTIVE

    A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

    LOCATION:  NORFOLK, VA

    SALARY: $60K - $90K

     

    SUMMARY:

    The Applications Engineer will support Sales and Marketing of trucks and excavators nationally and internationally. He or she will be the designated corporate expert in mining techniques and the application of the Company's products in the mining industry.  

    • Provide technical assistance to Sales personnel and Customers
    • Visit customer mining sites to make presentations and offer technical assistance
    • Conduct truck haulage simulations using Runge TALPAC software
    • Estimate heavy equipment production rates, haulage, and cost per ton
    • Maintain excavator and truck loading charts
    • Maintain fuel consumption data
    • Offer technical sales training to staff members
    • Support Marketing with development of marketing products, advertising, and promotional materials
    • Participate in mining industry trade shows

     

     REQUIREMENTS:

    • B.S. degree in Mining Engineering (preferred), or B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering
    • At least 3 years of experience as Applications Engineer in Heavy Equipment Manufacturing. (Entry Level candidates may be considered, if they meet the minimum qualifications)
    • Ability to provide technical assistance in the use or application of Company's products
    • Must have experience using Runge TALPAC mining software (or ability to learn)
    • Must be able to perform truck haulage simulations using Runge TALPAC software
    • Must be able to estimate production rates, haulage, cost per ton
    • Must have an understanding of the mining industry, specifically the surface mining methods
    • Understanding of the application of mining machinery and equipment
    • Knowledge of global sales strategy related to mining equipment
    • Ability to give presentations to staff and customers
    • Develop and present technical training to staff
    • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
    • Knowledge of Project Management software
    • Ability to visit mining sites worldwide
    • Must have driver's license
    • Able to obtain a passport
    • Ability to travel 30% of the time, domestically and internationally for up to 4 weeks at a time.

     

    EOE M/F

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

      



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    CALIBRATION & MEASUREMENT TECHNICIAN

    A TEMP-HIRE POSITION

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING / MACHINE SHOP

    LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS  

    PAY RANGE: $15- $20 per Hour

      

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be familiar with calibration of dimensional measuring equipment and hand tools
    • Knowledge of ISO 17025

     

    EOE / M/F

     



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    PRODUCT MANAGER: ROTATING EQUIPMENT

    A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

    LOCATION: LYNCHBURG, VA AREA

    SALARY RANGE: $ 73,180 per year

     

    SUMMARY:

    Will be responsible for product planning and strategic execution during the product lifecycle. Will gather and prioritize product and customer requirements. Will work closely with Engineering, Sales, Marketing, and Support to achieve revenue, profit, and customer satisfaction goals.

    • Analyze target industries.
    • Perform cost analysis of product lines.
    • Monitor competition and market level pricing.
    • Analyze specific opportunities using marketing tools and concepts.
    • Administer pricing for the product line.
    • Create marketing plans based on available opportunities.
    • Create product launch strategies and manage product launch.
    • Generate reports and presentations outlining marketing plans and results

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • B.S. degree in Business or Engineering discipline or equivalent experience. 
    • Must have 4 years of experience in product management.
    • Technical knowledge of power transmission products and applications
    • Experience working with project management methodology, incl. budget development, project planning, project management software, finance and accounting concepts and practices
    • Strong knowledge of marketing fundamentals such as marketing mix, segmentation, positioning, targeting and differentiation focused on power transmission.

     

     

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    APPLICATIONS ENGINEER, Rotating Equipment Experience

    A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

    LOCATION: LYNCHBURG, VA REGION

    SALARY RANGE: $ 57,310 per year

     

    SUMMARY:

    Will be in charge of Project Input and Specifications as well as price control and sales support with the goal of generating professional and high quality proposals for customers' project orders and applications.

    • Create proposals for customers project orders and applications
    • Support Company's external and internal customers seeking application assistance with Company's products and services. 
    • Maximize Company's revenue and profitability while controlling risk exposure on Project Orders
    • Support Marketing and R&D with verification of technical information
    • Lead application training for internal and external customers
    • Assist with process improvements as needed
    • Attend industry and association meetings as Company's applications expert.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • B.S. degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in rotating equipment industry
    • Knowledge of Project and Specifications Management
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Ability to generate, organize and maintain Project Order documentation and communications at the start of major Project Orders
    • Experience summarizing Project and Applications in the form of reports and presentations.
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    FIREWATCH 

    5 CONTRACT POSITIONS 

    Active Secret Clearance Required  

    INDUSTRY: SHIPYARD

    LOCATION: NORFOLK

     

  • SUMMARY:

    • Watch out for fire hazards in the workplace
    • Keep flammable materials from ignition sources
    • Prepared to operate fire extinguishers
    • Maintain constant means of communication.
    • As much as possible, keep visual and voice contact with other employees.
    • Be prepared to operate fire extinguishers, hydrants, fixed monitors, and hose carts anytime.
    • Return all firefighting equipment to original location

     REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must have active Secret Clearance
    • Able to pass drug test

     

    EOE  M/F 

     

     

     

     



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    GROUNDSKEEPER

    A TEMP-HIRE POSITION (after 90 days)

    INDUSTRY: HOSPITALITY / RESORT 

    LOCATION: WILLIAMSBURG

    PAY RATE: $11.50 per Hour 

    Must be able to work every weekend and variable shifts 

     

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Responsible for maintaining the landscaped areas and walkways clean of debris
    • Remove trash
    • Clean outdoor grills
    • Clean areas around the pool and patios
    • Miscellaneous other tasks
    • Valid driver's license
    • Good driving record

     EOE  M/F

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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    UNITY 3D PROGRAMMER

    A LONG-TERM CONTRACT POSITION with the possibility to be hired

    LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

    PAY RANGE: Up to $28 per Hour

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Excellent knowledge of Unity, incl. experience with scripting, textures, animation, GUI styles, and user session management
    • Level design and planning
    • Experience with game physics and particle systems
    • Mobile and console game development
    • Experience optimizing memory and space usage to support older hardware
    • Experience with mobile title or AAA titles would be a plus
    • Object-oriented programming
    • Implementation of automated testing platforms and unit tests
    • Strong knowledge of code versioning tools such as SVN

     

    Preferred:

    • Bachelor's degree in programming or multimedia design  
    • Experience with 3D

     

    EOE  M/F 



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    ADMIN ASSISTANT: QuickBooks Proficiency

    A TEMP-HIRE POSITION

    INDUSTRY:  HEATING & COOLING CONTRACTOR

    LOCATION: SMITHFIELD

    PAY RATE: $15 - $20 per Hour 

    Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm 

     SUMMARY:

    Will be answering phones, taking customer orders, scheduling appointments. Will enter data into the database and QuickBooks, input tickets, process warranty claims. Process paychecks and invoices.

     REQUIREMENTS:

    • Administrative experience with a construction company or contractor would be nice
    • Excellent computer skills: proficient in MS Word and Outlook
    • QuickBooks proficiency
    • Interact well with customers and employees
    • Experience taking customer orders
    • Experienced handling two phone lines
    • Comfortable multi-tasking in a very busy work atmosphere

     EOE  M/F



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    QA INSPECTOR: MACHINE SHOP

    A CONTRACT POSITION with Temp-Hire Potential

    LOCATION: CHESAPEAKE, VA

    PAY RANGE: $18 per Hour, up to $20 for exceptional candidate

     

    SUMMARY: 

    Perform dimensional inspections of machine parts for machine shop. Must have knowledge of calipers, gauges, and micrometers to check dimensions of parts following blueprints. Making sure parts are within tolerance.

     

    EOE M/F 

     

     



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    CONTROLLER (CPA Preferred)

    INDUSTRY: NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION

    LOCATION: WILLIAMSBURG

     

    SUMMARY: 

    The Controller will lead the Finance office and be responsible for all financial and accounting matters for nonprofit organization. He or she will be overseen by the Treasurer and the Finance Committee of the Board. The Controller will be supervising one Accountant. 

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Minimum 5 years of Accounting experience, preferably including Nonprofit Accounting.
    • CPA is desirable, but not required
    • Ability to improve processes and systems
    • Ability to effectively supervise the accountant
    • Collaborate effectively with Organization's staff
    • Work effectively with Organization's auditors

     

    EOE    M/F

     



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    MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN 1: Resort Community

    A CONTRACT POSITION with Temp-Hire Potential

    INDUSTRY: HOSPITALITY 

    LOCATION: WILLIAMSBURG

    PAY RATE: $13.44 per Hour 

    Must be willing to work variable shifts

    Must be willing / able to work every weekend (Will have 2 days off during the week)

     

    SUMMARY 

    Assist Maintenance Team with maintaining vacation resort community. Change out dishwashers, toilets. Perform light plumbing, light caulking, painting, light drywall work. Report any maintenance problems, or safety hazards.

       

       REQUIREMENTS 

      • Prior Apartment Maintenance experience ideal
      • Experience changing out dishwashers, toilets
      • Experience with caulking, painting, and light drywall work
      • Must be willing / able to work every weekend
      • Good Customer Service skills
      • Good driving record
      • Valid driver's license

       

      EOE   M/F 

       

       

       

       

       

       



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      SECURITY SERVICE TECHNICIAN

      A TEMP-HIRE POSITION 

      INDUSTRY: SECURITY

      LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

      PAY RANGE: $18 - $25 per Hour

                               

      SUMMARY: 

      • Perform system installations, upgrades, takeovers and wiring on CCTV, access control, intercom, intrusion detection, fire & life safety ad commercial and industrial sites
      • Perform signal verification, system testing and troubleshooting
      • Assist customer with downloads and device configurations
      • Educate and train customer on system operation
      • Replenish truck stock inventory, materials, tools and equipment
      • Submit documentation on service calls
      • On-call duty to handle after hour service issues
      • Ensure work is in accordance with applicable codes and standard practices

       

      REQUIREMENTS:

      • 3-5 years of experience servicing Security Systems
      • Knowledge of DMP systems
      • Knowledge of IDS (Intrusion Detection Systems) ACS (Access Control Systems) and Camera Systems
      • Must have a valid driver's license
      • Good driving record

      PREFERRED: 

      • Networking knowledge a plus
      • Lenel certification a plus
      • Networking certification a plus
      • DCJS registration a plus
      • BOSCH camera certification a pllus
      • Fiber knowledge a plus
      • Locking hardware a plus

       

      EOE  M/F

       

       

       

       



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      FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN

      A TEMP-HIRE POSITION 

      INDUSTRY: SECURITY

      LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

      PAY RATE: $25 for NICET Level 2 and 3-5 years of experience

                              

      SUMMARY: 

      Seeking Fire Alarm Systems Technician to work at commercial and industrial sites.

      • Service, inspect, test, and install fire alarm systems according to prescribed standards
      • Perform on-site emergency troubleshooting, programming and repairs of fire alarm systems
      • Perform system installations, upgrades, takeovers and wiring on Fire Alarm Systems
      • Identify code and non-conformance issues
      • Prepare service tickets and reports
      • On-call duty to handle after hour service issues

       

      REQUIREMENTS:

      • Minimum NICET Level 2 certification
      • Gamewell FCI certification preferred
      • 3-5 years of experience preferred
      • Gamewell FCI Installation Experience
      • Gamewell FCI Programming Training for Fire Alarm and Voice Evacuation

       

      EOE M/F 

       



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      FIREWATCH: FORMER NAVY IDEAL

      5 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS 

      INDUSTRY: SHIPYARD

      LOCATION: NORFOLK

      PAY RANGE: $16-18 per Hour 

       

      SUMMARY:

      • Watch out for fire hazards in the workplace
      • Keep flammable materials from ignition sources
      • Prepared to operate fire extinguishers
      • Maintain constant means of communication.
      • As much as possible, keep visual and voice contact with other employees.
      • Be prepared to operate fire extinguishers, hydrants, fixed monitors, and hose carts anytime.
      • Return all firefighting equipment to original location

       REQUIREMENTS:

      • Must have active Secret Clearance
      • Able to pass drug test

       

      EOE  M/F 

       

       

       

       



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      Heidi Elam has over ten years' experience in professional and managerial recruiting. She has worked as an interpreter in three foreign languages and holds a Ph.D. in English Language and Literature from the University of Chicago. Her professional experience includes teaching college writing and 20th century literature. She is also actively involved with community organizations in Williamsburg, Virginia.

      Heidi finds talented people for CTR's long time excellent clients in Virginia and throughout the US. She has a record of many successful placements in a wide variety of fields.

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      Newport News, VA 23612-2177

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