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MECHANICAL DESIGNER 3: Pro-E 

A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

SALARY RANGE: $62K - $80K 

 

SUMMARY: 

Will participate in the design and development of mechanical components and systems for use in heavy equipment. Will create new designs as well as designs for product improvement.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate or B.S. degree in Drafting and Design, or 8 years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination
  • Must have Pro-E experience and knowledge
  • 2 years of Pro-E modeling experience in Mechanical Engineering field
  • Experience with AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry
  • Ability to calculate area, volume, and weight
  • Knowledge of BaaN system, BOM (Bill of Material), and inventory control
  • Able to check own drawings and those of others

EOE  M/F

 



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SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER, Sr.

A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

SALARY RANGE: $80K - $110K 

Relocation Assistance Available 

 

SUMMARY:

Will research, develop, design, and validate hardware, software, and other components for systems used in large underground equipment. Focus is on automated vehicle design in an R&D environment. 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering
  • Minimum 6 years of Systems Engineering and / or software experience in an engineering environment
  • Software programming tools, e.g. Linus, CoDeSys, C++. etc.
  • Communication protocols, e.g. RS232, CanOpen, J1939, etc.
  • Wireless telemetry such as used in surface mining industry
  • Hardware and computing platforms
  • System modeling techniques and software, e.g. Matlab, Simulink
  • Experience with diagnostic tools to verify software function and stability
  • Project Management tools, e.g. MS Project
  • Experience writing specs for software function 

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:

  • Associate degree and minimum 4 years of related work experience.
  • Must have Heavy Steel experience. Manufacturing Engineer/Planner background
  • Will also consider a Manufacturing Engineer with supply chain concentration, heavy steel/welding, and SAP background
  • Knowledge of weld symbols and bevels.
  • 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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SOFTWARE QUALITY ENGINEER, SR.

A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

SALARY RANGE: $88K - $110K 

 

SUMMARY:

Will implement quality engineering and control tools and processes for systems used in large underground equipment.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.S. degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • 8 years of programming experience in an engineering environment (will consider outstanding candidates with less than 8 years)
  • Knowledge of software languages, e.g. Java, C/C++, etc.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages, e.g. Python, Bash, etc.
  • Automatic code generation tools, e.g. Matlab/Simulink
  • Testing and software validation techniques 
  • Application lifecycle management tools, e.g. DOORS, PTC Integrity, TFS
  • Source control systems (Git, Subversion)
  • Integration server technology
  • Software configuration management tools
  • Able to create software configuration management processes and workflow
  • Knowledge of basic networking and wireless networks
  • Knowledge of software development standards
  • Cybersecurity standards
  • Able to write specs for software functions
  • Agile and Waterfall software development lifecycles
  • V-model methodology

EOE M/F

 

 

 

 

 

    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

 

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
  • Previous experience with autonomous vehicles / automated vehicle design highly desired
  • 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
  • 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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X-RAY OPERATOR: INDUSTRIAL

A TEMP-HIRE POSITION (after 90 days) 

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION: TOANO (Greater Williamsburg Area) 

PAY RATE: $11.50 per hour 

1st Shift: 6am-2pm, 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 


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REVERSE LOGISTICS SPECIALIST

A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

SALARY RANGE: $50K - $70K

Relocation Assistance Available when Applicable

 

SUMMARY:

Responsible for coordinating all Reverse Logistics customer service activities for Company's Parts Division in the US and overseas. Coordinate reverse logistics between distributors, customers, and factory. Analyze cost of material, freight, and waste and generate reports. Create subcontract orders as necessary. Plan return and sale of parts involving distributors or factory.

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of customs regulations and formalities
  • Familiarity with Baan or similar enterprise resource planning system
  • Familiarity with inventory software, order processing systems, manufacturing software, and MS Outlook
  • Ability to calculate percentages, discounts, interest, and proportions
  • Must be able to travel up to 20% of the time nationally and internationally
  • Must be able to obtain passport and valid driver's license

  

EOE M/F 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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WAREHOUSE SUPERVISOR

A TEMP-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

SALARY RANGE: $60K - $85K

One 1st Shift Positon

One 2nd Shift Position

 

SUMMARY:

Responsible for supervising team in the logistics / warehouse facility. Responsible for planning, organizing and overseeing daily warehouse activity while maintaining company productivity and quality goals. Will be in charge of Receiving, Inventory Control, Order Picking and Shipment.

Manage daily schedules and organize resources to ensure on time delivery, receipts and shipments. Offer suggestions for improvement of warehouse process. Schedule equipment repairs to maintain safety. Conduct audits and correct substandard performance. Maintain OSHA compliance on local, state and Federal level. Ensure employee training and coaching is continuous to meet company standards.

 The ideal Warehouse Supervisor would have Distribution and Manufacturing Experience, 5-10 years of work experience, B.S. degree, Good Presentation Skills, Good ERP Skills. 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate degree and 5 years of Logistics/Warehouse experience OR equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Able to lift up to 25lbs and up to 75lbs with aid
  • Overnight travel may be required on occasion
  • Valid driver's license required
  • Must be able to obtain forklift certification
  • Pass drug screening
  • Pass background check

 

EOE M/F 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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TECHNICAL WRITER w. MACHINE SHOP EXPERIENCE

A CONTRACT POSITION for a Few Months

INDUSTRY: MACHINE SHOP

LOCATION: CHARLESTON, SC

PAY RANGE: up to $65 per hour

  

SUMMARY:

Will detail the maintenance that is being done on propulsion shafts to create and update a manual for manufacturing. 

 

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Technical writing experience
  • MS Office Word, PowerPoint, and Excel proficiency.
  • Experience with Manufacturing of the propulsion shaft desired
  • Machine Shop experience desired
  • Design Engineering background a plus
  • Will be working in a warehouse environment and will be required to wear steel toes and safety glasses

 

 



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WIND TUNNEL MODEL TECHNICIANS

3 CONTRACT POSITIONS

INDUSTRY: AEROSPACE

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

 

SUMMARY:

Seeking experienced Metal Model Technicians with Wind Tunnel Model experience. 

 

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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COMPOSITE TECHNICIANS

3 CONTRACT POSITIONS

INDUSTRY: AEROSPACE

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

 

SUMMARY: 

Under direct guidance of higher grade employees to perform duties involving construction and installation of model parts.  Oral and/or written instructions from Technician B or above. 

  • Assist in set ups and layouts.

  • Assist in laminating and trimming operations.

  • Prepare materials for construction.

  • Related duties as assigned.

  • Use all hand tools.

  • Painting and decaling per instructions.

  • Daily/special housekeeping duties.

  • Implement all safety policy and hazardous waste communications.

 

 REQUIREMENTS: 

  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Must have some experience working as a Composite Technician

  • Good physical condition (ability to lift 50 lbs.)

  • good math skills

  • Experience using basic hand tools 

 

EOE M/F



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SHIP SUPERINTENDENT 2

A CONTRACT POSITION 

INDUSTRY: SHIP REPAIR

LOCATION: NORFOLK, VA

PAY RATE: $28 per Hour 

Open to Local Candidates 

 

SUMMARY:

As member of the Program Management Team, manage a portion of a Navy surface ship repair package incl. installation, modification, and repair of complex equipment and systems in Engineering, Crew Berthing, Electronic/Combat System Suites, and Mission Critical spaces.

 

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School or equivalent plus appropriate Trade / Armed Forces school + minimum 5 years of experience working with US Navy ship repair and modernization contracts
  • At least 3 of the 5 years in supervisory / project management environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs
  • Knowledge of shipboard work control procedures, tag out procedures, and WAF (Government Work Authorization Form controls
  • Ability to develop, prepare, and recommend changes to the work flow process using the IDR (Inspection Discrepancy Report process
  • Must be eligible to obtain DBIDS 

 

    EOE   M/F 



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    MOLD OPERATOR

    A CONTRACT POSITION

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

    LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

    PAY RATE: $10-12 per hour

    SHIFT: 7am-4:15pm Mon-Thurs

                7am-12pm on Fridays

     

     REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must have Mold Machine experience
    • Experience operating injection molds
    • Neat appearance is expected
    • Must energetic, trainable, and willing to learn

     

    EOE M/F



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    QA INSPECTORS: ELECTRONICS

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING 

    LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

    TEMP-HIRE Possible

     

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Experienced in QA Inspections to IPC standards, IPC-A-610 e/f
    • AOI (automated optical inspection) experience

      

    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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    SHOP HELPERS: AIRCRAFT EXPERIENCE IDEAL

    5 CONTRACT POSITIONS

    LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

    INDUSTRY: AEROSPACE

    PAY RATE: Up to $15 per Hour 

    Must be available to work weekends and overtime as needed 

     

    2 First Shift positions: 6am-3:30pm

    3 Second Shift positions: 3:30pm - 2am Mon-Thurs

     

    SUMMARY:

    Seeking technicians to install instrumentation to aerospace parts. Seeking mechanically inclined helpers with some shop experience.

    • Pressure tapping
    • Drilling holes
    • Cutting tubes
    • Gluing tubes into holes
    • Using hand held power tools 

     

     REQUIREMENTS:

    • Mechanical aptitude and prior shop experience
    • Experience with Aerospace assembly a plus
    • Aviation school training a plus
    • Experience using hand and power tools

    EOE  M/F 

     

     



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    PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

    A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

    INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

    LOCATION:  NEWPORT NEWS, VA

    SALARY: $56,500 - $70K

     

    SUMMARY:

    Responsible for managing the associates on the production and monitoring the work flow. 
    Create and evaluate production quotas for manufacturing associates
    Record manufacturing associate attendance and submit time to payroll
    Monitor and evaluate manufacturing associate performance and counsel
    Ensure that manufacturing associates adhere to plant safety policies and procedures
    Identify safety hazards and correct issues
    Maintain inventory of production supplies and administer supplies
    Manage training processes

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Associates Degree or equivalent manufacturing experience
    • Previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
    • Effective communication skills
    • Computer knowledge including spreadsheets and word processing

     

     

    EOE M/F

     

     

     

     

     

      



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    MIG WELDERS: LIGHT GAUGE SHEETMETAL 

    2 Temp-to-Hire Positions

    Location: Newport News, VA 

    Pay Range: $10.00 - $16.00 per hour

    Day Shift: 7am - 3:30pm  

    Night Shift: 3:30pm - 12:00am  

     

    SUMMARY: 

    Seeking MIG Welders for light gauge sheetmetal production with job shop experience. Will Fit and Weld sheet metal parts to the specifications of each job, and ensure they meet the outlined requirements.  Specifications are gathered from work orders, customer drawings, sample parts, and/or completed assemblies.
     
    • Welding components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions
    • Examining work pieces for defects and measure work pieces with calipers, straightedges, templates, etc.,  to ensure conformance with specifications
    • Welding separately or in combination, using steel, aluminum, stainless steel, and other alloys;
    • Clamping, holding, tack-welding, heat-bending, grinding or bolting component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding;
    • Determining appropriate welding technique;
    • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, performing preventive maintenance;
    • Produce the maximum number of parts in minimum time by working efficiently.

     

    REQUIREMENTS: 

    • Minimum 3-5 years of MIG Welding experience
    • Experience welding steel, aluminum, stainless steel, and other alloys
    • Welding in flat, vertical, and overhead positions
      • Read basic blueprints with knowledge of welding symbols.
      • Communicate effectively with supervisors, coworkers, and vendors as needed;
      • Able to lift up to 100 lbs
      • Able to work in cold or hot temperatures in plant.

     

    EOE M/F 

     

     


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      CNC MACHINISTS

      2 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS (after 90 days)

      One  2nd Shift and One 3rd Shift Position

      LOCATIONS: VIRGINIA BEACH, CHESAPEAKE, NORFOLK, HAMPTON

      PAY RATE: up to $25 per hour

       

      SUMMARY:

      Set up and operate computer numerical controlled (CNC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic parts according to specifications and blueprints.

       REQUIREMENTS:

      • Set up and operate CNC lathes and mills
      • Read blueprints
      • Edit G and M codes
      • Prior machine shop experience a must
      • Own tools
      • Must be able to pass criminal background check

       

      EOE M/F

       



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      MACHINE OPERATORS

      2 Temp-to-Hire Positions (after 90 days)

      Location: Toano, VA (greater Williamsburg area) 

      Industry: Manufacturing

      1st or 2nd shift

      Pay Range: $10.00 - $12.00 per hour

      Overtime available

       

      Seeking Machine Operators in Toano that are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and able to follow directions.

       

      REQUIREMENTS: 

    • Prior experience operating machines in a manufacturing or shop environment
    • Mechanical aptitude
    • Must have clean background
    • Ability to pass drug screening
    • EOE  M/F


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      MANUFACTURING ENGINEERS, Entry-Level or Mid-Level

      2 DIRECT-HIRE POSITIONS with Excellent Benefits

      INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

      LOCATION:  NEWPORT NEWS, VA

      SALARY: $60K - $90K

      Generous Relocation Assistance is available 

       

      SUMMARY:

      Seeking two Mid-Level or Entry-Level Manufacturing Engineers 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 yeas 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 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

       

       

      EOE M/F

       

       

       

       

       

        



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      MANUFACTURING TECHNICIANS

      2 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS

      INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

      LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS


       

      REQUIREMENTS:

      • Associate's degree in Technical field
      • 3-4 years of experience in production maintenance environment
      • Mechanical and electrical troubleshooting skills in repairing and adjusting automated manufacturing equipment
      • Knowledge of Robotics, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Electricity, Electronics, and PLC's
      • Preferred: 3-4 years high volume automated assembly and test equipment experience

       

      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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      PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR, Wood Products Manufacture

      A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

      INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

      LOCATION:  BELLINGHAM, WA

      SALARY RANGE: $70K - $75K 

      Relocation assistance available for non-local candidate  

      Must be flexible and open to first or second shift

        First Shift:       6am - 4pm

        Second Shift:  5pm - 3:30am 

       

      SUMMARY:

      Will be working under the direction of the Production Manager, supervising about 30 employees per shift in a wood manufacturing plant. Will be responsible for employee discipline  holding employees accountable, placing the right people in appropriate jobs, cross training. Support Plant Safety Awareness. Participate in Lean and Continuous Improvement initiatives.
       

      REQUIREMENTS:

      • High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate degree in related discipline or industry training preferred.
      • 2+ years of production supervisory experience
      • Manufacturing experience required
      • Wood manufacturing experience strongly preferred
      • 2 years of experience with plant safety training
      • Very knowledgeable in OSHA standards and compliance
      • Lean and/or Six Sigma experience preferred
      • Good computer skills and knowledge of MS Office programs

      Additional qualifications desirable:

      Forklift certification, First Aid, Confined Space, Fall Arrest, Heavy Equipment Operator, Train the Trainer certification. 

         

                 

        EOE M/F

         

         

         

         

         

          



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        CNC TURRET PUNCH PRESS OPERATORS, 1st and 2nd Shift

        2 TEMP-HIRE POSITION after 90 days

        INDUSTRY: SHEETMETAL FABRICATION

        LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

        PAY RANGE: $12 - $22 per Hour  

         

        SUMMARY: 

        Seeking CNC Turret Punch Press Operators able to set up and operate a CNC Turret Punch Press for fabrication of sheet metal products.

         

        REQUIREMENTS:

        • Knowledge of turret punch press tooling incl. how to change and maintain
        • Minimum 2-5 years of experience required
        • Proficient in use of precision measuring tools
        • Comprehend blueprints, rough sketches, and customer samples
        • Clean background
        • Pass drug screening 


         EOE M/F



        Must-have Qualifications:





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        CNC MACHINISTS: PRODUCTION

        2 DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

        INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

        LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

        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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        SHEET METAL MECHANIC

        A TEMP-HIRE POSITION

        LOCATION: HAMPTON, VA

        INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

        PAY RANGE: $16 - $17 per Hour 

         

        SUMMARY:

        Responsible for fabricating, assembling, and welding stainless steel pipes according to engineering drawings or instructions. 

          

        REQUIREMENTS:

        • High school diploma or equivalent
        • Certified Stainless Steel Pipe Welder
        • Pipefitting experience preferred
        • Minimum 5 years of TIG welding experience
        • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings 
        • Clean background required

          

        EOE  M/F 



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        MECHANICAL ENGINEER: Automotive 

        A DIRECT- HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

        INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

        LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA

        SALARY RANGE: $75K - $90K

        Relocation Assistance Available when Applicable 

        SUMMARY:

        Will develop, design, and test mechanical components and systems in the production of large vehicles.

         

        REQUIREMENTS:

        • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Master's degree preferred 
        • 2-6 years of work-related experience, but exceptional recent graduates might be considered
        • Two years of Pro-E experience and 2 years of Mechanical Engineering experience
        • Knowledge of modeling tools
        • Knowledge of Algebra, probability and statistical inference, geometry and trigonometry
        • Ability to calculate fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions
        • FEA experience would be a plus
        • Vehicle experience of any type
        • Student project ("Mini Baja Program" or any other type of race car program)
        • Personal interest in cars desired
        • MS Office proficiency

         EOE  M/F 

         

         

         


         

          



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        MECHANICAL DESIGNER 1: Pro-E and Hydraulics

        A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

        INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

        LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

        SALARY RANGE: $50K - $75K 

         

        SUMMARY: 

        Will participate in the design and development of mechanical components and systems for use in heavy equipment. Will create new designs as well as designs for product improvement. Seeking local candidates.

         

        REQUIREMENTS:

        • Associate degree in Drafting and Design, or 4 years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination
        • Must have Pro-E experience and knowledge of Hydraulics
        • 2 years of Pro-E modeling experience in Mechanical Engineering field
        • Experience with AutoCAD
        • Knowledge of Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry
        • Ability to calculate area, volume, and weight
        • Knowledge of BaaN system, BOM (Bill of Material), and inventory control
        • Able to check drawings

        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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        MATERIAL PLANNERS

        5 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS

        INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

        LOCATION: NORFOLK, VA

         

        SUMMARY:

        Seeking former Marine Machinery Mechanics, Enginemen, Electricians Mates, Shop Planners, and / or Journeymen, etc. 

        • Evaluate Ship system design drawings and Performance Specifications to identify all material required for procurement
        • Develop and maintain accurate records for material planning and estimation
        • Identify material, read military drawings and specifications
           

        REQUIREMENTS:

        • Prior military or apprenticeship graduate in Ship Repair
        • Specific knowledge of Navy Mechanical, Electrical and Hull systems
        • Minimum 3 years of experience
        • Must pass written blueprint test
        • Supply chain management experience
        • Well-rounded hands-on knowledge of ship repair industry
        • Must work overtime and work on Saturdays

         

         EOE  M/F 



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        SYSTEMS ENGINEER 2: HIL

        A CONTRACT POSITION

        INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

        LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

        PAY RATE: $45 per Hour

         

        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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        MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS: INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION

        2 DIRECT-HIRE POSITIONS with Excellent Benefits

        INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

        LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

        PAY RATE: $20.40 per hour to start 



        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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        MATERIAL BUYER: SHIPYARD

        A CONTRACT POSITION: Length Indefinite

        LOCATION: NORFOLK


        Summary:

        Will seek competitive pricing of materials sourced through several suppliers. Estimate pricing of material, create purchase orders.

        Requirements:

        • High School degree or equivalent
        • Minimum 5 years of ship repair experience
        • Buyer experience
        • Strong MS Office skills, especially Excel, Word
        • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communciation skills
        • EOE  M/F


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        IT ADMINISTRATOR: SYSTEMS SECURITY

        A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

        INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

        LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

        SALARY RANGE: $80K - $90K

        Generous Relocation Assistance is available.

         

        SUMMARY:

        Will be responsible for information systems and network security, planning, and coordination of infrastructure security, i.e. system access procedures, encryption management, virus protection policy, network scans, and intrusion detection. Will be instrumental in computer network defense (CND), monitoring intrusion attempts, identifying security vulnerabilities and virus threats. Will handle certificate management, conduct vulnerability scans and security audits for the system and network. Will also respond to help desk tickets and other service requests, incl. troubleshooting hardware and software problems. Manufacturing or Defense background will be acceptable.

          

        REQUIREMENTS:

        • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or related field
        • At least 4 years of IT experience, with 4 years spent in Security-related technologies, OR equivalent combination of education, training or certification and 8 years of related experience
        • Must have valid driver's license
        • Must be available for on-call work as needed
        • Ability to travel within the US up to 5% of the time 

        CERTIFICATIONS, Must have at least one of these:

        • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
        • CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker)
        • CISM (Certified Information Security Manager)
        • GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification)
        • Server +
        • Network+
        • Security +                  Preferred
        • Technical Certification in Microsoft programs, preferably MCSE/MCSA

         

        EOE  M/F 

         


         

         

         

                

         

          



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        IT ADMINISTRATOR: INFORMATION ASSURANCE 

        A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

        INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

        LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

         

        SUMMARY:

        Will be responsible for planning, implementing, operating, and maintaining primary and supporting systems that ensure availability of information and data. Will manage risks associated with use, processing, storage, and transmission of data and information and the related systems and processes. Will be instrumental in protecting the integrity, availability, authenticity and confidentiality of user data in a secure environment. Will be designated SCCM (System Center Configuration Manager) and SCOM (System Center Operations Manager). Other duties include WSUS (Windows Update Services) and FEP (Forefront Endpoint Protection administration and user support. Will respond to help desk requests, incl. troubleshooting hardware and software issues. Manufacturing or Defense background will be acceptable.

         

        REQUIREMENTS:

        • Associates degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or related field and at least 4 years of IT administration, operations, and maintenance experience OR equivalent combination of education and training or certification.
        • Must have valid driver's license
        • Must be available for on-call work as needed
        • Ability to travel within the US up to 5% of the time 

        CERTIFICATIONS, Must have at least one of these:

        • GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification)
        • Security +
        • Server +
        • Network+
        • Linux+
        • Technical Certification in Microsoft programs, preferably MCSE/MCSA preferred

         

        EOE  M/F 

         


         

         

         

                

         

          



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        FORKLIFT / REACH TRUCK OPERATORS: 2nd and 3rd Shift

        7 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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        WELDING SUPERVISOR: STEEL FABRICATION

        A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION WITH BENEFITS

        LOCATION: CHARLESTON, SC

         

        JOB DESCRIPTION:

        Will be responsible for supervising welders / fabricators in the fabrication and assembly of structural steel products. Analyze work orders and blueprints to determine type and sequence of operations required. Perform in-progress and finished product inspections.

         

        REQUIREMENTS:

        • High school diploma or equivalent and minimum 5 years of related experience.
        • Minimum 5 years of supervisory experience preferred
        • Experience in Steel Fabrication, Ship Repair, boat construction / repair preferred.
        • Excellent supervisory and leadership skills
        • Advanced welding skills required
        • Excellent blueprint reading & comprehension
        • Must be FCAW and SMAW qualified
        • Must have forklift and shop crane experience
        • Able to lift up to 50lbs

         EOE  M/F



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        ESTIMATOR: STEEL FABRICATION

        A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Benefits 

        INDUSTRY: SHIP REPAIR

        LOCATION: CHARLESTON, SC

          

        REQUIREMENTS:

        • High School Diploma or GED required. Associate's degree in Architectural Drafting or Estimating or equivalent experience preferred.
        • Minimum 5 years of experience Estimating Heavy Steel Fabrication and manufacturing of products
        • Proficiency with structural and piping drawing
        • Knowledge of material take-off lists
        • Labor cost analysis and ability to determine material and labor requirements
        • Ability to communicate with clients and vendors to generate estimates and resolve issues
        • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
        • Knowledge of welding and industry specifications

        Desired Skills / Knowledge:

        • AutoCAD and Microsoft Project
        • Scheduling, Shop Floor Planning
        • Machining
        • Barge construction 
        • Estimating Steel Fabrication 

         

        EOE   M/F

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

        EOE  M/F

         



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        BUYER: STRATEGIC SOURCING

        A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

        INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

        LOCATION: CHESAPEAKE, VA

        SALARY RANGE: $ 52,500 per year

         

        SUMMARY:

        Will analyze material usage and develop supply chain strategy. Will place purchase orders with approved vendor to ensure timely delivery of components. Evaluate vendor quotes and services to determine the best suppliers. Maintain records for tracking materials through the supply chain cycle. Assess vendor performance and initiate cost reduction activities.

          

        REQUIREMENTS:

        • B.S. degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or related discipline, or equivalent experience
        • 4 years of experience in inventory management, supply chain planning, material planning, purchasing, or operations experience
        • Experience using supply chain software
        • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access
        • Excellent written and oral communication, negotiation, and technical skills
        • APICS (American Production Inventory Certification Society) certification preferred

         

         EOE M/F

         

         

         

         

         

          



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