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TECHNICAL SERVICE INSTRUCTOR: HEAVY EQUIPMENT

A DIRECT- HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION: NORFOLK, VIRGINIA

SALARY RANGE: $60 - $70K

 

SUMMARY:

Seeking a Trainer for the Technical Services Department for the production of Construction Vehicles. Will apply Heavy Equipment experience and knowledge of hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical systems.

  • Provide technical training and technical support to dealers and customers in the use of Heavy Equipment
  • Develop training and content for Technical Service classes to instruct dealers and customers in the proper service and maintenance of vehicles, engines, and other components
  • Lead classes in Hydraulics, Mechanical, and Electrical systems and assign projects
  • Develop
  • Plan and develop instructional design strategies
  • Offer hands-on instruction on heavy equipment
  • Offer dealers and customers telephone and in-person support with troubleshooting procedures
  • Analyze defective parts
  • Maintain list of special tools required for all dealers

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associates or Technical degree and 5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of work experience and education
  • Experience providing technical training related to the service, maintenance, troubleshooting and operation of construction equipment.
  • Must have an understanding of systems within the automotive or heavy equipment industry, incl. hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical systems, as well as engine and power train systems
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical and hydraulic schematics
  • Familiarity with training evaluations
  • Microsoft Office knowledge, incl. Word and Excel spreadsheets
  • Must be able to travel within the US and internationally 30% of the time
  • Valid driver's license and ability to obtain a passport 

 

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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CNC PROGRAMMER

A TEMP-HIRE POSITION

INDUSTRY: AEROSPACE

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA
 

SUMMARY: 

  • Must be very experienced with CNC machining requirements.
  • 3 years minimum programming required
  • Must be proficient in PRO E / CREO and or MasterCAM programming software (minimum 3 years)
  • Must have background in Machining
  • Able to work from blueprints

 

EOE M/F

 



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PRODUCTION PLANNERS: STRUCTURAL STEEL MANUFACTURING

2 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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CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER / PROJECT ENGINEER: MANUFACTURING

A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION

INDUSTRY: HEAVY INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING

LOCATION: NORFOLK

SALARY RANGE: $70K - $80K 


SUMMARY: 

Apply engineering knowledge to design, upgrade, or develop facilities, machines, equipment and processes for the manufacturing of products. Manage facility construction and improvement projects from bidding, design, contractor management to scheduling and completion. Evaluate product specifications to determine designs for new and existing manufacturing facilities. Review design proposals and process requirements for construction projects to improve industrial machinery and equipment. Perform feasibility studies for new plant equipment design or modification of existing facilities, with respect to cost, space availability, time constraints, and overall company planning.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Seeking a recent graduate with a B.S. in Construction Management OR a Construction Project Manager / Project Engineer
  • CAD drafting experience is a must
  • Mathematical knowledge: algebra, probability and statistical inference, and basic geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply in all measuring units
  • MS Office and Excel spreadsheets
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Understanding of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions
  • Able to travel occasionally nationally and internationally as needed
  • Must be able to obtain a valid driver's license and passport

 

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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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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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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ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN / QA TECHNICIAN

A TEMP-HIRE POSITION

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

PAY RATE: $18-24 per hour


 

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience using CMM's (Coordinate Measuring Equipment)
  • Inspection and measurement of products
  • First article inspection reports
  • Experience with CAD programs, preferably Solidworks and AutoCAD
  • Able to take dimensions from customers' 2D drawings
  • Manufacturing experience a plus
  • AQL experience a plus
  • Strong math and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, incl. MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Familiarity with Graphic design programs, i.e. Adobe Illustrator or Corel Draw would be a plus
  • Will be asked to operate heavy machinery such as Mold Machine, CNC Machine.

 

EOE M/F



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PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION with Excellent Benefits

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION:  NEWPORT NEWS, VA

SALARY: $60K

 

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
  • Must have Sheet Metal Fabrication and Job Shop experience in fast paced environment
  • Previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Effective communication skills
  • Computer knowledge including spreadsheets and word processing
  • Experience with these operations is helpful: CNC Turret Punch Press, CNC Laser, CNC Press Brake, Welding, CNC Machining, Powder Coating, Assembly 

 

EOE M/F

 

 

 

 

 

  



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QUALITY ASSURANCE INSPECTOR: CMM Experience

A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

SALARY RANGE: $53K - $77K

 

SUMMARY:

Seeking a Quality Assurance Inspector with CMM experience. Will be inspecting components, assemblies, and subassemblies to maintain the highest quality standards.  Using a Coordinate Measurement Machine (CMM), Calipers, Micrometers, Depth Gauges, etc.  Performing GD&T, mathematical calculations, programming and operating CMM, etc.

Must be able to travel 30% as needed domestic and international.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2-5 years of experience Programming CMM's (Coordinate Measuring Machines)
  • Machine Shop Inspection experience 
  • Mathematics and GD&T knowledge
  • Must be able to travel 30% domestically and internationally

 

 EOE  M/F

 



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UNIGRAPHICS NX PROGRAMMER

A DIRECT-HIRE POSITION 

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

INDUSTRY: AEROSPACE

  

SUMMARY: 

Seeking a Unigraphics NX Programmer who is experienced in programming Computer Numerical Controls (CNC). 3-5 axis programming skills requested. 

 

EOE   M/F 



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ELECTRO-MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN

A TEMP-HIRE POSITION after 90 Days

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

LOCATION: HAMPTON

PAY RANGE: $15-16 per hour    

 

SUMMARY:

Will be responsible for laying out, building, testing, troubleshooting and repairing electronic components as requested by Engineering. Will apply principles and theories of electronics, electrical circuitry, engineering mathematics, and electronic and electrical testing. 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, plus 2-year technical degree or related work experience
  • Ability to read electrical diagrams, electronic schematics, mechanical assembly drawings
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and MS Office products
  • Knowledge of electronic systems and components
  • Must have a clean background

 

 

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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SHIP CHECKERS

2 TEMP-HIRE POSITIONS (after 90 Days)

INDUSTRY: SHIP REPAIR

LOCATION: VIRGINIA BEACH

 

SUMMARY:

Seeking former Navy personnel to conduct ship checks on Navy vessels in support of Planners Work Item development. Retired Navy personnel with a background as Hull Technician, Engineman, Machinist Mate, Gas Turbine Technician, or Machinery Repairman. Former Navy Chief would be ideal for this leadership and experience role.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Physical ability to climb ladders and work on Navy vessels in all weather conditions
  • Extensive knowledge of Navy ship compartmentation and layout
  • Able to read and understand Work Notification and determine scope of work
  • Knowledge of MS Office and Adobe programs, incl. databases and spreadsheets
  • Familiar with Standard Drawing Indexes, blueprints, system diagrams, EOSS, CSOSS, and other technical publications
  • Extensive knowledge of Navy Structural, Mechanical, Piping, and Electrical systems 
  • 10% overseas travel expected. Must be able to obtain a passport, CAC and/or DBIDs pass
  • Must have a Secret Clearance or be able to obtain one

EOE  M/F 

 

 

 

  



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SILK SCREENER

A TEMP-HIRE POSITION after 90 Days

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

PAY RATE: $11-12 per hour

 

 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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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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AEROSPACE ENGINEER: WIND TUNNEL EXPERIENCE

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

INDUSTRY: AEROSPACE

PAY RANGE:  Open


 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.S. degree in Aerospace Engineering
  • Strong Wind Tunnel experience

 

EOE  M/F

 



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SOLDERING TECHNICIANS  

8 CONTRACT POSITIONS for about 6 Months

LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING 

$12-16 per hour, based on experience 

JOB HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Solder circuit boards and small wires
  • Precision soldering
  • Surface-mount and through-hole soldering
  • Bench work
  • Able to pass soldering test
  • Previous certificate of training in soldering a plus

 

EOE M/F 



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Leon Hines

about Leon

With a degree in business and a master's in public administration, Leon manages our CTR Maritime Services division recruiting effort. A veteran with broad community involvement, he has been recruiting professionals for over ten years. With a keen understanding of the need for accomplishment and a job well done, you can depend on him to bring focus and commitment to your employment needs. In a sector rife with temporary assignments, Leon's motto for candidates is "We Work Hard to Keep You Working."

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11843 Canon Blvd Ste C
PO Box 12177
Newport News, VA 23612-2177

757.873.5900 | 800.945.9095
fax: 866.597.0055