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Description: The Physicist will perform optical testing for research, development, or quality control of processes and products. Responsible for compiling, analyzing, interpreting, and documenting results. Responsible for communicating, problem solving and using critical thinking to solve problems. Responsible for following procedures and methods.
2. Production Artist
Median salary: $59,361
Description: Primary role of this position is to provide electronic and traditional, graphic support to the client brand or category team in order to ensure production art (mechanical art) accuracy and brand management by performing the following duties.
3. Substance Abuse Counselor
Average salary: $38,520
Description: Candidate will provide direct care in determining patient’s status and issues by interviewing them, obtaining personal information and medical history. Designs treatment and rehabilitation program by using their knowledge of alcohol and drug dependency and counseling, while tailoring the process based on patient’s needs. Modifies treatments by maintaining case history and progress notes while observing their patients. Restores patients to productive roles by educating them about available community based organizations, and social and employment services.
4. Data Analyst
Average salary: $61,000
Description: Leads the effort on complex data analysis on exception resolution of client data prior to loading data to production data repository - thorough understanding of the downstream impacts of data integrity. Produce data extracts for consumption of downstream users. Advise appropriate parties of client reporting issues and anomalies - communicate findings thoroughly and timely. Collaborate and communicate remediation of data/mapping issues to proper parties for approval. Leverage technical skills to efficiently problem-solve out-of-tolerance quality metrics.
Average salary: $77,000
Description: Pace Analytical is seeking a Sr. Microscopist in its new Minneapolis Industrial Hygiene laboratory. We are looking for a candidate who is experienced in asbestos identification in air, water and bulk samples. The position requires the ability to manage customer needs and meet requested turn around times.
6. Hazardous Material Field Service Technician
Base pay: $15-19/hr
Description: We are looking to immediately hire a Hazardous Material Field Service Technician for a waste management company based in Flanders, NJ. They specialize in safe, effective, and cost efficient management of hazardous and residual chemical waste. They are a rapidly growing group of professionals with a growing clientele including many pharmaceutical companies, biotechs, laboratories, manufacturing facilities, warehouses, hospitals, and Educational facilities in the tri state area.
7. Telecommunications Services Specialist
Average salary: $80,000
Description: Prefer candidate should have at least 10 years experience in the following areas TOM Telephony (Siemens standard analog emergency phones). PBX programming and functions VIOP, tier 1 network architecture and support, computer software skills (Microsoft products, Pinnacle, and AutoCAD), various test equipment, CATV fiber optics, and OSP/Structured cabling installation and termination. Desire candidate to be able to pass and hold certifications for Hubble Premise cabling, HIL TI Firestop, BICSI installer courses.
Description: Qualified candidates will have at least one year of experience in construction, preferably in the agriculture field. Qualified candidates will also have a strong mechanical background and can read blueprints to assemble metal. The two most important things the client is looking for besides experience is reliability and a willingness to learn. The projects will consist of welding galvanized steel; legs, stairs, ladders, etc. The candidates will use an oxyacetylene welder (torch), wirefeed welder, and an electric arc.
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