Welcome back to Cool Jobs, where we round up the most intriguing new job openings of the past week and present them for your applying pleasure. This time around we've got an interesting gig involving fiber optics, a directorial role at a great nonprofit, and a tech position at a plastics facility. What's that line from The Graduate again?
All of these jobs are currently hiring and easy to apply to, so click through to check them out--and tune in every Friday for the next installment!
1. Crisis Clinician (Mental Health)
Average salary: $41,000
Description: Performs time-limited crisis intervention services for patients and families. Provides assessments of patients in the Emergency Department. Acts as a central resource to the community regarding psychiatric services available in the community, triage referrals to practitioners. Answers the crisis phone and assists patients as needed. Assists with the admission of patients to the inpatient behavioral health unit at Middlesex Hospital or to other community providers. Completes precertification with managed care companies as needed.
2. Fiber Optic Project Engineer
Salary: $70,000 - 75,000
Description: This position acts as technical subject matter expert for day to day activities (plan, design, configure)copper cable, fiber optic backbone, servers,routers, and switches fordeployments forour clientssites and facilities (fulfillment) projects. Has direct contact with the project management and technology project and supports teams ensuring WVO technology requirements and integration dependencies are understood and incorporated into execution plans.
3. Territory Manager (Green Energy)
Average salary: $77,000
Description: This is a sales growth, business development, and territory management role. Your calendar will be full handling multiple accounts and key customers, while continuing to market and increase sales with face-to-face interactions. Your territory awareness and intuition will allow you to foresee situations and manage them proactively, while your business acumen will allow you to expertly handle all business situations. You will be responsible for building sales in a designated territory that includes a reseller network and assisting intermediaries on closing opportunities. This will require travel throughout the region.
4. Transmission Supervising Engineer
Average salary: $76,000
Description: Has complete responsibility for profitability, quality and schedule performance for a Transmission Team within the Engineering Department. Responsible for resource assignment and management within the design team. Supervise the activities of multiple project teams. Perform engineering duties as necessary to ensure completion of projects goals. Must possess extensive knowledge of both transmission design and engineering. The ability to coordinate the efforts of project teams towards the completion of several simultaneous projects is required.
5. Director, Walks & Community Engagement (Best Buddies)
Average salary: $70,000
Description: Support state staff in executing Friendship Walk year round. Train state staff in developing and leading Friendship Walk Committees. Work alongside Director, State Development to develop Leadership Conference Advisory Board/Walk Committee Chair agenda. Work alongside Director, State Development to develop Staff Leadership Conference agenda. Support all teams and individual members of Endurance Events supporting Best Buddies. Work alongside Senior Database Administrator to create Kintera thon pages for all Friendship Walks and Endurance Events. Reassess, develop, and maintain Friendship Walk materials and resources annually. Travel to Friendship Walks and Endurance Events as needed.
6. Plastics Lab Technician
Average salary: $34,000
Description: Responsibilities include but are not limited to calibration, testing, and maintenance of manufacturing and laboratory equipment and processes. Will be very hands on with quite a bit of test equipment, and the ideal candidate will have aptitude to quickly learn and work with a number of instruments, both physical and analytical lab testing equipment. In addition, this person will work with manufacturing teams on plastics compounding equipment, such as extruders and cutting dies to work with the molds.
7. German-Speaking Transcriptionist
Base pay: $12.00 - 16.00/hr
Description: We are seeking an experienced full and part-time German Data Analyst to transcribe and annotate German speech. The candidate will work under the direction of the Language Data Program Manager, and must be capable of delivering high quality data under aggressive time constraints. Specifically, the Analyst will: Transcribe 5-10 second German audio clips into text. Work with management on adapting transcription and annotation guidelines for the German language. Provide hands-on transcription and annotation services. Translate established guidelines into daily work practices. Work with management on workload scheduling and deliverables.
8. Railcar Mechanic
Average salary: $25,000
Description: If you are an experienced railcar maintenance professional, or if you have a mechanical background and an interest in a career in railcar maintenance, join our team at Union Tank Car Company! With over 120 years in the business, we are one of the top railcar companies in the nation and we continue to grow. We are looking for Railcar Mechanics to work on our field teams, conducting maintenance and making repairs to rail tank cars at or near client company locations. You will do a little bit of everything in this role, and will need to be a “jack of all trades" with at least basic proficiency in a variety of different mechanical skills.