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California Job Search for Transitioning and Former JMOs, NCOs, and Enlisted Technicians

California's veteran population represents 8% of the total U.S. veteran population at 1.8 million veterans. Home to 31 military bases, the state expects to receive 30,000 discharged members of the armed services each year for the next several years.

The Top Industries for Veterans in California

Many of the world's most innovative companies across many industries have locations in CA. This makes CA a great state for veterans seeking employment in industries like Semiconductor, Energy Production, and Medical Equipment Manufacturing.

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Customer Service Engineer (Service Technician)
Position ID: # EB-6104933487
Date Posted: 8/29/2022 3:08:00 PM
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Industry: Manufacturing
Salary: $26 - $26

Job Description

Position Description: Customer Service Engineer (Service Technician)
To support customers with installation, service, operational training, networking, programming training, software training, application training, and laser automation training. The duties are not exclusive of performing the same functions for Punch Press and combination machines, including automated material loading/unloading machines.

Key Responsibilities:
• Proficient in troubleshooting mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and control systems as well as networks.
• Able to precisely follow layout drawings and blueprints used in the installation of equipment.
• Complete status (service) reports on a daily basis and expense reports on a weekly basis.
• The ability to communicate in the English language.
• Excellent customer relations and follow-through.
• Managing the total equipment installation process at the customer site entailing the use of hand tools, climbing, bending, and stooping.
• Operation, applications, software, and part programming capabilities, and customer training of such.

Requirements: Mechanically inclined service technician. They have had good experiences with anyone that has worked as a wheeled/tracked mechanic or as a communications technician.

Position Details:
Locations: Los Angeles, CA
Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:00-4:00.
Salary: $26/hr
Travel: Routine travel within assigned territories with occasional overnight stays

Keys to a Successful Interview: This Company is looking for someone who is mechanically and electronically inclined. Much of this position is going to be based on responding to the customer’s troubleshooting needs. They have had trouble in the past with unreliable candidates that do not stay for a long period of time. Candidates must understand the travel requirements and emphasize career longevity in the interview. The hiring manager needs to feel that candidates are mechanically inclined, with some experience, and that they fully understand what is expected of them.



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Maintenance / Engineers / Operations
Position ID: # EB-1322460963
Date Posted: 8/29/2022 1:00:52 PM
Location: Geysers, CA
Industry: Energy

Job Description

Orion Talent is helping a client hire several positions in Geysers, CA.

Maintenance Manager
Maintenance Technician
Maintenance Planner
Plant Engineer
Operator Tech
Operator Tech (Steamfield)
IC&E

Additional details available upon inquiry.


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Service Technician
Position ID: # EB-1167884154
Date Posted: 8/26/2022 4:06:56 PM
Location: San Francisco, CA
Industry: Manufacturing
Salary: $26 - $26

Job Description

Position Description: Customer Service Engineer (Service Technician)
To support customers with installation, service, operational training, networking, programming training, software training, application training, and laser automation training. The duties are not exclusive of performing the same functions for Punch Press and combination machines, including automated material loading/unloading machines.

Position Details:
Locations: Northern California
Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:00-4:00.
Salary: $26/hr
Travel: Routine travel within assigned territories with occasional overnight stays

Keys to a Successful Interview: Someone who is mechanically and electronically inclined. Much of this position is going to be based on responding to the customer’s troubleshooting needs. They have had trouble in the past with unreliable candidates that do not stay for a long period of time. Candidates must understand the travel requirements and emphasize career longevity in the interview. The hiring manager needs to feel that candidates are mechanically inclined, with some experience, and that they fully understand what is expected of them.



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Medical Equipment Technician II
Position ID: # EB-1544525360
Date Posted: 8/24/2022 2:42:06 PM
Location: French Camp, CA
Industry: Medical
Salary: $28 - $34

Job Description

Position Description: Biomedical Equipment Tech II

The Biomedical Equipment Technician will test and repair complex medical equipment - A.A. and D.C. network analysis; electronic circuits, systems, tubes and transistors and related math; electronic test equipment; a wide range of complex medical equipment normally found in an acute-care hospital; occupational hazards and safety precautions; safety standards for electrical apparatus; state electrical codes; related hospital licensing regulations and accreditation standards.

Key Responsibilities:
• Program, commission, and diagnose problems on various pneumatic/electric/electronic control systems
• Repairs and adjusts a variety of complex medical equipment; utilizes schematic diagrams and test instruments to locate malfunctions; develops and implements a preventative maintenance program for medical equipment; assists in testing and evaluating equipment prior to purchase.
• Modifies and/or fabricates medical equipment to conform to new specifications or requirements.
• Performs equipment and circuit safety inspections; records electrical measurement readings on equipment history files, assuring compliance with hospital licensing regulations and accreditation standards.
• Assists in developing and providing in-service training programs related to safe operation of medical equipment.
• May train other technicians; may assign, train and review the work of Biomedical Equipment Technician I's.

Requirements: Haynes is looking for candidates with 60-semester units in an accredited college or university with a major in electronics or related field or military experience in any electronics MOS. They should be familiar with medical electronics and have some level of hand on experience with the repairs of such.

Position Details:
Locations: French Camp, CA
Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:00-4:00.
Salary: $27.85-$33.85/Hour
Travel: Service Techs are dispatched using Mobile Tech on their company-provided laptops and phones. They are sent from their home directly to the client sites (Denver Metro area) and try to send to clients near their homes if at all possible. They will rarely go into the office. No out-of-state or overnight travel.
Keys to a Successful Interview: Company is looking for experienced medical repair technicians that have the ability to pass a drug and background test. They will be working in a hospital and should present themselves as professionals. Any electronics certification that they have earned in the military or civilian sector should be a point of emphasis, along with any experience they have working with medical devices.



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Cyclotron Engineer
Position ID: # EB-1989876247
Date Posted: 8/23/2022 12:09:18 PM
Location: Hayward, CA
Industry: Medical
Salary: $80,000 - $88,000

Job Description

Position Description: Cyclotron Engineer
Company is seeking a cyclotron engineer to support their cross-disciplinary radio pharmaceutical research and production facility in Covington, LA. The Cyclotron Engineer functions as part of a team of peers to provide service and maintenance to cyclotron and radio chemistry synthesizers to ensure maximum productivity and system Up Time while utilizing time and resource management techniques effectively. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Provides service and maintenance for multiple cyclotrons and associated chemistry modules as assigned
• Monitors and positively affects financial and operational performance
• Works in compliance with all regulatory standards including EH&S, cGMP, Radiation Safety, applicable pharmacy laws, DOT, and internal policies and interpretations of the above as required
• Participates in personnel training and staff development
• Responds to calls for service support within a reasonable amount of time
• Completes and submits work history tickets in a timely fashion and includes all relevant details
• Schedules work and manages spare parts usage to minimize costs and maximize effectiveness
• Monitors and improves Up Time for site cyclotron system(s)
• Participates in the assessment of semi-complex product and equipment performance and recommends modifications and improvements
• Other tasks as assigned by supervisor
Position Details:
Location: Hayward, CA
Travel: Minimal, you can expect to travel for initial and occasional refresher training.
Compensation: Target base salary will be $80K – $88K (hourly) + overtime paid at 1.5x, plus 5% Target Bonus
Shift: This role follows closest to 2nd shift hours. Your shift can vary dependent on the needs of the Cyclotron in the lab (i.e. when it is to be checked / up and running). Your normal hours will be Sunday through Thursday, 2pm – 10:30pm. You will normally work 8 – hour shifts but can occasionally work longer shifts depending on system conditions.
Position Requirements:
• Associates degree in engineering discipline or equivalent Military experience
• 2-5 years of experience in servicing capital equipment and electrical/electronic troubleshooting
• Basic understanding of mechanical troubleshooting (equipment assembly/disassembly)
• 2+ years of experience with customer relationship management preferred
• Working knowledge of the PET radioisotope production workflow preferred
• Ability to work independently and with a cross-functional team
• Technically skilled with proven ability to troubleshoot semi-complex problems and abstract issues, policies and procedures
• Ability to read and correctly interpret various engineering documents (schematics, wiring diagrams, piping diagrams, etc.)
• Ability to use standard electronic test and measurement instruments (DVM, oscilloscope, micarometers, etc.)
• Ability to correctly utilize portable leak detection equipment
• Ability to safely work in regions of high voltage and radiation
• Ability to consistently perform all PMs per SOPs with no external support
Benefits: Company offers an excellent global benefits package Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Insurances, Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance, 401K Savings Plan with matching contribution, Financial Planning Tools, Training and Education, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Holidays, Flex Schedules, Business Casual Dress, Employee Discount Program, and Volunteer Opportunities. Specific benefits for this position include:
• 5% at target annual performance bonus (based on corporate performance)
• 4 weeks of paid vacation (PTO) to start, with 5 paid floater holidays pro-rated for the first year and 6 paid standard holidays. At the start of your third year, you get a 5th week of vacation.
• 100% match of 401K contribution, up to 6% (20% vesting of the matched amount each year).
• There are other perks like “be well” reimbursement of $300/year for health/fitness classes and related items.




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Automation Specialist I & II
Position ID: # EB-8812706947
Date Posted: 8/18/2022 10:22:04 PM
Location: San Diego, CA
Industry: HVAC

Job Description

As a System Specialist I or II you will be installing, maintaining and troubleshooting industrial and commercial Building Automation Systems, in addition to training/mentoring junior Specialists. You will become the resident expert on the Building Automation System that integrates the following systems through a graphics interface program using the Insight software package:


HVAC/Mechanical

Fire/Life Safety Security/Access

Industrial Control

Data Centers

Lighting

Power Management

Emergency Control



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Project Manager
Position ID: # EB-5115819477
Date Posted: 8/11/2022 4:27:47 PM
Location: Corona, CA
Industry: Construction
Salary: $85,000 - $100,000

Job Description


Company Description:
Our client specializes in the design and fabrication of signs, displays, and fixtures. From the gleaming monolith that lights up the night sky to wayfinding signage that guides you through airports, hospitals, and resorts, getting you to your destination. The company provides tangible and visual identities for communication through signage. As a natural extension of our signage and fabrication company, they have expanded into the display and fixtures arena, bringing our expertise in fabrication and lighting to display your product and connect to your customer.

Position Description: Project Manager
The job of a Project Manager provides vital support to the Project Management team with day-to-day activities and tasks, such as tracking projects, investigating, and reporting project information, resolving problems.

Responsibilities:
• Assist in planning and spec analysis in order to provide clear interpretations of the design/drawings/take-off quantities for fabrication
• Submit drawings to design board
• Request and review site surveys, forward to the Design department
• Send Engineering requests
• Review drawings and calculations to make sure the correct building codes were used
• Coordinate and follow through with permit requests including resubmittal, correction letters, QAA Special Instructions, confirm permits, get the corresponding inspections completed in accordance with install schedule and that permits get finalized
• Create, organize and process Change Order requests, Change Order forms and Change Order logs
• Prepare, process, submit and follow up signature requests to our Compliance Team
• Coordinate with upper management expediting fees and submittals
• Correspond with Landlord on behalf of the customer in order to obtain approval to proceed with the project and submit to the City
• Verify subcontractor credibility, provide non-disclosure agreement, and schedule for work as necessary’
• Pull job numbers into the corresponding sales orders for cost management as needed
• Create and help coordinate shipping requests (Production to customer/UPS) including getting delivery confirmation
• Create and track job numbers for project tracking, including using BMI software (Celoxis/PlanGrid)
• Act as liaison between Design Department and customer for any missing or pertinent information
• Oversee all customer approvals of drawings and assure production and vendors receive all approved drawings
• Request vendor and customer information
• Maintain accurate and up-to-date logs.
• Track and communicate project updates to the Project Manager
• Create, transmit, and track responses on all RFI’s generated by the company
• Submit and ship sample requests
• Document all approved material samples
• Procure all close-out documents including warranties, operating and maintenance manuals, and completion reports
• Run job detail reports
• Update project descriptions, quantities, and pricing per the contract
• Review due dates and adjust to match project conditions
• Issue Purchase Order requests based on direction from the Project Manager
• Assemble and submit all production requests from PMs including revisions, warranties, samples, mock-ups, and green folders
• Create and submit install work order to install department
• Maintains customer confidence by keeping service information confidential





Position Details:
• Location: Corona, CA
• Travel Requirements: Up to 30% (mileage reimbursement provided for travel (LA/OC region))
• Requirements:
o Associates Degree or 2+ years in Administrative Field
o General knowledge of the construction industry
o Organizing, planning, and customer service orientation
o Excellent verbal and written communication skills
o Great attention to detail and problem solving
o Positive attitude, persistence, and high level of integrity
o Ability to thrive in a self-driven, yet team-oriented environment
o Proficient in MS Office including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word

• Salary: $85,000 - $100,000+ Depending on experience and qualifications.
• Benefits:
o Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life
o Vacation and Sick Time
o 401(k) Matching after qualifying period
o Paid holidays
o Referral Program
o Employee Discounts

Keys to Successful Interview:
You must show the interview that you have the drive and desire to succeed in this field. Demonstrate that you are a team player and that you thrive on learning and taking on new responsibilities.

Research the company and be informed. The hiring manager will be able to assess whether you are personality fit within the first five minutes of the conversation (based on demeanor, presence, and personality). Prove through examples that you possess the technical aptitude, communication skills and attention to detail necessary to be successful at Mitsubishi. Show that you are direct (not timid), confident (not arrogant), energetic, engaging, proactive and dedicated to a long-term career. In addition to intangible attributes, you should have a conceptual understanding of project management and how your leadership/operational experience relates to it. To succeed in this position, you need to be able to manage change, be flexible, and communicate effectively! Additionally, you MUST focus on what makes you a successful person. Focus on your accomplishments and achievements, both in the military and out. If you were ranked as #1 out of 15 peers, be proud of that and let the interviewers know that you are a top achiever. Quantify your performance!

Be sure to ask thoughtful questions that demonstrate your knowledge and interest in Mitsubishi Electric, their industry and your career there. Be confident and close the interview by expressing your interest and obtaining commitment for a next step. Close the interview (T.I.N: Thank him/her, share your Interest level and ask for the Next step).

For situational questions:
(“Tell me a time…”, “Give an example…”), deliver examples using the STAR format:
Situation (where, when, etc. – set the stage with detail)
Task (what you were setting out to achieve within a timeframe)
Actions (provide most detail here with what you did, how you did it, who you dealt with, what you said, etc…details!)
Results (tangible, quantifiable result, %s, #s, awards that tie back to the task)

Close the interview (T.I.N: Thank him/her, share your Interest level and ask for the Next step).



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Field Service Representative
Position ID: # EB-5037430215
Date Posted: 8/9/2022 3:04:50 PM
Location: Central Valley, CA
Industry: Industrial
Salary: $55,000 - $60,000

Job Description

Orion is helping an independent distributor of advanced CNC equipment for processing wood panels, solid wood, wood composites, plastic, glass, stone, and other materials hire a Field Service Representative in Central Valley, CA

Position: Field Service – Extensive travel in region – On the road routinely to visit customer sites
• Install and service all equipment represented by our company
• Assist our customers in the resolution of problems they may encounter
• Identify and correct hardware failures, software discrepancies, or programming problems
• Instruct on proper use regarding applications, operation and maintenance
• Provide telephone consultation for customers and personnel with problems on our equipment
• Recommend corrective action and troubleshooting approaches
• Assist in training other Field Service Representatives and the customers in the use, operation, adjustments, and proper maintenance procedures for our equipment.

Qualifications:
• Mechanical, electrical/electronic skills
• Experience with computers, pneumatics and hydraulics
• Experience in the woodworking industry a plus
• Completion of Field Service training program or prior experience in N/C or P/C service/maintenance or maintenance/operation experience on woodworking machinery.

Compensation & Benefits:
Base pay- $55k+ (OT) | $550 /month in car allowance + gas, tires and oil changes | $50 a day in per diem | $3 - $5k in bonus | tools provided & expense account | = over $70k 1st year
Medical, Dental, Vision, a 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, AFLAC, Group Term Life Insurance, Optional Life Insurance
The clock starts when you leave your house for the day.

Notes: Looking for customer service skills as well as technical aptitude. They want a self-starter that has the maturity to work autonomously. Great opportunity here to work for an established company in a stable industry.




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Healthcare Technology Manager
Position ID: # EB-7265535074
Date Posted: 8/4/2022 12:35:52 PM
Location: Chico, CA
Industry: Medical
Salary: $110,000 - $135,000

Job Description

Orion Talent is helping a client hire a Healthcare Technology Manager in Chico, CA.

Requirements: The ideal candidate has a BS Degree in Engineering, Biomed, Clinical Engineering, Life Science, Chemistry, or equivalent military experience supervising others and troubleshooting/repairing in a manufacturing, industrial, electrical, or related environment.



The candidate must have exceptional organization and administrative skills as you will be charged with managing the day-today workload of the department. You will be the face of Renovo at the client site and therefore must also exhibit strong communication skills and a “customer-first” mentality, focused on meeting the needs of the customers and capturing their feedback to make improvements.



Additional requirements include:

Understands electromechanical devices and principles, as well as a high-level understanding of general patient care equipment and the usage of supported devices
Basic knowledge of regulatory accrediting agencies and survey processes
Understanding of a basic Medical Equipment Management Program
Familiarity with Hospital HIPAA policies and procedures




Location: Chico, CA



Compensation: $110k - $135K / annually

*Plus an annual bonus based off of company and individual performance



Work Schedule: This is a relatively standard work schedule, but hours may vary depending on the needs of the site you supervise.


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Project Manager of Facilities and Design
Position ID: # EB-3564094205
Date Posted: 7/25/2022 8:40:54 PM
Location: San Diego, CA
Industry: Semiconductor
Salary: $150,000 - $150,000

Job Description

Orion Talent is helping a client hire a Project Manager in San Diego, CA.

salary: $150k

Position Description: Project Manager – Facilities Design

This position entails the management of interior and exterior construction renovations within an industrial operation.

The Project Manager is responsible for the overall administration, leadership, technical direction of assigned projects. Projects range in size from small production assembly and office reconfigurations to new building additions. Working with internal stakeholders, the PM will assess each project’s needs and be responsible for overall project planning, budget estimating, scheduling, project accounting and control, and provide technical direction while ensuring a safe worksite and compliance with quality standards for San Diego and west coast locations.



Roles and Responsibilities:

Manages the facilities project activities within a Facilities program (tracking and maintaining schedules, budgets, costs, performance targets, resource planning, construction coordination activities for Facility Project deliverables).
Assess risk and mitigation strategies, highlight issues, and manage solutions.
Manages all phases of projects, including project set-up, design, and construction administration contracts from inception through project completion.
Monitors contractor performance; insure adherence to terms and conditions of agreements.
Tracks financial performance of projects (funding requests, contracts, bidding, approved invoices).



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Equipment Maintenance Technician
Position ID: # EB-1749121806
Date Posted: 6/3/2022 8:36:03 AM
Location: San Diego, CA
Industry: High Tech
Salary: $65,000 - $80,000

Job Description

Equipment Maintenance Technicians

Locations
San Diego, CA
Norfolk, VA

Summary
Equipment Maintenance Technicians work at a state-of-art manufacturing facility conducting troubleshooting, repair, and calibration of the electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, robotics and mechanical systems. You will be responsible for maintaining the overall productivity by ensuring system performance is optimized.
Some of your day-to-day responsibilities will be:
• Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on equipment and systems.
• Perform field modifications and retrofits as per Engineering Change Notices.
• Install, test, adjust, calibrate, and repair equipment according to maintenance specifications and repair manuals.
• Drive solutions and guidelines by recommending and writing maintenance procedures and specifications.
• Opportunity to provide leadership to other technicians by providing training and mentoring.

Pay
Equipment Maintenance Technicians typically earn $65-80K in their first year, depending on interview, background, and experience.

Skills & Qualifications
Experience in testing, troubleshooting, and repairing electronics/electro-mechanical equipment and systems is very important in Maintenance roles. The most successful candidates will carry the following skills:
• Methodical approach to troubleshooting
• Ability to independently learn systems and processes associated with the role
• Must have good computer skills, and be competent in common office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
• Ability to read and understand electrical and mechanical blueprints and schematics.
• Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment.
• Strong organizational and time-management skills.
• Ability to prioritize assignments. Be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines



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Field Service Technician
Position ID: # EB-1875514183
Date Posted: 6/3/2022 8:27:12 AM
Location: San Diego, CA
Industry: High Tech
Salary: $65,000 - $80,000

Job Description

Field Service Technicians

Locations
San Diego, CA
Norfolk, VA

Summary
Field Service Careers span many industries from manufacturing, to high tech, to energy, to medical equipment. These careers involve installing, diagnosing, troubleshooting, repairing, and performing preventative maintenance on various types of equipment at customer locations. Field Service is a key front-line service role meaning customer service is of the utmost importance. Your job is to ensure that your customer's equipment continually stays fully operational.

Travel & Pay
The other key component of a career in Field service is travel. Travel requirements in these types of positions vary widely and could consist of day travel in a local market or domestic travel Monday through Friday. When not at client site, home office responsibilities can include quality control of equipment prior to shipment and technical phone support for customers, among other duties. Salary for Field Service careers varies depending on the position and prior experience, but total first year compensation can run from about $50,000 - $75,000.

Skills & Qualifications
Customer service skills are extremely important in Field Service careers, as you are the "face" of the company to customers you work with. You must have a strong desire and ability to interface with customers and problem solve. You must also demonstrate the highest levels of interpersonal and positive communications skills. Ideal candidates will have strong electronic-mechanical aptitude from their time in the military, and experience related to the troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of electronic and mechanical systems. The ability to multitask, prioritize, and be a problem solver are key.

Benefits
There are also many benefits to a career in Field Service that expand further than standard health insurance and 401k companies may offer. Most companies will also provide you with a company car or car allowance along with a laptop, cell phone, internet, and an expense account or company credit card. Additionally, there are several intangible benefits within Field Service, including the ability to work independently, flexibility, the ability to network and getting the opportunity to meet a variety of people, as well as getting paid to travel and gain travel miles or rewards for personal use. You may also even have the ability to be based out of your home due to the extensive travel that most Field Service positions entail. While the benefits for Field Service opportunities vary from company to company, all offer a combination of the abovementioned perks that add to the overall compensation and benefits package.





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IC&E Tech
Position ID: # EB-5928826264
Date Posted: 5/20/2022 5:39:46 PM
Location: Los Esteros, CA
Industry: Energy
Salary: $40 - $50

Job Description

Company Description:
America’s largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources with robust commercial, industrial and residential retail operations in key competitive power markets. Founded in 1984, using advanced technologies to generate power in an efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally responsible manner.
Position Description: IC&E Technician
The IC&E Technician maintains and repairs electrical equipment and instrumentation. Monitors, maintain, and repairs, steam turbine control systems, generators, and switchgear. Maintain, calibrate and repair plant and field electrical, instrumentation, and control systems. Perform routine trouble shooting activities, to assure facilities operate in the safest, economic and efficient manner. Maintain calibrate and repair continuous compliance monitoring equipment. Maintains and repairs plant 130VDC battery systems. Use Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to effectively accomplish required maintenance in an efficient and organized manner. Optimize plant preventative maintenance program to meet OEM recommendations, regulatory requirements, and corporate maintenance philosophy. Responsible for assisting maintaining logs, manuals, records, drawings and operating procedures in a neat and professional manner. Provide written reports on system conditions when required. Incorporates safe behavior into all activities and consistently complies with all established safety and health policies and procedures. Helps to identify and eliminate or actively manage risks in all work activities.
• Journey-level; specialized technical knowledge with function.
• Performs a variety of technical service/support duties that are semi-routine in nature.
• Routine and non-routine decisions with some latitude, but still subject to approval.
• With limited guidance, prioritizes and executes responsibilities effectively for a single trade, group of related tasks or functional area.
• Work periodically reviewed by others; work reflects solid performance of duties.
• Errors have small and possibly incremental impact on department or facility, and discovered in succeeding operations where work is verified or checked.
• Completes tasks and resolves problems that require an ability to recognize deviation from accepted practices.
• Resolves most questions and problems, and refers only the most complex issues to higher levels.
• Works under general supervision.
• Prioritizes daily activities to complete tasks/projects assigned by others.
• May assist with orienting and training employees in moderately complex to complex areas.
Requirements:
• High School Diploma, degree from technical/vocational school or equivalent.
• Journey to Senior Level Experience; 2 to 5 years or more experience in IC&E applications.
• Strong mechanical aptitude with an advanced understanding of chemistry, physics, electricity and mathematics.
• Experience with DCS programming and configuration.
• Basic to Advanced Certifications/licenses.
• Valid state driver’s license.
Salary and Benefits:
$40 - $50 hr





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Operator Technician
Position ID: # EB-9119046715
Date Posted: 5/20/2022 5:15:00 PM
Location: Russell City, CA
Industry: Energy
Salary: $40 - $46

Job Description

Company:
America’s largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources with robust commercial, industrial, and residential retail operations in key competitive power markets. Founded in 1984, using advanced technologies to generate power in an efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally responsible manner.

Position: Operator Technician
An Operator Technician is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the power plants in the assigned area of responsibility. An Operator uses computers and monitoring equipment to measure, record and adjust plant operating parameters. Performs a variety of operational activities such as plant equipment troubleshooting and LOTO. Assists in the development of standard operational routines, procedures and provides input to plant improvement projects to optimize plant efficiency, reliability, and safety. Regularly required to maintain plant security, operate plant equipment including man-lifts, forklifts, and handle bulk chemicals offloads. An active participant in his/her training and providing training to other employees. A plant operator must be able to control and operate plant equipment to generate electrical energy safely and efficiently. Ensures compliance with all local, State and Federal regulations and plant procedures. Additional job duties assigned as business needs dictate.

Job Responsibilities:
• Journey-level; specialized technical knowledge with function.
• Performs a variety of technical service/support duties that are semi-routine in nature.
• Routine and non-routine decisions with some latitude, but still subject to approval.
• With limited guidance, prioritizes and executes responsibilities effectively for a single trade, group of related tasks or functional area.
• Work periodically reviewed by others; work reflects solid performance of duties.
• Errors have small and possibly incremental impact on department or facility and discovered in succeeding operations where work is verified or checked.
• Resolves most questions and problems and refers only the most complex issues to higher levels.
• Prioritizes daily activities to complete tasks/projects assigned by others.
• May assist with orienting and training employees in moderately complex to complex areas.

Requirements:
• Journey-level; generally, 6 years directly related experience including understanding of health and safety regulations, and previous experience working with and around hazardous energy, chemicals and waste materials including knowledge of safe handling, storage, and transport.
• Requires previous experience using test equipment and calibration appliances. Experience with machinery repair and control systems.
• Strong mechanical aptitude and basic understanding of chemistry, physics, electricity, and mathematics.
• Basic certifications/licensures. Valid state driver’s license.

Opportunity:
Pay: $40 - $46 /hr. | Comprehensive benefits | 401k match | Career advancement
Shift: 7 on – 7 off, (Fri – Thu) 0500 – 1700 and 1700 – 0500. One set of days followed by a set of nights



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Operator Technician
Position ID: # EB-1199257869
Date Posted: 5/20/2022 5:11:58 PM
Location: Metcalf, CA
Industry: Energy
Salary: $40 - $46

Job Description

Company:
America’s largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources with robust commercial, industrial, and residential retail operations in key competitive power markets. Founded in 1984, using advanced technologies to generate power in an efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally responsible manner.

Position: Operator Technician
An Operator Technician is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the power plants in the assigned area of responsibility. An Operator uses computers and monitoring equipment to measure, record and adjust plant operating parameters. Performs a variety of operational activities such as plant equipment troubleshooting and LOTO. Assists in the development of standard operational routines, procedures and provides input to plant improvement projects to optimize plant efficiency, reliability, and safety. Regularly required to maintain plant security, operate plant equipment including man-lifts, forklifts, and handle bulk chemicals offloads. An active participant in his/her training and providing training to other employees. A plant operator must be able to control and operate plant equipment to generate electrical energy safely and efficiently. Ensures compliance with all local, State and Federal regulations and plant procedures. Additional job duties assigned as business needs dictate.

Job Responsibilities:
• Journey-level; specialized technical knowledge with function.
• Performs a variety of technical service/support duties that are semi-routine in nature.
• Routine and non-routine decisions with some latitude, but still subject to approval.
• With limited guidance, prioritizes and executes responsibilities effectively for a single trade, group of related tasks or functional area.
• Work periodically reviewed by others; work reflects solid performance of duties.
• Errors have small and possibly incremental impact on department or facility and discovered in succeeding operations where work is verified or checked.
• Resolves most questions and problems and refers only the most complex issues to higher levels.
• Prioritizes daily activities to complete tasks/projects assigned by others.
• May assist with orienting and training employees in moderately complex to complex areas.

Requirements:
• Journey-level; generally, 6 years directly related experience including understanding of health and safety regulations, and previous experience working with and around hazardous energy, chemicals and waste materials including knowledge of safe handling, storage, and transport.
• Requires previous experience using test equipment and calibration appliances. Experience with machinery repair and control systems.
• Strong mechanical aptitude and basic understanding of chemistry, physics, electricity, and mathematics.
• Basic certifications/licensures. Valid state driver’s license.

Opportunity:
Pay: $40 - $46 /hr. | Comprehensive benefits | 401k match | Career advancement
Shift: 7 on – 7 off, (Fri – Thu) 0500 – 1700 and 1700 – 0500. One set of days followed by a set of nights



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Critical Operations Technician
Position ID: # EB-1279186911
Date Posted: 5/12/2022 8:38:10 PM
Location: San Jose, CA
Industry: Data Centers
Salary: $45 - $55

Job Description

Orion Talent is helping a client hire a Critical Operations Technician in San Jose, CA.

Implement and follow standardized culture of always working safely across all STACK data centers.
Operate, monitor, maintain, and respond to abnormal conditions in facilities systems. Areas include:
Electrical, Mechanical, Building Monitoring and Control.
Tracking and trending operational characteristics.
Provide feedback to management on the effectiveness of existing standards and processes
Work with the Critical Operations Manager to complete an aggressive preventive and predicative maintenance schedule
Assist with the database management of maintenance discrepancies and work with site management to resolve site issues based on agreed upon priorities.
Ensure data center operates at maximum operational efficiency, including analyzing existing operating conditions, recommending new technologies, and improving overall efficiency.
Manage systems to avoid unplanned, customer-impacting outages
Follow direction from data center management regarding the data floor and back of house mechanical loading capacity thereby ensuring that the cooling system is operating at its highest efficiency
Coordinate and oversee power installations and upgrades
Navigate and utilize a CMMS system.
Use developed procedures to solve problems
Assist in asset and consumable inventory management.
Responsible for the tracking and proper labeling of all equipment per established procedures.
Provide day-to-day exceptional customer service and support.
Incident escalation, response, and follow-up report writing
Maintain and complete regular facility and security tours documenting and responding to found issues.
Provide applied mechanical and integrated control expertise for the entire data center
Serve in a technical writing capacity in regard to the derivation of procedures for preventative or corrective maintenance activities.
Job may require taking on on-call duties outside of normal working hours.
Taking on other duties as required by the company. Job duties, roles, and responsibilities are subject to change over time.


Required Education and Experience:

High school diploma or greater
Experience in a data center or other related mission critical operations role.
Experience working with various Microsoft office applications and other database housing software


Preferred Education and Experience:

United States Navy Nuclear Engineering
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience


Competencies:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to handle a multitude of tasks and work well in stressful situations.
Strong understanding of the electrical and mechanical systems used in a data center environment.
These include, but not limited to: UPS, Transformers, PDU’s, RPP’s, Chillers, CRAH, CRAC, STS, ATS, and Pre-action systems
Strong knowledge of NFPA70e, NFPA72, NFPA25 and compliance issues as well as building codes in regard to fire life safety.
Familiarity and experience in data center trending and analysis, with the ability to rapidly learn and use PC based site monitoring systems.
Ability to communicate effectively with customers and internal staff.
Ability to coordinate, supervise, and communicate with contractors who perform maintenance in
the data center.
Operate hand and machine tools.
Operate basic electrical tools.
Must be a team player


Compensation:

$45 - $55 /hr, depending on experience
Full benefits
401k
Bonus opportunities



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Test Technician
Position ID: # EB-7357302387
Date Posted: 5/12/2022 5:40:58 PM
Location: Goleta, CA
Industry: High Tech
Min Years Experience: 6
Salary: $75,000 - $80,000

Job Description

Orion Talent is helping a client hire a Test Technician in Goleta, CA.

Responsibilities:

This position is primarily responsible for the integration, calibration, and testing of White Light Interferometry (WLI) advanced optical profiler systems with an integrated wafer handler including accessories and upgrades. The secondary role in this position requires the individual to perform the integration, calibration, and testing of Automated Atomic Force Microscope (AAFM) systems with an integrated wafer handler including the accessories, and upgrades. All work will be done in a class 1 clean room environment. Both system types are typically assembled and tested to a specific customer order requiring verification of compliance to system specifications, accuracy of configuration, and timeliness of completion. This job includes trouble shooting and correcting of mechanical and electrical problems and requires skill in these areas. The individual collaborates with Manufacturing Engineering (ME) and Software Engineering (SW) to improve product quality and processes. The job requires the individual to actively update testing requirements to ensure all potential qualities issues are addressed during final testing. The individual aids in determining root cause and implementing corrective actions related to In-Box-Quality (IBQ)/Non-Conforming Material Reports (NCMR). The position requires on the spot trouble shooting and repair to ensure orders are shipped on time.
The position requires an ability to work independently or as part of a team.

Essential Functions:

Testing, calibration, and rework of WLI systems to ensure on-time completion of customer orders – 60%
Testing, calibration, and rework of AAFM Systems to ensure on-time completion of customer orders-30%
Quality improvement projects – 5%
Other product or process related projects – 5%
Additional responsibilities may include:

Participation on new product release teams
Conducting training on applicable test and calibration procedures
Initiating IBQ / NCMRs as necessary
Collaborating with assemblers and MEs to update and improve Manufacturing procedures
Other duties as assigned
Position Details:

Location: Goleta, CA
Salary: $75K - $80K+ base salary depending on experience and qualifications plus OT and company bonus plus OT o Schedule is typically M-F
Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401K, PTO, tuition assistance (see website for more information)


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