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Paralegal (Raleigh/Durham Area)

Picture yourself building a successful career as a Paralegal alongside other talented, highly motivated individuals and law professionals who are helping change lives. If you would like to be a part of our team, we invite you to consider putting your talents to work us.

As a Paralegal, you will be responsible for providing paralegal services and handling assigned regulatory/legal projects in addition to general administrative functions as needed.

You will act as a liaison between in-house attorneys, outside counsel, organizations and in-house employees. You will compile data from legal digests, encyclopedias and practice manuals; and assemble, proof and edit drafts of contracts, leases, licenses and insurance policies. You will also prepare and file legal documents, conduct research on projects, review and ensure the firm’s compliance with regulations, and assist in internal document reviews. This position requires a paralegal certification, relevant office experience and a knowledge of office automation equipment and software.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Paralegal Certification, NC Certified Paralegal preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years paralegal experience.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate and partner effectively as a member of the legal team; ability to work directly with all levels of staff, court representatives, law enforcement representatives and witnesses to gain the confidence of senior management.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to follow directions and clear understanding and adherence to ethical principles, company values, code of conduct and policies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to most effectively contacting clients, coordinating case schedules with courts, law enforcement officials, witnesses and defense attorneys and draft correspondence and legal document for attorneys.
  • Firm understanding of litigation legal process; In depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles.
  • The ability to analyze and effectively comment on legal documents for accuracy and completeness. Compile and analyze case documents for hearings & trials and prepare court calendars.
  • Intermediate to advanced skill level in Microsoft Office products: Word, Outlook, Excel & Power Point; Ability to type 50+ wpm. Ability to learn, update and edit existing proprietary applications and quickly learn and use various computer systems.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details to analyze and problem solve; willingness to take initiative and “think outside the box”.
  • Assist attorneys with proofreading, cite checking, locating files and documents with frequent interruptions; manage deadlines and adapt to changes in workflow.
  • Strong attention to detail and high concern for data accuracy.
  • Assertive in tackling new challenges; acts decisively with good business judgment; failure to make decisions will result in critical delay(s) in schedules and/or unit operations, and may jeopardize overall business activities.

Submit your confidential resume, or apply on line to be considered.

Machine Mechanic

AVANT is recruiting for several full-time openings with a manufacturer in Oxford, NC. Excellent pay and benefits available! Positions open on all 3 shifts.

Basic Function:
Assembles, operates, adjusts, troubleshoots, services and maintains all filling and assembly equipment in the company facilities with little or no direction from immediate Manager, Supervisor, or Group Leader.

Major Duties:
· Assists in coaching and training of mechanics and process facilitators.
· Plans, initiates and completes job assignments in a prompt and timely manner.
· Ability to operate all shop equipment except the CNC.
· Trained and certified to make adjustments/repairs in electrical panels as defined in electrical Safe Practices for Mechanics.
· Has a working knowledge of major processes in multiple cost centers.
· Communicates immediately to manager, supervisor or group leader any personnel or job coordination problems, parts or tool shortages. Reports all accidents, safety hazards, company policy violations and any other information that in their judgement requires attention.
· Initiate line/equipment tooling requirements in support of new products.
· Participates in project management including line layout derivation/review, installation and start-up.
· Must be able to interface effectively with outside vendors to place supply or part orders.
· Has an advanced understanding of pneumatic and hydraulic systems in the plant.
· Install, checks, adjusts, all troubleshooting and machinery repairs, conveyors and miscellaneous equipment as required for plant operations as directed by supervisor or designee.
· Must be able to develop skills to meet required change over standards as determined by OEE studies.
· Responsible for the complete set-up of all filling and assembly equipment.
· Must be able to run filling equipment in a safe, efficient manner and assist in quality production per the RPPS.
· Responsible for MU (material usage) to keep scrap levels at or below allowable standards.
· Ability to change and adjust process equipment; filling heads, capper torque check weigher, labelers, pumps and additional ancillary equipment.
· Load components into hoppers or bins during initial start up and assist line service if required to keep filling lines running.
· Cleaning and sanitization of tooling and equipment per SPI and maintain logbook.
· Must be able to respond to job assignments plantwide.
· Inspects and makes repairs as needed to maintain preventive maintenance programs.
· Maintains required records such as major maintenance, PM, IQOQPQ.
· Makes suggestions to management on better, more efficient and less costly methods to complete jobs.
· Monitors and operates equipment in accordance with established procedure.
· Keeps assigned work areas safe, clean and orderly.
· Completes job assignments by supervisor or designee in a prompt and timely manner.
· Complies with company policy regarding GMP, good housekeeping, and all safety regulations.
· Performs other related duties as may be assigned but not limited to the above.
Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
· Ability to read and work from detailed blueprints and schematics as required.
· Good working knowledge of plant equipment and systems.
· Must be able to learn basic applicable computer skills
· Must achieve a minimum score of 46.64 on the Standard Timing Model Test.
· Ability to train other Tech Levels as well as other Tech Level A employees.
· Ability to operate power shop tools in addition to common hand tools safely and effectively.
· Must be able to provide hand tools as required.
· Must be able to routinely lift and carry up to 50 pounds and manipulate bulk drums weighing up to 400 pounds.
· Able to push and pull objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
· Able to stand and/or walk 90% (sitting 10%) of an 8-hr day which includes climbing a ladder or steps.
· Must meet the vision and hearing requirements.

Minimum Education: High School Graduate or GED
Minimum Experience: 3 -5 years experience or equivalent

Apply on-line to be considered, or for more information about this position.

Irrigation Specialist

Durham based landscaping company is looking for a full time time lead to start immediately. Do you love working outdoors creating and building beautiful gardens and lawns? Do you have experience with North Carolina indigenous plants and bushes? Can you smile when it’s 100 degrees out? This is the one for you!

Job duties include:

  • Designing and creating flower beds, trails, patios, sidewalks, gardens
  • Operating zero turn mowers, weeders, edgers, clippers, tools of the trade
  • Installing and repairing lawn and garden irrigation system
  • Working closely with a crew to efficiently perform landscaping work
  • Loading and unloading materials necessary for each work site, requiring some heavy lifting.
  • Speak professionally with customers ensuring that their expectations have been met

Job Qualifications include:

  • Expert knowledge regarding irrigation system repair and installation
  • Expert knowledge of local grasses and plants
  • Proficient with cement and cement installations
  • Expert with landscaping tools such as; zero turn mowers, blowers, weed eaters, hedge trimmers, hand tools, etc
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years experience working with a professional landscaping company
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Spanish language highly preferred

ONLY APPLICANTS WITH THE ABOVE QUALIFICATIONS LISTED IN THEIR RESUME WILL BE CONSIDERED

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Machine Technician

We have an immediate opening with a local automotive parts manufacturer that is looking for  machine technicians for full-time positions to setup, maintain and troubleshoot production line machinery. Full time, long term, temporary- to- hire.

You will be responsible for keeping CNC machines operating within specifications, changing out tools, handling alarm resets, keying in machine codes and directions, and using precise measuring equipment such as calipers, micrometers and bore gauges, working in this fast paced position. Documenting production times and quality.

Multiple shifts available working for this great local company. Training is provided, but a minimum of 3 years prior machine shop or mechanical experience required.

Positions start at $13.00 per hour (dependent on experience), with overtime available.

Apply on-line today!

Full Time Landscaper – Raleigh, NC

Locally owned high service residential landscaping company, looking to immediately add experienced landscaping laborer. 32-40 hours per week

Individual requirements include

  • Minimum 2 years as landscaper working with a professional landscaping company
  • Minimum 2 years operating push, Zero radius, ride along, edgers, and weed whacker for lawncare
  • Experience identifying and working with local plants, bushes, sod, and trees a plus
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds continuously
  • Must follow detailed directions when caring for a lawn maintenance i.e. planting, mowing, mulching, and pruning.
  • Must work independently and complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Must be appropriately dressed and provide excellent customer care as needed.
  • Clean Driving Record, preferred
  • Experience in hardscape a plus but not required including driveways, pouring cement, irrigation
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions caring for lawns
  • Bilingual preferred but not necessary

Pay range $8.50 – $12.00

Only individuals with the above qualifications will be considered for this position.

Click here to apply for this position.

Office Manager

AVANT Group is looking for an immediate full time Office Manager in the Raleigh area.

This individual will be working closely with a growing entrepreneur to oversee and manage incoming information and events.

*Job duties include:*
Basic administration duties
Provide high quality customer service to accounts and vendors
Manage calendar and event details
Arrange and communicate all travel details
Communicate regularly with supervisor any and all office information
Track and organize financial documentation for accounts
Write and edit account and business documentation

*Job Qualifications include:*
Upbeat and positive personality
Expert in delivering high quality customer service, never missing a detail
Enjoys the accomplishments of seeing a job completed with perfection as the goal
Proficient typist – 65+ wpm
Expert in MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint
Excellent Verbal and Written communications skills

*Job Requirements:*
Bachelors degree in Business or related
Minimum 5 years experience working as an Office Manager
Minimum 3 years experience working in a small office setting, “wearing many hats”
Resume and cover letter required
Three Professional references required

Click here to begin application

Please call AVANT representative, 919-361-2056, the next business day after your application is submitted

Part Time Web Designer

AVANT is recruiting for a part-time web designer for a locally owned web design company. The company is looking to add a self-motivated, independent individual to work from home on a per project basis.

If selected, you will be asked to create new websites using WordPress, HTML and CSS. Hours per week will vary depending on your ability, but will be no less than 5 hours.

Applicants are required to have a proficient knowledge of WordPress, HTML and CSS. Graphic design experience and layout experience is helpful but not required

Competitive Wages based on experience and ability.

Apply online to learn more!

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Commercial Real Estate Paralegal

A Raleigh, NC based law office is looking for an immediate full time Paralegal to add to their growing team.

The selected candidate will be running title searches and performing follow up, preparing for litigation and attending court cases as needed, performing administrative duties, typing legal documents, filing, answering phones and other support work.

You must be a Certified Paralegal, Minimum 2 years experience working in Commercial Real estate, Proficient in performing title searches, Excellent typing skills, Able to work independently and in a team environment.

The salary for the position is based on experience and skill set.

Submit a confidential application online for more information.

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Press Brake Retooler – Efland, NC

Summary:

Solid local company immediately hiring Press Brake Operators for 2nd shift. Training will be on first shift.  Pay based on experience and starts at $17

Skills required:

Proficient at retooling machine

Expert at creating no less than four bends

Expertly able to read blueprint to punch/program CNC codes

Expertly use calipers and micrometers to perform regular quality checks

Qualifications required:

3+ years experience with Press brake or equivalent

Receive no less than 90% on in house math test

Able to train on 1st shift

High School Diploma or GED required

Click HERE to apply on-line!

 

Press Brake Operator – Multiple Openings!

Summary:

Solid local company immediately hiring Press Brake Operators for all shifts. Training will be on first shift.  Pay based on experience.

Skills required:

Proficient at retooling machine

Expert at creating no less than four bends

Expertly able to read blueprint to punch/program CNC codes

Expertly use calipers and micrometers to perform regular quality checks

Qualifications required:

3+ years experience with Press brake

Receive no less than 90% on in house math test

Able to train on 1st shift

High School Diploma or GED required

 

Click HERE to apply on-line!

 

Customer Service Representative – Wake Forest

AVANT is recruiting for an experienced Customer Service Representative to work with a growing company in Wake Forest, NC.  The position is responsible for servicing and retaining new and existing benefits insurance accounts and referring potential business to other departments and affiliates. The selected candidate will support producer(s) in managing renewals and new sales by preparing quotes and proposals, and serve as the primary point of contact for all client inquiries.
Essential Functions:

  • Respond to customer and insurance company inquiries in a timely manner via telephone and email and record communications using Applied software.
  • Use encrypted software to send email containing sensitive or protected information.
  • Quote and re-market benefits insurance policies using internet based systems.
  • Prepare accurate, organized quotes and proposals for renewals and prospective business.
  • Maintain vendor/carrier relationships and stay current with their benefits plans.
  • Ensure the proper placement of requested coverage and document all transactions using Applied software.
  • Ensure that insurance coverage is underwritten to at least agency minimum standards and consistent with the standard operating procedures for all new policies.
  • Correspond with clients and insurance carriers to obtain information and/or inform them of account status or changes.
  • Analyze information from clients, original insurance applications, and other company documents to determine if changes are needed and effects of changes.
  • Accurately process and record new insurance policies and changes according to agency procedures.
  • Accurately modify, update, and process existing policies and claims to reflect any change in beneficiary, amount of coverage, or type of insurance.
  • Organize and maintain detailed records for each client using Applied software.
  • Review and verify data, such demographics, coverage, and premiums on insurance applications and policies.
  • Additional Responsibilities:
  • Answer office telephones, greet visitors, and perform various administrative duties including mailing, faxing, copying, etc.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

 

Sales/Marketing:

  • Refer potential business to other departments and affiliates.
  • Round out accounts and cross sell in order to offer greatest level of protection to each client.
  • Solicit referrals from preferred clients.
  • Utilize company marketing campaigns.

 

Click here to apply on-line for this position.

 

Machine Technician

We have an immediate opening with a local automotive parts manufacturer that is looking for technicians for full-time positions to setup, maintain and troubleshoot production line machinery.

You will be responsible for keeping machines operating within specifications, changing out tools, handling alarm resets, keying in machine codes and directions, and using precise measuring equipment such as calipers, micrometers and bore gauges, working in this fast paced position.

Multiple shifts available working for this great local company. Training is provided, but prior machine shop or mechanical experience required.

Positions start at $13.00 per hour, with overtime available.

Apply on-line today!

3rd shift, Warehouse Production Lead

Oxford, NC based company looking to hire an immediate 3rd shift Production lead for automotive manufacturing company.

Individual will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing and training warehouse associates on CNC process and machine operation
  • Tracking production and efficiency of several lines
  • Creating reports and providing up-to-date warehouse stats to administration using MS Excel
  • Fill in for warehouse associates as needed as machine operators and/or technicians

Individual MUST have following qualifications:

  • Proficient in operating CNC machines with no less than 2 years experience
  • Proficient in machine operating with no less than 2 years experience
  • Minimum 2 years experience providing leadership to no less than 10 people
  • Able to lift 50 lbs continuously
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Capable and interested in working 3rd shift and late hours
  • Certified Forklift, preferred
  • Some training provided

Pay range starts at $15 and is based on experience.

Landscaper/Hardscape Installation

Multiple openings for Durham and Chapel hill area companies that need landscapers and hardscape installers for temporary-to-hire positions.

You will be performing general landscaping for residential and commercial clients; HEAVY LIFTING, spreading mulch to specific criteria, use riding mowers, trimmers, blowers and other landscaping equipment, installing patios, walkways, pavers, waterscapes, retaining walls and bedding.

Requirements include:

Ability to work in extreme weather

Ability to lift 50 lbs or more

Have reliable transportation

Able to interact with clients

MUST BE ABLE TO PROFICIENTLY SPEAK SPANISH and ENGLISH

Click here to apply on line!

2nd Shift Powder Coat Painter

Local sheet metal company is looking for an independent hard working team player for immediate full-time hire, 2nd shift.

*MUST be proficient at evenly spreading powder coat paint and preparing sheet metal parts.
*Minimum 1 year experience with manual powder coat painting including use of booth.
*On-site skill testing required.

Individual must have good communication skills, reliable transportation and excellent references.

Apply online here!

Machine Operator – 1st/2nd Shift

Immediate openings at a local automotive parts manufacturer  that needs machine operators for 1st and 2nd shift positions.  Selected candidates will be loading parts into machine for processing, removing finished parts from machines for inspection, and passing completed parts to the next station. 

*Must be able to work in a fast paced environment

*Must be able to walk/stand for the entire shift

*Will monitor machine alarms and notifiy Supervisor of any issues

*Pre-placement drug-screening is required

Starting salary is $11.00/hour

Apply on-line for more information!

Welder

A sheet metal fabricating company is looking for an expert MIG, Stick, and TIG welder for immediate hire. Individual must be a confident self starter who enjoys working independently, and takes prides his/her work. Strong math skills and attention to details are qualities this employer find vital to this position.

Skills required include, but are not limited to, the following;

*Expertly complete sanitation welds
*Read tape and calipers
*Perform final product inspections and maintain tolerances
*Have valid drivers license
*3 references required
*Skill testing will be required prior to job offer
*Sheet metal experience a plus

Click here to apply on-line!

Press Brake Operator

An RTP metal fabrication company, specializing in precision machined parts, is looking for a confident qualified brake press operator for a temp-to-hire position.

Candidate qualifications include but are not limited to:
*Experience setting up/tooling an Amada press brake
*Minimum two years operating a press brake
*Ability to independently create multiple precise bends on variety of metal widths
*Perform final quality inspection on each part
*Expertly able to read blue prints
*Expertly able touse precise measuring equipment
*High school diploma, Associates Degree or higher preferred

Skill testing will be required as part of the application process for candidates.

Click here to apply on-line!