RI Department of Labor and Training
 MEDIA ADVISORY
 

Field Technician Recruitment at Woonsocket netWORKri

July 15, 2011

WOONSOCKET — The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training has partnered with Vogue Communications Systems to recruit eight field technicians. The recruitment will be held at the Woonsocket netWORKri one-stop career center, 219 Pond Street, Woonsocket, from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, July 19, 2011. Applicants should bring a résumé and be prepared for an on-site interview.

Marie Deschenes, CEO of Vogue Communications Systems, explains, “Due to businesses’ increasing reliance on technology, there has been a surge in demand for installations of systems that can handle these levels of complexity. With the Department of Labor and Training’s help recruiting and screening applicants, Vogue had great success with our last recruitment and we’re looking forward to working with them again.”

Field technicians install electronic equipment and run cable for local cable broadcasting, digital telephony and data management organizations. Pay is $11 to $15 per hour, based on experience. Applicants must have their own vehicle and be willing and able to travel to job sites, provide their own hand tools and be able to work independently. Additional training will be made available for the right candidates.

Those unable to attend the recruitment can apply online at www.EmployRI.org under Job Number 679916.

The netWORKri one-stop career system offers employment services to both job seekers and area employers throughout the state. Managed and operated by the RI Department of Labor and Training, netWORKri has offices in Providence, Pawtucket, Wakefield, West Warwick and Woonsocket, and represents a consortium of partners including Workforce Solutions of Providence/Cranston; the Workforce Partnership of Greater Rhode Island; the RI Dept. of Education; the RI Dept. of Human Services; the RI Dept. of Children, Youth and Families; the RI Dept. of Corrections; the Office of Rehabilitation Services; Goodwill Industries; and SER-Jobs for Progress. For more information on netWORKri, visit www.networkri.org. Job seekers may also visit EmployRI, the department's virtual one-stop for job opportunities at www.EmployRI.org.

 

ABOUT DLT: The RI Department of Labor and Training offers employment services, educational services and economic opportunity to both individuals and employers. DLT protects Rhode Island’s workforce by enforcing labor laws, prevailing wage rates and workplace health and safety standards. The department also provides temporary income support to unemployed and temporarily disabled workers. For more information on the programs and services available to all Rhode Islanders, please call the RI Department of Labor and Training at (401) 462-8000 or visit the web site at www.dlt.ri.gov

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