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Equipment Mechanic

Industrial Equipment Mechanic Maintenance on yard equipment including pumps, compressors, water blasters or other small equipment used in coating applications. You will be trained on any equipment unfamiliar to you.


Two years of experience in repair and maintenance.

Basic knowledge of equipment and small engine repair.

High School graduate or GED

Positive attitude

Ability to work independently

Class C Driver's license

Physical ability to perform equipment repairs tasks

Drug free

Pay Rate: 24-25/hr
Experience Required: 2 years
Starts: July 1 2017
Duration: Long term with benefits
Job Location: Pittsburg, CA
Opportunity Number: 489
Posted On: 7/19/2017
Please Contact: Terry Hawkins

Sr Civil/Structural Engineer

Roberts Companies is looking for a Civil/Structural Engineer to work with our In-house small projects engineering group. This is a replacement for an engineer that is retiring.

This is a long term position with Roberts and we offer good pay, flexible schedule a benefits package.


Job Requirements:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or related is desired
  • Proficient in steel and concrete construction, design and drafting using AutoCAD 14 or higher
  • 3 D Modeling experience a plus
  • Proficient in industrial, refinery, chemical plant and sand & gravel settings
  • Familiarity with Building Codes, California Building Code, ASCE 7, IBC, ACI, etc.
  • Pipe supports/ foundations in an industrial setting
  • Ability to be a solutions person working on a team.  We are small and require a lot of collaboration but require independent thinking as well.
  • Proficient using MS Office, Excel and Word
  • Civil/Structural design experience with material/solids handling equipment (i.e. Sand & Gravel facilities) is desirable
  • Proficiency with codes


Required background check and participation in a random drug testing program

Types of work includes:

  • Equipment foundations
  • Retaining walls
  • Steel structures which support equipment and pipes
  • Platforms
  • Revamp existing buildings and structures to house new equipment

This is a full time direct hire position. Would consider someone that is senior engineer and wants 32 hr schedule if the right fit.


Pay Rate: DOE
Experience Required: 10 + years
Starts: Aug 2017
Duration: long term
Job Location: Concord
Opportunity Number: 471
Posted On: 7/14/2017
Please Contact: Terry Hawkins

Project Coordinator

Roberts Companies has an immediate opening for an Project/Office Coordinator in a Engineering Office located in Concord, California. The Project Coordinator will provide administrative and logistics support to the Branch Manager and individual Project Managers. Under the direction of the Project Manager(s) and in collaboration with the Project Team(s), coordinates activities and provides administrative support to ensure exceptional project execution performance from project kick-off to close-out.
Provides administrative and logistics support to the Branch Manager in managing the office.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Arts, Business Administration or a related field
• Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification an asset
• 3+ years of experience in Project Management
• Previous Office Management experience an asset • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent organization skills, with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple project and office management tasks in a fast-paced work environment
• Advanced Proficiency with Microsoft Office and familiarity with Project Management software
• Ability to manage office inventories
• Ability to manage activities with office service providers • Ability to recognize and solve problems
• Ability to work independently

Other Responsibilities:
• Assist Project Manager with development of a variety of documents including engineering services proposals, technical documents, management reports, etc. using established templates and internal format/content guidelines.
• Assemble documents and packages for transmittal internally and to clients.
• Schedule and attend internal and client meetings in conjunction with the Project Manager. Write and issue meeting minutes. Lead meetings as appropriate in the Project Leader’s absence.
• Act as the client contact if the Project Leader is unavailable.
• Continually monitor the project schedule, highlighting upcoming activities and milestones as well as communicating concerns with the Project Manager.
• Interface with engineers and designers to ensure that project deliverables meet scope and schedule requirements. Verify the progress of critical documents and drawings.
• Review/monitor cost performance reports highlighting areas of concern for the Project Leader.
• Maintain Action Item Lists. Track and expedite Action Items in coordination with the Project Manager
• Maintain Request for Information (RFI) logs. Expedite responses to requestors.
• Review/monitor and update procurement reports to ensure procurement activities are in alignment with the project schedule.
• Expedite internal reviews of vendor documents/drawings in alignment with project schedules.
• Support engineers and designers in obtaining project information including equipment tag number requests, drawing number requests, updating vendor drawings with comments, etc.
• Assist Project Manager to ensure QA/QC compliance, including project closeout and turnover activities.
• Maintain understanding of client requirements, procedures, standards and requirements to ensure conformity of deliverables.
• Organize and preserve electronic files in accordance with company guidelines. • Provide administrative and facility support to the Branch Manager in all aspects of maintaining the office.
• Provide basic IT support – new hire setups and troubleshooting issues in consultation with the IT group.
Applicants must be capable of passing pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. Applicants must be able to obtain a TWIC card. Information available at

Pay Rate: DOE
Experience Required: 3 to 5 years
Starts: June 2017
Duration: Open
Job Location: Concord, California
Opportunity Number: 491
Posted On: 6/26/2017
Please Contact: Terri VanDeVeire

Senior Electrical Engineer

Roberts Companies is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to work for a thriving start-up company.   The ideal Senior Electrical Engineer is a results-driven hard worker who is accountable and motivated by goals.  We are looking for someone who is organized, hits project timelines and stays focused while enjoying a good challenge.  The responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

• Design and specification of low and medium voltage power distribution systems, lighting systems, and other systems for industrial facilitie
• Capable of self-performing electrical engineering tasks associated with the project, these include design and drafting, engineering calculations, cost estimate input and client review meetings
• Ability to work with other discipline leads, PMs and others to manage and run all electrical efforts for the team on a project
• Coordinate electrical work package between disciplines and drafting
• Effective in prioritizing and setting deadlines, while also adapting to change
• Conduct effective design review meetings with clients
• Interface with clients on scope of work, deliverable requirements, and project updates
• Ability to mentor junior electrical engineers and designers
• Manage the electrical work package deliverables
• Ability to promote and market electrical scope to new and existing clients
Job Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university
• Professional Engineering License for California with the ability to be licensed in additional s
• 10 years’ applicable experience
• Solid foundation of design and drafting utilizing AutoCAD
• Experience leveraging technology successfully
• Track record of success with documented results
Preferred skills:
• 12 years’ experience
• Experience with construction techniques
• Solid foundation of design and drafting utilizing Micro-Station
Desired skills:
• Outside interests – community involvement
• Construction cost estimating experience

Pay Rate: DOE
Experience Required: 12 yrs +
Starts: June 2017
Duration: Direct
Job Location: Concord, California
Opportunity Number: 479
Posted On: 6/14/2017
Please Contact: Terri VanDeVeire

Controls Engineer

New Grads wanted!!!! Looking for new grads with BS in Electrical Engineering.

Roberts Companies has a job opportunity for a  Junior Controls  Engineer to work for a newly formed start-up company who has offices in California and Nevada. We are looking for a self-motivated, organized and results-driven Controls Engineer.
Our ideal candidate is analytical and detail-oriented, with a solid understanding of control system development and programming. You have the ability to implement control strategies, design control panels, and configure communication hardware.

The responsibilities of the Controls Engineer include, but are not limited to, the following: 
• Design and specify low- and medium- voltage power distribution systems, lighting systems and other systems for industrial facilities.
• Perform electrical engineering tasks associated with projects, including design and drafting, engineering calculations, cost estimates.
• Manage the electrical work package deliverables, including coordinating between disciplines and drafting.
• Work with discipline leads, PMs and other team members to manage and run all electrical efforts for the project.
• Prioritize and set deadlines, while also being adaptable and flexible to changing needs.
• Conduct effective design review meetings and interface regularly with clients regarding scope of work, deliverable requirements and project status.
• Able to promote and market electrical scope to new and existing clients.
• Mentor junior electrical engineers and designers.
Job Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited university or equivalent experience
• 3 to 5 years’ applicable experience
• Solid foundation of design and drafting using AutoCAD
• Experience successfully leveraging technology
• Track record of success with documented  results

Highly preferred skills:

• Professional Engineering License for California with the ability to be licensed in additional states
• Software Development
• Virtualization and Cloud Computing

Pay Rate: DOE
Experience Required: 3 to 5 years
Starts: June 2017
Duration: Open
Job Location: Concord,
Opportunity Number: 477
Posted On: 6/14/2017
Please Contact: Terri VanDeVeire

Fire Alarm Technician

Roberts Companies is constantly looking for experienced Service Technicians with fire detection/fire suppression systems background in the Bay area.

This is a direct hire position with a family owned company that has been in business for over 30 years. The right candidate must live in the area.

No relocation will be paid. This is a great opportunity for long term employment.

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

The Service Technician's primary responsibility is to provide customers with knowledgeable, responsive, professional, and courteous service. The Technician will perform service inspections and trouble-shoot fire detection and fire suppression systems as required. .

Qualifications: AA in Electronics or equivalent work experience. At least two years current experience with commercial fire detection/fire suppression systems required. EST or Fenwal experience is a plus. Do not apply without this qualification.

• Should be a self-starter and team player with a good attitude.

• Should be able to read and understand blue prints/system drawings.

• Should have good troubleshooting skills and have ability to identify code and nonconformance issues.

• Should be self-motivated and work with minimum supervision.

• Should be able to make decisions under pressure and work within time deadlines.

• Should maintain Company and Service Department standards to ensure customer satisfaction.

• Needs have a neat and professional appearance.

• Must write legibly.

• Must communicate well with others and have good common sense. Responsibilities

• Come in to the main office weekly or as needed to receive paperwork, schedule, and parts.

• Be at the job site on time when scheduled and be flexible - schedule changes regularly.

• Maintain proper inventory in truck.

• Ensures company-owned test equipment is in proper working order. Returns equipment in need of repair and calibration to the office in a timely manner.

• Perform inspections on various detection and suppression systems.

• Trouble shoot detection and suppression systems as needed in order to ensure they are operable.

• See the job through until the end to ensure the system is operable and customer satisfaction.

• Work independently or with others as a team to complete all tasks.

• Fill out daily accurate and detailed paperwork regarding all work performed.

• Participates in On Call Assignments.

Pay Rate: DOE
Experience Required: 2+ years
Starts: June 2017
Duration: Direct Hire
Job Location: Pleasanton, California
Opportunity Number: 270
Posted On: 6/14/2017
Please Contact: Terri VanDeVeire

Mechanical Rotating Equipment Engineer

Roberts Companies has an immediate position for a Rotating Equipment/Reliability Engineer for a long term contract at a bay area refinery. 


Job duties/Responsibilities include:

Supports plant maintenance by doing mechanical engineering work to improve plant performance, improve plant reliability, improve plant safety and reduce operating expenses.
Evaluates condition of existing equipment and recommends repairs, replacements, upgrades or operating limits to ensure safe plant operations and compliance with industry codes and government regulations. 
Does the associated engineering necessary to execute such work.
Develops equipment specifications for the purchase and as necessary the repair of equipment. 
Prepares mechanical specifications from process specifications. 
Works directly with onsite personnel and outside companies to insure compliance with specifications or resolution of problems involved with fabrication or repair of equipment.
Prepares management of change documentation for engineered mechanical changes. 
Consults and works with other departments on mechanical engineering issues and equipment and piping design detail reviews.
Provides estimates and preliminary design work to prepare for capital expenditures.
Job Requirements:
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering required.
Minimum eight years mechanical engineering experience required.
Minimum three years experience working in a petroleum plant or petrochemical plant required.
Preferred experience in rotating equipment design, alteration, and repair.
Working knowledge of the following industry standards and codes:
API 610 Centrifugal pumps
API 682 sealing systems
ASME/API 579 Fitness for service

Key result areas and responsibilities:
1. Analyzes condition monitoring data in order to determine equipment performance trends. Troubleshoots equipment problems. Conducts root cause analysis as basis for determining targeted corrective actions to reduce/eliminate chronically underperforming or failure-prone equipment. Identifies value-added opportunities to close performance gaps and improve mean time between repairs (MTBR). Develops repair plans.  Executes change management process for solution implementation. (25%)

2. Participates in reliability or equipment-related incident investigations. Ensures refinery compliance with Process Safety Management Mechanical Integrity for refinery rotating equipment. (15%)

3. Performs cost/benefits analysis for technical solutions. (15%)
4. Ensures lessons learned, best practices, reliability action items are implemented. (20%)

5. Provides quality assurance, technical support, and consistent application of standards / procedures to Maintenance, Operations and Engineering for new and existing rotating equipment installations.  Conducts technical reviews in expense and capital projects to ensure equipment design meets reliability standards. (15%)

Pay Rate: DOE
Experience Required: 5-15 years
Starts: June 2017
Duration: Contract to hire
Job Location: Martinez, California
Opportunity Number: 311
Posted On: 5/31/2017
Please Contact: Terry Hawkins









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