Company Name: Apex Systems
Job Industry: Civil Engineering
Job Type: Full time
WorkPlace Type: On-Site
Location: Charlotte Metro, United States
Required Candidates: 1
Job Description:

Apex Systems, America’s second largest technical staffing firm, has multiple openings for a Industrial Training Program with a large manufacturing client in Charlotte, NC. This is a fast-paced, cutting edge environment offering room for advancement, professional and technical growth and long term stability.


This position provides technical background training in wallboard science and testing fundamentals. The program allows up to 24 months of training at which then the candidate would take their knowledge and advance to other available positions throughout the company.

New graduates and candidates with 1 year or more of experience in a testing laboratory setting will be considered. Experience in manufacturing or construction is preferred. The working hours are Monday through Friday, first shift. After the training program concludes, you will be promoted to work in a plant in any of the 30 other locations in the US.



LOCATION: 100% Onsite in Charlotte, NC


DURATION: 3 month contract to hire - conversion contingent on performance

RATE: $22 an hour

**please note, candidates must be eligible to work on Apex's W2 without sponsorship now or in future.**


Specific duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:


  • Perform all technical/lab services independently and in a timely manner.
  • Adaptive and responsive to changing priorities and committed to providing timely and accurate results while also contributing observational information related to the task.
  • Actively engage with colleagues and managers to understand project goals, requirements, and timelines.
  • Assist in lab support as it relates to moving and handling gypsum wallboard panels and other construction materials used in product evaluation and testing. This requires the ability to lift up to 50 lb panels, buckets, or other containers on a periodic basis.
  • Provide facility support as required, along with others, to help insure the smooth flow of operations at the TIC. Facility support may include help with lab/board clean-up, phone coverage, meeting scheduling and prep, and other activities.
  • Contribute to a safe, injury-free work environment.
  • Some travel will be required for plant trials.



  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Geological Engineering, Mining Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, similar degrees or an Applied Sciences program from a four-year college or university.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in verbal and written communication, with an understanding of planning and work organization. Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office.
  • A hands-on mindset with a can-do attitude is necessary with the ability and willingness to work in a dusty environment.
  • Strong commitment to safety and the ability to maintain an orderly and safe workplace.
  • Must be able to stand 6-8 hours per day; required to lift 50 lb panels and/or buckets.
  • Ability to consistently work in a spirit of teamwork and cooperation with all internal, as well as external, constituents. Must also be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

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