Cool Jobs: Structural/Blast Engineer

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This past week was Jobs Week--and true to its name, it was full of jobs: each day, we rounded up four of our readers' top job searches for your applying pleasure. And we're not saying that a career as an electrician, for instance, is any less interesting than some other career path. But where Cool Jobs is concerned, we like to bring you job opportunities that are intriguing, uncommon, or just plain unusual.

So what's in the pipeline? There's a listing for a job designing defense for buildings (known as a blast engineer) that's pretty fascinating, along with other opportunities in academics, entertainment, and deep-sea diving. Click through below to take a look!

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Cool Jobs: Structural/Blast Engineer

Average salary: $43,000

Description: Maintain, style, repair, construct, clean and prep wigs for the run of the show. Assist artists with wigs, make-up, quick changes and fittings in both set-up and run of show. Maintain and integrate the costume designers concepts for the successful operation of the production. Assist in setting up cue tracks for the wig and make-up department. Proactively greet, interact, and assist resort staff in a professional manner to foster and promote a cooperative and harmonious work environment. Repair, construct, clean and prep wigs for the run of the show. Assist artists with wigs, make-up, quick changes and fittings in both set-up and run of show. Maintain and integrate the costume designers concepts for the successful operation of the production.

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Average salary: $46,000

Description: The Digital Department Coordinator will provide a critical communication link between various studio partners, clients, vendors and internal departments ensuring IMAX product quality and timely delivery to the global network. Schedules and coordinates flow of work within or between departments and/or external suppliers to expedite production by performing the following duties. Other duties may be assigned. Reviews customer purchase orders, master production schedules and work orders. Establishes priorities for specific customer orders and shares information with team members and management. Reschedules processes as required when deadlines or work details are updated by clients. Distributes work orders to individuals, departments or external suppliers, denoting number, type, specific order details, and proposed completion date of units to be produced.

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Average salary: $54,000

Description: Advise students about attendance, grades, satisfactory progress and make-up work. Counsel students on issues of status changes, absenteeism and make-up requirements. Notify students of probation status, counsel probationary students on requirements for re-establishing satisfactory progress and track their progress. Continue to counsel probation students weekly until probation status is resolved. Assist students who are in maximum time frame in completing the program.

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Average salary: $43,000

Description: Some Army National Guard operations actually take place underwater. Guard Divers perform such tasks as reconnaissance, demolition, and salvage, either as a Scuba Diver, working just below the surface of the water, or as a Deep Sea Diver, working for long periods in depths of up to 300 feet. Guard Divers also specialize in underwater patrol, repair, and construction. Through training and practice, you will develop the skills and experience necessary to perform underwater operations. This includes principles of scuba and surface-supplied diving; underwater welding and cutting; use, care, and maintenance of tools and diving equipment; and deployment of submersible explosives. 

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Average salary: $60,000

Description: The Industrial Automation Specialist will call on customers on a full-time and regular basis for the purpose of creating customer demand for the products sold by CCA to increase sales and gross profit and to assure customer product satisfaction. Develop expertise in one of the following industrial automation product groups:Control Specialist (Siemens motor control, switches and lights; Siemens power supplies; Banner photo switch and safety; Turck switches)Automation Specialist (PLC products; operator interface products; network products-Profibus Profinet); software products - STEP 7)Drive Specialist (Siemens VS Drives; SEW Eurodrive). Acquire sufficient technical background so technical features and benefits of the products can be learned and presented to customers. Perform pre-sale activities. Provide product and application information to customer. Perform detailed product demonstrations so customer can clearly see value and features.

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Average salary: $40,000

Description: Glasswash Site Technicican will be responsible for: Daily pickup of utilized glassware from labs, wash, sterilize, and redistribute to satellite storage areas (automated dishwasher, autoclave, and hand washing). Maintain good house keeping. Work in a GMP glassware environment maintaining cGMP logs daily. Perform inspection of glassware for cracks, breaks, and scratches contacting the Supervisor/Manager/Team Lead with all pertinent information for replacement. Maintain inventory of glassware in locations throughout the facility.

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Average salary: $62,000

Description: We seek an exceptional clinician to join our soon-to-open Plano location with superior diagnostic and procedural skills, plus an appreciation of teamwork and professionalism. The successful Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner candidate will be part of a team dedicated to improving the delivery and quality of health care that is patient-centered, safe and effective in a fast-paced environment. Examines, diagnoses and treats patients of all ages for acute injuries, infections, and illnesses. Counsels and educates patients and families about acute and chronic conditions or concerns. Collects, records and maintains accurate patient information.  Documents items  such as: appropriate chief complaint, past medical, family, and social history, review of systems, examinations, medications, allergies, assessment and plan. Formulates diagnostic and treatment plans.

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Average salary: $77,000

Description: Perform structural calculations for the design and analysis of building structures and facades subject    to dynamic blast loadings.  Work should be in conformance with applicable building codes such as IBC, ACI, AISC as well as applicable blast design standards. Perform single degree of freedom, multiple degree of freedom and finite element analyses of structural and façade systems and conduct computational modeling of potential structural design schemes using SAP 2000 nonlinear, ETABS and RAM. Perform nonlinear, dynamic analyses of building structures for the prevention of progressive collapse. Transfer design information from calculations to structural drawings, reports and compile calculation packages. Coordinate with architects, other engineering disciplines and contractor. Review shop drawings produced by façade and structural system subcontractors.

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