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Company expands with key hire for engineering jobs in Rhode Island

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

An established company announced this week that it is growing with a hire for engineering jobs in Rhode Island.

As it continues to expand its operations throughout New England, A/E/P Maguire Group announces the hiring of George Delegas, AIA, as Principal Architect to take advantage of the firm’s experience in providing architectural and engineering services to higher education clients. Maguire is pleased to welcome him to its Boston area office.


Software engineer jobs in Rhode Island climb

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

The demand for software engineering jobs in Rhode Island is ramping up.

The number of new online job ads for Computer Software Engineers posted over the past 30 days is up 12% compared to the same period last year, according to, the leading source of real-time business intelligence for the talent marketplace.

Employers currently have more than 56,000 positions open for Computer Software Engineers nationwide. There are approximately 850,000 Computer Software Engineers in the United States, creating a ratio of one job ad for every 15 Computer Software Engineers. One year ago, there were 18 candidates for competing for every one job.

“Hiring demand for Computer Software Engineers continues to show steady improvement, and the competition for top talent is fierce,” said Bruce Murray, CEO and President of WANTED Technologies. “Hiring demand for Computer Software Engineers has recovered to within 3% of its four-year peak in June 2008 of 60,000 job ads.”

At the state level, California has exceeded its four-year peak with nearly 14,000 online jobs currently posted for Computer Software Engineers. This is up 34% versus the same period last year. Washington has the second highest volume of available jobs and saw a 59% improvement.

With the large volume of Computer Software Engineer positions currently available, recruiters will have challenges filling these open requisitions. Employers will have a harder time hiring Computer Software Engineers in Washington compared to other locations in the United States, according to WANTED’s Hiring Scale™.

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Rhode Island Engineering Jobs Flooded with Funding

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

New Rhode Island engineering jobs, as well as survey and construction jobs, will soon be created with a little help from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

The State of Rhode Island recently announced that it will receive more than $2.3 million in federal stimulus money for flood protection projects in Cranston and West Warwick. The money will help create jobs, restore habitats and prevent flooding along the Pawtuxet, Pocasset and Meshanticut rivers.

The Department of Agriculture‘s Natural Resources Conservation Service in the state will receive $1.95 million to purchase easements and conduct restoration at four sites and about $400,000 to design, engineer and obtain permits for the projects.


Rhode Island Engineering Job Internships through RIDOT

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

Students interested in a future Rhode Island engineering job may want to take advantage of the fact that the Rhode Island Department of Transportation is hiring interns.

RIDOT is currently looking for summer interns interested in engineering an transportation. Those selected for internships will have the opportunity to work alongside professionals in audit; computer information systems; construction; environmental protection; highway, traffic and bridge design; historic preservation; landscaping; legal services; materials; planning and public affairs.

“RIDOT’s internship program is one that can open many doors,” RIDOT Director Michael P. Lewis said in a press release. “A summer here can lead to a promising career in engineering, design, computer science or even public affairs.”