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Caliper, Inc.

  1. 1. 1/31/2011 1
  2. 2. Caliper - Quick Facts Founded in 1983/Incorporated in 1984 Corporate Headquarters – Virginia Beach, VA Hired over 2,000 W2s in 2010 Excellent Safety Program Certified QA/QC Program GSA Schedule Maintains vertical expertise Can support all skill-sets (even craft labor/heavy and light industrial) Financially Strong – Wells Fargo/Wachovia and Bank of Hampton Roads Can hold clearances – DOE and DOD Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - Certified Drug Program1/31/2011 2
  3. 3. Caliper - Quick Facts  Nationwide/Canada/Mexico/presence – can support overseas  Carry U.S. Longshoreman and Harbor Workers Comp  Comprehensive on-boarding procedures  ASA - Certified CSP Recruiting Staff  Provides a strategic solution with measurable results  Long-standing record of successful project delivery and productive client relationships  Reduces total cost of ownership  Releases valuable resources back into the organization  Customer centric  Flexible and scalable  Reduced risk  Enhanced employment benefits1/31/2011 3
  4. 4. Caliper – What We Bring. . . Over 25 years of consistent contract fundamentals and negotiations Employee life cycle Consistent labor practices Pro-active recruiting strategies Resource allocation Continuous improvement Team culture, diversity, ethics, and trust1/31/2011 4
  5. 5. Our Strengths Include:Staff Augmentation/Temporary LaborPayrolling ServicesDirect Placement and Temp-to-PermEmergency & Outage SupportEngineering ServicesFixed-Price ProjectsMaintenance Repair ServicesOnsite Vendor Management ServicesProject Outsourcing SolutionsShort-Term & Long-Term Project SupportSmall Boiler RepairTime & Material ProjectsTurnkey Repair ServicesWeld Test FacilitySupervision/Trucks/Trailers/Equipment/Tools1/31/2011 5
  6. 6. Certification and TestingCaliper, Inc. maintains the following professional affiliations andcertifications: American Staffing Association Association of General Contractors ASME “R” Stamp Class “A” General Contractor License, Multiple States OSHA Forklift Certification Training Program OSHA Safety Training Program Quality Assurance Program, Recognized by Commercial Nuclear Customers Welder Certification Program1/31/2011 6
  7. 7. Vertical Expertise Aerospace Aircraft Automotive Commercial Defense Government Information Technology Industrial Marine Power1/31/2011 7
  8. 8. Value Adds – Stakeholders• State and federal mandatory • Weekly invoicing taxes and insurances • Online timekeeping• Workers compensation • Web based testing• General liability and training• Professional liability (Kenexa – ProveIt)• Unemployment • Human Resource administrative tasks• Medical benefits • Accounting support (reports /• 401K (quarterly enrollment) reconciliation)• Direct deposit/Pay Cards • Garnishments & child support orders• Payroll processing (weekly or bi- • Secure employee database weekly) • Recruiting services• Expense reports (weekly or bi- weekly)1/31/2011 8
  9. 9. Value Adds – Policies and Procedures• Equal Employment Opportunity Policy• Affirmative Action Plan• Drug Free Workplace Program• Fitness for Duty Policy• Employee Assistance Program• Safety Training and Education Program• Personnel Certification Program• Recruiting/Interviewing Policy• New Employee Orientation Policy• Employee Referral Program1/31/2011 9
  10. 10. Eligible Benefits• Medical insurance (Aetna or Anthem BC/BS)• In-hospital cash benefit• Vision care• Dental insurance• Term life insurance• Short and long-term disability• Direct deposit• Pay Cards• 401k• Optional vacation/holidays/PDOs1/31/2011 10
  11. 11. Optimization Methodology Kick off communication strategy Orientation meetings Comprehensive Metrics / KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) Balanced Scorecard/Alternative Incentive Agreements Scorecard analysis1/31/2011 11
  12. 12. Recruiting• Sourcing• Pre-screening• Qualifying• Interviewing (Phone or Skype)• Face to face interview• Candidate submittal process (top 3 candidates)• Communication with client point of contact(s)• Onboarding of candidate(s)• Follow-up with client and candidate(s)• Evaluation of overall performance1/31/2011 12
  13. 13. Recruiting Tools• Advertising in Caliper • Industry-specific websites newsletters • Internet recruiting• Apprenticeship programs • Industry periodicals• Caliper website • Public and private schools• Local community and • Radio advertising charitable events • Niche recruiting• Military • Resume mining, flipping, resources/programs x-raying, peeling• Direct recruiting • SkilMatch-Caliper’s• Direct sourcing internal database• Employee and talent • Strategic partnerships referrals • Educational institutions• Technical schools • Trade schools• Hot Lists1/31/2011 13
  14. 14. Recruiting Tools• Trade shows • Industry-specific• Traditional help wanted professional organizations ads • Communication• Walk-ins broadcasts• Networking • Computer job banks• Social media • Specialized job boards presence/advertising • Spidering technology• Fraternal organizations • Cold calls• Professional society • E-mail strings organizations1/31/2011 14
  15. 15. Areas of Expertise Information Technology Corporate Communications Engineering and Design Human Resources Purchasing Professional Management High-End Manufacturing Executive Management Technical Writing Heavy Industrial Graphics Light Industrial Welding Publications Consulting Technicians QA/QC Craft Labor Safety Skilled Labor Government Security DOD/DOE Administrative Risk Management Clerical1/31/2011 15
  16. 16. Professional DisciplinesCivil/Structural Engineer Civil/Structural DesignerI&C Engineer I&C DesignerMechanical Engineer Mechanical DesignerElectrical Engineer Electrical DesignerField Engineer DrafterStart-up/Commissioning Engineer ProcurementEnvironmental Engineer QA AnalystQA Engineer Construction Manager 16
  17. 17. Professional Disciplines• Technical Illustrator • Scheduler• Technical Writer • Planner• Graphic Designer • Field Support• Project Manager • Administrative Support• CADD • IT Support• DOD Security • Other Classifications Cleared Resources By Request 17
  18. 18. Craft Labor Skill-Sets• Project Manager • Boilermaker• Superintendent • Carpenter/Builder• General Foreman • Pipefitter• Lead Craft Supervisor • Field Machinist• Craft Supervisor • Welder• Millwright-Foreman • Cement Mason• Millwright-General • Civil Helper Foreman • Clerk• Millwright-Journeyman • Insulator• Material Handler• Material Tool Runner 18
  19. 19. Craft Labor Skill-Sets• Electrical Helper • MOV Engineer• Electrician • MOV Mechanic• Mechanic • MOV Technician• Mechanical Helper • AOV Technician• Mechanic 1st Class • HP Technician• Estimator • RAD Technician• Fire Watch • I&C Technician• Safety Specialist • Valve Technician• QC Inspector • Condenser Technician 19
  20. 20. Craft Labor Skill-Sets• Equipment Operator • Ship Fitter• Crane Operator • Administrative Manager• Helper • Planner• Laborer • Timekeeper• Painter • Toolroom Attendant• Pipe Welder • Storeroom Attendant• Sheet Metal Worker • Superintendent• Shop Machinist • Training Coordinator• Structural Welder • Other Classifications By Request 20
  21. 21. On Boarding• Caliper employment application• I9 verification (E-Verify)• Background screening (as requested)• Drug screening (as requested)• Provide orientation guides• SkilMatch1/31/2011 21
  22. 22. Associations:• American Staffing Association• American Nuclear Society• Associated General Contractors• Chamber of Commerce (several)• Virginia Maritime Association• Virginia Offshore Wind Association• Propeller Club• Society of Human Resource Management1/31/2011 22
  23. 23. Partnerships• Consolidated Energy Services (CES) – Virginia SWaM• Incorporated in 2002• A woman-owned small business committed to expanding their identity as a leading provider of staff augmentation services• Employs contract resources in diverse classifications including engineering, industrial, craft, professional and technical.1/31/2011 23
  24. 24. Why Caliper: Excellent people - Cohesive staff with an average tenure of more than five years Successful project delivery - Reputation for meeting customer service and delivery expectations Innovative solutions - Ability to evaluate existing processes and offer cost-effective alternatives Productive relationships - We consider each customer relationship as a “partnership” with both companies have a vesting interest in contract success Responsiveness - Staff response timetable of 4-hours Market focused - Caliper focuses our knowledge and expertise to key industries Excellent safety record - Development and implementation of comprehensive safety procedures, customized to address site-specific exposures Ethical - Integrity, commitment and value are the core of our business philosophy1/31/2011 24