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Finding the Right Talent is a Priority for Tetra Tech DPK

Name: Sergio Zegarra

Company: Tetra Tech DPK

"Upwardly Global candidates are of the highest caliber. In our experience, they are motivated, responsible and have a strong work ethic." -Rebecca Silva, Director of Program Implementation

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Candidate Profile

Profession: Electromechanical Engineer

Name: Jose S.

Country: Dominican Republic

Years Experience: 20


Master in Pure Mathematics, Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD), Dominican Republic, 10/2009 - 4/2011

Bachelor in Electromechanical Engineering (Electrical Major), Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD), Dominican Republic, 1/1973 - 10/1978


Professional Summary:

Bi-lingual (English & Spanish) Electromechanical Engineer with 20 years experience in telecommunications project management with extensive hands-on experience relating to operations and maintenance of switching equipments, transmission systems and data and wireless networks.


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  • Direct access to Upwardly Global's national database of pre-screened candidates, available to fill in-demand roles
  • Account management and talent consultation
  • Employee engagement events that provide volunteer and mentorship opportunities and build skills in cross-cultural communication
  • Diversity partnerships including interactive workshops that incorporate cross-cultural interview training
  • Branding, sponsorship, and affinity benefits to demonstrate your company's commitment to diversity
  • Custom programs, services, and packages to meet your hiring, training, and engagement needs

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  • Authorized: All are fully work-authorized and legally able to work in the U.S. (no visa sponsorship required)
  • Educated: 100% have a bachelor's degree, over 30% have a master's degree or Ph.D.
  • Experienced: Between 2-15 years of professional experience and offer relevant professional backgrounds including IT, financial, engineering, healthcare, legal and business
  • Diverse: Represent emerging and developed markets from around the world -  nearly all bilingual and many multilingual
  • Active: Large pool of candidates nationwide actively job seeking; 40% are open to relocation
  • Motivated: Resilient, resourceful, and highly committed to re-entering their careers in the U.S.
  • The Right Match: Over 90% retention rate one year after job placement

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