Employee Stories: Cesar, Project Engineer

Cesar’s connection to Janicki began while growing up in Anacortes, Washington. The company’s reputation was familiar with Janicki being a large employer in the Skagit Valley. After graduating with a materials science engineering degree from the University of Washington, that connection solidified at a career fair. Recognizing Cesar’s potential, Janicki offered him a project engineer...

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Employee Stories: Angie, Production Lead

For Angie, Janicki isn’t just a workplace – it’s a family legacy. Angie’s journey with Janicki began three years ago when her stepson, Derek, who was already a mill technician at the company, encouraged her to apply. With her husband, Darrell, having previously worked for Janicki, Angie knew the company well and made joining the...

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Employee Stories: Nick, Production Technical Lead

Nick, a production technical lead on the Metals Value Stream team at the Utah site, recently celebrated his 8th anniversary with Janicki. His interest in aerospace and technical work began when he enlisted in the Army in 2008, a passion that he continues to bring to his role at Janicki. Nick served several critical roles...

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Cinco De Mayo 2024

Janicki celebrated Cinco De Mayo by hosting its annual taco lunches for employees in Washington and Utah. Washington employees gathered outside Building 5 in Hamilton, and Lorenzo’s Mexican Restaurant catered lunch, serving tacos, taco salad, beans, rice, and more. It was a beautiful sunny day for employees to enjoy their lunches together, and several employees...

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Employee Stories: Nick, EHS Site Manager

Nick’s early years are a testament to his determination and free spirit. He chose to leave high school before graduating, embarking on journeys across Washington. At the age of 18, he drove his car until it ran out of gas, then sold it to buy camping equipment. For several months, he traversed the country, spending...

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Day in the Life: Project Engineering

 Have you ever wondered what being a Project Engineer at Janicki is like? In this video, we take you behind the scenes to see what a typical day looks like for our marine project engineers working on the Saildrone Voyager program. Are you interested in a career in engineering? View our Job Openings page...

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Employee Stories: Lindsey, QA Analyst

Lindsey had previously worked in quality assurance in a different industry, but she felt that the overall culture towards quality was negative. Along with a long commute that took away time spent with her family, she decided to find a new role. In 2021, she applied for Janicki’s quality assurance analyst opening and joined the...

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Employee Stories: Karen, Administrative Assistant

Karen began working for Janicki as an administrative assistant in 2022. She works closely with the Space team, supporting several departments, and is the admin for Building 8. She enjoys that her role allows her to work with diverse individuals, ranging from potential employees to executives. Karen’s favorite part of her job is booking travel...

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Employee Stories: Bryan, Program Manager

Bryan has worked for Janicki for the last 20 years. He manages Janicki’s marine programs and teams in Washington. During his extensive time with Janicki, Bryan worked his way up through various engineering positions to his current role. Bryan discovered Janicki while studying industrial technology with a specialization in vehicle design at Western Washington University...

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Employee Stories: Tandra, Buyer/Planner

Tandra was only seventeen when she received a call from an Air Force recruiter who explained the exciting military career opportunities. Despite having just started college, Tandra became increasingly interested in the military after hearing stories from her friends who had returned from boot camp. In 1996, she decided to trade in her cheerleading uniform...

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