Post-Military Careers for Transitioning and Former Technical NCOs

Free Career Placement Services for Technical Non-Commissioned Officers

"I would recommend utilizing Orion for career placement assistance. They truly are there to ensure that service members are afforded an opportunity to excel in life after military service. Thank you for the assistance and making my job search a true success." - Leathon LeBlanc, Chief Petty Officer, U.S. Navy

Orion typically works with transitioning and former enlisted Technical NCOs with four to twenty years of technical military experience, from backgrounds including: Navy Nuclear Trained Technicians (Nuke ETs, Nuke EMs, Nuke MMs), and those with Electronics, Electrical, and Mechanical backgrounds from all branches of service (Army, Navy, USMC, Air Force, and Coast Guard).

With our industry leading preparation program, we will work with you to build your resume, provide you with career counseling and transition assistance, prepare you for interviews, and arrange interviews for positions that are a match with your background, qualifications and desires. All of our Recruiters are former NCOs who understand exactly what you are going through.

Orion works with the most dominant list of corporate clients in the industry. Companies including Siemens, Honeywell, Honda, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Phillips 66, Sun Chemical, Atlas Copco Compressors, Covanta, and many others, have selected Orion as their preferred or exclusive provider of Military Technician Talent, ensuring you access to top opportunities that you would not otherwise have.

Visit our Featured Employers and Featured Jobs for a preview of the types of positions for which we are currently recruiting.

Recent Careers for Technical NCOs

  • USMC Electronics Technician, E-8 - Field Service Engineer, Beckman Coulter
  • Navy Aviation Electronics Technician, E-6 - Technical Service Specialist, BASF
  • Coast Guard Electronics Technician, E-7 - Site Supervisor, Vestas
  • Navy Nuclear Electronics Technician, E-6 - Field Service Engineer, L-3
  • Navy Nuclear Electrician's Mate, E-6 - Field Service Engineer, Hitachi
  • Navy Nuclear Machinist's Mate, E-7 - Supervisor, Honeywell

Ready to get started?

Registering with Orion will give you access to our Recruiting Team so that we can begin to help you through your transition. Registration takes just a few minutes and is the first step to finding your next career with Orion.

Resources for Transitioning and Former Technical Non-Commissioned Officers

Transition Corner

Learn from Veterans who have already made the military to civilian transition, read our step-by-step articles on how to find your next career, and check out our resources for spouses and family members.

Orion's Military Transition Preparation

Whether you have two years or two weeks before you leave active military service, there are many steps you can take prior to your separation date that will position you for success as you transition into the civilian workforce.

Orion's Military NCO Transition Program

After you have gone through the information above, visit our Military NCO Transition Program section for more indepth information, documents, and training specifically for your NCO background. Starting with Introduction to Interviewing, This section is designed to provide an overview of the types of interviews and how they are typically structured. While this section is oriented towards an Orion Hiring Conference format, the tips included for NCO's can be applied to any interview.

Orion Hiring Conferences

An Orion Hiring Conference is your chance to interview with Hiring Managers for positions that are a match with your background, skills and preferences. We offer a full day of interview preparation and plenty of time to study the companies in advance of the event, to set you up for maximum success.

Make Plans to Meet a Recruiter in Your Area

Check out our Base Visit Schedule to plan to meet with a Technical Recruiter who will be visiting your area in the near future.

Job Seeker Success Stories

Search our Military Job Seeker Success Stories on branch, pay grade, location, industry or job title, to learn more about the many places where Orion Alumni have found success in the civilian workforce.