The Hunter for Technicians and Leaders - September 2014

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Join Orion as We Raise $100K for Veterans in 2014

Join Orion as we raise $100K+ for Veterans in 2014 through the Veteran Low to High Challenge – directly supporting Burned and Wounded Personnel and their Families, Children of Fallen Service Members, and Transitioning Combat Veterans.

All donations are tax-deductible and will benefit our partner Charitable Veterans Organizations – Operation Military Embrace, Children of Fallen Patriots, and Warrior Hike. Learn more about our Partner Organizations.

The culminating event of the Veteran Low to High Challenge will occur in October, when our team of Orion Employees, Veterans, Partners, and Corporate Sponsors, will hike from the lowest point in Death Valley to the summit of Mount Whitney, a trek which will span 7 days and 130+ miles. It is our goal to gain national recognition for our Partner Organizations and raise $100K+ by undertaking and completing the Low to High Challenge.
Make a donation to the Veteran Low to High Challenge!
All donations are tax-deductible, and we appreciate each and every contribution. To make your donation even more impactful, Orion will double your donation by matching, dollar-for-dollar, the first $14,505 (symbolic for matching the elevation of Mount Whitney) raised in Individual Donations! Donate now.
Join Us for a 5k Race to Support the Veteran Low to High Challenge!
Participate in a 5K in your area! We are holding a 5K race in support of the Veteran Low to High Challenge in each of the cities in which we have an Orion office – Austin, TX; Cincinnati, OH; Raleigh, NC; Virginia Beach, VA; and San Diego, CA. All proceeds from these events will be donated to our partners.


                  September 6, 2014 - Cincinnati, OH (West Chester Township)

Chip Timed 5K Run at West Chester Township, OH, with a T-shirt for all participants - walkers are welcome!

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                     September 13, 2014 - North Austin, TX (Lake Pflugerville)

The 5K Warrior Run will feature a Kids K (Fun Run), Adult 5K (Chip Timed), and plenty of fun for the whole family!

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                              September 20, 2014 - Cary, North Carolina

A family friendly 5K at Cary's Koka Booth Amphitheatre! The Patriot Challenge 5K will feature a timed 5K run/walk for adults and kids alike and plenty of fun for the whole family.

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                              September 20, 2014 - Virginia Beach, VA

A family friendly 5K at Virginia Beach's Mount Trashmore Park! The Help Our Heroes 5K will feature a timed 5K run/walk for adults and kids alike and plenty of fun for the whole family.

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                                    November 8, 2014 - San Diego, CA

A family friendly 5K at San Diego's NTC Park at Liberty Station! The Warrior Tribute 5K will feature a timed 5K run/walk for adults and kids alike and plenty of fun for the whole family.

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Children of Fallen Patriots Scholarship Recipient Jacob Healy Speaks at Orion International Hiring Conference

Jacob Healy, a scholarship recipient and now Programs Analyst for the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation, spoke at Orion's Hiring Conference in Jacksonville, FL, on July 14 about the loss of his father during a special operations mission. He also spoke about the opportunities that organizations like the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation, which provides college scholarships and long-term educational counseling to children of those who have lost their lives in military service, have given him.

Jacob is the Gold Star son of Senior Chief Navy SEAL Daniel Richard Healy, who died on June 28, 2005, when his helicopter was shot down during a rescue attempt in the Kunar Province of the Hindu Kush Mountains. Eleven Navy SEALs and eight Army Night Stalkers were lost that day, making it the largest loss of special operations personnel since WWII. Only Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class SEAL Marcus Luttrell would survive. Known as Operation Red Wings, the story has since been told in the book and film Lone Survivor.

He recounted his father’s 13 years of SEAL service, which took him all over the U.S. and to many places overseas, from training in Virginia with SEAL Team 10 to studying Russian at the Defense Language Institute in California and time in Russia.

Jacob went on to speak about how losing his father meant losing his hero, with all of the support, encouragement, and ambition that his father gave gone with his death. With his loss, the biggest trial that Jacob faced was discovering his identity.

Jacob credited the grace and support of organizations like the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation for giving him a hope for the future. With their support, he has been able to graduate with a BA in Architecture from the University of San Diego and now has been able to help and serve other Gold Star families as a Programs Analyst of the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation. He concluded his speech with excitement about making a difference in the lives of others through the foundation.

Jacob will be accompanying the Orion team on the final event of the Veteran Low to High Challenge, hiking from the lowest point in Death Valley to the summit of Mount Whitney, which will take place over 7 days and cover 130+ miles.

If you would like to help others like Jacob, please consider a tax-deductible donation sponsorship, which will support the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation and our other partner Veteran organizations, Operation Military Embrace and Warrior Hike, or participate in a 5K Run / Walk Race.

It is our goal to raise $100K+ for our partner Veterans Organizations through the Veteran Low to High Challenge and through 5K Run / Walk Races in each of the cities in which we have an Orion office – Austin, TX; Cincinnati, OH; Raleigh, NC; Virginia Beach, VA; and San Diego, CA.

Learn more about the Veteran Low to High Challenge at

Field Service Technician Positions with Exterran

Orion is currently recruiting for Field Service Technicians with Exterran, an industry leader in natural gas compression products and services, and a premier provider of equipment solutions for petroleum production, gas processing, produced water treatment, and aftermarket parts and services.This is your chance to begin your civilian career with a global market leader with unparalleled capabilities and one of the most respected experts in the industry.

As a Field Service Technician, you will be responsible for multiple operational compression jobs with direct responsibility for the operation of compressor packages, equipment and power generation equipment, including rentals.

Position Locations: South Texas (Eagle Ford Shale area) -- Cotulla, TX; Alice, TX; Tilden, TX; Carrizo Springs, TX; Karnes City, TX.

Salary: $75k-$80k ($22-$25 per hour) plus overtime, depending on skill set and experience.

Benefits: A benefits package is provided including Medical, Life, Disability, 401(k), and paid time off vacation and holidays. A relocation assistance package is offered, with up to $5k for those that have already used their military relocation. Free housing is provided for all employees close to the job site. An Exterran company truck is provided.

Career Progression: Exterran has major operations in today's largest and fastest growing oil and gas geographies. They employ a large force of Field Technicians to service these areas, and their commitment to safety means that they seek only the best. You will receive outstanding training in a mentoring work environment, as well as real opportunities for advancement. Entry level Technicians are promoted to higher level Technician roles, then to Leads and Maintenance Managers.

Position Requirements:

  • Five years mechanical repair experience and / or training (Diesel Engines, Large Compression Units).
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must have a valid Driver's License and a clean driving record.
  • Must be able to provide own hand tools up to 1 1/4".

Preferred Skills / Experience:

  • Dehydration and Separation Training engines.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Knowledge and experience of wellsite production equipment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be willing to travel extensively in the geographic project area.
  • Must be able to drive and work in inclement weather conditions for extended periods.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • Must be able to work with the team in developing improved work processes for the department.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing up to 75 pounds.

Interviews will be held August 26 in San Antonio, TX.

Click here to learn more or apply.


Medical Equipment Technician Positions with a Global Medical Technology Company

Orion is currently recruiting for CT Support Technician positions with a global company dedicated to developing software and hardware used by hospitals, doctors’ offices, and medical facilities to help improve patient outcomes. This is your chance to begin your civilian career with a leader in the field in the areas of surgery and radiation therapy -- helping providers, physicians, and their patients fight cancer.

As a CT Support Technician, you will be responsible for performing custom installation and providing analysis and guidance for a customer utilizing the company’s product portfolio. You will act as a subject matter expert; educating/training end users, providing equipment installation and maintenance to customers, and recommending product improvements. Dialogue and training with surgeons and hospital staff in the use of the system is also a key aspect of this position.

You will be working in a dynamic environment, on the most advanced CT systems available in the market!

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Performing custom installations to establish functionality for complex computed tomography (CT) imaging products.
  • Resolving product issues through detailed analysis and utilization of engineering expertise.
  • Updating and servicing CT imaging products.
  • Knowledge of Federal and State Radiation performance standards.
  • Effectively communicating with customers to understand complex problems and troubleshoot issues.
  • Instructing users in calibration checks, surveys, and maintenance of CT imaging equipment.
  • Delivering high level customer service.
  • Reading, analyzing, interpreting, and following signal flow on blueprints, schematics, and wiring diagrams.
  • Performing periodic preventative maintenance.
  • Demonstrating and promoting products and services at client meetings.
  • Keeping abreast of new developments and competitive products and services through training and independent research and analysis.

Position Locations: You can live in any major city, with Midwest and East Coast cities preferred.

Salary: Compensation is an industry-competitive base salary of $70k+ based on experience, including bonus potential, expense account, and commission potential.

Travel: Approximately 80% travel is required.

Career Progression: The company is a cutting edge medical technology company with continuing growth in the US and world marketplace. You can promote into any area of the company based on your desires, skills and performance.

Position Requirements:

  • Two-year formal education or equivalent military training and experience, combined with appropriate high tech related experience. BSEE / BSEET preferred.
  • Solid experience in CT or other imaging system experience. Surgical system experience is a plus.
  • Experience with electronic circuit boards, processors and computer hardware including applications, programming and systems functionally.
  • Experience / knowledge of telecommunication systems.
  • Possess fundamentals of DICOM & Networking.
  • Proficiency in the use of test equipment and hand tools including oscilloscopes, multi-meters.
  • Able to apply job skills successfully under stressful conditions in a clinical environment.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills – ability to manage many work streams simultaneously.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Professional and confident demeanor – able to deal with people of all levels, including surgeons, senior management, etc.
  • Must work well as an individual and in a team environment.
  • Self-starter, able to work without close supervision, and able to manage service activities in assigned territory.
  • Demonstrated engineering experience with medical devices.
  • Computer expertise, familiarity, and demonstrated expertise with hardware troubleshooting.
  • Able to apply critical thinking and perform analysis successfully under challenging conditions.
  • Ability to travel 80%.

Click here to learn more or apply.

Semiconductor Field Service Careers in Malta, NY with GLOBALFOUNDRIES

Orion is currently hiring for many technical Semiconductor positions in Malta, NY, for several client companies. More than 1800 Veterans have found their civilian careers in the Semiconductor Industry through Orion, with great success. We are currently recruiting for a large number of positions in Malta, NY, in support of GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ Fab 8, positioned to become the world’s most advanced semiconductor production facility. Fab 8 is the fastest growing location for the industry within the US, with years of future growth and development planned.

We are recruiting for many different positions, with both GLOBALFOUNDRIES and the companies which manufacture, install, maintain, and service its equipment - such as ASML, DNS Electronics, LAM Research, KLA-Tencor, and many others.

  • Manufacturing Technicians
  • Customer Service Engineers
  • Field Service Engineers
  • Electronics Technicians
  • Electro-Mechanical Technicians

Typical Requirements:

  • Military veterans with strong technical skills
  • Electronics, electrical or nuclear background, with extensive hands-on experience
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills, clear and concise communication skills
  • Be able to read schematics and / or mechanical drawings
  • Must be willing to work a variety of schedules
  • Must have a valid driver's license

Location: Malta, NY (located in Saratoga County, about 20 miles north of Albany). Learn more about Malta.

Upcoming Interviews:

We will be holding interviews for these positions in various locations throughout the East Coast over the next several months.

  • Equipment / Maintenance Technician positions with GLOBALFOUNDRIES
    September 5th - Malta, NY

Click here to learn more and apply to be considered for an upcoming interview.

Technical Careers with Lam Research

We are currently recruiting for Test Engineering Technicians with Lam Research in Tualatin, OR, in the Portland metro area. Learn more about living in Portland and the surrounding areas.            

  • Test Engineering Technicians perform the set-up, calibration, testing and troubleshooting of circuits, components, instruments and mechanical assemblies.
  • Determines and may develop test specifications, methods and procedures from blueprints, drawings and diagrams. Tests and troubleshoots assemblies and/or final systems.
  • May complete rework on assemblies and/or systems as a result of testing.
  • Prepares technical reports summarizing findings and recommending solutions to technical problems.
  • May assist in the selection and set-up of specialized test equipment.

Position Requirements

We are seeking transitioning Military Technicians with an electronics, electrical, or nuclear background, with extensive hands-on experience. You should have excellent troubleshooting skills and be able to read schematics and/or mechanical drawings. You must be willing to work a variety of schedules and shifts.

Click here to learn more and apply to be considered.

Join Orion Recruiter Todd Phillips for a Google Hangout Wednesday, August 27th at 12pm ET

Orion Recruiter Todd Phillips will be the Special Guest for a live, Veterans only Google Hangout for “All Things Career” Wednesday, August 27th at 12pm ET with host Kevin Kermes, founder of All Things Career.

Todd will be talking about "The Secrets to a Successful Veteran Job Search" and the Low to High Challenge!

Sign up to attend this event and receive a free copy of Orion's Career Transition Guide for Military Job Seekers!

Military Professionals Guide Webinar Series

LinkedIn for Military Professionals on September 2

Develop your LinkedIn profile so that recruiters and hiring managers can find you. Whether you've got 29 days or 3 years left in the uniform, having a professional LinkedIn profile is an essential part of your online visibility.

This webinar hosted by Orion recruiter Sultan Camp will help ensure that you can maximize all of your professional interactions and achieve critical career goals while gaining more visibility.

Click here to register.

Negotiating your Salary for Military Professionals on September 16

Gain a step by step guide to effective salary negotiation. Whether it’s the federal government, contracting or corporate employment, salary negotiation is at the heart of your transition. You must be able to negotiate your salary, understand it from the employer’s perspective, generate counter offers and select a number that benefits both sides. You will learn the context, techniques and approaches available to positively influence an outcome and to develop an effective salary range and strategy for any job offer.

Click here to register.

How to Leverage Recruiters in Your Job Search on September 9

With this intensive introduction to using recruiters in your job search, you can begin your military transition with confidence. Many military professionals lack a strong understanding of the fundamentals of using a recruiter in their job search, making it unlikely they'll get as many interviews as they need to. With ever increasing competition, they face the unfortunate prospect of being underemployed. This webinar will equip you with the tools and techniques necessary to improve your recruiter network and achieve career success in your transition.

Click here to register.

How to Use Social Media in Your Job Search on August 26

Effective job searches for Military Professionals involve strategies that can be validated. In this workshop, Orion Recruiter Sultan Camp discusses six levels of job search activity, ranging from the passive to the very active & pro-active. The passive job search strategies often taught in many transition workshops is easiest and least effective, while the very active is hardly shared, more challenging, yet it is the most effective.

Register for this workshop today to get a leg up on the 600+ service members that exit the military each day. Get the inside tips from a Veteran & Military Candidate Recruiter to decide how you can best use your time during your transition.

Click here to register.

According to your Peers

“I believe EVERY veteran that is looking for a job should give Orion International a call! They cater to vets and will do everything they can to help you get a job in the field that you want! Thank you so much for all of your hard work. It definitely paid off! I would not hesitate to use Orion International again if the need arises!” – Douglas Perez, Customer Service Engineer, ASML

“It’s hard for any improvement on helping me get a job with one interview. I know it's unlikely I would have ever gotten an interview if not for my military service and Orion International. I will recommend your firm to any Veteran I come into contact with!” – Kevin Walker, Business Consultant, First Data

“Tony Hoffman and Mike Wooster are exceptional at what they do – preparing military members for their post military career. If the behavior exhibited by Mike and Tony is any reflection of the rest of Orion, I am proud to be able to call myself an Orion Success Story. If I could go back and do it again, I would have called sooner. Thank you, Orion!” – Adrian Alcala, Electro Mechanic, Wolverine Pipeline

Read more testimonials from your fellow Military Technicians and Leaders here.

Business Consultant Positions with First Data, a Global Payment Processing Company

Orion International is currently recruiting for a number of Business Consultant positions with First Data, a global payment processing company and provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions. First Data has selected Orion as its partner as it seeks to fill Business Consultant positions throughout the U.S. with top Military talent, and we are pleased to offer this exciting Sales opportunity to our job seekers.

This position will give you the ability to sell the full suite of company products to small and midsize businesses. This is accomplished through a consultative sales approach to new and existing clients, both in the field and over the phone. The position will also be responsible for retaining clients by building relationships and growing portfolios through relationship management and cross sales.

Your sales efforts will be complemented by referrals obtained from a strong working relationship developed with our over 1,400 nationwide bank partnerships and other referral sources, both large and small. In addition, you will be offered continual formalized training and operational support to ensure that you are kept educated on our products to maximize your success. As a member of our Regional Sales force, you will always represent company values of embodying the highest ethical standards and treating others with dignity and respect.

Locations: We are hiring for many locations in most states throughout the US. Please visit us online for a list of locations.

Travel: Daily travel within your region

Salary: A combination of base, bonus and commission structure. Your expected first year salary = $60-$80K.

Career Progression: If you are meeting or exceeding the expectations set for this role, you can expect to make nearly $90K in your second year and more than $100K by year 3, if you are not promoted first.

Training: All new hires will go through a week long training course which will give them an overview of products, pricing, and sales procedures. This training takes place at the company’s Atlanta headquarters and all expenses will be paid. You will enjoy structured training for your first 6 months on the job.


  • The ideal candidate will be technologically savvy and comfortable with tablet and cloud-based solutions.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit is key to success and you will have to be creative and personable while having the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • You should have the ability to develop a plan to effectively produce top line revenue growth by meeting or exceeding key metrics for revenue, account retention, and profitability and drive growth by continuously creating and selling customer value propositions to new clients and well as the assigned client base that focuses on our competitive advantage while leveraging our broad suite of solutions.

Click here to learn more.

Careers with Phillips 66

Orion is recruiting for a large number of technical positions with Phillips 66, an advantaged downstream energy company. This opportunity is brought to military veterans exclusively through Orion. Phillips 66 seeks strong former Military candidates with great leadership, solid education, great technical skills and relatable experience.

Available Positions

Multiple Locations

  • Instrument Technicians
  • Operators
  • Pump and Engine Mechanics
  • Process Automation Instrument Technicians
  • Repairmen

Please click here for more information.

Google Project Opportunities through Adecco - Technical and Operations Positions

Orion is currently recruiting for a large number of Data Center Technicians, Field Technicians, Team Leaders, and Field Operations Specialists with Adecco for opportunities to work on Google projects. You will have the opportunity to work on project teams that are developing new technology or upgrading existing platforms to the next generation. This is your chance to begin your career with one of the world’s most recognized and respected companies.

We are currently hiring in support of Project Loon (high altitude solar powered WiFi balloons), Project Indoor Maps (the next generation of Google Maps), and Data Center Technicians for Google Data Centers. Visit us online to read detailed descriptions of each position. 

Data Center Technician - Google Data Centers

In-person interviews will be held on:

  • August 25 – Norfolk, VA

If selected, relocation assistance will be provided.

Click here to learn more or apply.

Careers with Covanta

Orion is currently recruiting for careers with Covanta Energy Corporation. Covanta is an internationally recognized owner and operator of large-scale Energy-from-Waste and renewable energy projects and a recipient of the Energy Innovator Award from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

We are recruiting for technical, engineering, supervisory, management, plant maintenance, and operational roles across Covanta's more than 40 facilities.

Specific positions include:

  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Residue Manager
  • Environmental Compliance Specialist
  • Assistant Control Room Operator
  • Shift Supervisor
  • Instrumentation and Controls Technician
  • Auxiliary Operator
  • Electrical and Instrumentation Supervisor


Covanta has facilities in 18 US states: NJ, NY, CT, MA, ME, PA, VA, MD, FL, OK, AL, CA, OR, WA, HI, MN, MI, IN. Covanta's geographic footprint across North America offers a myriad of employment and growth opportunities for eligible veterans. Click here for an interactive map showing Covanta's facilities.

Click here to learn more or apply.

Supervisor Positions with Cintas

Orion is currently recruiting for Production Supervisor and Service Supervisor positions with Cintas, a leading designer and manufacturer of uniforms and apparel, entrance mats, restroom supplies, promotional products, first aid and safety products, fire protection services, and document management services for approximately 800,000 businesses. This is your chance to begin your civilian career with a company named by Business Week as one of the fastest growing companies in the country, and one of "America's Most Admired Companies" by Fortune magazine.

Production Supervisor

Position Locations: El Segundo, CA; Pico Rivera, CA; Vista, CA

Salary: Compensation is $55k-$60k, with bonus potential

Position Requirements:

  • Must be an honorably discharged veteran
  • Must have 8+ years of Active Duty service
  • Must not be separated from the military for more than three years
  • Must be able to speak Spanish

Service Supervisor

Position Locations: Whittier, CA; Ontario, CA

Salary: Compensation is $55k-$65k, with bonus potential

Position Requirements:

  • Must be an honorably discharged veteran
  • Must have 8+ years of Active Duty service
  • Must not be separated from the military for more than three years

Click here to learn more or apply.

Manufacturing Specialist Careers

Orion is currently recruiting Manufacturing Specialists with one of the largest domestic producers of sporting goods products for hunting and shooting sports, military, government, and law enforcement markets. This is your chance to begin your civilian career with one of the nation’s oldest continuously operating manufacturers.

As the Manufacturing Specialist, you will be responsible for performing service and functional checks and preventative maintenance facility-wide on all manner of company owned equipment at intervals as determined by the manufacturer's recommendations or at the direction of work instructions or supervision. 

Locations: Lonoke, AR

Salary: Compensation is $23.47/hr base plus overtime.

Position Requirements:

  • High School diploma, G.E.D. certificate or recognized equivalent
  • Ability to speak, read and write in the English language sufficient enough to perform the following:
  • Communicate effectively with other team members and supervision
  • Read and comprehend process instructions
  • Record pertinent process information as required
  • Minimum five years of verifiable experience in a position with similar duties and responsibilities OR a recognized certificate of training or diploma in a course of study in general mechanics and two years verifiable experience in a position with similar duties and responsibilities
  • Must satisfactorily pass a written comprehension test and mechanical aptitude evaluation
  • Must own and maintain a complimentary set of hand tools sufficient to perform all duties presently required and must be willing to obtain replacement/additional hand tools as required. Employer will supply and maintain any required tooling deemed as 'special' or of extremely limited use.
  • Must possess the skills and abilities to use powered equipment like, but not limited to: drill presses and portable drills, portable and pedestal grinders, welding (Arc & MIG), portable, table and radial arm saws, pipe cutters, threaders and benders, powered and mechanical sheet metal shears and brakes and various handheld air and electric tools

Click here for more info.

Production Technician Careers with Siemens Corporation


Orion is currently recruiting for Production Supervisor positions with Siemens Corporation. In this position, you will perform a wide variety of routine manufacturing functions in one or more of the following areas:

  • Electronic or electro-mechanical operations on assemblies or sub-assemblies
  • Set-up, calibration, testing and troubleshooting of circuits, components, instruments and mechanical assemblies
  • Equipment operation. Weigh, measure and check raw materials to ensure that batches manufactured contain proper ingredients in proper quantities
  • Assists with routine repair and retest products
  • May assist with rework on assemblies and/or systems as a result of testing.
  • May provide general guidance to others and train lower level employees

Location: Flanders, NJ

Salary: $37K-$47K

Military Background: Transitioning or former military technician with an electronic or electro-mechanical MOS.

Please visit us online if you are interested in learning more.

Career Opportunities with Nestlé Waters


Orion is recruiting for Customer Service Representatives and Route Sales Representatives with Nestle Waters, a bottled water division of the Nestle Group, a multinational food and beverage company. This is your chance to begin your civilian career with globally recognized company in the food and beverage industry.

Route Sales Representative positions are located in Chicago, IL; Woodridge, IL; Phoenix, AZ; Framingham, MA; Houston, TX; Dallas, TX; Lanham, MD; Dracut, MA; Syosset, NY; San Francisco, CA; Long Island City, NY; Oakland, CA; North Haven, CT; Elmsford, NY; Pennsauken, NJ; Jersey City, NJ; and Kearny, NJ.

Click here to learn more.

Maintenance Technician Positions with Honda

Orion International is currently recruiting for Maintenance Technician positions with Honda, a worldwide automotive manufacturer. Founded in 1948, Honda also produces power sports products including motorcycles, scooters, and all-terrain vehicles, and power equipment products including lawnmowers, tillers, string trimmers, snow blowers, generators, small displacement general-purpose engines, and marine outboard engines.

  • Perform maintenance for shift / production needs and report to the Maintenance Service Team / Shift Leader
  • Maintain production equipment in a safe and efficient manner to ensure equipment meets / exceeds requirements.
  • Respond to and perform all phases of installation and/or troubleshooting and repair of equipment downtime issues.
  • Perform daily equipment checks along with regular and emergency maintenance per shift / production needs.
  • Complete daily work orders and support predictive / preventive maintenance with clear reports and recommendations.
  • Perform and assist with production and maintenance training and programs as required / needed.

Locations: Multiple plants in the greater Marysville, OH area

Shift: Must be flexible and able to rotate shifts on an on-going basis and work weekends plus overtime as required

Salary: Starting base pay will be $25/hr. + shift differential according to assigned shift + 25% O/T + bonus structure according to production and/or performance. Total 1st Year Annual Salary ~ $60K - $70K+.

Benefits: A very competitive total reward package for full-time associates and their dependents, consisting of a competitive compensation package and a variety of other health benefits, programs and services.


  • Must be a knowledgeable and experienced multi-skilled and multi-craft technician.
  • Must work well in teams
  • Excellent electronic, basic electrical, and solid troubleshooting with power / control circuit interfaces and applications.
  • Basic knowledge of ladder logic and understanding of automation controls sequencing.
  • Strong maintenance experience with solid mechanical aptitude / inclination to work in a multi-skilled environment.

Click here to learn more.

Wind Turbine Technician Careers with Gemini Energy Services

Gemini Energy Services, a Division of Orion International, is Seeking Wind Turbine Technicians for Traveling Field Technician Positions.

Gemini’s mission statement is to create solutions to complex wind turbine commissioning, operations, maintenance, service and installation challenges through a superior workforce, rigorous training, and safe operations.

Gemini has a focus on hiring former military men and women because of their highly technical backgrounds; they include avionics technicians, radar technicians, aviation electricians, electronics technicians, and more. Prior military technicians make ideal Gemini Turbine Technicians due to the similarities between their technical backgrounds (including component-level electronic and mechanical troubleshooting) and actual equipment within the industry. These skill sets are applicable and necessary because of the increasingly advanced equipment being installed as wind technology evolves.

Gemini's services to the wind industry include:

• Operations and Maintenance
• Commissioning
• Construction Support
• Major Component Changeout
• Warranty Services
• Remote Monitoring

Wind Turbine Technician Description:

This position is responsible for the installation, commissioning, and maintenance of wind turbine generators. You will perform testing, troubleshooting and repair of mechanical and electrical problems on variable pitch, variable speed turbines. You will assist in other areas of site construction, installation and commissioning as required and directed by designated site supervision.

Salary: $18/hour, plus overtime (average of 10-20 hrs of overtime per week when traveling).

Location: You can live anywhere in the United States within a reasonable distance to an airport.

Requirements: This position is a traveling position and you must be able to travel up to 6 weeks at a time and work up to 50-60 hours per week if needed, to meet project and maintenance schedules. You will perform weekend operations and repair of wind turbine generators as needed. You need the ability to consistently climb wind turbine towers up to 300 feet in height, up to 3 times a day.


To perform the job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:

  • Familiarity with Direct Current Electricity, Alternating Current Electricity and Electronics.
  • Familiarity with Voltage Testers, Multimeters, Amp Clamps, Oscilloscopes, Meghommeters, Infrared Testers, Voltage Test Procedures, Lock Out Tag Out, Electric Static Discharge (ESD), Hydraulics, Accumulator Charging, Crane Hand Signals, Soldering, Fasteners, Torquing, Hytorques, Fiber Optics, First Aid. 
  • Must have clean DMV record and ability to operate service trucks as required. 
  • Ability to train other employees in operations, maintenance & repair procedures. 
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. 
  • Ability to define problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions. 
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Click here to learn more.

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Careers with ConocoPhillips

Orion International is currently recruiting for multiple career opportunities with ConocoPhillips, one of the world’s largest independent Exploration and Production companies based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. With over 17,000 employees worldwide ConocoPhillips is active in almost 30 countries.

ConocoPhillips explores for, produces, transports and markets crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids, liquefied natural gas and bitumen on a worldwide basis. Key focus areas include safely operating producing assets, executing existing major projects, and exploring for new resources in promising areas.

We are currently recruiting for:

  • Utility Person (Click here for details on this position.)
  • Mess Person (Click here for details on this position.)
  • Able-Bodied Seaman (Click here for details on this position.)
  • Rotating Equipment Technician
  • I&E Technician
  • Network Analyst
  • Rotating Equipment Supervisor
  • Compression Technician
  • Multi-Skilled Operator
  • Project Field Scheduler
  • Project Planner
  • Project Lead Planner

Click here to learn more and apply to be considered.

Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician Positions with Bridgestone

Orion has partnered with Bridgestone, a leading tire production company since the early 20th century to offer career opportunities for those seeking a rewarding career after the military. This is your chance to begin your career with a growing company.

We are currently recruiting for Service Technicians – Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technicians in Des Moines, IA, Aiken, SC, and Wilson, NC. The Service Technician – Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician position is a multi-craft position in electrical, mechanical, and electronic skills.

To be qualified for this position, you must have an Associate’s degree in Electronics, General Technology, Robotics, or related field and 2+ years in industrial maintenance experience, or 3+ years similar experience plus military background.

Click here for more information.

Electrical Maintenance Technician Positions with a Worldwide Steel Manufacturer

Orion is currently recruiting for Electrical Maintenance Technician positions with a worldwide steel manufacturer. This is an excellent opportunity to use your military technician training, skillset, and experience to start or establish a great career with a leader in the steel industry

Locations: East Chicago, IN and Burns Harbor, IN

Salary: $65K - $75K, depending on the amount of overtime you work.

Shift Work: Yes, successful candidates must be able to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays. Shift work may encompass 8, 10, or 12-hour work shifts.


  • 3 years electrical maintenance experience; completion of a certified training or apprenticeship program preferred
  • Must be competent in AC and DC industrial controls, automation systems and sensors, DC power converters, motor control and maintenance, and crane repair
  • Ability to install (including conduit bending and wiring installation), troubleshoot, and repair or adjust various types of electronic, electrical, mechanical, combustion, instrumentation or control systems, and related equipment is preferred
  • Knowledge of PLCs, AC and DC drives, the National Electric Code, and the ability to use electrical test equipment and computers is desired; Successful candidate may be required to perform maintenance on AC and DC power systems, up to and including 13.8KV
  • Excellent work attendance record, ability to report to work as scheduled, flexibility to work overtime as needed or directed.

Click here to learn more.

Technical Positions with Honeywell

Orion is currently recruiting for a number of operations management and engineering positions with Honeywell. This is your chance to begin your career with an outstanding company, named on the Fortune 100. 

We are currently hiring for the following positions within Honeywell PMT:

  • Field Service & Installation Supervisor
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Maintenance Planner

We are currently hiring for the following positions within Honeywell ACS:

  • Field Service Specialists
  • Warehouse Supervisor
  • Warehouse Lead

Click here to apply or learn more.

Upcoming Hiring Conferences


If you will be separating from the military and preparing to begin your civilian career within the next 90 days, be sure to attend one of our hiring conferences. After a full day of preparation, you’ll interview with hiring authorities for only those positions that are a match with your needs and preferences.
Click on any of the conference dates to request more information on the conference you’d like to attend!

Norfolk, VA (Midwest positions)

Northern NJ


Chicago, IL


Raleigh, NC

Atlanta, GA

September 22 - 23

October 27 - 28

South Central  

Houston, TX

Houston, TX

September 21 - 22

October 26 - 27


San Diego, CA

Seattle, WA

August 24 - 25

September 18 - 19

Upcoming Base Visits

When our Recruiters visit a location near you, it’s a chance to get a jump start on your career search, regardless of your ETS date. Our Recruiters will discuss your goals and preferences with you and present a realistic picture of what to expect in your search. You’ll get resume advice, interview preparation tips, and much more!  Click here or on any of the base visits to receive more information about the base visit you are interested in attending.

San Diego

Fort Hood

San Diego

Kings Bay/Jacksonville

San Diego


San Diego

San Diego

Fort Hood

August 25

September 8

September 8-11

September 15

September 17-18

September 22

September 29

September 29


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