The Hunter for Technicians & Leaders - January 2015

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Orion International Exceeds $100K Fundraising Goal for Veteran Partner Organizations

Orion International’s Veteran Low to High Challenge is coming to a close, with $111,263 raised through individual and corporate donations for our partner Veteran Organizations – Operation Military Embrace, Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation, and Warrior Hike.

In addition to the funds donated by Individual and Corporate Donors, we held a 5K Run / Walk Race 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. In total, these 5Ks raised over $60K, with almost 1,000 runners participating!

Through the generosity of the donations, we were able to present a check of $25K to the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation at their annual gala, hosted in Riverside, CT last month. Read more about the gala’s events here.

From left: Orion team members Jay Diller, Molly Moore, Kayla Burns, Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation scholarship recipient Jacob Centeno Healy, Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation Executive Director John Coogan, Orion team members Meredith Guenther, Todd Phillips

The culminating event of the Veteran Low to High Challenge occurred in October, when a team of Orion Employees, Veterans, Partners, and Corporate Sponsors hiked from the lowest point in Death Valley to the summit of Mount Whitney. Read the full week’s events of the hike here.

Orion International is proud to be able to give back to organizations that make a real difference in the lives of military members. We would like to extend a big THANK YOU to all our sponsors who made the Veteran Low to High Challenge possible. Your contributions have made a difference for Veterans and their families.

Veterans & Military Spouses Attend Free Project Management Training

Twenty-seven veterans and military spouses gathered on November 15 in Washington, D.C., to attend the Veteran and Military Spouse Project Management Training hosted by Bank of America, Easter Seals Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services, Orion International, and Efiia Cares. This no-cost intensive project management (PM) training and career transition program is designed to help veterans and military spouses compete for higher paying, executive management track positions that lead to long-term professional success.

Held in the offices of Bank of America, the class was attended by students who came ready to learn the fundamentals of project management, industry standards, and best practices based on real projects. The students participated in classroom instruction, group exercises, presentations, resume writing, practice interviews, and training on management tools.
As with past training sessions, this event was a success with students gaining valuable knowledge. Course evaluation survey results reflect that students felt the course was highly effective, and all would recommend the course. Among the feedback received on the course was:
  • Amazing class. I learned a lot of information to help me with my job search.”
  • Having just completed the HCC PMP series, this training really brought it home.” 
  • Great course!  Loved it and learned a lot.”
  • I was really impressed.”

The next class will be held January/February 2015 and is for veterans, military spouses, and active duty military scheduled for separation in 2015 with little or no project management experience. For more information about this program, please visit us online or complete this form to request registration information when it is available. If you have questions, please email Kelly O'Connor.

VetAdvisor Releases Veterans Job Retention Survey Results

In October, VetAdvisor announced the results of its Veterans Job Retention Survey, a collection of data to reveal the state of veteran retention in the civilian workplace. The results hope to help employers build a better plan for veteran retention in the private sector.

The survey, conducted of nearly 1,500 veterans from December 2013 through February 2014, explored how veterans find their initial post-military jobs and the reasons why they choose to leave them for new jobs. Highlights from the findings included:

Over 14 percent of those who participated in the survey indicated that they were working in their first civilian job. Of those who left their first job, nearly half of those respondents left in their first year, with two-thirds leaving within two years.

Veterans indicated that the biggest obstacle for obtaining meaningful employment post military was finding careers that matched past military training and experience.

Overwhelmingly, nine out of ten of those who participated in the survey linked the opportunity to use their skills and abilities as the most important characteristic of civilian employment, and identified these qualities as most significant in retention within a civilian position. Other aspects, including career development, benefits, work environment, and employee/employer relationships were also indicated as significant retention issues.

Regardless of the number of jobs held, there was a correlation between the position and how long the position was held within the veteran’s preferred career field.

With these findings, VetAdvisor suggested a method of action for employers to increase veteran employee retention, which included providing education on military skills and their translation to the civilian workforce to recruiters and HR professionals in the private sector, developing veteran programs within companies to help veterans develop a career path outside of the military, and creating programs that will help match veterans to open positions more accurately.

In response to this, Orion has developed the Transition Corner, a place where military professionals can find resources to help them start and retain a civilian career. The Transition Corner features advice from Orion alumni, resume and interview help, and even includes a breakdown of civilian benefits, including time off and health insurance.

Along with the Transition Corner, Orion has also developed other ways to help make your military to civilian transition a smooth process, without any potential career regret. Our webinars, held monthly, feature seminars on career transition, negotiating your salary, job search help, and many more.

In addition, Orion offers a free e-book titled Career Transition Guide for Military Job Seekers and a Military Officer Transition Program Guide, both available for download, that offer you all the tools you need to transition into a civilian workforce and make an informed decision about your next career.

Orion is dedicated to placing military veterans in civilian careers that most match their qualifications, background, and preferences. “From helping to refine my resume to presenting the opportunities best suited to my background and skill set, Orion’s recruiting professionals exceeded my personal expectations. I am very excited about the position I’ve accepted as a result of working with Orion. It’s an amazing opportunity that I would not have found on my own,” stated a former Nuke Surface Officer placed by Orion with Siemens Industry Sector.

If you would like to learn more and begin your military to civilian transition, click here.

According to your Peers

“Orion exceeded my expectations, and I felt like they worked for me. I have been to job fairs, but Orion’s Hiring Conferences are nothing like that, with companies actively seeking employees. I would not have the job that I have now if it weren't for Orion, and I love my job.” – Gabram Burgert, PSM Coordinator/Refrigeration Mechanic, Great Lakes Cold Storage

“For military members transitioning to civilian life, using Orion is a must. I was extremely happy with the set-up. I have gone to several job conferences, but none had interview prep and actual interviews like Orion’s Hiring Conference.” – Ernie Ayala, Quality Engineer, Siemens Energy

“My whole experience went well.  There was great communication and great follow-up between the employers and myself.  I have recommended Orion to the Marines that worked for me that are transitioning out.” – William (Mike) Redmon Jr., Field Service Technician, Optivus Proton Therapy

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

Career Opportunities Within Orion


Enlisted Candidate Recruiter - San Diego, CA and Cincinnati, OH

Orion is currently seeking an Enlisted Candidate Recruiter for our San Diego, CA and Cincinnati, OH offices.

Position Description:

  • Work with candidates exiting the military and identify those who have the skills and abilities our clients are looking for.
  • Source, screen, and match candidates for opportunities based on a variety of qualifications.
  • Prepare candidates for interviews and work with them through the Orion pipeline, from sourcing, to acceptance of a job offer, and after they begin their new position.
  • Daily activities will include but are not limited to: searching for candidates, cold calling candidates, screening candidates, identifying candidates for opportunities, and working with candidates on resume preparation and interviewing skills.
  • You will travel to different military installations in your territory interviewing potential candidates. You will also travel to hiring conferences sponsored by Orion International.

Compensation and Benefits:

Orion is focused on being competitive in salary as well as developing its employees in a competitive job market environment.  We offer a substantial salary plus bonus initially that will lead to a salary plus commission structure.  We also include a 401k plan, medical and dental, disability, and profit sharing. At Orion, we believe in promoting our top performers in a company that is focused on growth.


  • Must have served in the United States military - no exceptions.
  • Must have military recruiting experience.
  • A military technical background is desired.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please Apply now.

Military Talent Program (MTP) Recruiter - Austin, TX

Orion is currently seeking a Military Talent Program (MTP) Recruiter in our Austin, TX office.

The MTP Recruiting Team is the front-line of Orion’s Military Talent Program. The team is assigned specific MTP accounts based on job type, geography, branch of service, or candidate specialty and are responsible for sourcing, screening, preparing, matching, and placing candidates into MTP positions.  

Position Description:

As an MTP Recruiter you will be responsible for the execution and support of Hiring Events, Direct Placements, and Mini-Conferences.  

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Working with former and transitioning military candidates and identify those who have the skills and abilities our MTP clients are looking for.
  • Sourcing, screening, and matching candidates for opportunities based on a variety of qualifications.
  • Meeting assigned placement and revenue goals.  
  • Delivering professional presentations and training classes.
  • Occasionally travel to visit bases and participate in job fairs.
  • Preparing candidates for interviews and working with them through the Orion pipeline, from sourcing, to acceptance of a job offer, and after they begin their new position.
  • Daily activities will include but are not limited to: searching for candidates, cold calling candidates, screening candidates, identifying candidates for opportunities, and working with candidates on resume preparation and interviewing skills.

Compensation and Benefits:

Orion is focused on being competitive in salary as well as developing its employees in a competitive job market environment. We offer a substantial salary plus bonus initially that will lead to a salary plus commission structure. We also include a 401k plan, medical and dental, disability, and profit sharing. At Orion, we believe in promoting our top performers in a company that is focused on growth.


  • Must have served in the United States military - no exceptions.
  • Must have military recruiting experience.
  • Strong organizational skills, a strong work ethic, and strong written and verbal communication skills

If you would like to be considered for this position, please Apply now.

Aviation Career Opportunities in the UAE

Orion is recruiting a large number of Aviation professionals who have recent experience in F-16 and C-17 Aviation with an interest in working overseas. These are full-time permanent positions located in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), with authorized family accompaniment. We are hiring for many positions in a variety of fields. These include, but are not limited to:

  • AME I Level
  • Avionics (will accept platform experience other than F-16 or C-17)
  • Corrosion
    Crew Chief (APG)
  • I Level GSE
  • Electro - Environmental O Level
  • Electrical I Level
  • Engine I Level
  • Engines O Level
  • Flight Crew Chief (C-17 only)
  • Fules
  • Life Support / Survival
  • Machinist
  • MSL
  • MOCC
  • O Level Weapons
  • Tool Room
  • Phase Maintenance
  • Scheduling
  • Wash Rack
  • Wheel / Tire

Salaries are tax-free, and range from $70k+ - $105k, with an excellent benefits package, including flights, healthcare, housing, and repatriation.


  • Must be a United States Citizen. If you served in the military, you must have an Honorable Discharge.
  • Must have at least 2 years of F-16 or C-17 platform experience (will accept other platform experience for Avionics positions).
  • Must have hands-on F-16 or C-17 platform experience (will accept other platform experience for Avionics positions) within the last 4 years.
  • Must be a 5 Level Craftsman or above.
  • Must be able to show documented proof of experience (training certificates, DD-214, etc.).
  • Must be able to pass a thorough background check.

Interview Details

We will be holding interviews for these positions on the following dates and locations:

February 9th-10th - Columbia, SC
February 12th-13th - Las Vegas, NV
February 16th-17th - Phoenix, AZ

Click here to learn more or apply.

Solutions Specialist Positions with a Leader in Payment Solutions

Orion is currently recruiting for Solutions Specialist positions with an industry leader in payment solutions to the merchant business. This is your chance to begin your civilian career with a company that holds the largest payment processor in the U.S., with over 13.5 billion credit card transactions processed annually, representing approximately 300,000 merchants.

As the Small Business Solutions Specialist, you will be responsible for selling an industry-leading suite of payment processing products and services to local business owners (small and medium), including the latest tablet-based payment technology. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Taking a consultative sales approach to new and existing clients, both in the field and over the phone.
  • Retaining clients by building relationships and growing portfolios through relationship management and cross sales.
  • Developing a strong pipeline of new revenue growth.
  • Representing the company’s values of embodying the highest ethical standards, and treating others with dignity and respect.

Location: Los Angeles, CA; Orange County, CA; San Diego, CA; Baltimore, MD; Washington, D.C.; Northern VA; New York, NY; Long Island, NY.

Travel Requirements: Daily travel within your region.

Salary: Compensation is $40k base plus commission. Your expected first year salary is between $60k-$80k.

Training: You will be required to attend a 14-week long training program in Atlanta, GA. All training expenses will be coordinated and covered by the company. New hires are required to be onboard for at least one week before the start of the training class.

Position Requirements:

  • 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 or apply.

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.

Click here to learn more or apply.


Semiconductor Field Service Careers in Malta, NY

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.

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

Technician Careers with SpaceX

SpaceX is actively recruiting for a large number of positions across company divisions and locations in the United States.

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.

Today, SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft in-house from the ground up. The company has more than 3,000 employees at its headquarters in Hawthorne, California; launch facilities at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, and Vandenberg Air Force Base, California; rocket development facility in McGregor, Texas; and offices in Houston, Texas; Chantilly, Virginia; and Washington, D.C.

Opportunities at SpaceX

SpaceX currently employs more than 300 veterans and is seeking top talent for the following positions in McGregor, TX and Hawthorne, CA:             

  • Composites Technician
  • Structures Technician
  • Avionics Harness Technician
  • NDT Technician
  • Propulsion Technician
  • Structures Technician

We are seeking transitioning Military Technicians with the following backgrounds:

  • Avionics
  • Aircraft Electricians
  • Aviation Structural Mechanics
  • Aviation Propulsion Mechanics
  • Hull Technicians
  • Composites
  • Welders
  • CNC Machinists
  • Navy Nuclear Technicians of any background

Application & Interview Details

January 10th - Los Angeles, CA
January 24th - San Diego, CA

Click here to learn more or apply.

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

Maintenance Craft Positions -  Bayway Refinery - Linden, NJ
Operators - Sweeny Refinery - Old Ocean, TX
Operators - Billings Refinery - Billings, MT
Instrument/Analyzer Technician
Rigger/Crane Operator
Process Automation Instrument Technicians
Repairmen-Rotation Equipment Technician

Please click here for more information.

Google Project Opportunities through Adecco - Field Operations Positions

Orion is currently recruiting for Field Operations positions (Associate, Specialist, Team Lead) with Adecco, in support of Google projects. You will have the opportunity to work on project teams that are developing new technologies. 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 Indoor Maps (the next generation of Google Maps).

Interviews will be held for Field Operations (Associate, Specialist, Team Lead) positions on the following dates and locations:

January 9th - Los Angeles, CA
January 12th - Parsippany, NJ
January 12th - Seattle, WA
January 16th - Austin, TX
January 19th - Chicago, IL
January 23rd - Atlanta, GA
January 23rd - Washington, DC (Reston, VA)
January 23rd - San Diego, CA
February 6th - Los Angeles, CA
February 6th - New York, NY
February 13th - Chicago, IL
February 20th - Mountain View, CA
February 20th - Washington, DC

Click here to learn more or apply.

Careers for Military Technicians with EMCOR Group, Inc.

Orion is assisting EMCOR Group, Inc. in its search for great talent. EMCOR has a strong commitment to the men and women that protect our country and it recognizes the value of the leadership and technical skills military candidates have to offer. EMCOR has a long history of Veteran employees, including current President & CEO Tony Guzzi, a West Point graduate and Army Officer.

EMCOR is a Fortune 500 company and leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services. The 28,000+ skilled employees of EMCOR have made the company, in the eyes of leading business publications, among the "World's Most Admired" and "Best Managed." EMCOR represents a rare combination of broad reach with local execution, combining the strength of an industry leader with the knowledge and care of 170+ locations.

At EMCOR Group, you'll have more than a job. You'll have the opportunity for a rewarding career with significant responsibilities and substantial opportunities to make a genuine impact. You'll also get outstanding health and other benefits, while working in a military-friendly environment. So join EMCOR, the force for "Building, Powering, Servicing and Protecting."

Click here to learn more.

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.

Military Professionals Guide Webinar Series

LinkedIn for Military Professionals on January 6

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 January 20

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 January 13

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 December 23

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Aerospace:

  • Workflow Specialist
  • Carbon Brake Fabricators
  • Materials Machinists

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

  • TECPro Field Service Specialist - DCS
  • TECPro Field Service Specialist - QCS
  • Field Service & Installation Supervisor
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Maintenance Planner

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

  • Install Technicians
  • Service Technicians
  • Field Service Specialists
  • Technician Support Specialists
  • Warehouse Supervisor
  • Warehouse Lead

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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%.

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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

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Call Center Coordinator Positions with Siemens (Temp-to-Perm)

Orion is currently recruitinf for Call Center Coordinator positions with Siemens. In this position, you will be responsible for responding to incoming inquiries and/or requests regarding medical equipment service request from Siemens Healthcare customers. These positions are located in Cary, NC.

These are temp-to-perm positions. For the first several months, you will be working for Orion; and, if successful, will become a full-time employee of Siemens.

Work Schedule: 1st shift – start times between 8 am and 10 am; M-F schedule. 2nd shift – start times between 1 pm and 3 pm; includes weekends: F-Tues; Wed-Sun; Sat-Wed schedule. 3rd shift – start times between 10 pm and 11:30 pm; includes weekends: Sat-Wed schedule.

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