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D.C. Job Search for Transitioning and Former JMOs, NCOs, and Enlisted Technicians

DC boasts a large veteran community, with several military installations in DC proper and the surrounding states. Within the last six years, Washington, DC has grown by an estimated 13.6 percent, with any opportunities available across all sectors.

The Top Industries for Veterans in Washington D.C.

DC has long been one of the nation's biggest business hubs. The professional/business services, construction, and education/health industries have seen the biggest growth in DC over the past years, and are projected to continue to increase over the next several years.

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Commissioning Tech
Position ID: # EB-2771430001
Date Posted: 7/2/2021 10:03:31 AM
Location: Washington, DC
Industry: Transportation
Salary: $26 - $30

Job Description

Position Description: Commissioning Technician

The Commissioning Technician will work in an experienced team and exciting environment on next generation rail vehicles. You will be mainly responsible for commissioning and troubleshooting, repairing, and improving rail vehicles.


Commissioning and troubleshooting light rail vehicles, locomotives and/or coaches.
Perform, with the use of mechanical drawings, schematics and location circuit plans, electrical and mechanical repairs of various components.
Use laptops with subsystem software to troubleshoot and test electrical, hydraulic and/or pneumatic systems.
Diagnose electrical malfunctions in passenger rail control circuits and components, assess the nature of problems, and identify corrective action needed
Read, interpret and understand written or electronic information, maintain the information, and compile reports
Communicate in a team, to the site lead and colleagues, verbally and in writing, technical information, job procedure recommendations, improvements and other work-related information.
Understand and follow company and industry safety rules, practices, and procedures.
Implementation of Field Modifications (FMI’s) to improve the quality of our product.
Document failures, part exchanges, implementation of FMI’s and your performed work in Commissioning and Warranty database.
Receive and send out failed parts for repair. RMA.
Work with shop machines and hand tools.

Position Details

Location: Washington DC; Wilmington, DE

Potential Career Path: Site lead position.

Shift: 5am – 1:30pm & 3pm – 11:30pm (normally day shift, occasionally the 2nd shift)

Salary and Benefits: $26–30/hr, to start, depending on experience. Vehicle stipend/reimbursement, cell phone, & laptop. The company offers an excellent benefits package including consumer-driven health plan (full medical/dental/vision); ADD/STD/LTD and life insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts for health care and dependent care; tuition assistance; a matching 401K – dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary; supplementary company pension plan; other fringe benefits (product / service discounts, exceptional work-life balance programs, scholarship programs for children, generous vacation / leave policies, etc.). Extensive product training and professional career development.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

The company is looking for strong industrial electrical technicians with a minimum of 3-4 years of experience in a relevant field
Post-secondary graduate from technical or trade school
Must be proficient in reading and working with electrical, pneumatic, mechanical circuit diagrams to troubleshooting failures in the affected system
Strong interpersonal skills, excellent customer skills, and ability to work well in a team

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Field Service Engineer
Position ID: # EB-2817085863
Date Posted: 6/22/2021 12:21:51 AM
Location: Washington, DC

Job Description

Orion Talent, the nation’s largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for Field Engineer positions with the leader in the lighting control industry.

Interviews for the Field Service Engineer position will be held at Orion’s Hiring Conference in Norfolk, VA on July 19.

Position Details
Location: Washington DC
Travel Requirements: Up to 30%+ depending on location
Shift Work: None, must be flexible to handle unscheduled calls in your territory

Position Description
As a Field Service Engineer, you would be a key part of our client’s expanding Field Service team, as the company expert at customer sites ensuring that its advanced lighting systems are commissioned properly and serviced post-installation. This role is an integral part of the company’s customer-focused business model as customers are the foundation of its business. Specific responsibilities will include:
• Deliver exemplary customer service to customers in the field.
• Become proficient in servicing all company systems while following field service procedures.
• Troubleshoot and repair the company’s commercial system installations.
• Coordinate with on-site contractors and facility managers to ensure proper system installation.
• Focus on lifecycle product service (troubleshooting, repair, training end-users, and upgrades).
• Work independently from a home office to accommodate the ever-changing needs and priorities of customers.
• Serve as a technical expert for legacy systems and products.
• Stay aligned to the company’s culture and values:
o Be passionate
o Be flexible and adaptable to changing markets
o Be an innovative thinker
o Be customer focused
o Be ethical

Position Requirements
• 2 or 4-year college degree, technical school degree, or related military experience.
• Strong customer service skills.
• Willingness to travel 30% of the time.
• 3 to 5 years of work experience in electro-mechanical or related field.
• Experience with troubleshooting electrical systems.
• Computer networking experience desired.
• Highly organized and accustomed to a fast-paced work schedule.
• Valid driver’s license.
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.
• Drive for excellence in customer satisfaction.
• Enjoy troubleshooting and setting up complex systems.
• Have a passion for learning new technology.

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Field Service Mechanic
Position ID: # EB-1314429095
Date Posted: 6/11/2021 3:36:21 PM
Location: Washington, DC
Industry: Industrial
Salary: $26 - $35

Job Description

Orion, the nations leading military recruiting firm, is currently seeking a Field Service Mechanic for a recognized leader of the cleaning industry. Since 1870 they have been passionate about developing innovative and sustainable solutions that help customers clean more spaces more effectively, addressing indoor and outdoor cleaning challenges. Their products include equipment for maintaining surfaces in industrial, commercial and outdoor environments; detergent-free and other sustainable cleaning technologies; cleaning tools and supplies; and coatings for protecting, repairing and upgrading surfaces. With more than $1B in revenue, they operate in three geographic business units including the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific. Join the company committed to empowering our customers to create a cleaner, safer and healthier world with high-performance cleaning solutions that minimize waste, reduce costs, improve safety and further sustainability goals.

Position Description: Field Service Mechanic
As a Field Service Mechanic, you get to provide top notch customer service as you troubleshoot, repair and maintain industrial scrubbers, sweepers and other floor cleaning equipment. You will quickly and accurately diagnose equipment issues and determine what is needed to get the equipment running again as well as maintain parts and supplies in your (company provided) service vehicle in order to have the right tools on hand to solve customer problems. A Field Service Mechanic will communicate with customers teach them how to correctly use our equipment and decrease future needs - making you a true asset to their team. Technicians and Mechanics participate in a comprehensive training program including ride-a longs with other service technicians and trainers, an annual week long training event, and more.

Position Details:
Location: Washington D.C.
Shift: Normal Business Hours (8A-5P) M-F, Fully Remote, Start and Stop at Home. The company does not support emergency call response, rather a 24-48 hour response, providing you great schedule predictability.
Compensation: $26 - $35 / Hour, First year W-2 ~ $55k - $70k
$3,000 sign-on bonus

Benefits: This company offers a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision plans, short & long term disability and 401k match that your vested in on day 1! You also get a company vehicle, credit card, phone, and laptop.

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Federal Vertical Market Leader
Position ID: # EB-6346513451
Date Posted: 6/7/2021 8:51:29 AM
Location: Washington, DC
Industry: HVAC

Job Description

Position Description: Federal Vertical Market Leader

The company is looking for a Federal Vertical Market Leader to help drive the Federal equipment, service, turn-key contracting and business development strategy for the Energy Efficiency programs, services and equipment. This person will be responsible for working with Regional office Sales Leaders and Account Mangers in developing long-term customer relationships and maximizing account penetration and customer retention with federal customers at varying levels and positions, as well as fostering relationships with possible partners and teammates like: contractors, consulting engineers/architects and other partners. Some specific responsibilities include:

Responsible for collaboration with Territory Sales Management and assigned Account Managers to determine strategy and customer and regional sales management, new customer acquisition, customer satisfaction measurement, account management, price management, marketing, maximizing account penetration, market penetration, and customer retention for our equipment, controls and building service business.
Responsible for achieving annual objectives regarding profit, volume, business mix, and share.
Working in conjunction with the Federal Contracting Sales Leader, develop and maintain relationships with high-level agencies within the Federal Government.
Driving equipment specifications at the Agency/Branch level of the Federal Government.
Alignment with Regional Offices in which Federal Opportunities exist, including coordinated Strategic Account (and Opportunity) Reviews.
Work closely with Federal Contracting Sales Leader to identify and hand-off contracting opportunities
Monitor, measure, and improve process and process measurements to meet customer needs
Responsible for investigating, qualifying, and pursuing complementary contract vehicles and programs that would enhance and expand Trane’s offering to the government.
Utilizing established Talent Management tools, work with Regional office leadership to establish required skill sets, talents, and capabilities.
Must be able to work with customers to resolve issues around Terms and Conditions.
Maintains customer satisfaction by investigating concerns, implementing corrective action, and communicating with customers and sales team as needed.
Responsible for internal communications flow to the Sales and Business Development team members.
Work with Regional Offices and Territories to develop and execute a Federal sales business plan.
Work with Regional offices on sales manpower planning.
Support the development and delivery of required federal sales training across the organization.
Responsible for modeling and reinforcing the business’ vision, mission, business values and people values.
Flexibility to work outside normal work hours, as required.
Ability to travel up to 50% as required.
Works with the marketing team and Federal Contracting Sales leader to jointly develop and execute the government marketing strategy and tactics relative to equipment and services.
Position Details:

Location: This is a remote-based role; you can live anywhere in the US (near an airport), with the preference being the Eastern US (due to high volume of anticipated work in the Washington DC area)

Compensation: The total compensation for this role can vary widely depending on your experience and success / performance, with the target being $200K+

Travel: You can realistically expect to travel probably 50% of the time to meet with prospective and existing clients. When you are not travelling, you will be working from your home to develop new business opportunities and assist in managing the sales / execution process for existing accounts


This role requires a Bachelor's degree (preferably in engineering, business or related field). You must also have significant experience with Contracts / Acquisitions in the Federal / DoD space – ideally within the US Air Force specifically. You must have a solid network of connections within the Federal space, or have the ability to navigate the space and identify / reach key players. You must have clear understanding of legal business terms and experience working with Terms and Conditions.

Benefits: The company offers its employees an exceptional, comprehensive corporate benefits package, to include Health / Dental / Vision care, robust company-matched 401k, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, Adoption Assistance, etc

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Field Service Engineer
Position ID: # EB-2077526486
Date Posted: 5/24/2021 7:08:51 PM
Location: D.C./Northern VA, DC
Industry: High Tech
Min Years Experience: 6
Salary: $75,000 - $80,000

Job Description

Orion Talent, the nation’s largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for a Field Service Engineer.

This is a position geared for those that enjoy autonomy with minimal supervision and ownership of their work. The Field Service System Engineer is responsible for field repair of products at the customer site. These products primarily involve specimen preparation equipment, imaging, spectroscopy, and other TEM, SEM, STEM products and solutions. Engineers are based from their home or a nearby office. Service support, limited telephone support, hardware and software configuration, troubleshooting, and maintenance support of products is required. The engineer must insure repaired systems meet operating specifications, documenting service performed, and scheduling. The engineer is expected to propose design enhancements, and improvements where it makes sense to maximize the customer relationship.

• Location: Primary customer site involves the National Institute of Health in the Washington DC area (you can also reside north/northeast – Bowie, Bethesda, Rockville, Gaithersburg). Can also reside in the Washington DC, Baltimore, Northern VA region.

• Salary: $75K - $80K base depending on experience and qualifications plus OT; vehicle allowance, home office set up – smart phone, laptop, expense account will also be provided. With the expected travel and OT, potential compensation is $90K - $95K+ during the first year.

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Project Manager
Position ID: # EB-4112121920
Date Posted: 5/6/2021 10:21:44 AM
Location: Washington, DC

Job Description

Orion Talent, the nation’s largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for Project Manager positions with a national electrical contracting, communications, instrumentation, and engineering company serving the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico.

Position Details
Location: Remote/On-Site with Assigned Project. East Coast locality
Salary: $75K-$100k based on experience, plus 10% bonus based on remote/travel basis of job. Up to 8% annual performance bonus and cost of living stipend based on project location. First Year W2 ~ $90-$110k
Shift: Generally, a traditional day shift. Some non-traditional hours may be necessary.
Travel: 100% travel (primarily domestic, international possible) to support projects and direct actions on site. The majority of projects are based in or near major metropolitan areas on the East Coast and some in the Midwest.
Benefits: Our client offers an industry-standard benefits package including comprehensive health, dental, life, Short-Term Disability and Long-Term Disability; 401(k). The company will provide a car stipend of $600/month, a phone stipend of $70/month, as well as a cost-of-living stipend based on project location. This specific role qualifies for a 10% increase in base salary due to the travel/remote nature and is eligible for an 8% performance bonus annually. Additionally, the company will pay a reasonable travel cost for regular visits to your home of record based on project duration.

Position Description
As a Project Manager, your primary responsibility will be to oversee design (if applicable) and construction efforts on projects to ensure they are completed according to contract, design, budget, schedule, and applicable codes including the National Electric Code. You will be the primary liaison for internal and external members such as: Contractors, Superintendents, Foremen, and Union Officials. You will review and approve project staff and wages. You will provide direction during planning, scheduling, and engineering functions and participate in project estimating and bid proposals. You will review and approve all purchases, payments, invoices, and change orders. You will be responsible for overseeing and implementing safety programs and validating that applicable OSHA requirements are met. You will also guarantee that all project documentation and logs are accurate and updated accordingly. You will be required to maintain a thorough understanding of labor agreements and project specific standards will be a core component for this role. Additional assignments may be assigned per the supervisor’s discretion.

Position Requirements
• Ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Construction Management, or experience and equivalent knowledge.
• Previous electrical contractor experience, particularly in the automotive or industrial sector is beneficial.
• Possess superior written and verbal communication skills.
• Outstanding interpersonal and team leadership skills will be a key to success for this position.
• Strong attention to detail and persistence to maintain quality through the duration of a project lifecycle.
• Knowledge of the National Electric Code is expected.
• Experience with Accubid and Bluebeam Revu are beneficial.
• Will be expected to work both independently and as part of a team.

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Field Service Technician
Position ID: # EB-2039054615
Date Posted: 4/29/2021 1:12:20 PM
Location: Washington, DC
Industry: High Tech
Salary: $65,000 - $65,000

Job Description

Orion Talent, the nation’s largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for a Field Service Technician .
Location: Washington, DC (Reagan National – DCA)
As a level one Field Service Technician, this individual must be team oriented and flexible, and actively seek to share information and assist his peers. Possesses solid communication skills, both oral and written. Demonstrates good electronic repair troubleshooting methodology and maintains at least an intermediate technical level of product knowledge. Ability to read and follow electrical/mechanical schematics to assist in isolating fault to root cause component/assembly. Cross trains on products serviced in the field, and displays basic proficiency in servicing the Trace, X-Ray, CT X-Ray and Cargo Inspection Systems product lines. Willingness to work on special projects, some of high visibility, as assigned. Looks for common-mode problem occurrences and seeks to resolve, both independently and with the aid of others. Has a working knowledge of business PC applications (MS Word, Excel & Power Point) and able to effectively use them to provide clear, concise information summaries as needed.
Troubleshoots, services, installs (deploys) and repairs both CIS and X-Ray equipment at customer sites. Maintains field service log and filing system to properly initiate, organize and maintain all field service and job files until work is completed. When not on travel, individual will aid to the Technical Support staff. Demonstrates initiative and dedication through positive use of downtime and an overall willingness and eagerness to consistently exceed customer and company requirements. Conducts follow up calls with the customer to ensure satisfaction of work.

• Associate degree or Related Trade Certification (electrical, electronic, mechanical) or Military Training (electrical, mechanical, electronics). Equivalence achieved through comparative work and life experience is acceptable (>3 years work experience in a related electrical or mechanical field service role).
• Computer literacy; competency in use of all programs within MS Office Suite and aptitude for learning specialized software
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience directly involved in troubleshooting and field repair of electrical and electronic systems and
• Excellent communications skills and have a strong orientation for customer focus and teamwork. Must always be responsive to all customer
• Willing and able to travel at short
• Must be able to pass an in-depth background check (vetting). This position requires Sensitive Security Information (SSI) access and vetting via the TSA. Applicant must successfully pass a federal background investigation.
• Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal skills with the ability to multitask several projects at
• Excellent customer service skills and the ability to handle stressful
• Self-motivated, reliable, and accountable individual
• Possess excellent telephone skills
• Ability to lift item up to 50 unassisted
Salary/Benefits: First year compensation of over $65,000 (base salary + annual bonus) and a generous benefits package. This package currently includes medical, dental and vision insurance plans, a short and long-term disability plan, vacation and holiday pay. You will also be eligible for a $300 annual wellness credit and reimbursement of up to $720 per year for fitness programs. The plans you choose will be effective the 1st of the month following your date of hire. The hiring package includes a 401K plan with both automatic employer contribution and 401k match (can be as much as 9% per year of base pay, depending on your age). The company also offers 13 days PTO and 9 paid holidays at start, tuition reimbursement of up to $5,250 per year, employee discounts and much much more!

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