Find Jobs for Military Veterans in Kentucky

Kentucky Job Search for Transitioning and Former JMOs, NCOs, and Enlisted Technicians

Known for the Kentucky Derby, fried chicken, and bluegrass, Kentucky has a lower cost of living in items such as health care, food, and transportation than other states in the nation. The state has both big cities and small towns, and lost of outdoor space, including Mammoth Cave National Park, the world's longest cave system.

The Top Industries for Veterans in Kentucky

Agriculture, Oil & Gas, and construction are the top industries in the state. Kentucky's industries are very diverse, and the state relies on small contributions from a larger number of various industries.

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Field Service Technician
Job Ref: # EB-1085404891
Date Posted: 11/14/2023 8:00:00 AM
City, State: Louisville, KY
Category: Energy
Salary: $75,000 - $80,000

Job Description


Position Details:
Title: Field Service Technician
Location: Louisville, KY
Shift: Day shift
Compensation: $75K-$80K
Benefits: Comprehensive Corporate Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, PTO, 401K)
Travel: 75%-80%
Vaccine Requirement: None

Position Description:
• Performs Service tasks, identifies technical problems and makes analysis through remote or on-site activity in any Service categories (installation and commissioning, maintenance, repairs, engineering and consulting, advanced services, extensions, upgrades and retrofits, end of life services, replacements, etc.).
• Contributes to customer satisfaction by executing Service work according to customer order and expectation. Creates and maintains a good relationship with customers and understands their needs. Identifies new sales opportunities and communicates them internally.
• Coordinates, prepares and ensures that all materials, parts and equipment are available and at the appropriate quality for Service activities.
• Prepares all documents and reports to be signed by the customer representative. Reports work done in a timely manner and follows up when needed.
• Proactively identifies potential equipment failures and requests proactive corrective actions. Troubleshoots equipment failure and makes recommendations to avoid repeating the problem in the future.
• Proactively identifies suggestions for product and quality improvement and communicates them further in the ABB organization. Provides recommendations to management to improve operations and customer service.
Applies safety rules and safe practices as well as environmental responsibilities. Reports unsafe practices and incidents.
• Bachelor’s degree, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology or equivalent military experience or Associates Degree with 2 or more years’ experience in servicing critical power equipment
• Will consider High School Diploma/GED and 10 or more years’ experience.
• Advanced level ability to interact and communicate (written and verbal) information to varying levels within the organization.
• Advanced level of ability to use Microsoft Office products.
• Moderate ability to self-Project Manage using MS Project or Excel.
• Advanced ability to write test plans and reports detailing test results
• Works well with others.

Company Description:
Our client is a technology leader in electrification and automation, enabling a more sustainable and resource-efficient future. The company’s solutions connect engineering know-how and software to optimize how things are manufactured, moved, powered and operated. Building on more than 130 years of excellence, their 105,000 employees are committed to driving innovations that accelerate industrial transformation.

Why ABB?
At ABB, we empower people with technology to drive the transformation of industries needed to enable a low-carbon society and address the world’s energy challenges.

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Electrical Maintenance Technician
Job Ref: # EB-1940880710
Date Posted: 10/27/2023 8:00:00 AM
City, State: Ghent, KY
Category: Manufacturing
Salary: $72,000 - $75,000

Job Description

Position Details:
• Title: Electrical Maintenance Shift Technician
• Location: Ghent, KY
• Shift: Swing shift. See sample calendar.
• Travel: None
• Compensation:
o Bonuses/Additional Compensation:
• Benefits: Full PTO plan, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Short/Long term disability, Life insurance, FSA, Maternity/Paternity Leave, Tuition reimbursement, corporate events.
• Vaccine Requirement: No
Position Description:
This position provides maintenance services to the entire plant, primarily regarding electrical problems. The technician's primary responsibility is line breakdowns involving electrical/automation systems. In addition, the position requires work on scheduled work orders and downtime work including. Preventative Maintenance and Corrective Maintenance work orders. The technician also works as a team member on his/her Maintenance crew, which includes Mechanical Maintenance.
1. Respond to calls from the plant's process lines for electrical/automation breakdowns and make necessary repairs to continue running the line(s). This includes troubleshooting both hardware and software systems that control the process machinery.
2. Repair or replace defective or damaged components that affect any of the process lines. This includes identifying the part(s) needed, finding, and retrieving the
part(s) from spares, and installing the parts as needed.
3. Completes work as assigned on Maintenance work orders. This includes any type of Maintenance work (electrical, mechanical, automation) and is performed either on downtime or while the machine is running.
4. Fill out daily reports on work completed and are logged by the Maintenance Shift Leader on the Maintenance Scheduled Work Report.
5. Reports major equipment problems requiring engineering services to the Engineer assigned to the area in question.
6. Fills out calibration logs for critical instrumentation calibrations and fills out PM Check Sheets, where required.

Desired Qualifications:
1. A Minimum of a High School Degree or Equivalent (GED)
2. Two-year technical college degree in electronics or a field relating to Industrial Automation.
3. Experience in Industrial or Commercial Electrical Installation and/or troubleshooting. Requires a basic knowledge of building wiring, substation operation, and industrial wiring/systems.

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Maintenance Technician
Job Ref: # EB-2195206947
Date Posted: 10/11/2023 8:00:00 AM
City, State: Louisville, KY
Category: Corrugated/Paper
Salary: $30 - $32

Job Description

Position Details:
Title: Maintenance Technician
Location: Louisville, KY
Shift/Schedule: Positions on 1st, 2nd and 3rd Shift.
? 1st Shift: Mon – Fri 6:45am – 2:45pm
? 2nd Shift: Mon – Fri 2:45pm – 10:45 pm ($1.50 shift differential)
? 3rd Shift: Sun – Thurs 10:45pm – 6:45am ($1.00 shift differential)
Compensation: $30+/hr + OT
Benefits: 401K, MED/DEN/VIS
Relocation: On a case-by-case basis

Position Description:
As a Maintenance Tech/Electrician you are to ensure that all electrical schematics and instrumentation are calibrated and current, troubleshooting during unscheduled equipment downtime, repairs, and complete preventive maintenance service.

? Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production. Performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service in a multi-shift environment.
? Performs duties including, but not limited to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of machines.
? Supports an optimized production environment by applying the principles of Lean Manufacturing and 5S
? Responsible for maintaining and performing repairs to the facility and participate in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

? One or more years of demonstrated experience in the electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic applications as well as thorough trouble shooting skills.
? The ability to read electrical schematics and vocational maintenance training certificate preferred or equivalent military experience with the above-mentioned applications.

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Store Manager
Job Ref: # EB-1119040918
Date Posted: 9/29/2023 2:40:36 PM
City, State: Convington, KY
Category: Oil & Gas
Salary: $40,000 - $50,000

Job Description

Orion Talent, the nation’s largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for a Store Managers with a growing company providing petroleum products and services to a variety of locations across the tri-state area.

Position Details: Store Manager
• Location: Multiple Locations Available (Harrison, OH ; Cincinnati, OH ; Celestine, IN ; Anthony, IN)
• Shift: M-F, Shift can vary based on store hours and employees (you set schedule)
• Compensation: $40-$55k Salary
o Bonuses/Additional Compensation – Performance Based Bonuses
• Benefits: Company offers Standard benefits package including health, dental and vision plans, short & long-term disability, 401(k).

Position Description: Store Manager
The ideal candidate for this role will be someone who leads by example, maintains a positive attitude, and is goal oriented. You should be customer focused and able to resolve issues or conflicts as they arise, agile and adaptive thinking. The goal will be to build an efficient and effective team able to deliver a exceptional customer experience.

• High School Diploma/GED
• Strong administrative and analytical, interpersonal, and leadership skills
• Able to perform routine math/arithmetic, balances, etc.
• Ability to manage schedule and reporting requirements
• Proficiency with Microsoft programs

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Production Coordinator
Job Ref: # EB-1684537095
Date Posted: 8/23/2023 2:55:06 PM
City, State: Hebron, KY
Category: Manufacturing
Salary: $25 - $40

Job Description

Position Details:
Title: Production Coordinator
Location: Hebron, KY
Shift: M-F; 1st Shift (7am – 3:00/ 3:30 pm)
Compensation: $25-$40/hr (pay based off experience)
Benefits: Comprehensive Corporate Benefits Package
Travel: None
Vaccine Requirement: Not Required

Position Description:
The Production Coordinator assists in the manufacturing and production schedules for individual departments and operations. They check actual vs. planned production schedules and align purchasing and inventory management responsibilities in coordination of production schedule. They alter purchasing responsibilities to compensate for increases in production or changes in production schedule with a focus on adhering to customer timelines. The PC will solicit quotes and information regarding needed components, equipment, and services from reputable, qualified suppliers and monitor and maintain acceptable levels of inventory on purchased items within the position’s scope of responsibility. They maintain inventory record accuracy; enter receipts and parts usages into the ERP system. Also assist the Director of Operations and/or Service Center Manager with order scheduling and expediting of purchased and in-process parts.

Candidates for this role should have a high school diploma, two-year technical degree or business degree. Candidates should also have both mechanical and electrical knowledge / experience (mechanical most important). Candidates should have at least a couple of years experience in manufacturing. They should also have an understanding of machining, print reading and have experience with ERP systems.

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