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From its famous beachline coasts to its proximity to New York City, New Jersey has something for everyone. The state boasts numerous attractions, a variety of outdoor activities, and the best produce in the country.

The Top Industries for Veterans in New Jersey

The largest industries driving New Jersey's economy include pharmaceutical, finance, manufacturing, information technology, and transportation and logistics. There are 19 Fortune 500 companies located in the state, including Johnson & Johnson, ADP, and Becton Dickinson.

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Maintenance Mechanic
Position ID: # EB-4712334421
Date Posted: 5/17/2022 11:10:48 AM
Location: Dayton, NJ
Industry: Manufacturing
Salary: $32

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Field Service Technician
Position ID: # EB-1092455064
Date Posted: 5/16/2022 4:07:40 PM
Location: Newark, NJ
Industry: Medical
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 Field Service Technician

Position Details:
Salary: $75K+ depending on qualifications
Location: NY/NJ (Northeast near major airport)
Travel: 80% travel, required to travel to customer locations locally, regionally, and potentially throughout North America, in Basel, Switzerland for periodic training once the pandemic issues are resolved.
Shift Work: No
Supervisory: You will report directly to the Service Manager

Position Description: Field Service Technician
Field Service Technician for services, installation, and qualification of our pharmaceutical processing equipment. This position requires an energetic person with strong technical knowledge and the desire to advance their skills across multiple service disciplines. Experience with GXP requirements in the Pharmaceutical Industry is desired.

Description of Duties:
• Provide regular service on current isolators and containment systems located at customer sites in North America (approximately 80% travel)
• Execution of maintenance and requalification activities
• Troubleshooting of equipment
• Execute IQ / OQ on all new installations
• Promote company service contracts, maintenance, and consumable products
• Perform Training for operators and on-site personnel

• Field Service experience with strong travel activity (regionally/nationally)
• Technical experience or education preferably electrical engineering
• Ability to work self-dependent with high level of travelling
• Ability to set up protocols and reports in the GMP environment
• Strong analytical thinking
• Experience with cGMP and GAMP requirements in the Pharmaceutical Industry
• Experience with HEPA filter testing and Calibration
• Experience or education in electronic controls systems - specifically Siemens and AB or robotics
• Covid Vaccinated

Excellent base salary with potential annual bonus opportunity. Additional $800.00 monthly car allowance is provided. Includes excellent medical benefits package, to include major medical, vision and dental and employee only pays 10% of actual benefit costs. 401K with 100% company match up to 6%. Paid vacation- 3 weeks to start. Nine company holidays. Full expense reimbursement on all company related travel and expenses.

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Marine Electrician
Position ID: # EB-1542943946
Date Posted: 5/16/2022 10:09:45 AM
Location: Cape May, NJ
Industry: Transportation
Salary: $35 - $35

Job Description

Position Description: Marine Electrician

The Marine Electrician troubleshoots, repairs, and performs installations of electrical equipment and systems on board Authority vessels, shore-tie installations, and other shore side facilities.

Location: Cape May, NJ

Pay: $34.50/Hr + occasional OT (union represented position)

Shift: Sun-Wed or Wed-Sat 6:30am-4:30pm Oct-April / 4:30pm-2:30am April-Oct
(Shift day selection is based on union seniority)

Travel: Might have to travel to shipyard in the Northeast about 1-2 weeks a year.

** No prior union membership is needed. Can join after employed. Benefit package also includes pension and retirement savings plans**

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Troubleshoot and repair electrical system- power distribution/circuit breakers/lighting
• Assist with and be able to design, install, diagnose problems, and service electrical system components
• Diagnose and repair electro-mechanical and electro-hydraulic devices or systems
• Repair and overhaul electric motors and controllers
• Take periodic measurements of electrical devices for ABS and Coast Guard
• Install or maintain shipboard sound powered phone systems
• Repair and maintain normal and emergency power distribution switchboards, electrical generators, and all other shipboard power distribution components

Job Qualifications:
• Electrical skill set
• Knowledge of electrical codes
• Ability to work in all types of weather days and nights
• Experience working with shipboard electrical systems
• Must be willing to sail on vessels as needed
• Ability to read and understand electrical schematics and blueprints
• Ability to create technical documents and briefings
• Must apply for and receive Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) and Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC) within 90 days of employment
• Must be willing to attend and successfully complete training and obtain required licensing.

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Fitness Equipment Technician
Position ID: # EB-9942312889
Date Posted: 4/22/2022 1:31:35 PM
Location: Newark, NJ
Industry: Medical
Salary: $25

Job Description

Orion Talent, the nation’s largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for Fitness Equipment Technician

Position Details:
Locations: Newark, NJ
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 1st shift (could require working after hours/weekends on select projects)
Salary: $25/hr (with overtime opportunities)
Travel: High travel role, all travel proved at company expense/credit card (no credit check required)

Position Description: Fitness Equipment Technician
Fitness Equipment Technicians (FET) are responsible for the installation and repairs of luxury digital fitness equipment in a variety of residential, commercial, and healthcare facilities. The FET performs operational verification, preventative maintenance, and corrective repair service on customer-owned equipment to assure it is functioning properly to comply with manufacturer specifications.

Key Responsibilities:
• Perform product installation, repairs, and maintenance in a variety of residential, commercial, and healthcare facilities
? Communicate in a timely and professional manner with customers to provide technical explanations of equipment functionality and service equipment to the highest standards
? Demonstrates the ability to solve basic frontline customer service issues
? Ability to communicate with subject matter experts and Original Equipment
Manufacturers (OEMs) when necessary
? Develop an understanding of manufacturer standards, spare parts and
routine product repairs

Requirements: Candidates will be self-starters and will be comfortable working with people while troubleshooting / problem-solving or while training customers how to use equipment. Excellent communication and customer service skills are of utmost importance.

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Field Service Engineer
Position ID: # EB-1666696957
Date Posted: 4/12/2022 2:24:17 PM
Location: Orange, NJ
Industry: Medical
Salary: $50,000 - $55,000

Job Description

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

Position Details:
Salary: Depending on your level of experience and location, the base will range from $50,000 to 55,000. All positions will be eligible for bonus. Laptops and cell phones are supplied along with any tools needed. Mileage reimbursement is also paid out for field travel including local work.

Location: Orange, NJ

Travel Requirements: The current roles for the NIH account will not involve travel, your sole client will be the NIH. Certainly opportunities to support other accounts locally may come up in the future. The Regional Field Service role in MD will be daily trips but normally not many overnight.

Position Description: Field Service Engineer
You will be responsible for installing, maintaining, upgrading and repairing equipment in the field. You will be dealing extensively with computer networking- one of the keys to success is being able to tie their sensors/monitors into the cloud via networking so managers worldwide can have immediate access to the metrics. You will be building strong relationships with the clients and continuing to innovate new ways to improve on their core business. Initially you will work with teams of senior Service Engineers, learning under them and slowly build in your responsibilities and level of autonomy until you have complete ownership over your territory. You will deal with clients including pharmaceutical managers, Military Installations, R&D managers and many other niches.

Initial Training: These roles involve very cutting edge technology in both electronics and network administration. They also involve a solid understanding of this very clinically technical field, the businesses and basic customer service fundamentals. Based on this, solid initial training including OTJ training in the field, specific IT and networking training, virtual classes on their products and extensive online resources to learn their systems. The role at the NIH is a great one, the team has extensive knowledge and will focus on ramping you up very quickly.

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Human Resources Business Partner-Operations Manager
Position ID: # EB-1936076631
Date Posted: 3/21/2022 5:04:51 PM
Location: Little Ferry, NJ
Industry: Building Materials
Salary: $80,000 - $120,000

Job Description

Human Resources Business Partner-Operations Manager
Location: Little Ferry, NJ
Salary: $80k-$120k

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Field Service Technician
Position ID: # EB-5353136886
Date Posted: 3/16/2022 4:18:21 PM
Location: Secaucus, NJ
Industry: Data Centers
Salary: $30 - $32

Job Description

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

Position Details:
Location: Chicago, IL ; Ashburn, VA ; Secaucus, NJ
Travel: Each role will have daily travel, in terms of overnight trips requiring hotel stays it can range around 40%. Although less frequent- some longer trips of up to a week are possible.
Salary: $30/hr - $32/hr

Position Description: Field Service Technician
The Field Service Technician is primarily responsible for more difficult and /or complicated maintenance activities for the company along with their associated equipment. Other responsibilities include and are not limited to assembly, disassembly, testing, and commissioning of systems. He/She will also be required to provide and facilitate general assistance where needed. The position will be focused on customer satisfaction by ensuring contractual obligations are met and equipment down time is minimal.

Basic supervisory / mentorship responsibilities required at this level as being assigned as the lead technician for a maintenance activity or trouble calls. The Intermediate Technician will be under the direct supervision of the Regional Service Manager (RSM). In the event that the Intermediate Technician is assigned a project, he/she will be under the supervision of the Lead Technician assigned to the project or the Project Manager (PM).

• Provide customer service by analyzing and evaluating equipment performance within an assigned area of responsibility.
• Provide assistance and technical support to less experienced personnel.
• Develop sound maintenance techniques through system knowledge.
• Perform direct maintenance as required where more complex equipment problems exist.
• Understands and helps to maintain service contracts.
• Maintains assigned “Ready Kits” through inventory control and parts requisition.
• Maintain and account for tools and test equipment necessary to perform required duties.
• Provide machine start-up and installation coverage on an as needed basis.
• Uphold and continually improve upon the highest level of customer satisfaction possible.
• Understand and utilize procedures methodically and safely.
• Diagnose, document and report problems / technical findings with recommended repair actions.
• Timely reporting of events, causes and actions related to customer load losses. Provide necessary assistance to Technical Support in an effort to resolve the problem.
• Provide rigging and delivery assistance.
• Contractor facilitation and installation assistance where possible.
• Attend customer meetings.
• Facilitates work by electrical contractors for equipment installation.
• Emergency and/or routine repairs on power generating equipment.
• Emergency parts delivery to customer site.
• Progressive proficiency in job reporting and communication skills.
• Maintains a good understanding of, while adhering to, company policies, guidelines, philosophies and procedures.
• Thorough working knowledge of DMMs, Digital Scope Meters, Amp meters/probes, oscilloscopes, load banks, BMIs, AstroMeds, and RPM units.
• Provide emergency customer response by participating in weekly technician on-call schedule.
• Complete and submit error free time sheets, expense reports and job reports within the required time frame while assisting junior techs with it.
• Attend all formal and informal training courses as directed by the RSM.
• Other tasks, in-house and on-site, as assigned by their RSM, Lead Technician or PM.
• Report customer opportunities (i.e. upgrades, new equipment, etc.) to the appropriate sales personnel.
• Adhere to guidelines outlined in the Field Service Technician Manual, with emphasis on safe work practices.
• Participate in the Resident Technician Program.

• A Trade School Associates Degree or Armed Forces equivalent are desirable pre-requisites.
• Minimum of four years’ experience in the power industry in either the military or commercial markets or equivalent experience.
• Strong understanding of electronic/power principles.
• Willingness and ability to travel 75% or more to support field service application, within and outside assigned region.
• Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs. alone. Must be able to climb ladders and work safely.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license.

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Forklift Operator
Position ID: # EB-1221737675
Date Posted: 3/16/2022 10:41:01 AM
Location: Pedricktown, NJ
Industry: Corrugated/Paper
Salary: $19 - $21

Job Description

Position Descriptions: Forklift operator

This position reports to the Warehouse Manager and other Supervisors. The tasks listed below describe the major responsibilities of the position but should not be considered conclusive. All handbook principles apply and any directive from a member of management should be followed to the best of one’s ability. This position requires completion of an OSHA approved forklift certification course. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Lift up to 25 lbs alone and 50 lbs assisted.
Participate in inventories and work overtime as necessary.
Maintain aisle ways in high state of housekeeping.
Read a tape measure, write clearly and perform basic math.
Possess a working knowledge of product identification and load tags.
Refuel tow motor; perform both preventive maintenance checks and operator level maintenance.
Obey all safety procedures and policies such as use of seat belts, lights and horns. Report accidents and unsafe acts.
Submit to urinalysis after any accident or display of odd behavior.
Ability to accurately read pull tickets and pull correct finished good items for the order.
Able to load trailers in the correct order so material is stable to ride during delivery.
Unload corrugated and industrial vendor trailers, identify line items, verify receipts and store finished goods in designated areas. Turn in receipts to Receiving Manager.
Remove finished goods from conveyor main, take off line and store in designated area.
Identify correct finished goods, retrieve from rack or other area and pull orders as they are placed in the order tray.
Assist other departments as directed by a Supervisor.
Keep the rework area supplied with items to be reworked while maintaining order in the area.
Load customer pick-ups and assist salesmen as needed when picking up orders themselves.
Ability to perform cycle counts when asked by the Inventory Control Manager and the Receiving Manager.

Position Details

Salary: $19/hr - $21/hr + OT + $200 attendance monthly bonus

Shift: Openings on 1st & 2nd Shift / M - F

Location: Pedricktown, NJ (in office)

Benefits: In addition to a competitive salary, the company offers outstanding medical/dental/vision plans; an excellent 401K (up to 8% match of employee contribution); tuition reimbursement; and an excellent training program

Career Progression: you will progress in an environment that attracts excellent talent, creates challenging assignments, offers competitive rewards, and fosters constructive communication. This company is one of the most admired and respected companies in the world. Successful candidates will be afforded a multitude of career growth opportunities in many business divisions.


High School Diploma or GED required.
Preferred - at least two years of previous experience in an industrial / manufacturing environment operating forklift
Have the ability to complete basic math skills and computer knowledge
Have the ability to read a tape measure in standard measurements. Metric measurements is a plus.

** DOES NOT require the COVID Vaccine**

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Maintenance Technician (PLC Programmer)
Position ID: # EB-4016157851
Date Posted: 3/16/2022 10:10:23 AM
Location: Pedricktown, NJ
Industry: Corrugated/Paper
Salary: $34 - $34

Job Description

Position Descriptions: Maintenance Technician (PLC Programmer)

This position reports directly to the Maintenance Manager and/or shift Production Manager. This position will service technical support for the flexible packaging and corrugated equipment in accordance with programing, diagnostics troubleshooting of electrical circuitry, and Allen Bradley PLC programs.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Troubleshoot all aspects of maintenance (example: mechanical, electrical, hydraulics and pneumatics.
Modify existing programs from customer requirements.
Select and configure Allen Bradley, B&R, Siemens, Omron, and other automation devices such as VFDs for automation/control.
Work with customers and suppliers to define equipment specifications, resolve fabrication issues, and resolve quality issues.
Maintain an understanding of the design, layout, and use of current networks such as Profibus, Ethernet, etc.
Provide direct assistance to field personnel to resolve electrical program issues.
Provide technical support in developing and improving processes.
Assist in the integration, startup, and debugging of plant floor equipment.
Ability to perform electrical diagnosis, as well as recommend and/or perform the repair as needed.
Collaborate with in-house Service Department personnel to troubleshoot electrical/programming-related issues.
Ability to be called to any machining center, troubleshoot the problem and oversee that it is repaired correctly.
Must report all problems to the Maintenance Manager and shift leadership.
Report any safety violations and ensure that LOTO is being used correctly at all times.
Provide maintenance calls to the bagging unit as 1st priority, and corrugated calls as 2nd priority.
Spend 80% of the day on the floor overseeing machine centers and 20% of the day reporting to the Maintenance Manager as well as the shift leadership.
Communicate to the oncoming shift any problems that may need attention.

Position Details:

Salary: $34hr + OT +$4K annual attendance bonus = first year W2 $80K+

Shift: 2nd shift / M – F

Location: Pedricktown, NJ

Benefits: In addition to a competitive salary, The company offers outstanding medical/dental/vision plans; an excellent 401K (up to 8% match of employee contribution); tuition reimbursement; and an excellent training program

Career Progression: At this company, you will progress in an environment that attracts excellent talent, creates challenging assignments, offers competitive rewards, and fosters constructive communication. This is one of the most admired and respected companies in the world. Successful candidates will be afforded a multitude of career growth opportunities in many business divisions.

Requirements: These positions are ideal for former military skilled technicians that possess outstanding troubleshooting and PLC programming abilities. Candidates must have current knowledge, demonstrated technical training and experience, and outstanding ability to read mechanical drawings and schematics, troubleshoot, update, and work on mechanical/electrical/robotic equipment and systems, with heavy emphasis in hands-on troubleshooting and repair. Candidates should have a history of success including work performance, schooling, promotion paths, and ability to excel against your peers, including ability to share skills to help others develop, excellent communication skills, and commitment to providing a high level of detail, pride, and safety towards mechanical system and equipment maintenance work, projects, and programs.

Ideal candidate profile:

This position requires a great deal of judgment, interpersonal communication skills, time management, space assessment skills, organization, ability to multi-task, verbal and written communication skills, mathematics, computer literacy, and an understanding of both mechanical and electrical troubleshooting.
Knowledge of communication and controls networking principles.
Extensive knowledge of the National Electrical Code and NFPA regulatory standards.
Have thorough knowledge of electrical design and engineering techniques.
Have strong computer skills including AutoCAD, MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, problem-solving, critical thinking, and being a committed team player with strong leadership and performance management skills capable of stepping up to assure that projects are completed.
Knowledge of robotic motion systems.
Self-motivated and hands-on approach with the ability to react quickly to changing requirements and new processing developments.
Follow written/verbal instructions and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
Must have 5-7 years of previous mechanical and electrical experience in an industrial background


PLC experience (programming), electromechanical, electrical mechanical, 3 phase, 480v, hands on mechanical sensors and robotics or motor control frequency drives
Do you know how to reverse direction on a 3-phase motor? Switching two wires – candidate needs to verbalize this

**Premier Packaging DOES NOT require the COVID Vaccine**

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Maintenance Technician
Position ID: # EB-1744819004
Date Posted: 2/15/2022 4:11:54 PM
Location: Neptune City, NJ
Industry: Food
Salary: $25 - $32

Job Description

Position Details:

Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic

Shifts: 2nd Shift (3:00PM-11:00PM) 3rd Shift (11:00PM-7:30AM)

Location: Monroe, NJ/ Neptune, NJ

Rate: $25-$32/hr. depending on background experience.

Position Description:

The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for repairing and maintaining machinery, disassemble and troubleshoot complex processes.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsible for the maintenance of all machinery to provide uninterrupted service.
Maintain, repair, disassemble and troubleshoot complex processes, high speed packaging machinery, and other manufacturing equipment.
Read and interpret blueprints, process and instrumentation diagrams, flow diagrams, and machinery manuals to diagnose problems, identify components, and verify proper equipment operation.
Ensures proper maintenance of facility machinery and building.
Utilize power & hand tools properly and safely support work activities.
Ensure stainability of both extrusion and injection molding machines, to reduce loss production time
Services equipment used by oiling, greasing, as required.
May install and maintain fixtures and facilities.
Help with equipment change overs, repair mechanical problems on equipment, replace air lines, water lines, rebuild cylinders and other duties as needed.
Provide technical expertise to train and support production and create an environment of continuous learning.


The ideal fit for this role is a military veteran with mechanical and maintenance experience. If you have performed preventative and corrective maintenance with systems and understand how to troubleshoot you are the ideal candidate for this role.

At least 4 years general maintenance and repair experience, or equivalent combination of experience and education.
Knowledge of building and equipment maintenance/repair techniques.
Skill in applying building and equipment maintenance/repair technique.
Skill in both verbal and written communication.

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Field Service Engineer
Position ID: # EB-1412354590
Date Posted: 2/11/2022 1:33:13 PM
Location: Secaucus, NJ
Industry: Energy
Salary: $35 - $40

Job Description

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

Position Details:
Position: Field Service Technician
Location: North NJ (Secaucus etc)
Salary: $35-40/hr. Overtime is plentiful- W2 should be very solid. A company truck is provided as well as a company credit card, all tools, wireless card, uniforms and all tolls, parking etc for work are covered.

Responsibilities Include:
• Provide fuel cell service during field visit dispatches
• Operate a service vehicle safely
• Create daily workflows for oneself from a list of scheduled tasks (regularly assigned to work autonomously)
• Manage on-site preventative maintenance, repair, test, and diagnostic tasks
• Follow company procedures and protocols
• Diagnose errors or technical problems and determine/implement proper solutions
• Cooperate with a technical team and share information across the organization
• Comprehend and follow customer access requirements
• Maintain service vehicle and spare part inventory
• Maintain/build positive relationships with customers
• Produce timely and detailed service reports as required
• Other responsibilities as assigned
• Required to reside within the Service District
• Training: Two initial training sessions of up to four weeks each in Sunnyvale, CA (Pandemic dependent…)

Position Requirements:
? 5 years or more relevant experience in commercial electrical, combined with electrical-related military experience (eg. Navy Nuclear Technician, or other technical position, military certified electrician or technician, Gas Turbine Electrician, Aviation etc)
• Strong electrical troubleshooting/diagnostic skills required
• Familiar with safety standards, especially those related to electrical work (OSHA & NFPA 70E)
• Prior experience as an electrician or electrical technician working with any of the following technologies: three-phase systems, uninterruptible power supplies, electrical generation and distribution systems, power electronics, automatic transfer switches, and microprocessor based control platforms
• Experience with various electrical/electronic test and measurement equipment
• Able to read and interpret electrical single line diagrams and blueprints
• Experience with performing equipment maintenance in accordance with ANSI/NETA standards for Electrical Power
• Mechanical system aptitude, to include troubleshooting/repair skills
• Highly motivated and able to work autonomously
• Demonstrates sound judgment in the resolution of complex problems
• Team player who exhibits a high level of integrity and professionalism
• Communicates written and verbal English effectively
• Able to execute against written and verbal procedures and sequenced work instructions
• Able to regularly handle equipment up to 50lbs., occasionally may lift up to 70 lbs.
• Able to reach, squat, bend, and twist during the work day
• Able to use a ladder or stepstool regularly
• Able to facilitate 24X7 on-call duty
• Able to facilitate shift work as needed
• Able to regularly work alternative schedules (one week/month of Wednesday-Sunday, for example)
• Able to regularly support overtime to achieve quarterly goals
• Able to regularly travel (drive) throughout a large Service District (New Jersey-New York)
• Able to travel occasionally to other US and international destinations
• Able to maintain a driving record in good standing

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