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

Tennessee offers many veteran and military benefits, including employment preference, property and motor vehicle tax relief, and more. Veterans account for 8% of the population.

The Top Industries for Veterans in Tennessee

Named "State of the Year" in economic development, Tennessee's top industries include automotive manufacturing, energy, and healthcare. Major companies such as GM, Nissan, Whirlpool, and Moen all have headquarters in the state, creating thousands of jobs in the industry.

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Maintenance Supervisor
Position ID: # EB-1511596688
Date Posted: 7/23/2021 12:47:41 PM
Location: Humbolt, TN
Industry: Manufacturing
Salary: $26 - $29

Job Description

Orion Talent, the nation’s largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for a Maintenance Supervisor in Humboldt, TN.
Position Details:

Location: Humbolt, TN
Pay: $26/hr and up
Shift: M-F Days, 10 hour shift. Plus 2 Saturday’s per month
Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package available including vacation starting from month 1 and choice of medical plans. Health benefits start 1st of the month after 30 days of employment.

Position Description: Maintenance Supervisor
A supervisor at this level is expected to have developed a trade of expertise for machine maintenance and production equipment repairs; Installs, maintains, and repairs hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, mechanical and electrical systems on all production equipment and can guide, coach, and support a team of maintenance technicians to work with production teams for efficient operations to achieve all goals and expectations of the organization. On a daily basis, receives assigned work orders to complete on equipment.

This position is ideal for any transitioning or former military technician with training and experience in an electromechanical troubleshooting and repair and proven small team leadership experience. You should have at least 5 years of hands on experience in an industrial environment and 3 year of leadership.

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Operations Manager
Position ID: # EB-1884089072
Date Posted: 7/14/2021 4:03:31 PM
Location: Memphis, TN
Industry: Distribution/Logist
Salary: $75,000 - $90,000

Job Description

Orion Talent, the nation’s largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for an Operations Manager.

The Operations Manager will be responsible for, but not limited to, functions pertaining to the day-to-day operations of the facility including the overseeing and management of the following areas such as KPI achievement, inventory integrity, continuous improvement and employee development of direct reports within the scope of their operational responsibilities. This is accomplished by following all standard operating procedures, standard work and work instructions as well as customer provided documentation. Responsible for budgeting and financial results for areas of responsibility.

Locations: Memphis, TN
Supervisory Responsibilities: 6 direct reports / 150-250 indirect reports (depending on peak season)
Compensation: $70K-$85K+ 10% bonus = $77K-$90K+
Requirements: This position is ideal for a top-notch junior military officer that possess a great mix of both operational leadership and directly related industry knowledge. Experience or familiarity with Process/Continuous Operational Improvement methodologies is extremely beneficial. The best candidates will have a history of leadership/supervision experience and success in the military that stand out among peers in mission accomplishment and results, including the ability to maintain/sustain high positive employee relations, manage multiple priories against tight deadlines, apply procedures and policies, and effectively address/successfully handle all employee-related issues.

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General Manager
Position ID: # EB-2137731046
Date Posted: 7/14/2021 4:01:41 PM
Location: Memphis, TN
Industry: Distribution/Logist
Salary: $170,000 - $220,000

Job Description

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

The General Manager (GM) is responsible for the overall performance of the facility, including but not limited to operations, customer service, and office operations. The GM plans, organizes staffs, directs, and controls all facility activities. The selection, professional development, and motivation of all employees are key responsibilities for the GM. The GM assists top management in establishing facility performance objectives and strategic planning. The GM is also responsible for the profitability of the facility. The GM is accountable for achieving prescribed company objectives regarding cost, productivity, customer service, profits. The GM is a direct link to reassuring all customer expectations are met. This position reports to the COO.
Locations: Memphis, TN
Supervisory Responsibilities: 6 direct reports / 150-250 indirect reports (depending on peak season)
Compensation: $160K-$180K+ 25% bonus = $200K-$220K+
Requirements: The ideal candidate for this position is a proven leader from the manufacturing or distribution industry. Leading teams in a fast-paced environment with many moving parts.
• Bachelor’s Degree required
• Minimum five years of operational management experience in a Lean Manufacturing Environment - procurement, inventory management, or operations, with a solid understanding of ERP systems, manufacturing processes and techniques.
• Demonstrated positive results with Lean Manufacturing / Six Sigma / continuous improvement skills.
• Superior leadership skills with the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.
• Effective written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, presentation skills and demonstrated ability to interface at all levels of the company.
• Demonstrated success in developing high performing teams.
• Demonstrated ability to deliver results, make an immediate impact, and manage by fact.
• Knowledge of standard financial processes and budgeting, with solid business acumen.

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Lead CET
Position ID: # EB-5505722647
Date Posted: 7/1/2021 4:51:31 PM
Location: Knoxville, TN
Industry: Data Centers

Job Description

Position Description: Lead Critical Engineering Technician (LCET)

As a Lead CET you will take a more active role in the leadership, training and supervision of the CET team.

You will be responsible for efficient operation and maintenance of mechanical, electronic, and electrical equipment supporting critical operations as you perform preventative maintenance, schedule repairs, write standard operating procedures (SOPs), train other technicians, monitor systems through daily rounds, and ensure optimal uptime of the data center.


4 years’ experience as a Data center technician or leading technicians working on the systems below:
Refrigeration systems
Building automation systems
Computer Room Air Conditioning (CRAC) units
Diesel generators
Electrical Monitoring Systems
SCADA Systems
Fans, pumps, & lighting

Position Details:

Location: Knoxville, TN
Shift: M-F – Days
Compensation: $74-83K salary non-exempt

Relocation: Relocation assistance can be provided on a case-by-case basis

Benefits: The company offers an excellent benefits package in which you are completely vested on DAY ONE! This includes: comprehensive health, dental, vision, prescription, life, Short Term Disability and Long-Term Disability; 401(k); laptop; tools; uniform allowance, etc.

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Authorized Inspector (Trainee)
Position ID: # EB-1545108196
Date Posted: 7/1/2021 8:08:27 AM
Location: Evansville, TN
Industry: Insurance

Job Description

Orion Talent, the nation’s largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for an Authorized Inspector (Trainee).

Position Description:
• Required to perform new construction, repair, alteration and jurisdiction inspections of boilers and pressure vessels inspections of boilers and pressure vessels as required by the American Society of Mechanical Engineering Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (ASME Code) Sections III, and National Board Code including referenced construction codes and standards at our clients
• May also perform inspections to foreign codes
• Schedule inspections as assigned
• Train for 12-14 weeks for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)/National Board training/certification commissions
• 120 hours of on-the-job training with another Inspector to complete training process

Position Details:
Locations: Evansville, IN
Travel: Required – occasional overnights, depending on territory
Shift Work: N/A
Supervisory: N/A

• High school diploma and equivalent (Military) work experience, or a bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
• 3-5 years of boiler and/or high-pressure steam and water system maintenance and operation experience
• 4+ years of mechanical experience with Boilers and Pressure Vessels in a power plant, either Nuke or conventional
• MM/BT, or an SRO and/or a Steam PPWO/EOOW 3+ years
• Navy Nuke EM or ET with a minimum of 3yrs qualified SRO experience
• Quality Assurance inspections of mechanical equipment, water and steam systems
• Boiler and/or steam system maintenance and operation
• Inspections on mechanical, electrical, refrigeration, and air conditioning systems
• NBIC Boiler Inspector Qualification a plus
• Insurance inspection service experience involving risk-based inspections and analysis
• Computer skills: Microsoft Office and web-based applications, Lotus Notes
• Communication skills: e-mail, telephone, and face to face communication

Salary: $60K with possible OT. Company car, computer, and phone service will be provided after training is completed. A $2,500 bonus will be awarded after completion of all training and designation as an AI

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CDL A Driver
Position ID: # EB-2053819456
Date Posted: 6/7/2021 5:14:31 PM
Location: Charleston, TN
Industry: Energy
Min Years Experience: 3
Salary: $80,000 - $90,000

Job Description

Orion Talent, the nation’s largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for a CDL A Driver.
We are recruiting for dependable team and solo drivers with an eye on safety and customer service to haul compressed gas and liquid hydrogen to industrial gas and cryogenic customers. The ideal candidate must possess a valid Class A CDL with 3 years of verifiable CMV experience. Hazmat and tanker endorsements will be required as a condition of employment. Candidate must meet all Department of Transportation requirements. The model candidate would exhibit a proven track record of success, teamwork spirit and positive attitude. Drivers will be based in Charleston, TN. Uniforms, tools, and a $100 bot reimbursement are provided.

• • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
• • A minimum of 3 years verifiable CMV experience required
• • Valid Class A CDL and be able to obtain Tanker and Hazmat endorsements
• • No preventable accidents in past 5 years
• • Must have clean Motor Vehicle Record
• • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations
• • Ability to periodically lift and move 50- 75 lbs. (loading/unloading hoses)
• • Must pass a background test, drug and alcohol screening and DOT physical.
• • Submit to enrollment in random drug screening program
• • Must have basic computer and email skills
• • Must have effective communication and interpersonal skills
• • Ability to complete documentation including bill of lading, customer delivery ticket, offload checklists, vehicle inspection reports, etc.

Salary, Career Progression, and Benefits: We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, including 401(k) and stock options. Starting compensation is $70K+ (salary) annually with potential bonus depending on company performance. Typically, 40-60 hours a week is seen by drivers. Start and stop times vary based on delivery schedule. Career progression into other opportunities is based on performance and career goals.

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Quality Control Inspector
Position ID: # EB-1216481062
Date Posted: 5/25/2021 10:12:53 PM
Location: Memphis, TN

Job Description

Orion Talent, the nation’s largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for Quality Control Inspector positions with a company that provides?contract packaging and parts fulfillment services,?employing well over 1500 great people, with the vision?of being a Premier Service Provider within its industry.

Position Description
Location: Memphis, TN
Pay: $16-$19/hr + shift differential + OT = $40K-$48K+
Shift: They run 3 shifts
Benefits: Our client offers employees the opportunity to opt into its medical, dental, and vision insurance options. It also offers its employees generous vacation time and honors several holidays to promote work life balance.
Career Progression: There are leadership positions within the quality team for top performers. The company likes to promote employees from within so when you start with the organization, they like to identify a career progression path for you, so you always know what goal you are working towards next. Additional fun perks and employee recognition opportunities happen often, making it a fun environment where people are put first.

Position Description
As a Quality Control Inspector, you will perform quality inspections of packaging base items and finished products according to customer and company written procedures and standards. You will deliver on the day-to-day commitments to the customer, the company, and its people. Key responsibilities will include:
• Perform incoming inspections of base materials as needed.
• Perform standard inspection of First article, first pallet, and random sampling inspection to customer and company standards.
• Stop production line/shipment if major non-compliance of specifications, standards, or quality is found during the inspection process.
• Follow-up inspection of non-complying product that has been re-worked and corrected.
• Complete deviation forms as required.
• Maintain inspection journals and daily summary logs as required.
• Educate line personnel on quality issues and objectives in support of Production and Operations leadership.
• Assist QA leadership in physical control of non-conforming products and materials.
• Assist QA or Operations leadership with building pre-production samples as required.
• Complete staged production audits and document as required.
• Communicate quality problems with QA and Production leadership and fellow QC auditors.
• Complete quality related paperwork as required, including printing of production labels and job dockets as required by customer.
• Proactively seek out and identify areas for improvement.
• Read and champion the company’s Culture of Doing it Right, Doing it Safe, and Doing it Well and abide by all written and understood procedures and policies.

Position Requirements
• Someone with an attentive personality and looking to grow into the role.
• Some experience providing quality assurance or inspection on products would be very helpful.

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Industrial HVAC / Climate Control Technician
Position ID: # EB-1415231685
Date Posted: 5/3/2021 11:28:49 AM
Location: Nashville, TN
Industry: HVAC
Salary: $30 - $33

Job Description

Industrial HVAC / Climate Control Service Technician: Travel to customer sites in your assigned territory to safely troubleshoot, repair and maintain commercial and industrial dehumidification equipment. Position requires experience operating, maintaining, and repairing refrigeration plants, air conditioning systems, utility and auxiliary equipment; CFC Certification (or ability to obtain certification within 90 days); and experience with Commercial HVAC/Refrigeration systems and components (required)

Locations (Southeast / Northeast):

Louisville / Frankfort, KY
Parsippany / Newark, NJ
South Carolina (Columbia / Myrtle Beach ideal)
Amesbury, MA (north Boston)
New York City
New Orleans, LA
Southeastern PA (Downington / Philadelphia ideal)

Compensation: Target base rate ~$29/hr - $36/hr + significant overtime (you are “on the clock” as soon as you leave your house and while you are travelling between client sites) + company vehicle and cell phone plan. Target annual W-2 ~$70K - $100K.

Travel: You can realistically expect to be gone up to 3 or 4 nights per week (Mon-Thurs), although this will be less for candidates in smaller territories. Weekend travel is generally not required.

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