Orion Talent: Leading Construction Staffing Agency Services
Orion is the only firm in America to rank as a national leader in Military Talent Solutions and RPO
The Military Talent Support Your Industry Demands
Since 1991, over 5,000 of Orion's military candidates have been hired into various roles across all segments of construction, including commercial, residential, building materials, and industrial and capital equipment. Positions in these industries require highly skilled leaders with safety awareness, technical expertise, and project management skills, all of which our military candidates possess.
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Our military candidates have experience with some of the largest engines and machines in the military - including tanks and other combat vehicles - to keep them running at optimum efficiency and maintained to exacting standards. In addition to the ability to use diagnostic software and tools to troubleshoot issues, Orion candidates have extensive knowledge of heavy equipment systems including engines, hydraulics, electrical systems, and transmissions. They know how to read manuals and schematics, use mechanized tools, jacks, and hoists, and are highly capable of learning and mastering new tools and systems.
Civil Engineering candidates received unrivaled hands-on experience and advanced training in civil engineering areas including architecture, construction engineering, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, hydraulic engineering, structural engineering, and more in the military. Most have an engineering degree, and all bring strong decision-making, problem-solving, and organizational skills to your organization. When you hire a veteran, you hire an engineer with a wealth of knowledge and experience far greater than what they learned in engineering school.
Particularly in the construction industry, our candidates utilize their technical degrees, project management skills and leadership experiences to work in a variety of areas including road, bridge, or commercial construction. Our project engineers work with the superintendents on site to ensure the technical specifications, proper materials, compliance issues and rate of work are being met. These candidates generally have experience from the military in the Corps of Engineers or as a Seabee in the Navy, bringing a powerful combination of real world experience and demonstrated leadership skills.
Drawing on our candidates' analytical and thoroughness of work skills, our client companies have discovered that this sought after position can be filled by our Junior Military Officers. Graduating from some of the nation's top colleges and universities, our candidates are proficient in calculating statistical data, using material price lists, cost per man hour, historical data and equipment costs to estimate projects and future developments.
Our candidates bring strong leadership, excellent communication skills and an understanding of how to drive timelines, resources, and manpower. They have overall responsibility for the safe and efficient operations of their project site and ensure that quality standards are being enforced. They are very effective at initiating and maintaining a relationship with contractors and clients.
We have created and implemented Leadership Development Programs for several Fortune 500 companies. We will design a first-class leadership program targeted to recruit transitioning military candidates. Our past Leadership Development Programs have spanned several years and resulted in an average retention rate of 90% after two years.
Having had similar levels of responsibility with large budgets and personnel, Junior Military Officers are well-suited to oversee construction budgets and projects. Additionally, JMOs have extensive training in health and safety protocols providing them with superior risk management skills.
Our candidates make strong Foremen thanks to their leadership experience. With extensive training in leadership and management, as well as combat, service-specific and specialized technical training, NCOs, in particular, are excellent candidates for leading crews to project completion. Many also have college degrees.
Our military candidates have extensive safety training. On a company level, their awareness and conscientiousness translate into protection of employees, property, and materials as they devise and implement safety features to minimize construction accidents.
This highly skilled and technical position requires leadership, safety awareness, technical expertise, and project management skills, all of which our candidates possess. Always versatile, our candidates are top performers both in the office and at the construction site.
Our military candidates possess the leadership, project management, and safety training to effectively manage land development projects. Armed with an understanding of the rigors of tight schedules and limited resources, veterans accomplish priorities on time, in spite of tremendous stress.
Used to working on a tight budget with limited resources, our candidates' skills translate well into Purchasing Manager positions. Additionally, they understand the unique blend of individual and group productivity required for creating new and maintaining existing vendor relationships, managing a Purchasing team, and evaluating market conditions.
This project-based position is an excellent fit for veterans. Their extensive training in leadership and management and demonstrated performance translate well into this management position that oversees a construction project from start to finish.
Having overseen projects (or missions) while sticking to a strict timeline, budget, and quality during their time in the military, our candidates excel as Construction Managers. Their experience in mission critical situations make them easily adaptable to the ever-changing environment and demands of this position.
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Orion Talent helps you fill 1 or 100,000 roles with the right people and the right solution, so you can build a winning team - today and into the future. We power all your talent needs through our diversity rich network of highly sought-after candidates, including an engaged community of veterans and military personnel.