11 Awesome Companies For Vets Who Want To Launch A Career In Maintenance

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Fire Controlman 3rd Class J. K. Rae performs maintenance on a close-in weapon system aboard aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).
U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman M. M. Gillan

Companies of all kinds depend on complicated machinery, electrical and nuclear equipment, housed within expansive facilities to reach their business objectives. When these pieces of equipment or facilities fail, skilled professionals are needed to fix them.


Hirepurpose partners with a number of companies seeking practitioners with maintenance expertise to make sure their equipment and facilities are maintained and running smoothly.

We’ve highlighted 11 companies below that are actively seeking veterans for maintenance openings located around the country. Your next great career might just be one click away.

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Editor's Note: This article by Dorothy Mills-Gregg originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community.

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