5 Great Jobs To Launch A Career In Electronics

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Last week, Task & Purpose shared with you five great job training opportunities with Hirepurpose companies around the country. This week, we’re focusing on jobs for transitioning service members and veterans who have electronics experience, including avionics technicians, avionic and armament repairers, nuke and conventional electronics technicians, COMSEC repairers, and more.


1. Manufacturing technician in Hillsboro, Oregon.

This Intel job is a great opportunity for veterans with a background in electronics or digital circuitry, experience with end-user computer skills and navigation, and electronic systems troubleshooting and maintenance. Named one of the best employees for veterans in 2014, Intel is a great company for any service member starting a civilian career.

2. Full-time electronic engineering position in Columbus, Indiana.

Cummins is looking for veterans who are creative and innovative problem solvers with a background in electronics. This hourly position is full time and requires applicants to independently build and debug new analog and digital circuit designs, troubleshoot and perform tests on circuit design, and have a department of labor certification or four years of comparable experience or training.

3. Machinery maintenance technician in Minden, Nevada.

General Electric has a well-known reputation for being military friendly, and it has more than 2,300 job openings active right now on the Hirepurpose website. Specifically, in this machinery maintenance tech position, you will ensure that production equipment is functioning in a safe and effective manner while moving toward the goal of "no unplanned downtime."

4. Full-time electrician in Arlington, Texas.

R.R. Donnelly, a leading communications firm, is looking for an applicant to join their team in Arlington, Texas. The right applicant will modify, repair, maintain, troubleshoot, test, and load new and existing electrical lines, circuits, systems, and associated fixtures, controls, and equipment.

5. Service technician at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.

Johnson Controls, a global technology and industrial leader in more than 150 countries, is offering a great technician opportunity on Whiteman Air Force Base. In this role, you’ll work with a controls technician mentor to perform preventive maintenance, repair, and general servicing of electronic control systems across the base. You’ll also have opportunities to receive more training classes within the field.

For more information about any of these opportunities, go to hirepurpose.com.

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