Like any ship, building, ground vehicle, or aircraft, corporate America needs individuals schooled in the science of maintenance. This week, Hirepurpose highlights six military-friendly companies that have openings across the country for veterans who underwent electrical mechanical or facilities maintenance training while in the service. Individuals of all ranks who are skilled in the areas of aircraft maintenance, machining, civil engineering, construction or transportation will definitely want to check these jobs out.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
Every veterans above the rank of E-1 has had some leadership experience. When you join the civilian sector, some companies have management training programs that take your existing leadership skills and help you apply them to a new industry. You have what these companies are looking for.
There’s a rumor going around that America doesn’t have a manufacturing base anymore, but it’s simply not true. Lots of great products are made in the United States, from shoes to high end electronics to elevators and to incredibly useful things like Post-It notes. Many manufacturers are hiring veterans, including the seven great companies below.