Monday, August 17, 2009

Veterans Jobs at Skylla Engineering

Engineering and IT Company Joins


by Randy Miller

Since 2004, Skylla Engineering Ltd. has earned the reputation of an elite group of professionals providing evolutionary engineering solutions, using emergent technologies, within compressed timelines to uncompromising customers.

They are currently hiring to meet growing demand. A top hiring priority is to reach out to the Veterans commmunity. Through it's new partnership with, America's leading job board for U.S. Veterans, they have entered the market in a strong.

Skylla Engineering Ltd. is a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), and an SBA certified 8(a) company with several Eastern and Southeastern regional offices. They currently have 120 employees with average annual revenues for the last four years of approximately six million dollars. Their experiences incorporate engineering, IT, logistics, and program management support services.

As both a Prime and Sub-contractor, they have established an efficient business structure that is dedicated to offering best-value support to customers and providing the most qualified personnel in the industry. Skylla uses a broad employee experience base to deliver timely and tangible solutions to their customers. They strive to ensure customers benefit from commercial off-the-shelf, government off-the-shelf and commercial and non-developmental items and technologies. Skylla values customer's time and they listen to customer's needs. They demonstrate through service, their gratitude for the opportunity to serve.


All full-time employees are eligible for any and all benefits made available by Skylla Engineering Ltd. (cost detailed below) Employees enroll for coverage immediately upon hire and benefits are normally effective the month following hire. Employee medical, dental, and vision monthly premiums are paid at 50% by employee and 50% by Skylla Engineering, Ltd.



* Full time employees with five years or less accumulate 6.66 hours a month for a total of 10 business days per year.
* After five years of service, an employee accrual rate increases to 9.99 hours a month for a total of 15 business days per year.
* Employee may carry over a maximum of 40 hours vacation time with approval of his/her supervisor.
* All hours are awarded upfront upon date of hire.

Apply to Jobs at Skylla Engineering on HireVeterans.comSICK / PERSONAL DAYS

* Full time employees accrue 3.33 hours a month paid sick / personal days per year for a total of 5 days.
* All hours are awarded upfront upon date of hire.

For Immediate Family

* Leave of absence up to 3 days with pay
* For out of state travel - 5 days with pay


* Matching 401K Safe Harbor Plan is available to all Skylla Engineering Ltd. team members.

Skylla Engineering Ltd. is covered under statutory state Workers' Compensation Laws.

All full-time employees (including those in the initial employee period) are eligible to be paid for the holidays listed below:

* New Years
* Martin Luther King
* President's Day
* Memorial Day
* Independence Day
* Labor Day
* Columbus Day
* Veterans Day
* Thanksgiving Day
* Day after Thanksgiving
* Christmas Eve
* Christmas Day

United Healthcare

* CHOICE Plus Traditional V3A
* Standard Vision Program
* Prescription Drug 10/30/50

Routine Wellness or Doctors Visits

* $15 co pay to family or general practitioner, internist or pediatrician
* $30 co pay for each visit to a specialist

Labs, X-rays, and other outpatient services

* 100% - Deductible does not apply.

Inpatient stays in network hospital or facility

* 100% after $300 copayment per admit.

Skylla Engineering provides dental benefits through MetLife PDP, Preferred Providers Organization, which offers an extensive list of distinctly credible general dentist and specialist.

* $50 in & out of Network deductible
* Annual maximum benefit of $1500 per person

VSP Trust Vision Plan C

* Exam Covered in full every 12 months
* Prescription Glasses in full every 12 months

Co pay

* Exam---------------------$20.00
* Prescription--------------$20.00
* Contacts----No Co pay applies

Skylla Engineering Ltd. provides life insurance for all full time active employees, working 30 hours or more per week.

* This benefit is provided at no cost to employee
* $25,000 Flat Benefit
* Benefit will be reduced 35% at age 65, 50% of original amount at age 70.


* This plan offers an affordable life insurance on an employee payroll deduction basis
* Guarantee issue amount of $100,000 for employees and $25,000 for spouse and child coverage up to 10,000.


* This benefit is provided at no cost to employee
* 60% of covered monthly earnings to a maximum monthly benefit of $5,000
* Benefit begins on the 91st day of disability.


* This benefit is provided at no cost to employee
* All active, full-time employees obtain 60% of their basic weekly earning, not exceeding $500
* Eligibility begins one week after disability of injury or sickness

REACH EAP and Workplace Solutions

* 100% Employer Sponsored and Confidential

Official Skylla Engineering Web Site

Friday, May 29, 2009

Veterans Jobs Offered by Nationwide Security Guard Company

U.S. Security Associates, Inc. reaches out to Hire America's Best, Joins

by Gordon Gates

U.S. Security Associates, Inc. (USA) engineers high-value security solutions for over 2,800 clients nationwide. To continue to fulfill their needs, USA has partnered with, America's foremost job board for U.S. Veterans to train and employ U.S. Veterans to fill their important jobs.

USA is an association of security professionals united by the highest standards of integrity, quality and respect for every associate. USA has become the fastest growing and one of the five largest uniformed security officer providers in the U.S., by offering the highest-value service solutions for our clients. Simply put, they provide better service at lower cost by putting our money where it counts - in security program design, security officer wages, background screening, training, supervision and the most responsive customer service offices in the business.

U.S. Security Associates was established as Advance Security Engineering in 1955 in Atlanta, Georgia, to provide security guard services. Over the next five decades, USA expanded its operations to 130 cities in 45 states, and now employs over 24,000 people. In 1996, they changed their name to U.S. Security Associates to better accommodate the growing stature and national service coverage.

USA is distinguished among its competitors by our substantial investment in information technology to manage service quality. They don't want to hope it happened, they are determined to know it got done.

As a result of their service quality control leadership, USA has became the first and only uniformed security company to be certified ISO 9001:2000 at its corporate operations and all of its field offices.......

USA tailors its service offerings to meet the needs of customers who desire:

" Thoroughly screened, well-trained officers
" "Small company" responsiveness, supported by large company resources
" Specialized programs for: Multi-site national companies; Health care providers; Prestige gated communities; High security, cleared facilities
" Lower total security costs through more effective security program designs
" Lower security officer turnover
" Remote 24/7 monitoring of fulfillment and relief of every post, every shift
" Error-free payroll processing USA serves clients in a range of different industries, with a concentration of service provided to industrial/commercial facilities, the health care industry, commercial office buildings, prestigious residential gated communities and high-security government facilities.

The company serves its customers through customer service offices located in 103 cities, nationwide.

More information is available at their web site Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA employs over 18,000 associates, nationwide.

At U.S. Security Associates, Inc. they believe there should be special emphasis to employ US Veterans; They know it's important for citizens to appreciate and honor our veterans after they have served our country. Check them out now.

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Friday, March 20, 2009

Jobs for Veterans at Schneider National

Jobs for Veterans at Schneider National TruckingMajor U.S. Trucking Company Provides Jobs to U.S. Veterans

by Gordon Gates

Schneider National, the leading provider of premium truckload and intermodal services, is actively hiring U.S. Veterans right now.

As North America's largest private truckload carrier, Schneider National moves freight and creates innovative transportation solutions that are designed to solve customers' transportation needs. This is accomplished through access to capacity from a large fleet of assets as well as partner carriers, the broadest portfolio of services in the industry, and leading technology. They offer jobs and careers in driving, maintenance, office and warehouse.

At Schneider National, pride has many colors. Though they are known for their orange trucks, they are also proud to support the red, white and blue. Schneider National is one of the nation’s largest employers of military personnel. They believe that the men and women who give so freely of themselves to support our country deserve the unwavering respect and support of their employers.

Schneider National recognizes that it takes a special kind of person to commit their life to serving others. The same principles that the military values — safety, integrity, excellence and respect — are consistent with the skills that they value above all else, making Schneider an attractive choice for America’s veterans.

Schneider National was founded in 1935 and currently operates 14,000 tractors, 40,000 trailers, and has partnerships with over 6,000 carriers. Schneider drives more than five million loaded miles per day. They are utilized by two-thirds of the Fortune 500 companies. Schneider operates out of 36 locations in North America. Click here for more information on Schneider locations.

They have opportunities in all areas of the company for current and former military personnel, including driver, office and shop associates. Their program for veterans includes:

  • Extended benefits and differential pay when soldiers are deployed for 18 months
  • Outstanding pay and benefits including 401(k) plan and full health benefits
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Guaranteed home time for weekend drill and annual training — no vacation time required
  • Company-provided CDL driver training program — no experience necessary
  • Quick-hire process — allowing active military to apply, interview and be accepted up to two months prior to separation
  • Nationwide opportunities throughout our network of offices, maintenance facilities and operating centers
  • Flexible work opportunities that provide predictable work schedules and a better work/life balance

They know that members of the U.S. military community have the experience and motivation to excel in their ranks at Schneider. The proof is in their current leadership. Six percent of the managers, 16 percent of the senior leaders, 35 percent of drivers and over 25 percent of all associates within the company have military backgrounds and the drive to succeed.

Schneider also understands that being a member of the military reserves can bring uncertainty in times of need. They work with associates to accommodate military commitments; with compassion and respect. You will have a place with Schneider when the call of duty has been fulfilled. They take great pride in supporting the 55 associates, and their families, that are currently deployed to serve our country, as well as the hundreds of associates who have served and returned.

Apply for Schneider National Trucking Company Jobs!Many organizations have recognized Schneider as a military employer, and we are proud to let the record speak for itself:

  • National Hire Vetsfirst employer
  • Outstanding Member of the Year Award 2009
  • ESGR (Employer Support for Guard & Reserve) 5-Star employer
  • Sponsor of Enlisted Association of National Guard of the United States (EANGUS) Al Schneider Award
  • Inaugural winner of the Department of Defense Freedom Award
  • Proud supporter of AW2 (Army Wounded Warrior Program)
  • GI Jobs Top 50 Military Friend Employer 2006

So if your looking for an opportunity to grow in a fast-paced, challenging environment that delivers like no other, Join Schneider National, a company built on a proud tradition of hard work and unmatched customer service.

At Schneider National, associates from all specialties apply their skills for the benefit of customers, doing whatever it takes to meet their goals and exceed their expectations.

Corporate Headquarters

Schneider National, Inc.
P.O. Box 2545
3101 South Packerland Drive
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54306-2545
Phone: 920-592-2000
Toll Free: 800-558-6767

Friday, March 13, 2009

Jobs for Veterans at Major Energy Company in Texas

Austin Energy is hiring veteransAustin Energy Has Partnered With to Employ War Veterans

Austin Energy Offers Jobs to Veterans

By K. Morgan Barker and Randy Miller

In a move as smart and as advanced as everything else they stand for, Austin Energy has teamed up with to employ war veterans. Austin Energy is one of America’s leaders when it comes to their commitment to environmental initiatives and safety. Now they are extending their hand to war veterans to offer them employment at one of the nation’s top energy suppliers.

As an employer, Austin Energy recognizes the benefits of hiring veterans

Those who have fought for our country and laid their lives on the line for us can be trusted to be able to work well within a team and exhibit excellent leadership skills. Veterans are more conscious of health and safety standards and they are able to perform efficiently under pressure. These are all attributes that go hand-in-glove within the energy industry...

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It takes a wide range of skills sets to run an electric utility. Austin Energy's jobs include professional, technical, and administrative opportunities. The City offers a full-featured set of benefits to all employees. And those with military service have a unique opportunity to ‘buy military service time’ in the pension system offered by the City.

As a department of the City of Austin, Austin Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and follows all City hiring practices. If you are interested in applying for a position at Austin Energy or other City of Austin departments, you must apply through the City of Austin eCareer Web site.

Austin Energy is the nation’s 10th largest community-owned electric utility providing low cost reliable power to over 400,000 premises representing over 40,000 businesses and a more than 1 million consumers. Austin Energy powers the capital city of Texas and metro area through a diverse generation mix of nuclear, coal, natural gas and renewable energy sources. Austin Energy is a recognized industry leader in conservation and renewable energy offering the most comprehensive energy efficiency programs in the nation. AE is a leader in distributed generation by operating the first fuel cell in Texas tied directly to the electric grid and through the largest module combined heat and power plant in the nation. A major goal of AE is to lead in building the best information technology and telecommunications solutions to deliver the first smart grid.

As a publicly owned power company and a city department, Austin Energy returns profits to the community annually. That money helps fund City services such as fire, police, EMS, parks, and libraries. The utility has provided $1.5 billion in profits to the community since 1976.

Environmental Initiatives

Austin Energy is dedicated to protecting and enhancing the quality of its surrounding environment while providing affordable, reliable energy to its customers. Austin Energy created the top performing renewable energy program in the nation. AE owns the nation’s first and largest green building program. And they’re home to one of the nation’s most comprehensive residential and commercial energy efficiency programs.

Austin Energy has demonstrated its commitment to the environment, its customers and employees through cutting edge initiatives such as the Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles program, the Green Building Program, GreenChoice Renewable Energy offerings, and the Solar Rebate program.

The City of Austin

Austin is a legendary, lively city and a great place to live and raise a family. It is nestled among the rolling hills and lakes of Central Texas and offers all the fun of the great outdoors while also serving as the seat of state government. Austin is an educational Mecca with several acclaimed universities. It calls itself the “live music capital of the world”, and is dedicated to the arts. The five-county region surrounding Austin is known for its Hill Country scenery, historic communities and laid-back lifestyle.

Learn More About Employment at Austin Energy

We hope you agree that Austin Energy is a company with which you could be proud to partner. If you are a war veteran seeking employment, please learn more about opportunities here:

Jobs for Veterans at Major Western Truck Dealership

Western Peterbilt Joins

by Gordon Gates

Headquartered in Seattle, Western Peterbilt operates the largest network of Peterbilt Class 8 and Medium Duty truck dealerships in the Pacific Northwest with 16 locations in Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Northern California.

At Western Peterbilt customers are a number one priority. While they may operate the largest network of Peterbilt Class 8 truck dealerships in the Pacific Northwest, they always make sure to put the customer first. Their goal is to make sure customers have a great experience from start to finish and get the the attention that they deserve.

With 16 convenient locations from Anchorage, Alaska all the way down to Sacramento, California they have the infrastructure to meet the challenge. Their parts departments are always kept well stocked making any service needed on customers trucks a breeze. Their friendly sales staff is available to help get customers into a truck that is perfectly tailored to needs.

To meet this challenge, Western Peterbilt needs the most competitive and energetic employees. They have recently joined, a major job board for U.S. veterans, so that they can reach out to hire America's best. U.S. Veterans have the discipline and work ethic along with a successful code that gives them a path to success in the trucking business.

They offer a very competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, life insurance and 401(k) as well as paid vacation and sick leave, and will pay relocation expenses for the right candidate.

jobspeterbiltTheir employees have a passion for excellence that is reflected in the quality of the products and services they provide to customers. They are committed to the highest standards of performance and pride themselves in being the industry leading experts.

Employees receive ongoing training and development opportunities and are trained and certified to utilize the latest generation of computer diagnostic tools from Peterbilt, Eaton, Catepillar, Cummins and MeritorWABCO.

Western Peterbilt actively seeks opportunities for continuous improvement and is committed to providing a challenging and rewarding employment experience for it's work force.