Student Veterans of America Jobs

Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

Here are a few things you should know:
  • This site is mobile friendly. You do not need a log-in or password to access information.
  • Jobs on this site are original and unduplicated and come from three sources: the Federal government, state workforce agency job banks, and corporate career websites. All jobs are vetted to ensure there are no scams, training schemes, or phishing.
  • The site is refreshed daily to remove out-of-date content.
  • The newest jobs are listed first, so use the search features to match your interests. You can look for jobs in a specific geographical location, by title or keyword, or you can use the military crosswalk. You may want to do something different from your military career, but you undoubtedly have skills from that occupation that match to a civilian job.
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Job Description

  • Experienced and knowledge on equipment to include hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps, valves, cylinders, labeling equipment, fillers, and conveyors.

  • Day to day maintenance and repair to equipment.

  • Perform PM’s /or checks for verifications.

  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment.

  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical and electrical problems on production equipment..

  • Support the plant equipment, and maintaining a safe plant meeting all federal, state and local environments

  • Mount compressor, condenser, and other components in specified locations on frames, using hand tools and acetylene welding equipment.

  • Observe and test system operation, using gauges and instruments.

  • Perform mechanical overhauls.

  • Read blueprints to determine location, size, capacity, and type of components needed to build refrigeration system.

  • Test lines, components, and connections for leaks.

  • Adjust or replace worn or defective mechanisms and parts, and reassemble repaired systems.

  • Braze or solder parts to repair defective joints and leaks.

  • Cut, bend, thread, and connect pipe to functional components and water, power, or refrigeration system.

  • Dismantle malfunctioning systems and test components, using electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic testing equipment.

  • Estimate, order, pick up, deliver, and install materials and supplies needed to maintain equipment in good working condition.

  • Install wiring to connect components to an electric power source.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

  • Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly. Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.


  • Physical demands: Climbing including ladders, lifting, working with a variety of hand and power tools, shop machines and tools.

  • Work environment: Must be able to work in areas of extreme heat, and cold conditions.

  • HS diploma or GED required.

  • 2 – 3 years of industrial mechanic experience in a food industry environment preferred.

  • Basic computer skills a plus.

  • Position requires a drug test

  • Must be able to learn quickly and make good decisions.

  • Must be able to work in a team environment and perform a variety of duties.

  • High school or equivalent

  • Must have a valid driver license