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  • The site is refreshed daily to remove out-of-date content.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.
Mobile Logo

Job Information

National Dentex Dental-Lab Technician Trainee in St Cloud, Minnesota


Join National Dentex - a leading healthcare organization specializing in the dental industry. We offer a full spectrum of specialized products, services, and technologies to address any dental restoration need. Currently, we have 30+ labs throughout the country. Our team is growing, and we are seeking to fill a number of key positions within our organization including this opportunity at NDX Thoele in St. Cloud, MN for a Full-Time Dental-Lab Technician Trainee. Previous experience is not necessary; we offer paid, hands-on training!

The regular hours for this position are from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday, and subject to change from time to time.

This is a full-time position featuring employee benefits including: health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; paid holiday, vacation, and sick time; 401K; and tuition reimbursement!

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Read prescriptions and specifications received from dentist.

  • Check metal copings and frameworks for fit, correct pontic design, occlusals support, margins and surface texture (finish).

  • De-gas and sandblast all copings and frameworks.

  • Apply opaque wash to copings and frameworks in the correct shade and then apply a first coat of opaque in the correct shade and set on hot plate for a minimum of ten minutes to dry; fire in porcelain oven at correct temperature and for proper length of time.

  • Sign work cards with technician number.

  • After firing the first coat, cool units and match to correct models.

  • Apply a second layer of opaque to the copings and/or framework with proper thickness of opaque, being sure to maintain uniform coverage and place on the hot plate for a minimum of ten minutes to dry.

  • Clean any excess opaque from collars and inside coping then fire at correct temperature for the required time period, careful not to put in too hot an oven.

  • Check all completed copings and frameworks for cracks, bubbles, or grayness. Make sure opaque has a high shine finish. If necessary, remove opaque layer and redo.

  • Sandblast inside of all copings to be sure all opaque is removed and match to the correct models. Be careful not to sandblast opaque off pontic areas or make holes in copings.

  • Do one day rushes before the regular load.

  • Maintain clean work area and equipment.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English

  • Excellent eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity

  • Ability to use small hand tools

  • Read and interpret prescriptions and other required documentation.

  • Ability to effectively communicate technical information

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • Required: High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • No experience required

Hazardous Materials or Equipment Used:

  • Ovens

  • Small hand tools

  • Hot Plates

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, and/or reach.

  • Sitting for extended periods at a time

  • Regularly required to exhibit fine motor skills and/or perform repetitive motions using both arms and hands grasping, gripping, pinching, lifting, and carrying. Constantly lifting & carrying 0-10 lbs.

  • Vision capabilities: depth perception, attention to detail, and/or color.




  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity



  • High School or Equivalent or better

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)