Tri-County Services

Job openings in veteran-friendly companies

Every week, the Lone Star Veterans Association sends out a list of job openings in companies that are veteran-friendly. The jobs listed and workshops within the email are as follows:


Triple Canopy Opportunities 


 Protective Security Specialist (PSS)

1.      Three years of active military, law enforcement or executive protection experience.

2.      One year needs to be in protective security assignments.


 PSS / Designated Defensive Marksman (PSS/DDM)

1.      Three years experience as a military sniper or police sharpshooter.

2.     Graduate of a U.S. Military Sniper School (and subsequent MOS designation notated on DD214) or certified Law Enforcement Sniper School.


 PSS / Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate (PSS/EMT-I)

1.      Three years of active military, law enforcement or executive protection experience.

2.      One year needs to be in protective security assignments.

3.     Have experience/knowledge in current TCCC guidelines.

4.      Successful completion of State or National Registry EMT-Intermediate/85 examinations.

5.     Submission of current approved CPR credentials for the professional rescuer.



1.     One year experience in protective security assignments. 

2.     Level 3 (fluent) proficiency in Arabic language.


Please send inquiries, along with your resume, to:


Bill Culpepper

VP, Global Staffing and Workforce Planning



Environmental Emergency Response Operator


E6-E9, or 02-03 with environmental experience (preferably an environmental/hazardous materials MOS) preferred. Ability to manage drill rig crews and handle emergency response operations for spills at a drill rig.  Requires travel throughout south Texas on a weekly basis and 24/7 emergency response capabilities.  Individual needs to be self-motivated, and capable of operating independently and as part of a team. 




Charles "Dude" Hall

World Environmental, LLC 

230 Spring Hill Drive, Suite 340

Spring (Houston),  TX  77386 USA
P: 832-295-0685   F: 832-295-0784


Communications Technician


A local Houston company is looking for communication technicians for installations in emergency vehicles.  Experience installing communication equipment is preferred but any mechanically competent veteran or those with technical aptitude can apply. Those with no electronic/electrical background or any inability to be flexible for job scheduling will not be considered. Resumes are required even if it is all military background.   


Contact Mr. Sandy Christian Reyes to schedule an appointment. 

2626 South Loop West  Suite 320

Houston, Texas 77054

Office Number: 713-666-4796

Fax Number:      713-666-9893


Construction Workers Needed


Local Construction Company looking for construction workers for a big 7 month project in Bryan, TX.  The company completes projects dealing with residential and commercial interior/exteriors.  Any veteran with construction or mechanical skills or hand tool knowledge is acceptable.  It's a possible On the Job Training opportunity but need to have some skills related to construction.  Job starts in 2 weeks.



 Mr. Sandy Christian Reyes

American GI Forum - National Veterans Outreach Program

Case Manager

Veterans Workforce Investment Program

2626 South Loop West  Suite 320

Houston, Texas 77054

Office Number: 713-666-4796

Fax Number:      713-666-9893



Subsea Specialist

Currently seeking candidates to train for the position of: SUBSEA SPECIALIST


The Subsea Specialist is a hands-on position based on an offshore drilling rig. Responsibilities include performing the proper maintenance, monitoring, and operation of all mechanical and hydraulic systems related to the subsea well control (blow out prevention or BOP) systems and equipment onboard the rig.


Technical qualifications in fields such as hydraulics, electrical or electronics, mechanics, or other
relevant technical areas. Military training in technical areas such as aircraft maintenance, shipboard engineering, electronics and mechanics or other relevant technical areas considered a plus
Technical training or previous work experience showing mechanical, hydraulic, electrical , or
electronics aptitude or competency. Computer skills and the ability to learn and lead are desired


If working in our domestic fleet, the rate of pay for a Subsea Specialist Trainee is $34.23 per hour (approximately $95,679 per year.) Each 7-day workweek would consist of 84 hours, with all hours over 40 being paid at time and one-half. We also provide a travel pay allowance of $200.00 per month. Schedules may vary due to the training program, but domestic rigs typically work 21 days on the rig, with 21 days off.

If working in our foreign fleet, the rate of pay for a Subsea Specialist Trainee is $40.11 per hour
(approximately $112,096 per year.) Each 7-day workweek would consist of 84 hours, with all hours over 40 being paid at time and one-half. We also provide a travel pay allowance of $300.00 or $450.00 per month depending on the foreign work location. Schedules may vary due to the training program, but international rigs typically work 28 days on the rig, with 28 days off.

Please visit our website www.diamondoffshore.comfor additional information about our Company.

Interested candidates may contact Charlotte Nazarko, Staffing & Employment Manager, at
cnazarko@dodi.comor 281/647-2188.


Various Jobs Available for Veterans

  • Plumber Apprentice, Katy area: Taking applications for helpers who are willing to work with a valid DL and good driving record.  Positions set to start immediately
  • Construction Services: Residential/commercial interior/exterior; any experience with hand tools and/or construction or trade skills application is desired
  • Electrician Apprentice: Company is willing to train; located in Conroe, TX.  Looking for dependable people with their own transportation, good mechanical skills. Aptitude test may be required.
  • HVAC Helper: Greater Houston Area company established in 1952 is looking to train workers to help with commercial/residential accounts. Must have valid TX DL and good driving record; willing to be on call with a clean cut appearance and able to pass drug screening/background check


Fax your resumes to or contact:


Sandy Christian Reyes

American GI Forum - National Veterans Outreach Program

Case Manager

Veterans Workforce Investment Program

2626 South Loop West  Suite 320

Houston, Texas 77054

Office Number: 713-666-4796

Fax Number:      713-666-9893



Billing Specialist


TechTrans is a language services company - teaching, translating and logistics. We are currently looking for an Accountant (Billing Specialist) for our Houston / Clear Lake office.  Typical duties for the Accountant include preparing customer's billings, reconciling and balancing general ledger accounts, researching and correcting account discrepancies, maintaining a major accounts payable task. Knowledge of FAR, government experience, government contracting, time and materials billing, and work experience with foreign currency exchange preferred.  Government contract accounting experience is directly applicable to our DOE work.

  • Candidates for this Accountant position must be proficient with Microsoft Excel (to include analytical projects) and must possess strong time-management, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in accounting and finance, with a minimum of 2 years solid accounting work experience.
  • Candidates who have exposure to specialized accounting software such as Deltek, Costpoint, Cognos Reporting, Peach Tree, or Quick Books are strongly encouraged to apply.

We offer competitive compensation and excellent benefits for you and your family. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States (no sponsorship). Local applicants (within 50 miles of 77058) only.


Visit, click on 'careers,' complete the on-line application and email your resume with salary requirements to


HIGHLIGHT any NASA work experience. EEO/AAP/M/F/D/V - EVerify



Part Time Driver 


TechTrans International seeks a part-time Driver, approximately 20 hours per week. Some long hours, nights and weekends.

  •  Safe, experienced driver with a valid Texas driver's license, excellent driving record, knowledge of Clear Lake and surrounding areas (including Hobby and Intercontinental Airport).    
  • Ability to drive 12 passenger van.
  • Ability to lift and carry heavy boxes, packages and luggage.
  • Because of government clearance needs, must be U. S. Citizen or Green Card holder, preference for personnel security clearance.
  • Must be able to receive favorable background investigation (no felony, no DWI).
  • Must be able to pass physical and drug testing (DOT standard).

Please complete our on-line application at , click on 'career,' AND send your resume to Highlight any secondary language fluency.


Group Fitness Instructors Needed


All Day BOOTCAMP is looking for Motivated, Energetic and Reliable individuals to instruct classes in various locations across Houston.  Military veterans preferred!  We currently have openings for these locations:

     Humble @ 6:30pm

     Cypress @ 6:00pm

     Memorial Park @ 5:45pm & 7:00pm

All of our classes run Monday, Wednesday, and Friday with the optional Saturday class held at 11:00am at Stude Park.


We are always open to add more locations and times and have other possible locations where we have people interested in taking the class but need a trainer before we can advertise.  This is an opportunity to teach a class that is convenient for your schedule.  Contact us at to discuss how!


Home Healthcare Positions

The company YHCOW (Your Health Care on Wheels) is currently hiring for several health care and occupational therapy positions. 


  • CNA
  • LVN
  • Dietitian(Contract)
  • Physical Therapist(Contract)
  • Speech Therapist(Contract)
  • Social Worker


The website is and a full listing of the jobs and application can be reviewed and submitted. Please notate that you were referred by LSVA.

Applicants may send their resumes to




Outside Sales Executive 


Account Executive position with the fastest growing company within the shipping logistics field, and has quickly grown into a leading provider on a national scale through strategic partnerships. To give you an idea, the shipping and logistics industry is amongst the fastest growing industries globally, because is a much needed service as opposed to a wanted service. The position is for Outside Sales and is focused 100% on New Business Development, and will require highly complex & conceptual selling skills.


 This position includes:


·         $30,000 base salary + residual UNCAPPED commissions


·          Accredited Fortune 500 Style training


·         Merit-based promotions


·         Very entrepreneurial culture and very professional image


·         Work hard-play hard team environment  



If you are ambitious, disciplined, self-motivated, and convey both business maturity and an entrepreneurial spirit, this is an opportunity to be a part of a winning team that's in phenomenal growth mode. Previous corporate sales (inside or outside) experience is a plus, but not required.



For updated resumes, please forward them to


Questions? Call 310.756.0961. 





Part Time Research Assistant


Half-time research assistant (20 hours per week) needed to perform medical chart reviews and other activities related to a VA-funded research study entitled "Outcomes and correlates of suicidal ideation among OEF/OIF veterans."  The qualifications include a bachelor's degree, facility with Microsoft Office Suite (particularly MS Access and Excel), and some experience with healthcare terminology and delivery.  The hours are somewhat flexible but will require the individual to be on site during normal business hours.  The term is limited- start date is late April 2011 and funding will end by September 30, 2011.


All interested individuals should forward a resume and cover letter citing the study title to Ed Pomer




Mustang CAT- Technicians Wanted


Mustang CAT is looking for experienced Construction Machinery and Diesel Engine Technicians. As an authorized dealer for Caterpillar construction machinery and engines, Mustang's core business includes new and used machine sales, machine parts sales, service, and equipment rental. Our vision to be the leader in innovative, customer-driven solutions has made Mustang CAT one of the leading Caterpillar Dealers in the world.


Construction Machinery Technicians and Diesel Engine Technicians are responsible for determining the status of service needs for various Caterpillar heavy construction equipment and/or commercial engines, both diesel and natural gas, and performing the necessary service, preventative maintenance, repairs, replacements, installations, or re-building of parts to restore equipment to  proper operation.


Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 2 - 3 years experience working on Caterpillar or competitive brand heavy equipment and/or commercial engines. Must be able to demonstrate technical, mechanical and troubleshooting abilities to define and perform maintenance to heavy

equipment and/or commercial engines. This position also requires a high school graduate or equivalent and associate degree from a technical college. Equivalent work or military experience will be considered in lieu of educational requirements. Must provide proper tools to perform equipment repairs.


To apply, contact Mustang's Human Resources department at (713) 460-7232, or email your resume to


Mustang offers stability, competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, excellent working conditions, and a strong, team-oriented environment.  





Waste Management, Inc. ( is a Fortune 200 company and has been recognized as a Military Times Top 50 "Best for Vets" Employer and a G.I. Jobs Top 100 "Military Friendly" Employer. We have some openings that your military job seekers, military family and civilian contractors might have interest in.

  •  Lewisville, TX (outside of Dallas) TECHNICIAN/MECHANIC (DIESEL/TRUCK)  



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Helpful Employment Workshops 




   These Workshops are FREEto veterans and their family. Even if you're not going to an interview soon, learn these skills now, so you are not lost later. To Sign Up for this class simply email and say that you do intend to attend this session.



Light Refreshments Provided


  •    Advanced Family Mediation Training

 Wednesday, March 30 - Friday, April 1, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. & Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  

  • Resume Building - Creating a Winning Resume and Cover Letter

Wednesday, April 13, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  

  • Professional Mediation Training (40 Hours -20 hours each week)


April 28 - 30, and May 17 - 19, 2 Thursdays 4 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. & 2 Fridays and Saturdays 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


  • Kids, Parents and Power Struggles

Wednesday, May 11, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 


Worklife Institute Resource Center

1900 Saint James Place, Suite 880 P Houston, TX 77056

713-963-9456 ?


Good luck.