Opportunities for Graduating Seniors and Graduates

Career Resources

Check out these resources that may help you discover what's a good fit for you and where those jobs are found.

Career Planning for High School Students ( For Seniors)

US Department of Labor Apprenticeship Finder

Click here to go to the United States Department of Labor Apprenticeship Finder. Companies all over the United States may be listed here and their apprenticeship opportunities include many fields. The top trending fields currently are Information Technology and mechanical/engineering trades.

Military Service Branches

This link will take you to the United States Government site for all Military Branches where you may explore and learn about each of the five branches of the military, options for how you can join, requirements, and more. Serving your country may be a great fit for you but it is a big decision. This site helps you explore and learn before making a commitment. Click here to go to the website.

Jobs with the United States Government

The most comprehensive site to find and apply for all opportunities to work for the US Government: internships, apprenticeships, professions requiring certifications, college degrees. Jobs for all branches at all levels may be found all on this one comprehensive site including Cyber:IT, Business/Office/Clerical, Skilled Trades, and others.

Jobs with Fairfax County Local Government

Fairfax County Government offers a large variety of jobs with our local government with varying requirements and in a large variety of occupations. Check out their website for current opportunities. Both full time and seasonal opportunities.are offered through this portal. The website is searchable with keywords and is easy to use.

Work for Fairfax County Public Schools

Come Back 2 Fairfax! Fairfax County Public Schools has opportunities for careers in multiple departments, Whether your interest is in business operations and administration,  technology, teaching, transportation, coaching, operational and facilities management, the trades, food service, substitute teaching, or other support positions. There are opportunities for you.   Visit the FCPS Career Opportunities page for more information.  New opportunities occur monthly so check back often. 

Get Career Ready with ACE

FCPS Adult and Community Education (ACE) has many opportunities for recent graduates to get advanced education to become better prepared to be hired by employers. ACE offers courses in Business and Information Technology, Apprenticeship, Health and Medical, Trade or Industrial, or other learning that can enrich your resume and prepare you for great work opportunities,


APPRENTICE EDUCATION WITH ACE 2022

Don't already have an employer lined up to get started working as an apprentice? FCPS Adult and Community Education (ACE) has an opportunity for recent graduates to get their apprenticeship education started with the NCCER CORE course. This can lead to a better resume to get hired more easily by an employer. NCCER CORE is an online teacher led course with some in-person activities. CORE is an introductory class and it is a great way for students with little or no experience to get started in the trades. Students earn 80 apprentice hours that will count towards any specific trade apprenticeship (electrical, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry). Students also earn NCCER certifications that are easily verifiable by potential employers. The course can be viewed here. Additionally the ACE Education Foundation is offering $500 scholarships for this course to students that qualify. The total cost to a student that receives a scholarship would be $100. The Foundation is focused on adults in need of support; this is a great opportunity for June 2021 and January 2022 graduates. To view the ACE scholarship application, click here.

OPPPORTUNITIES

Please Note: Advertisement of opportunities here does not constitute sponsorship or endorsement of the sponsoring organization or the employment opportunity by the Fairfax County School Board, the Superintendent, or a specific FCPS school.

This opportunity may utilize a technology tool that has not been assessed by the Fairfax County Public Schools Department of Information Technology. Students should gain permission from their parent or guardian before engaging in any non-FCPS enrichment opportunity and families should review and agree to the Terms of Service and User Agreements for any technology platform that enrichment opportunity may use before participating.

Some of these opportunities may have expired. Please check with each employer to inquire if they are still seeking applicants.  Also contact individual companies/organizations for more details and information about any listings posted here. 

Graduating Seniors and Alumni are encouraged to check this page often for updates and new job opportunities that are posted as we receive them.  

CAREER FAIRS 

Fairfax NAACP 2022 DMV Trade Jobs Fair - High School students interested in promising careers in the skilled trades should attend the 2022 DMV Virtual Trade Jobs Fair scheduled for Saturday, June 4, 2022, from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Several employers will be available to chat about paid job opportunities that include on-the-job training with little or experience required. Interested students should make sure to register today by visiting this link: bit.ly/DMVJobsFair

INTERNSHIPS

Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI) Internship

Summer 2022 - The Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI) Internship is available to rising high school seniors and rising first year college/university students who are 17+ and interested in learning more about exploring cyber security as a possible career option. Applications are due by 5:00 pm on February 15, 2022.

https://form.jotform.com/213435926744057

Fairfax County IT Internships 

The FCPS IT Internship Program is NOW accepting applicants for the 2022-2023 school year! Rising FCPS Juniors and Seniors and pending/recent FCPS graduates who plan to stay in the area are eligible for the FCPS IT work-based learning internship program. There are five different paid positions students can apply for and serve as official FCPS employees. Interested students should visit the FCPS IT Internship website to learn more about these positions before applying. Resumes and cover letters must be submitted by the deadline on Monday, May 9, 2022.

STEM Youth Development Internship

Spring 2022 -  The STEM Youth Development Internship is available to high school students ages 16+ who have a passion for STEM learning. They will be able to develop and practice professional skills at the Children's Science Center Lab while engaging in various hands-on activities. Applications are due by 5:00 pm on January 24, 2022.

https://form.jotform.com/213445454775058

CAREER ENTRY EMPLOYMENT 

AA Auto Collision and Repair

Seeks candidate for career entry-level positions for their location in Lorton, VA. to submit a resume or inquire about more information contact owner, Todd B. Rikli, [email protected] or call 703-550-5533.

A-Advantage Heating & Air

Seeking  full-time Apprentice Service Technician/Installers.

  • Must have Driver's License and clean driving record 
  • Obtain "CFC- certification Type II to work with refrigerant
  • Pass a background check
  • Have basic tools
  • And ability to work full-time including weekends.

Seeking a personable graduate who is eager learn the HVAC trade to become a licensed master technician who cares about their work and wants to deliver quality to the customers they serve. Submit resumes to [email protected] or deliver to their office, located at 4934-A Eisenhower Ave. Alexandria, VA 22304.

Advance Auto Parts

Advance Auto Parts has terrific opportunities for young men and women to work in the Auto Parts industry. They are seeking qualified young people who have studied in High School Automotive programs for ground floor positions to grow within the company. For more information contact the District Manager for Advance Auto, Rafael Aragon, at 571-535-0155 or email @email.

Aireco Supply 

Aireco Supply, a wholesale supplier of HVAC materials and supplies is hiring. Current Opening for  Warehouse worker/driver in our Fairfax, VA branch. Great work environment where you will be working alongside experienced HVAC customer service personnel. This person must be able to work and function as a positive team member and contribute to reaching branch goals.

Job Functions:

  • Filling orders, shipping, receiving and deliveries
  • Positive communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Positive attitude towards learning
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Must have a driver’s license and good driving record
  • Able to life more than 70 pounds
  • Must be 18 years or older to be able to operate a forklift
  • Basic knowledge of math and communication skills

Benefits:

  • Excellent benefits package; 401K, health & disability insurance, profit sharing, vacation and sick leave

Interested candidates should contact Gary Frank  @email

Or call 703-556-0280

Allan Myers Heavy Civil Construction Career Opportunities

Allan Myers is  heavy civil construction builder of roads, bridges, treatment plants and other infrastructure. They self-perform their work rather than relying on subcontractors and they provide on-the-job training. They are seeking hard working, enthusiastic individuals who want a great career opportunity in these areas:  

  • Construction workers who are interested in working with their hands and with equipment in an outdoor environment. Graduates from residential construction programs and experience with carpentry would make good candidates. 
  • Mechanics to maintain asphalt plants and their large fleet of trucks and heavy equipment. Graduates from automotive technology programs might be considered. 

To see current opportunities: 

Check out this video and these links to learn more about the company and their opportunities. 

The following items are available (paper copies) in the Edison Academy office for interested candidates to review.

Recruiting Flyer

Job Descriptions 

Company Benefits 

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is currently hiring around Northern Virginia for roles in their work-based learning opportunities programs for high school seniors who may be interested in working at one of Amazon’s data centers. The program consists of on-the-job training during a 12-week time period, where trainees will work in data centers full time as either a Universal Technician or Logistics Specialist. No college degrees or prior work experience are required, as all relevant training will be provided throughout the program. Completion of STEM or vocational course curriculum is preferred. Interested students must be 18 years old when applying for a position. This is a great way to get your foot in the door with AWS to grow with the company.  Career Opportunities with AWS

 

Akers Fire Protection Apprenticeships

Apprenticeship program for high school graduates to learn the fire sprinkler trade.  Akers is looking for motivated students looking for employment directly out of high school. 

Apprentices will provide training, mentorship, and a paid position, to introduce a new generation of workers to the world of fire sprinklers.  This position is a particularly good fit for graduates from the Edison Academy HVAC &R program but others who like trades oriented work would be good candidates as well. 

Akers is hiring at $16 per hour with opportunities for overtime and bonuses plus future advancement to Fitters and Foreman positions with increased pay. 

For full details about this full-time employment opportunity and to apply send your resume to: 

Jordyn Moder, Akers Fire Protection Sales Executive at @email

Associated Builders and Contractors- ABCVA- Apprenticeships

Eligibility for Apprenticeship - Apprentices must be at least 18 years of age, employed in either the carpentry, electrical, HVAC or plumbing trade, physically able to perform the work for the particular trade, able to read and write in English. For more information go here. 

Beckstrom Electric

Beckstrom Electric is a top partner with the Electric Construction and Engineering program at Edison Academy. They hire a limited number of summer interns and high school graduates as full-time apprentices who have an interest in pursuing a career in the electrical field. For more information about careers visit their website or contact: Tom Forman, Sr. Project Manager, NCCER Master Trainer NCCER Certified Craft Trainer, 540-338-2344, @email

Belle Haven Country Club - Hospitality & Facilities Opportunities

Interesting in the Hospitality industry? Belle Haven Country Club in Alexandria, VA has openings for full and part-time employees!   Current openings include: 

  • Purchasing Agent
  • Part-time Receptionist
  • Landscaping,
  • Jr. Sous Chef
  • Cooks
  • Stewards/Servers
  • PT Front Desk Associate.

Use this ink to apply or send your cover letter and resume to @email.

Capital Construction

Seeks entry level maintenance tech trainees for basic maintenance, appliance installation, light painting, cleaning, and other duties as needed, to service contracts for local military base housing facilities. 

  • Must be able to pass a background check, have a valid driver's license, legal eligibility to work in the US, and be at least 17 years of age.
  • Work is primarily scheduled for weekdays with occasional weekend work.
  • Pay range $17 -$20 per hour depending upon level of knowledge and experience applicant has for the work required.
  • Full-time employees are desired but part-time applicants will be considered.
  • Full-time benefits include paid time off (including sick leave and 5 holidays per year). 
  • For information on how to apply, contact Shana Hutchison at @email

Cummins, Inc. North American Diesel Technician Apprentice Programs

Cummins, Inc., a fortune 500 global company,  adds over 90 apprentices to the Technician Pipeline each year. Their goal is to hire as many high school graduates as possible from ASE/NATEF accredited automotive and diesel program like Edison Academy's Automotive Technology program to fill the need for qualified diesel technicians.  Highlights of the program are:

  • 4 year/8,000 hour apprentice program, registered in all 50 states with the US Department of Labor.
  • Student apprentices earn while they learn.

To learn more visit their website.

Cyprus Air - Indoor Comfort

Cyprus Air Heating and Cooling is family owned and operated since 1967 based in Alexandria, VA. Our warehouse is in Lorton, VA with 3 additional gas fireplace showrooms in Alexandria, VA, Falls Church, VA, and Rockville, MD. We are looking for highly motivated personnel to join our team to serve the DC, Maryland, and Virginia Metropolitan area.  There are opportunities for installer helpers (entry level), overnight maintenance helpers and more advanced positions too. For more details about job opportunities in HVAC refer to their recruitment letter here. Contact Savvas Hadji, Operations Manager for more information and to schedule interviews. Email:  [email protected]  Telephone: 703-200-8185 

Dolan Contracting, Inc. 

Dolan Contracting Inc. is a general contracting business located in Alexandria, VA, working primarily in the Northern Virginia area.  We perform a variety of interior and exterior restoration projects for condo associations and property management companies. 

  • A successful applicant will have some experience working with tools, an eagerness to learn new skills and willingness to follow directions, and a safety-conscious attitude. 
  • A driver's license and personal transportation is required. 
  • Much of our work is performed outdoors doing decking and exterior home renovation projects.
  • We also have interior work such as drywall installation and painting that keeps us busy year-round.
  • Starting rate $16 per hour for those with little or no experience who demonstrate the right attitude.

Interested applicants should visit our web site or  email contact - Keith Dolan at @email

DPR Construction - Internship for Graduating Seniors May/June 2022

Build up Your Skills Internship with DPR Construction offering work experience and exposure to different roles on a construction jobsite. This opportunity is designed for high school students and soon to be graduates of the class of 2022. For all details go here. 

Dwyer Plumbing, Heating & Air

Dwyer desires to employ professional craftspeople in the plumbing and HVAC trades. We also seek other motivated individuals who want to learn a trade and serve customers.

We participate in the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Trade Apprenticeship Program and will sponsor qualified employees aiming to take advantage of this opportunity. We are an equal opportunity employer. The ideal candidates exhibit the positive traits listed below:

  • Technical Expertise
  • Safety Consciousness
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Desire to participate in Educational opportunities for advancement 
  • Responsible (committed, honest, dependable)
  • Professional ( appearance, attitude, cleanliness, conserving of material, tools and equipment

Current job opportunities and information to apply may be found here

Ennis Electric

Ennis Electric has opportunities for those who wish to enter a career in the electrical field.  Offering apprenticeships and summer helper positions. For more information contact: Kimberly Hudson,  Human Resources, 703.335.6700, [email protected]   Ennis Electric Company, Inc. , 7851 Wellingford Drive, Manassas, VA 20109 Visit their website to learn about the company. 

EVI (Emergency Vehicle Installations, Corp.)

EVI (Emergency Vehicle Installations, Corp.)  is seeking student employees for their Lorton, VA location. Preference will be given to students who have some technical experience or who are interested in pursuing a new trade or career path. The company installs and maintains communications, safety, and defensive equipment on vehicles used by law enforcement and agents in the field. Students may work part-time or full-time as their school schedule allows.  For more information contact @email

Visit their website.

Ford Motor Company

Ford Dealerships in the northern Virginia region seek high school graduates for trainee positions for service technicians, service writers, auto parts sales, and automotive sales in the region's dealerships.

Students are advised to reach out to local dealerships upon graduation to  connect to employment opportunities.

For more information and for assistance reach out to the  Technical Recruitment Specialist for Ford, Mr. Vernon Crawley at [email protected]

Geneva Reconditioning

Geneva Reconditioning is a Rosenthal Automotive Group company in the DC metro area specializing in the reconditioning of high-end vehicles. To learn more about their company visit this site. 

  • Students with auto-body experience are sought to service Acura, Audi, BMW, Ferrari, Jaguar, Land-Rover, Lexus, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Tesla, and other top brands.
  • For more information contact Victor Gomez, [email protected] 3651 Edsall Road, Alexandria, VA 22304, 703-797-9323.

Goodwill of Greater Washington and Washington Gas, Electric and Construction Trades - Skills Bridge Program

Energy and Construction Career Training program-  Goodwill of Greater Washington in partnership with Washington Gas is providing a unique 7-8 week program to build a bridge of opportunity, creating access for high demand careers and a critical talent pipeline for employers.  Participants in the program can earn and learn with expert instruction, industry credentials and support to successfully obtain employment with our hiring partners across Gas, Electric and Construction Trades. Enrolled students receive a stipend of $11.50 per hour while training, a bonus for completion, and a set tools to use on the job.  Northern VA residents receive priority enrollment for this program and interested applicants should register for an Information Session to learn about the program and enrollment and employment opportunities the program can lead to upon completion. View the flyer for this program here. Link to register for information session is found as a QR code on the flyer. 

Greenspring - An Erickson Community 

Greenspring Senior Living Community offers job opportunities in a variety of areas including; dining services, health services, general services, resident services, information technology, and through the Erickson Health Management Group. To search jobs at their Springfield, VA location go here. 

Erickson Senior Living is a national network of managed communities devoted to the mission of helping people live better lives. They offer a work and social environment beyond the traditional office or work setting; with multiple dining choices, health and wellness facilities, and more. Erickson Senior Living serves 27,000 residents with more than 14,000 employees in 11 states across the US. 

Helix Electric

Helix Electric Constructors and Engineers have opportunities for graduates and soon-to-be graduates in the electrical field.  To learn more about this company visit their website. 

  • To see all current job openings go here. 
  • For apprenticeship opportunities go here

Hilton 

Jobs in the hospitality field worldwide. Check out their Careers at Hilton portal to search for opportunities. 

HITT Contracting - Site Engineer - Entry Level Position

HITT Contracting is headquartered in the Washington, DC area (Falls Church, VA). The company has a strong, 80-year history of success in the commercial construction market nationwide and offers a positive, diverse, team-oriented work environment.  Year over year, they are ranked as the top large company to work for in the Washington DC area by the Washington Post.  The Site Engineer (SE) position represents the basic entry level position in the HITT Futures Leadership program. The position will contain a workforce and an education component intended to progress concurrently. For all details and information visit this link. 

Honda PACT - Automotive Career Training Program

Honda Professional Automotive Career Training Program for Honda Mechanics. Go to their website to learn more. 

Hyatt Hotels - Hospitality Careers and More! 

Hyatt Hotels has many open positions in the DC Metro Area with properties in multiple locations. See their latest shared openings as of June 17, 2022 at Park Hyatt in Washington DC and Hyatt Recency in Crystal City, Arlington, VA. For all careers with Hyatt visit their Corporate Careers Site 

Excellent Benefits include: 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance after only 30 days
  • Free room nights, Discounted and Friends & Family Room Rates
  • Discounted F&B when staying at Hyatt Hotels
  • 401(k) Retirement Matching Plan (up to 4%)
  • Paid Time Off including new child leave!
  • Highly competitive salaries and incentives
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training programs 
  • Complimentary Employee Meals
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Discounts at various retailers – Apple, AT&T, Verizon, Headspace and many more

 

ID.me  Digital Identity Verification -Support Representatives

ID.me seeks to hire college bound high school graduates for positions in member support services (summer).  Seeking candidates with customer service experience, intermediate to advanced computer skills with browsers, search engines, and operating systems. For more requirements and details, and to apply visit this link.

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local #26- Apprenticeships

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers offers programs for  Electrical ( Wireman "A") and Telecommunications apprenticeship.  Check out these sites for more information. 

  • Main page for Joint Apprenticeships Training Committee. 
  • Information on Electrical Wireman A apprenticeship program.
  • Information on the Telecommunications Apprenticeship program. 

 

Juniper Eco Salon, Old Town Alexandria - Licensed Junior Stylist

Juniper Eco Salon, Old Town Alexandria, seeks junior stylist to work directly with an experienced, more senior, stylist to gain experience and to develop their own clientele. The junior stylist will provide applications of  color, highlights, and other treatments to clients under the supervision of a senior stylist, and may provide basic salon services independently to clients.  For more information contact @email  or visit Juniper Eco Salon, 632 N. Washington St. Alexandria, VA. 22314 Call / Text:  703-371-7722

LQ Contracting

LQ Contracting, a small business in Northern Virginia, provides general contracting and technical services throughout the DC metro area. They are seeking high performing, eager graduates from the Electrical program for commercial jobs in the DC Metro area.  Contact David Little, 703-398-8496 or [email protected] for more information.

Marine Evolutions

Marine Evolutions, located in Lorton,VA is seeking trades workers to provide marine services to customers of private industry, and government boats and marine equipment.  Marine Evolution's services include  

  • Maintenance and Repairs for Engines and Generators, Electrical and Electronics and Mechanical Systems
  • Custom Fabrication
  • Painting and Detailing
  • Winterizing and  Boat Storage,
  • Parts Sales
  • Boat Operations Training
  • Special projects (dock design, race course installation
  • And design for specialized tooling and equipment, etc.

For more information about the company visit their website. To inquire about job opportunities and careers go here

Marshall Roofing- Entry Level Skilled Trades Positions

Marshall Roofing, Siding, and Windows is seeking helpers to join their growing team.  Under the direction of the Service Manager helpers are responsible for assisting roofing technicians, gutter technicians, and carpenters on jobs. Marshall Roofing is a smoke-free company. Compensation based upon experience. for details of qualifications and how to apply contact Amanda Conner, [email protected], 703-550-0055 7220 Telegraph Square, Lorton, VA 22079

Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority (MWAA) Jobs 

The MWAA operates airports at Dulles and Reagan National. To learn about and apply for their career opportunities visit their website.  

Current openings shared with us as of May 26, 2022 include the following. Click each one to be directed to a description and details. If the job listing has expired visit the main website referenced above to explore other new opportunities that have been posted. 

Mobility City - Field Service Technician

Mobility City of Northern VA/Fairfax, a leading provider of mobility products for physically impaired persons, is seeking a field service technician (trainee) to troubleshoot equipment problems, perform electro-mechanical repairs, and work with customers to diagnose and repair various products. Must have a HS diploma, clean and valid driver's license, undergo a background check, and be able to lift 50 lbs. $18 per hour with room to advance. Send resume inquiries to @email        Visit their site at http://Mobilitycity.com

NICE Home Services LLC - HVAC

Nice Heating & Air is a certified, award-winning company that specializes in the repairs, and maintenance services for all brands and types of HVAC, Heating repairs, Ac repair, Gas fireplaces and Plumbing service. Open positions in our area include ( as of Nov 2021) Junior HVAC installer, Customer Service Rep, HVAC Apprentice, and others. Go here for the lost of the most up-to-date job opportunities with NICE Home Services and apply. 

Northern Virginia Generator

Northern Virginia Generator specializes in the sale and servicing of home generators.  Installation of whole-home generators is their specialty.  They are a Generac authorized dealer. They are seeking qualified applicants for career entry-level positions.  For more information about the company visit their website. To submit a resume for consideration contact President, Gregg Holden, [email protected], 703-919-0067.

Penske Truck Leasing

Penske Truck Leasing has opportunities in our area for multiple job fields. Whether you are seeking a position as a body shop tech, fleet maintenance mechanic/technician, vehicle prep representative, or more administrative and sales oriented work, there are opportunities with Penske both full and part-time in our area. Current openings in the Northern Virginia area may be viewed here. 

PHOCCVA - HVAC and Plumbing Apprenticeships

Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors of Virginia – PHOCCVA - PMPV/PHCC in conjunction with vocational training facilities throughout Virginia offers a great "4-Year" Plumbing & HVAC Apprenticeship Program.

  • This program is BAT approved (Bureau of Apprenticeship Training) and is recognized across the State as well as in 32 other States.  
  • The program allows a student to go to school at night and work on the job during the day to earn a living while learning the trade.
  • Students go to class three hours per night, two nights per week.
  • There are 168 class hours available, over 56 days of instruction, and there are 2,000 hours of on-the-job-training.
  • There is a set pay scale that the student is entitled to with a top out rate of $17.00 per hour.
  • This class is a great way to train an employee who wants to make Plumbing or HVAC their trade.
  • he cost is less than $1,000.00 per year and that includes books, lab fees and tuition.

Open Enrollment — Apprentices may enroll at any time throughout the year since there are no class scheduling requirements. Pace of learning — Apprentices work at their own pace. Apprentices who are considerably experienced can typically move through the curriculum quickly. Individuals who are highly motivated can also work at a fast pace. Convenience — Apprentices can work from the comfort of their home or office, at a schedule that best suits their needs. Apprentices may postpone e-Learning during peak work periods, setting aside time for study on weekends or other more convenient times.

Visit our website to learn more. 

Salon Enclave - Salon Assistants and Receptionists

Salon Enclave, located in Springfield, VA is currently seeking assistants/receptionists for Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.

For more information contact: Torao Kubo, Salon Owner, 703-664-9510, Click to check out their website

Service Specialties, Inc. Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing

Looking for a career in the HVAC field?  We hire HVAC Install Apprentices. Go here for more information and for our application to apply. 

SERVPRO 

Production Technicians  -  Job Opportunities with SERVPRO For Graduating Seniors

Production Technician Positions  - If you are looking to HELP people in need, look no further... When a fire, water, storm, or mold happens to our clients, we are the TEAM that puts their lives back together. Start your CARRER with SERVPRO of Alexandria where we will teach, guide and grow your opportunities in the restoration, mitigation and construction industry. Starting as a Production Technician we will pay for your certifications, provide you the tools and train you beginning day-one on all the services we offer. By providing quality, consistent, efficient work, the Production Technician represents the BEST in the mitigation and restoration industry.

Responsibilities: 

  • Inventory and load the work vehicle with equipment, products, and supplies needed for each project. Maintain a clean and organized vehicle and clean equipment appearance.
  • Prepare rooms/areas for work activities. Set up staging area and equipment for each project.
  • Perform production processes as directed.
  • Adhere to safety and risk management guidelines at all times.
  • Communicate with Crew Chief and other technicians to maintain efficient production processes.
  • Perform end-of-day/end-of-job cleanup and breakdown. Leave jobsite with a clean and orderly appearance.

Please call 703-739-2800 or email @email for more information and instructions when applying for this opportunity.

Click here for a printable version of the above information. 

Shear Joy, LLC - Salon Assistant Position 

Shear Joy, LLC, an established hair business with more than 100 clients is seeking an assistant to help the owner/ stylist three days a week at a salon in Burke, Virginia. This is a great opportunity to learn the trade from a veteran stylist with more than 40 years in the business. Located in the By Shear Design Salon and Spa, 9277 Old Keene Mill Road, Burke, VA 22015. For all details view this Job Ad. 

Steamfitters US Local 602 Steamfitter Apprenticeship Program

Want to serve an apprenticeship in the HVAC & Refrigeration, Process Piping and Environmental Systems Trades?  The Steamfitters Local 602 is accepting In-Person application on the following dates in 2022: 

  • Monday-January 3 Wednesday-January 5, at their Maryland location. 
  • Friday-January 7 from 8 -11 a.m. at their Maryland location
  • Monday-January 10 a.m. at their Virginia location. 
  • Wednesday-January 12 noon at their Virginia location. 
  • Friday-January 14 from 8 -11 a.m. at their Virginia location.

Note: Applicant testing takes place on the day of application. 

  • Applicants must have been born before August 15, 2004 to apply in 2022.
  • High School Diploma must be earned  by June 30, 2022 or GED certificate by December 31, 2021.  
  • For more details about what is required to apply and what documents are needed. Visit their website. 

Total Living Construction, Inc - Full-Time Trim Carpenter or Trim Carpentry Trainee/Assistant to Lead Carpenter

Total Living Construction Inc. is a design-build firm, and prides itself on providing design services and top-notch construction and builds based on plans created in-house, or based on plans provided by others. Total Living Construction Inc. is a full-service general contracting company focusing on projects that include custom homes, remodeling, additions, kitchens, baths, and basements.   Trim Carpenter Position Responsibilities: Install doors, cabinetry, interior and exterior trim, and built-ins as part of remodeling and home construction.  Be able to determine, calculate, obtain materials, and construct and install trimwork on homes.  Be part of a team to create a beautiful home space for customers, utilizing good practices, skills, and quality craftsmanship. A potential employer would ideally have some experience working with wood trim. All candidates must have an interest and desire to work in the construction industry and to install trimwork and have the ability to travel to and from jobsites with their own vehicle.  Benefits for a full-time employee include: On-the-job training, matching 401k, profit sharing bonus opportunity, company sponsored and subsidized healthcare and dental, and being part of a team of professionals that take pride in their work, creating beautiful spaces for our customers.   Contact: Vit Miska, Vice President of Operations, www.tlcbuild.com/contact for more information and information about how to apply.

Trademasters Service, Inc. 

Trademasters, a growing heating, air-conditioning, and plumbing service company, located in Newington, VA, is seeking to hire HVAC and Plumbing Service Technicians for their team. Visit their website for details and to apply. 

Trailways Charter Bus Network 

Trailways is seeking mechanics and drivers for their charter tour bus business. Bus driver training is provided by the company for qualified, interested candidates.   Go here to explore their career center and current opportunities. 

Transdev - Transportation Apprentice Program and Diesel Mechanic Jobs

Transdev supports transit in the Northern Virginia region (e.g., Fairfax Connector Buses). They are seeking graduating high school students and other job seekers to for diesel mechanic apprenticeships to train for maintenance technician positions in the company. For details about the apprenticeship program go here.  Also, flyer found here.   Details from flyer:

Start a new career. Earn while you learn. Get hands-on training. 

  • Initial earnings potential of $47K after completion of the program
  • ASE Certification training 
  • Growth opportunities within the company
  • Benefits 
  • Bonuses
  • Paid Time Off
  • Ongoing training 

Transdev is also seeking to hire approximately 20 trained technicians for our area. For more information about those opportunities go here. 

To explore all career opportunities with transdev go here. 

United Airlines - Ramp Service Employees - Part-time with $10,000 Sign on Bonus

Ramp Agent/Baggage Handlers help United get flights out on time, every time!  Are you the outdoors type who enjoys being outside in all kind of weather?  Do you like physical work that keeps you fit? Visit this site for more information.  Also view the flyer here and job overview with responsibilities and duties here. 

Ramp Agent Hiring Event - United Airlines and Swissport is seeking part-time employees at Dulles. Check out the flyer for full details. 

United Association – Union of Plumbers, Fitters, Welders & Service Techs

When an applicant is accepted into a UA Local Union apprenticeship program, it is similar to receiving a full-ride, tuition-free scholarship. While learning the trade, they also work for a contractor and earn wages to help support their families. For more information about this highly paid skilled trade career path  To learn more visit our website. 

US Department of State Internship

DoS seeks full-time intern for summer 2022 to work in Cyber:IT.  Work involves analyzing massive amounts of data and researching AI/ML solutions to solve problems. Read full details here.  

University of Virginia -  Facilities Apprenticeship Program

UVA offers an apprenticeship program for Facilities Management in Charlottesville, VA. Apprentices receive hands on experience in the respective licensed track, learning on the job from journey-level mentors, supervisor and colleagues.

UVA Facilities is hosting a 2022 Job Fair event that will highlight their opportunities at UVA as well as other apprenticeship opportunities with Charlottesville area employers. The event will be held on Tuesday, April 12 from 9:30 -11:30 a.m. in the UVA Alumni Hall, 211 Emmet St. S. Charlottesville, VA 22903. Students who wish to attend should take a cover letter, resume, and references with them and must have their parents permission and have them call in to excuse their school absence for this college visit. The Application window for 2022 opens March 18 - April 27. Learn more at their website  Application information is found here. A printable flyer about the Job Fair is found here. 

Vichelles Salon - Cosmetology Opportunities

Opening for Assistant at Vichelles Salon. Vichelles Salon is seeking an assistant(s) to perform shampooing, apply color, and blow drying for clients.  Current Cosmetology students will be considered for these work opportunities.  Owners Michelle Anderson and Vickey McDonald welcome students to check out their website or stop by the salon to learn more about the salon, located at HillTop Shopping Center next to Wegmans. Contact: Vickey McDonald Vichelle's Salon, 703-922-5555 or Email: [email protected] for instrustions on how to apply.  http://www.vichelleshairmagic.com/

Virginia Commonwealth University - Facilities Management Apprenticeships

The VCU Facilities Management Apprenticeship Program provides individuals who are interested in pursuing a career as a skilled tradesman with the opportunity to participate in a four-year program to receive structured, on-the-job training, technical education and related classroom instruction.

Apprentices will learn about a variety of codes, safety rules, regulations and procedures; how to properly use tools, read and interpret documentation, and troubleshoot; and gain teamwork and communication skills.

Advertisement and recruitment for the Apprenticeship Program begins in late October and is advertised for two weeks. Interviews conclude in December. New apprentices begin work in January and related classroom instruction begins in September. For more information click this link

Vulcan Materials Company, Diesel Mechanic Apprenticeships

Vulcan Materials Company is the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregate-based construction materials. Vulcan materials Company offers high school graduates a state-registered apprenticeship that is a multi-year, paid program designed to provide a combination of hands-on work experience and the necessary academic studies to start a successful career as a heavy equipment diesel mechanic. For more information about their company and career opportunities visit their website. 

Washington DC Local Plumbers #5 - Ladder of Success

  • Requirements: Minimum age of 18 at the time of application, High School Diploma or GED, 

The following documentation/copies must be mailed to the training facility prior to receiving your exam date:

  • Birth Certificate or Passport
  • Valid Driver's License or Valid State issued an identification card
  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate
  • Transcript of Grades (sealed school envelope or raised school seal) or GED Test Scores,  

Each year an Apprentice works and attends related training classes increases the value of the apprentice to the employer. The pay structure is based on the Journeypersons hourly wage with increases of 5% every six months completed until year five. 1st year – 1st six months - 40% rate - $17.17 an hour or $34,340.00 a year 1st year – 2nd six months - 45% rate - $19.31 an hour or $38,620.00 a year 2nd year –1st six months - 50% rate - $21.46 an hour or $42,920.00 a year 2nd year – 2nd six months - 55% rate - $23.61 an hour or $47,220.00 a year 3rd year – 1st six months - 60% rate- $25.75 an hour or $51,500.00 a year 3rd year – 2nd six months - 65% rate- $27.90 an hour or $55,800.00 a year 4th year – 1st six months - 70% rate - $30.04 an hour or $60,080.00 a year 4th year – 2nd six months - 75% rate - $32.19 an hour or $64,380.00 a year 5th year – 80% rate - $34.34 an hour or $68,680.00 a year

The current rate for licensed Journeypersons as of August 1st, 2018 is $42.92 an hour or $85,840.00 a year in your pocket. This does not include the fringe benefit package which raises the total wage of a licensed journeyperson plumber to $61.33 an hour or $122,660.00. The annual wages are based on a 2,000 hour year. In addition to these wages, the Apprentice receives benefits including Medical Coverage and Pension Plan. By providing a structured wage progression the apprentice is able to plan out their future and receive the benefits of hard work and determination. Apply on Line.   

Wireless Communications, Inc. -  Installation Technicians

Wireless Communications, Inc. is a Motorola Solutions Preferred subcontractor.  They install and maintain Public Safety radio and other emergency equipment for the local Northern Virginia counties.  Hiring those who are preferably 18 years old or older and those who want to do automotive work or similar skilled trades work.   The company offers a full suite of benefits, health, dental, training, vacation, holidays, 401k, etc.   Those seeking a career with stability will find this an attractive opportunity. They are a well-established company having been in business for over 50 years.  Email resumes for consideration to @email. To learn more visit their website.