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Transitions: May 25, 2018

Published: 01:13PM May 24th, 2018

The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:

Operation: GoodJobs Fridays 2 p.m. Starbucks, 10314 S. Tacoma Way, Lakewood. For more information, email vetservicesinfo@goodwillwa.org or call 253-573-6789.

Hawk Job Fair take place Mondays (except DONSAs and federal holidays) at Hawk Transition Center Auditorium at 11 a.m. Come out and speak to recruiters with employment opportunities. Walk-ins are welcome.

Career Skills Program Briefings take place Mondays at Hawk Transition Center Auditorium. Walk-ins are welcome. Noon: trades/skills/technology/business brief.

What’s My Next Move? Second Monday of the month from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m. at Work Source Pierce. Email kmyers@esd.wa.gov, or call 253-552-2547.

The Entrepreneur’s Source Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Hawk Transition Center in Room 216. Attend this interactive and informative workshop to explore business ownership no matter where home is. For more information, email Mark Bloomquist at mbloomquist@esourcecoach.com or call 651-249-4166.

C2C Linked In Workshop Wednesday from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Hawk Transition Center in Room 214. Build your LinkedIn profile, connect with employers, develop a robust professional network and identify potential new career pathways. Additional time will be available after class for questions and lab work. For more information, visit tinyurl.com/ybffp42r.

Brown Bag Mini Job Fair Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Hawk Transition Center’s lobby. Walk-ins are welcome. Employer registration is now required by emailing shenathan.d.burton2.civ@mail.mil and mitchel.s.watson.civ@mail.mil.

WorkSource Veterans Service Orientation Briefings First and third Wednesdays of the month from 9 to 11 a.m. at 500 SW Seventh St., Renton. For more information, call 206-205-3500.

Get job training with Microsoft Military Program Staff from the Pierce County Public Library are at McChord and Grandstaff libraries the fourth Wednesday of each month at noon to explain the benefits of the Microsoft Military Program. Staff members are also available from 11 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. to answer individual questions. Once you enroll in this free program, you can take Microsoft certification tests for the office specialist and technical assistant certifications. Tests are free, and study materials are available. For more information, email mmp@pcls.us. Grandstaff and Book Patch libraries are at 2109 N. 10th Street on Pendleton Avenue at Lewis Main; 253-967-5889. McChord Library is at 851 Lincoln Blvd. at McChord Field; 253-982-3454.

Worksource Pierce Weekly Meetings Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m., the WorkSource Pierce Career Center hosts a meeting for job seekers unemployed for 27 weeks or longer, seeking assistance to re-enter the workforce. Location is 1305 Tacoma Ave. South, Tacoma. Fore more information, call 253-593-7300 or email backtowork@workforce-central.org.

Camo2Commerce has orientations Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. at the Stone Education Center on Lewis Main for military leaders in mid-level management roles, ideally staff and senior noncommissioned officers and junior to mid-grade officers in transition. Camo2Commerce has created the Heroes Corporate Fellowship Academy can help you land a job in a position commensurate with knowledge, skills, abilities and experience. For more information, visit: camo2commerce.com/heroes or email rob@pacmtn.org.

Seattle Hiring Expo with the Mariners June 1 starting at 10 a.m. at the Safeco Field in Seattle. Come speak to employers about the many opportunities available. All registered veterans and military spouses are eligible to receive up to two free tickets for them and their families to attend that evening’s game between the Mariners and the Tampa Bay Rays. Preregister and upload resume at tinyurl.com/yb4l27ca.

Spotlight Events and Employer Hiring Check for employer spotlight events on social media at facebook.com/jblmunlimited. Sign up at sfl-tap.army.mil or with your SFL-TAP Center at 253-967-3258/5599.

DIESEL MECHANIC POSITION IN TACOMA

On Point Logistics — Salary: $25 to $35 per hour, DOQ. On Point Logistics has an immediate opportunity for a diesel truck mechanic who will be responsible for day-to-day equipment maintenance on the fleet equipment consisting of preventative maintenance and minor to major repairs to fleet vehicles (step vans and cargo trucks). Diesel engine experience is required. Experience in maintaining gas engines and full truck repairs preferred. Must be responsible to maintain fleet and make repairs when needed. This role reports to the operations manager and is responsible for maintaining service schedules, vendor relationships and coordinating with outside mechanics when needed. For more information, email hr@onpointlogistics.us.

MANUFACTURING ASSOCIATE OPPORTUNITY

FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc. — Salary: DOQ. A dedicated team player can be a part of a fast-paced, busy manufacturing environment. FUJIFILM, SonoSite, Inc. is seeking manufacturing associates who are looking for a temporary position with the opportunity to turn into a full-time opportunity with benefits, 401K plan and paid time off. Successful candidates will exhibit manual dexterity, reliability, basic math and computer skills and an aptitude for learning quickly. Manufacturing experience is not required but is preferred. For more information, visit sonosite.com/careers.