Program Aligns Service Members with Best-in-Class Industry Partners in Real-World Job Experiences
Kennesaw, GA – March 10, 2022 – Rubicon Technical Services (RTS) today announced the company has become a member of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) SkillBridge program.
Each year, approximately 200,000 members of the U.S. Armed Forces, stationed in over 140 military installations in the U.S. and overseas, will leave active duty and reenter the civilian workforce or pursue higher education.
The DOD SkillBridge program is an opportunity for service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training, apprenticeships, or internships during the last 180 days of service. SkillBridge connects service members with best-in-class industry partners in real-world job experiences.
“Hiring military veterans has always been a priority for RTS because they bring a high quality of leadership, technical skills, and extremely strong work values,” said William J. Pirrone, P.E., Founding Principal, RTS. “We’re honored to become a member of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) SkillBridge program and we look forward to a successful partnership on behalf of all veterans.”
“SkillBridge’s charter is to partner with private industries to help our brave veterans find jobs, but also to help companies like Rubicon Technical Services (RTS) find the workforce needed for their specific industries,” said Matthew P. Donovan, Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness. “We’re excited to work with the RTS Team to align veterans with quality civilian jobs.”
Rubicon recently achieved prestigious recognition for three consecutive years of hiring a high percentage of U.S. Veterans 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Awards Ceremony. “RTS far exceeds the 2021 HIRE Vets 10 percent requirement by hiring 39 percent veterans. Of the Veterans hired in 2020, 80 percent are still employed by RTS. In total, RTS’s workforce is 66 percent occupied by veterans.” Added Mr. Pirrone.
This partnership will also allow RTS to gain timely access to the experience, skills, and unmatched work ethics service members bring to the workforce, while providing an opportunity to craft the SkillBridge program to meet our specific workforce needs, matching those needs to the skills and abilities of initiative-taking service members.
Learn more about this exciting opportunity – go to the DoD SkillBridge website and get started today.
About Rubicon Technical Services
Rubicon Technical Services provides a world-class team of commissioning experts from across the mission-critical industry, with the sole purpose of helping owners and operators meet their technical and operational goals. The RTS team focuses entirely on critical facilities infrastructure: data centers, call centers, telecom facilities, power plants, and healthcare facilities. Leveraging decades of firsthand electrical, mechanical, controls, and commissioning experience the RTS global team of professionals has quickly become a trusted resource in the mission-critical industry. For more information about Rubicon Technical Services, please visit www.rubicontechservices.com.
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