CRAIG TECHNOLOGIES TO PROVIDE PAYLOAD INTEGRATION AND OPERATIONS SUPPORT ON INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Craig Technologies Aerospace Solutions, LLC has been awarded a contract to provide payload integration and operations support to NASA and other federal agencies.  In addition to government agencies, the company will provide satellite launch support to commercial customers both nationally and globally. Craig Technologies Aerospace Solutions (Craig) will provide turnkey services […]

Veterans can find employment

By Josh Whitener For Hometown News PALM BAY – Paychecks for Patriots began as a recruiting tool for veterans seeking employment and has quickly become a way for employers to actively seek veterans for jobs at their companies. A job fair will be hosted by CareerSource Brevard and will take place at the Tony Rosa […]

Harris, L3 Technologies agree to largest defense merger in history in $33.5 billion deal

By: Dave Berman, Florida Today Melbourne-based Harris Corp. and New York-based L3 Technologies Inc. on Sunday announced they have agreed to a “transformational merger of equals.” The combined company — to be called L3 Harris Technologies Inc. — will be headquartered in Melbourne. This will be the largest merger in defense industry history, in a stock […]

FLORIDA RECOGNIZES MANUFACTURING MONTH

In celebration of the industry’s accomplishments, the Manufacturers Association of Florida (MAF) announces the recognition of Manufacturing Month for October 2018. Across the state, manufacturing companies are opening their doors to students, parents, teachers, and the community to showcase the industry and the advances made within its vast sectors. As part of an effort to […]

10/10/18 Manufacturing Job Fair

We’ve partnered with the EDC in celebration of Manufacturing Month and are excited to bring about 20 Brevard County manufacturers and aerospace companies together who are looking for entry level to highly experienced skilled talent and hiring now. Companies include: Craig Technologies, Matrix Composites, Tecvalco USA, GEM Industries, Merritt Island Boatworks/Ocean Alexander, Diamondback America, Aerotek, […]

Blue Origin to build rocket servicing center in Florida

by Alan Boyle Blue Origin, the space venture created by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has struck a deal with Florida’s spaceport authority to build a $60 million rocket testing and refurbishment facility near Cape Canaveral. The facility would be constructed at Space Florida’s Exploration Park to provide support services for the $205 million, 750,000-square-foot New […]

DEO Launches Rebuild Florida, providing $616 Million to Help Floridians Repair and Rebuild Homes Damaged by Hurricane Irma

MARATHON, Fla. — Today, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) launched Rebuild Florida, a long-term recovery effort, which will provide $616 million to help Florida families whose homes were significantly damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Irma repair or rebuild their homes. Rebuild Florida is a program run by DEO in partnership with the U.S. […]

MG Foods Selects Brevard Bringing 95 New Jobs and a $2.3 Million Capital Investment

Company to renovate 30,000 square-foot facility in Melbourne. Space Coast, FL (September 11, 2018) – MG Foods Inc. will join Brevard’s growing food manufacturing industry, becoming the 23rd company in this local sector, the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) announced today. The company will renovate 685 Atlantis Road in Melbourne for its […]

Healthcare Career Fair on September 19, 2018

CareerSource Brevard is holding a Healthcare Career Fair on September 19, 2018 from 3-6pm at 295 Barnes Blvd., Rockledge, FL. More than 20 hiring managers will be on site recruiting for positions in Hospital, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, Dental Office, Home and Behavioral health settings. Employment opportunities include Certified Nursing Assistants, Home Health Aides, Licensed […]

Job security and advancement opportunities exist in healthcare careers!

Now is a great time to start your healthcare career! Why? Employment projections from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity indicate Brevard County healthcare industry employment for 2017-2025 will increase in Hospitals by 6.6%, Nursing and Residential Care Facilities by 21.3%, and Ambulatory Health Care Services by 19.3%. This explosive industry growth, coupled with lower […]