Job hopefuls had an opportunity to meet with prospective employers this morning at the second Industrial Trades Career Fair.
The event was held at the Cajundome, and included employers from Lake Charles to Lafayette meeting with hopefuls in the energy, construction and manufacturing fields.
Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA), LED FastStart®, Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC), One Acadiana (1A), and local partners worked together on the event.
Companies participating at the event are hiring for industrial positions across south Louisiana, including: pipefitter, electrician, ironworker, painter, equipment operator, scaffolders, welder, instrument technician, carpenter, and others.
Participating companies include contractors who are building LNG plants such as CB&I and Pala Group as well as industrial plants and other contractors such as Brock Services, Excel Contractors, and more. Ernest P Breaux Electrical and Louisiana CAT are also among local participating employers.
Representatives from LWC and South Louisiana Community College will be on hand to meet with job seekers to explain job services and training opportunities. Local resume coaches/writers will also be available to review job seekers resumes.