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SLCC hosting industrial trades job fair March 12

Employers looking to fill 650 positions
Posted at 10:57 AM, Mar 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-06 11:57:56-05

NEW IBERIA - SLCC's Corporate College will host a job fair focused on the industrial trades on Thursday, March 12 from 9 a.m. to noon at SLCC's New Iberia Campus located at 908 Ember Drive. This is a free event that is open to the public.

Welders, HVAC repairmen, truck drivers, carpenters, lineman, pipefitters, electricians, mechanics, riggers and other skilled tradesmen will have an opportunity to meet local companies currently hiring for positions in the industrial trades. SLCC encourages job seekers to dress professionally and bring multiple copies of their resumes.

Stuller, Bilfinger, Mactech, Bollinger Shipyards, ISC Constructors, Schlumberger, and Ernest P. Breaux Electrical are just a few of the companies that will be represented at the event. Over 650 jobs are available.

Job seekers can save time by pre-registering for the Industrial Trades Job Fair at Job seekers can also register at the job fair.

In addition to meeting with employers, attendees can also speak with local organizations that can assist community members with their job search. Corporate College's Career Coach will also be on hand to review resumes and offer suggestions for improvement.

"Our goal for the Industrial Trades Job Fair is to match local employers with the skilled tradespeople they need to keep their business growing," said Nancy Roy, Outreach and Engagement Coordinator for SLCC's Corporate College. "We've found that having face-to-face interactions is a necessary part of the recruiting process, which is why job fairs are so important in our community."

Local companies will be able to exhibit at no charge, but space is limited. SLCC's Corporate College requires only that you have current job openings or will have job openings within the next 60 days in the industrial trades. Exhibitors must register before March 6 at

SLCC's Corporate College was established in 2015. This division of SLCC offers short-term training for in-demand jobs to meet the needs of the community's workforce.

For more information at the job fair, call 337-521-6639 or email