Date:September 1, 2011
Contact:Media Relations @ (225) 342-3035

Job Fair for Skilled Craft Workers Set for Sept. 16 in New Iberia

NEW IBERIA A job fair will be held Friday, Sept. 16, in New Iberia to recruit skilled craft workers for Bollinger Marine Fabricators (BMF), a new construction division of Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. located in Amelia.

The fair, which is sponsored by the Louisiana Workforce Commission, will be held from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Iberia Business and Career Solutions Center, 124 East Main St., New Iberia.

BMF is expanding its total workforce by approximately 200 skilled craft workers and has an immediate need for ship fitters, pipe fitters, outfitters, structural welders and pipe welders.

Bollinger Shipyards is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive wages and benefits, skills training and opportunities for advancement.

Representatives from Bollinger Shipyards will be on hand to take applications and conduct interviews. Job seekers looking for a long-lasting, rewarding career are encouraged to attend the job fair. Those who are unable to attend on Sept. 16 can also inquire about positions by calling 985-631-5300, emailing or visiting BMFs facility at 816 Bollinger Lane in Amelia.

Workforce Commission services are offered at no cost to employers and participating job seekers.

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