Date:October 2, 2012
Contact:Media Relations @ (225) 342-3035

Linear Controls to hire offshore workers, welders

Linear Controls Inc., which has seen healthy growth and is seeking to expand, will hold a job fair Tuesday, Oct. 16, geared toward offshore workers and welders.

The job fair, which is being coordinated by the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Lafayette Business and Career Solutions Center, will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Linear Controls, 107˝ Commission Blvd., Lafayette.

Linear Controls is looking for applicants with a minimum of one year offshore experience to fill the following openings: offshore electricians, offshore automation technicians, offshore pneumatic technicians, offshore PLC programmers, offshore instrument fitters and specialists, offshore power generation technicians and offshore I&E technicians. These positions will perform a variety of tasks to assist in production activities in an offshore environment.

The company is also seeking to hire welders to work in Linear Controls’ climate controlled manufacturing shop. Work schedule will vary depending on the needs of the company.

Interested job seekers should bring an updated résumé and be prepared to interview. If you cannot attend the job fair, please email your résumé to for consideration.

Started in 1998, Linear Controls provides skilled personnel and automation solutions to various industries. Linear offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package. To learn more about the company visit

For more information about the job fair, contact Barbara Prejean with the Lafayette Business and Career Solutions Center at 337-262-5559.

For more information about the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s no-cost services to employers and participating job seekers, visit

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