Date:October 22, 2012
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Shaw Power Group to hire 100 construction-related workers

Shaw Power Group, a business unit of Baton Rouge-based Shaw Group, is seeking to hire 100 workers to fill numerous positions in the construction industry at a job fair Tuesday, Oct. 23.

The job fair, which is being hosted by the Louisiana Workforce Commission, will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the West Jefferson Business and Career Solutions Center, 1900 Lafayette St., Gretna.

Shaw is looking for experienced applicants to fill the following openings: carpenters, heavy equipment operators, heavy dirt operators, cement finishers, laborers and electricians. Interested job seekers should bring an updated résumé and be prepared to interview.

Shaw's Power Group provides construction services to the power generation, pulp and paper, and infrastructure industries worldwide. The company offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package. To learn more about Shaw visit

For more information about the job fair, contact Tanya Bates with the West Jefferson Business and Career Solutions Center at 504-227-1283, ext. 241.

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

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