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Date:March 21, 2013
Contact:Media Relations @ (225) 342-3035

Wire technicians sought for AT&T
Company looking to hire more than 30 employees

Two recruiting fairs will be held for AT&T, which is looking to hire more than 30 wire technician positions. The recruiting fairs will be held Friday, March 22, and Friday, April 5.

Both events will be held at the Baton Rouge Business and Career Solutions Center, 1991 Wooddale Blvd., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license, have a non-negligent driving record and be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Potential job seekers must not weigh more than 275 pounds due to safety restrictions, and must be able to lift and move up to 80 pounds. Applicants will be required to pass a background check, employment history investigation and drug screening. Applicants should have the ability to perceive differences in wire and cable colors and complete on-the-job and/or classroom training as required to remain on the job.

To apply for this position, candidates can go to http://connect.att.jobs and enter Baton Rouge, or 1307816. AT&T requires testing for this position, and study guides are available on the company’s website.

AT&T wire technicians are required to educate customers on service features and functionality, verify all services are working correctly, install and rearrange inside wires, use hand tools, sometimes work in small or confined spaces or aloft, climb poles and generally work outdoors in all kinds of weather.

AT&T is a major communications holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates operate worldwide. The company offers paid training, a wide range of career possibilities, competitive wages, a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and paid vacations, along with company vehicles and tools.

For more information about the recruiting fair, contact LWC business services representative Fannie Carter at fcarter@lwc.la.gov, or at 225-925-4347.

LWC services are offered at no cost to employers and participating job seekers. To learn more, visit Louisiana’s employment homepage, www.laworks.net.

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