Steel company holds job fair for local facility

By Nikki Henderson |

Published 08/05 2014 08:39AM

Updated 08/05 2014 08:41AM

If you're out of work, grab your resume and head out to the Benteler Steel/Tube job fair this weekend.

The steel company will hold a job fair for its seamless tube manufacturing facility which is under construction at the Port of Caddo-Bossier.

The event takes place from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 at the Health and Physical Education Center inside Building 1 on the campus of Bossier Parish Community College.

The job fair will consist of presentations, question-and-answer periods and information about the Benteler application process. Sessions will begin each hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

The company is looking for applicants interested in mechanical and electrical maintenance positions, as well as production positions in the areas of hot-rolling mill operations, finishing operations, quality, logistics, infrastructure and production planning.

Benteler plans to hire 675 full-time employees upon reaching full capacity. 

Applicants seeking a job with Benteler Steel/Tube must apply online by going to Applying online is not a requirement for attending the job fair. However, job candidates will need to apply online to be eligible for interviews and to be considered for jobs.

Candidates for the hourly jobs who are invited for an interview must be willing to participate in a three-day pre-employment assessment process for operators lasting four hours per day, or a two-day pre-employment assessment process for hourly maintenance jobs lasting six to eight hours per day. Applicants will be required to pass a drug screening and background check.

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