GREENSBURG, La. — Southland Steel Fabricators Inc., supported by LED FastStart®, will conduct a job fair on Tuesday, May 21, to identify potential employees for hourly positions at its new manufacturing facility in Amite, La. Based in Greensburg, Southland Steel announced in February that it will complete an $18 million expansion at the former Bradken foundry in Amite.
The job fair will take place May 21 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Northshore Technical Community College campus in Greensburg, located at 7067 Louisiana Highway 10.
"We are excited about our new facility and the opportunities it allows us to offer our community,” said President Joey Lombardo of Southland Steel Fabricators. “We will be hiring over 70 new team members in the coming months."
Southland Steel seeks candidates for the following jobs: CNC machine operators, welders, combo welders, fitters, fitter-welders, material loaders, laborers/helpers and quality control inspectors.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to attend the job fair with a current résumé.
Welders should be prepared to take a welding test after their interviews. For the welding test, candidates are required to bring their weld-test equipment and attire and complete the test in the Southland fabrication shop.
Southland Steel, which employs 176 in Greensburg, plans to fill 70 new positions in Amite with an average annual salary of $46,000, plus benefits.