Marathon Oil Company job fair set for April

Staff Report
April 11, 2007 at 1:00 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is finalizing plans for a job fair for its Garyville Major Expansion (GME) project on Saturday, April 28.

The GME Job Fair will take place at the St. John Community Center, 2900 Highway 51 in LaPlace, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. As one of the largest private sector construction projects underway in the U.S., the GME will create hundreds of job opportunities with all of the construction companies on the project.

"We are sponsoring this job fair to provide the residents of St. John Parish and the River Parish region an opportunity to be part of this major refinery expansion project," said Rich Bedell, manager of the Garyville refinery.

A variety of skills will be required for the jobs associated with Marathon's estimated $3.2 billion expansion of its Garyville refinery. Recruiters representing Marathon, Cajun Constructors, Chicago Bridge & Iron Company, Excel, Fluor Corporation, Industrial Specialty Contractors, L.L.C., James Construction Group LLC, Performance Contractors, Shaw Stone & Webster, Turner Industries Group, LLC and U.S. Trades will be on hand to discuss positions available with job seekers.

Marathon will be recruiting for a variety of positions:

- Crane operators

- Direct and hydraulic

equipment operators

- Engineers

- Pipe fitters and

- Pipe fitter helpers

- Rod busters

- Welders

- General laborers

- Iron workers

- Boilermakers

And more ...

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