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Date:September 6, 2013
Contact:Media Relations @ (225) 342-3035

Hiring event set for Sept. 10 in Monroe

MONROE – WPS Industries Group is seeking to fill 15 fabrication jobs at a hiring event Tuesday, Sept. 10.

The event is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ouachita Business and Career Solutions Center, 1162 Oliver Road, Suite 9, Monroe. WPS Industries Group is looking for experienced fitter/fabricators, welders, manual machinists and brake press/plate roll operators.

Applicants must meet the following skill and experience requirements:

Fitters/fabricator candidates must have experience and be able to fabricate structure, read blue prints and structural drawings, know basic geometry and be able to tack with short arc, Flux Core or stick.

Welder candidates must have experience and be able to pass 3G and 4G Flux Core welding tests.

Manual machinist candidates must have lathe and machine mill experience and have their own tools.

Brake press/plate roll operator candidates must have experience, be able to read blueprints and structural drawings and have good analytical skills.

Job seekers must register in advance at, and post or create an online resume’. Participants should bring a copy of their resume’ to the Sept. 10 event and be prepared to complete an application and interview in person.

WPS Industries Group is a general fabricator with strengths in plate work, both alloy and mild steel. The company also offers mechanical expertise and installation services.

Event co-sponsors are Workforce Investment Board 81 and the LWC. LWC’s services are available at no cost to employers and job seekers. Learn more at Louisiana’s employment homepage,

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