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08.04.14

Benteler Steel/Tube To Conduct Job Fair For Shreveport Facility

Event scheduled Saturday, Aug. 9 in Bossier City at Bossier Parish Community

BOSSIER CITY, La. — Benteler Steel/Tube will conduct a job fair for its seamless tube manufacturing facility from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 at 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.

To participate in the job fair, attendees should report to the BPCC Health and Physical Education Center, which is Building 1 on the campus located at 6220 E. Texas St.

LED FastStart® – the nation’s No. 1 state workforce development program – is supporting the event along with Bossier Parish Community College and the Louisiana Workforce Commission. The job fair seeks 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.

For the $975 million Shreveport facility, which is under construction at the Port of Caddo-Bossier, 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 www.BentelerJobsinLA.com. 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.

About Benteler Steel/Tube
Benteler Steel/Tube is a specialist in the manufacturing and processing of seamless hot-rolled steel tubes, and seamless cold-drawn precision steel tubes, serving international customers in the automotive, OCTG/line pipe, heat transfer, hydraulics/precision engineering, and construction sectors. Exploratory drilling requires high-quality steel tubes that can withstand immense stresses, and Benteler’s product portfolio includes a range of steel tubes that meet the extreme requirements in energy exploration. Benteler Steel/Tube is a business unit of the global Benteler Group, headquartered in Salzburg, Austria. Founded in 1876, the company is proud of its more than 135-year history of success. The Benteler Group employs a total workforce of 30,000 employees at 170 locations in 38 countries. Benteler Steel/Tube, headquartered in Paderborn, Germany, specializes in manufacturing and processing of seamless hot-rolled steel tubes and seamless cold-drawn precision steel tubes. There are four Benteler Steel/Tube sales offices located in North America, including headquarters in Houston. For more information about the company, visit Benteler.com. For more about Benteler in Louisiana, visit: BentelerJobsInLouisiana.com.