Regional Job Fair

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Thank you to all the job seekers, community partners, and employers who participated in the Regional Job Fair on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 10:00am-3:00pm at the Abilene Convention Center (1100 N 6th Street, Abilene, TX 79601). Special thanks to our economic development partners in Abilene, Breckenridge, Brownwood, Cisco, Coleman, and Sweetwater who helped sponsor this regional event!

Event Sponsors

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Who Was There?

Participants*  Job Offerings (additional openings may be available)
Abilene ISD Student Nutrition Cafeteria Workers and Cafeteria Substitutes
Abilene State Supported Living Center Direct Care, Nursing, and Food Service
Advantage Resourcing Light Industrial and Administrative
American Mobile Wash TBD
Army & Air Force Exchange Service Retail and Food Service
Arrow Ford Service, Sales, and Office Support
A-Town Hi-Tech LP Carpet Cleaner and Restoration Technicians
AutoZone Sales, Management, and Team Leaders
Breckenridge Economic Development Representing multiple employers in the city of Breckenridge
Bridgeport Truck Manufacturing Welders, Office Personnel, Painters, and Assembly Tech
Bridgestone Bandag Production Technician and Maintenance Technician
BrightPointe at Lytle Lake Nurses, CNA's, and Dietary
Brownwood Regional Medical Center Healthcare
Buzzi Unicem U.S.A. General Labor, Industrial Electrician, Purchasing Coordinator, 
Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor, Quarry Superintendent,
and Control Room Supervisor
Welding & Fabrication, Final Assembly Technicians, Painters &
Sandblasters, Fork Lift Operators, and Diesel Mechanics
Cintas Management Trainee, Loader/Unloader, and Garment Hanger
City of Abilene Temporary/summer hiring, streets, Utility Workers, Equipment 
Operators, Directors, Law Enforcement, and more
CityLink Operators and Servicers
Coleman County Medical Center LVN's
Coleman Worldwide Moving Helpers, Packers, CDL, and non-CDL Drivers
Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages Warehouse and Production
Comfort Keepers Caregivers and CNA's
Cooperative Response Center Customer Service Representatives
Coronado Nursing Center Maintenance Supervisor, Business Office Manager, 
Director of Marketing & Admissions, and CNA
CSL Plasma Reception Tech, Donor Support Tech, Processing Tech, and MSA
Dairy Queen Team Members and Management (all positions, all shifts)
Datroo Technologies IT Services, Systems Administration, and Telecom
Daybreak Community Services Direct Care and LVN
Day Nursery of Abilene Early Childhood Professional
Demand Staff, Inc. CDL, General Clerical, Production, and Maintenance
EMA Electromechanics, Inc. Electrical or Mechanical Engineers
Express Employment Professional Office Clerical, Industrial (and various other openings)
Fat Matt Roofing Sales
First Financial Bank All
Georgia-Pacific Hourly Production Associate
Hendrick Medical Center IT, Nursing, Lab Technicians, Admitting Representatives, and
Medical Assistants
Higginbotham Bros. & Co. Retail Managers and Managers in Training
HJC Farms Mechanic, Foreman, Assistant Foreman, and Team Member
HydroPro Landscaping Lawn Maintenance Laborer, Landscaping Laborer, 
Commercial Crew Leader, and Construction Laborer
Integrity Wireline Engineers, Operators, Field Workers, Hotshot Drivers, and Office
Jonell Filtration Group Production Floor Workers (day and night shift), Seamers/Assemblers, and Fiberglass/Sock Assemblers
Kelly Services Office/Clerical/Administrative, Accounting, Production, General Laborer, Warehouse, Customer Service, CDL Drivers, and more
Kia of Abilene Sales Consultants
KTAB-TV / KRBC-TV Sales, Multi-media Journalists, Production, and Master Control
KTXS Television Evening Production Assistant (part-time), News Anchor/Reporter (weekends), Marketing Consultant, and Automotive Sales
Lowes Home Improvement Customer Service Associates
Ludlum Measurements, Inc. Craft/Assembly, CNC Machinist, Electrical Engineer, Electrician,
Electronics Tech, and HVAC Tech
MetroCare Services Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic
Mid-Cities Dental Management Traveling Registered Dental Assistant
Pactiv LLC Packers, Stackers, and Extrusion Operators
Prairie Dog Pet Products Food production and packaging. Entry level, team lead and supervisory
ProFrac Welders, Equipment Operators, E-techs, Mechanics, 
Painters, and Fabricators
ResCare Direct Care Professional
ResourceCare Community Health Center Physician (M.D./D.O.), Dental Front Desk Receptionist
Select Energy Services CDL, Mechanic, and Laborer
Shoppa's Material Handling Field Service Technicians/Auto & Diesel Mechanics
Taylor County Law Enforcement, 911 Operators, LVN, and more
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Correctional Officers
Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Engineering, Heavy Equipment, and Construction Inspectors
Texas Juvenile Justice Department (Ron Jackson Correctional Complex) Juvenile Correctional Officers
Texas State Technical College Welding Instructor, Electronic Power and Control Instructor,
and Industrial Maintenance Instructor
TJ Maxx Full Time Merchandise Associate, Full Time Merchandise Coordinator, 
and Part Time Associate
United States Army Army Soldiers are doctors, lawyers, and engineers; they are electricians, 
computer programmers and helicopter pilots; they are police officers, 
logistics experts and civil affairs representatives. 
United Supermarkets (Market Street) Food Service (seafood), Guest Service (checker/sacker), Grocery (stocker/night stocker), General Merchandise (stocker), 
and ECommerce (shopper)
Universal Pressure Pumping Equipment Operators (DOT), Mechanics, Electronics Technician, 
Yard Hands, Parts Person, and Crew Van Driver
Viking Vessel Services Fabricator, Fitter, and Welder
Wesley Court Senior Living Housekeeping, Floor Tech, Lead Groundskeeper, Dietary Aid,
Cook, Waitstaff, CNA (part-time and full-time), Weekend RN,
PRN LVN, Certified Medication Aide, PRN Speech Therapist,
PRN Occupational Therapist, PRN Certified Occupational Therapy Aide,
and PRN Physical Therapy Aide 
Whataburger Restaurants Restaurant Manager and Restaurant Team Member
Wilks Brothers Welding, Electricians, Engineers, Masonry Laborers, and Foreman
Winsupply of Abilene Warehouse/Delivery Driver, Showroom plumbing fixture sales, 
and HVAC account development/equipment sales
Wisteria Place CNA (day and night shift), LVN, RN, and Dietary Aides
*Updated: 4/10/18  

Questions?

Contact Robert Puls, Steve Collins, or Kathy Turner by calling (325) 795-4397.