Veteran Job Fair

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2018 Event

Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas, in partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission and Texas Veterans Commission, will host the 7th Annual Hiring Red, White, & YOU! Veterans Job Fair on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 10am-2pm at the Taylor County Expo Center - Round Building (1700 Hwy 36, Abilene, TX 79602). This event is open to the public and there is no cost for veterans, participants, or employers. View the flyer for details!
All veterans, active duty military, and their family members are invited to attend.

Job Seekers

Pre-registration is not required, but will help save time upon arrival at the event. We encourage job seekers to register in Texas' online job matching system at If you are already registered, please make sure your information is up-to-date. Laptops will be available at the event to complete/update your profile.

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This is a great opportunity to recruit local individuals affiliated with our military branches. Former military personnel are equipped with countless skills and unique strengths that are assets for employment as a civilian. At the event, you will have a 10x10 booth with electricity, one table, two chairs, and two lunches, all at no cost! Free wireless internet is also available.

Registration for employers is required and will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis!
The deadline to register is Friday, October 26th or until booth spaces are full.

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

Who will be at the event?

Participating organizations for 2018 are listed below. Check back for updates!

2018 Participating Organizations* Offerings (organizations may have additional job openings)
3M  Production Operators and Engineers
Abimar Foods  General Production, Maintenance, Human Resources Manager, HR Payroll/Benefits Manager, R & D Manager
Action Career Training  CDL Drivers 
Advantage Resourcing Forklift Operator, Shipping and Receiving, General Warehouse, Production Helper, Administrative Assistant, Receptionist, Data Entry 
AISD Student Nutrition  Part- Time Cafeteria Worker 
Altice ( Suddenlink)  Sales 
APSCO, Inc  Administrative positions (Bookkeeper / Receptionist); Waterworks or Plumbing Sales (Inside and Outside); Waterworks and Plumbing Estimators 
Basic Energy Services
Class A CDL Drivers, Workover Oil rig Floorhands, Workover Oil rig Derrickhands, Workover Oil rig Operators 
Ben E. Keith CDL Drivers
Bridgestone Bandag
Production Technician, Maintenance Technician
Buzzi Unicem USA
Maintenance, Electrician, General Labor, Safety, Environmental, Truck Drivers, Purchasing 
BWJ Metalworks  Welders / Fitters - General Labor - Maintenance Personnel - Custodial 
CDTS, Inc.  Diesel Mechanics, Welders, Final Assembly Technicians, Painters, Trailer Repair Technicians 
Cisco College Training opportunities
CityLink CDL Drivers, Servicer, Dispatchers
City of Abilene  Heavy equipment operator, Customer Service Representatives, Recreation Aides, Building Maintenance, Bus Drivers, etc 
Eagle Aviation Services Aviation licensed mechanics and entry level positions
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital  RN, LVN, CNA, OT, PT, Tech, Case Management, Marketing 
Elwood Staffing   light industrial, warehouse, clerical/administration 
Family Dollar Stores
Part-Time Cashiers, Part-Time Assistant Managers, Full-Time Assistant Managers & Store Managers 
First Financial Bank Tellers, Loan Processors, Call Center CSR's
Hendrick Medical Center
Attendants, Environmental Services Techs, Transport, Admitting Reps, Scheduling Reps
HJC Farms  Construction - Team Members to Foreman
HydroPro Landscaping Landscaping Laborer and Holiday Lighting Laborer
Kelly Services  Various
Production Assistant, Account Executive, Multi-Media Journalist 
Lowe's Home Improvement Customer Service Associate, Sales Specialist
Ludlum Measurements, Inc.
Craft/Assembly, CNC Machinist, Electrical Engineer, Electrician, Electronics Tech, HVAC Tech, IT Administrator, Mechanical Engineer, Photo Plotter and Warehouse Clerk. 
Market Street Checker, Sacker, Food Service, Market, Seafood and more
MetroCare/AMR Services
EMT basic, EMT intermediate, EMT Paramedic 
Cooks, Food Service Workers ect , 

Nextera  Wind Technician 
OnSite Services  Diesel Mechanics, Shop Mechanics, Safety Manager, DOT Manager, DOT Coordinator, Dispatchers, Field technicians, CDL Drivers, Laborers, Concrete Foreman 
Pactiv Packer/Stacker, Machine Operators (Extrusion and Thermo), Fork Lift Operators, Maintenance Associates (machine maintenance), 
People Ready Construction, Banquet Servers, Cooks, Caterers, Warehouse and Manufacturing. 
Petroleum Solutions, Inc.  Petroleum Equipment Service Technician 
RGIS Inventory auditor
SERVEPRO of Abilene Skilled Labor
Social Security Administration  Contact Service Representative  
Taylor County Tax Assessor/Collector; Correctional Officers, 911 Operators; Civil Deputy Clerk, Juvenile Detention Officers; Court Reporter, Deputy
Terex Corporation  Welders-Mechanical Assemblers-Industrial Painters-Team Leaders-Supervisors-Quality Technicians
Texas Department of Criminal Justice  Correctional Officers, Maintenance Supervisors etc. 
Texas Department of Transportation Maintenance Roadway and heavy equipment operators, Engineering Assistants, Transportation Engineers and more
Texas Juvenile Justice Department Juvenile Correctional Officers and Security Guards
Texas State Technical College
Instructors across our 10 campuses, Coordinators of Career Services, lab Assistant for EMS, Supervisor Business Maintenance and many more 
United States Gypsum (USG) Production Operators and Mechanics 
Vulcan Materials Company
Equipment Operators, General Support, Fixed Maintenance, Plant Operators, Crusher Operator, Rail Support, Operations Management Trainee 
West Texas VAHCS and SSVF Social Worker, Caregiver Support Coordinator, Police Officer, IT Specialist, RN, Inventory Management Specialist, Medical Technolgist, Training Specialist and more
Wisteria Place CNA, LVN, Housekeeping, and Dietary