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Wednesday job fair set to fill openings


MAU Workforce Solutions will host a job fair Wednesday to fill immediate job openings at TTX and Kimberly-Clark.

The job fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marion Hatcher Center at 519 Greene St.

MAU is seeking applicants for MIG welders at TTX, paying $15.67 to $16.17 per hour. Fluxcore experience is preferred. In addition, MAU is seeking applicants for lab assistants at Kimberly-Clark, paying $11.11 per hour. Two years of experience is preferred. MAU is also hiring for customer service representatives.

All applicants must submit to a background check and drug screening. Job fair attendees will be interviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Academy to focus on nuclear industry

Augusta Technical College will host a five-week Nuclear Workforce Initiative Academy from May 7 to June 7 at the Augusta Technical College Augusta Campus.

The project is a partnership with the Richmond/Burke Job Training Authority and East Central Georgia Workforce Development Consortium, in addition to Augusta Tech.

Participants will learn about careers and college programs in the nuclear industry, which has created thousands of jobs in the region through Savannah River Site and Plant Vogtle, which is undergoing a major expansion.

Participants must be between the ages of 18-21, have a high school diploma or GED, meet Workforce Investment Act eligibility requirements and not be enrolled in college. There are a total of 24 training slots for the Richmond/Burke and the East Central Georgia Consortium areas.

Applicants interested in applying who reside in Richmond County should contact Richmond/Burke Job Training Authority Youth Services at (706) 721-1858. For those who reside in Burke County, call (706) 437-6906.

Applicants from other counties served by East Central Georgia Consortium should contact Youth Services at (706) 595-8941.



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