Military airborne decorations. (Wes Muller/Louisiana Illuminator)
Louisiana is co-hosting an in-person hiring event in Bossier City next week for military veterans seeking careers in aviation tech and maintenance.
The Louisiana Economic Development’s FastStart division has partnered with the nonprofit veterans support organization NextOp to connect veterans with job opportunities in the aviation field, particularly in Lafayette, Lake Charles and Shreveport.
The event will take place 9 TO 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at Bossier Parish Community College, 6220 E. Texas St., Building L, Room 115. Job seekers can register in advance online or in person on the day of the event. Participants should bring a copy of their résumé.
So far, four companies seeking to fill a combined 120 job openings have committed to participate in the career: Advanced Aero Services and Western Global Airlines in Shreveport; Citadel Completions in Lake Charles; and Aviation Exteriors in Lafayette.
Companies will conduct initial screenings and interviews at the event for a variety of job fields, including aircraft maintenance management, airframe and powerplant mechanics, avionics tech, composite shop mechanics, sheet metal shop mechanics, ground support equipment mechanics, aviation mechanics, quality control, aircraft structures tech, interior tech and avionics installations.
For more information, contact LED FastStart Recruitment Director Jamie Nakamoto at [email protected] or (225) 342-1575.
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