Job Fair on November 12, 13, & 14 at St. James Parish Courthouse 

CONVENT, La. — Millennium Galvanizing, a Crest Industries company, will conduct  a job fair for facility staffing on November 12, 13, and 14 at the St. James Parish Courthouse, located at 5800 LA Hwy. 44 (River Road) in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor in Convent, Louisiana.  Sessions will be held at on Thursday the 12th and Friday the 13th at 7am, 12pm, and 6pm and Saturday the 14th at 9am, 11am, and 2pm.

Candidates must pre-register for on-site interviews through Crest Industries’ website, www.crestoperations.com, via the “Register for Millennium’s Job Fair” button on the website’s homepage.  All candidates who pre-register and attend the event will be guaranteed an interview with a Crest Industries representative.

LED FastStart® – the nation’s No. 1 state workforce development program – will support these events.

The session will provide details about Crest Industries, Millennium Galvanizing and the galvanizing process, along with staffing plans for the facility. Interviews will be held immediately after the information portion and will be held in order of registration.  

Millennium Galvanizing furnishes galvanized protective coatings for utility poles and equipment in the electric utility and petrochemical industries. Though initially announced as a Tangipahoa Parish location, the final Millennium Galvanizing site was selected in Convent for better access to Crest Industries clients.

The job fair will seek applicants interested in skilled hourly positions at Millennium Galvanizing’s Convent facility. Positions include: quality assurance/quality control, forklift operators, pickle crane operators, galvanizing bow-ups, kettle lead men, kettle crane operators, sandblasters, painters, Class A commercial drivers, maintenance mechanics and general laborers. Wages are very competitive for the market. Millennium Galvanizing will offer a comprehensive benefits package, including paid employee medical insurance, paid life insurance, 401(k) savings plans with a company match, long-term and short-term disability coverage, paid time off and paid holidays.

Millennium Galvanizing facility plans to hire 65 skilled employees in time for the company’s launch of commercial operations in January 2016. Hiring will begin following the job fair and a job-screening process for applicants, who will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical.