First Solar hosts jobs fair for new solar project
Two-day job fair in King City held for new California Flats Solar project
First Solar will host a two-day job fair to recruit qualified local workers for the construction of a 280-megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) project to be built in southeastern Monterey County, 27 miles east of Paso Robles, off Highway 41.
The job fair will be held in King City at the King City Recreation Center on Friday, Dec. 4, from 1-7 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. First Solar is the project owner and McCarthy Building Companies will construct the California Flats Solar project using First Solar’s advanced PV thin film solar modules.
Job opportunities include:
- Fork Lift Operators
- Skid Steer Operators
- Heavy Equipment Operators
- Water Truck Drivers
- Post, Module and Tracker Installers
- General Labor
About First Solar, Inc.
First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar systems which use its advanced module and system technology. The company’s integrated power plant solutions deliver an economically attractive alternative to fossil-fuel electricity generation today. From raw material sourcing through end-of-life module recycling, First Solar’s renewable energy systems protect and enhance the environment.
About McCarthy Building Companies
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. is the nation’s 12th largest domestic general contractor (Engineering News-Record, May 2015). The McCarthy Southwest Division is based in Phoenix. McCarthy also has offices in Newport Beach, San Diego, Sacramento, San Francisco, and San Jose, Calif.; Las Vegas; Albuquerque; Denver; Dallas and Houston; St. Louis and Atlanta. McCarthy is 100 percent employee-owned.
About Monterey County Workforce Development Board
Monterey County Workforce Development Board and America’s Job Center of California. The Monterey County Workforce Development Board (WDB) serves as a vehicle to mobilize and integrate private and public partners to effectively educate, train and place individuals with the necessary resources and skills to fulfill employer needs.