Hiring Event Set For Columbia City

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A northeast Indiana manufacturer looking to add 20 workers has scheduled a hiring event for the end of the month. Columbia City-based Whitley Manufacturing Co. Inc. plans to hire skilled electrical, plumbing and fabrication employees. January 10, 2014

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SOUTH WHITLEY, Ind. - A skilled-labor hiring event for Whitley Manufacturing has been rescheduled for Jan. 31.

Inclement weather Jan. 7 led to the postponement of the hiring event.

Whitley Manufacturing, a maker of custom commercial modular buildings and temporary portable buildings, is looking to fill 20 skilled labor positions.

The positions include electricians, plumbers, welders, carpenters, and steel fabricators. The pay ranges from $12 to $15 an hour and the company is seeking workers with varying levels of experience, generally ranging from two to five or more years. Additional wage consideration will be given to people with more experience.

The hiring event will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 31 at WorkOne Northeast, 480 W. Plaza Drive in Columbia City.

About Northeast Indiana Works

Northeast Indiana Works provides public and private financial and employment resources to businesses and individuals for education and skills training to meet the needs of regional industries. The nonprofit sets policy for how public and private funds are utilized to support talent development. It also operates and staffs the 11 county-based WorkOne Northeast career centers in the region. Individuals and companies may access resources and services by visiting or calling WorkOne in their county.

About Whitley Manufacturing

Whitley Manufacturing is a leading manufacturer of custom commercial modular buildings and temporary portable buildings. The company's modular construction system delivers high-quality prefab buildings on an accelerated timeline without sacrificing architectural appeal. More information about Whitley Manufacturing is available at www.whitleyman.com.

Source: Northeast Indiana Works