Northeast Indiana Works will hold a hiring event Tuesday for a South Whitley-based building manufacturer. Whitley Manufacturing is looking to fill 20 positions including electricians, plumbers and welders.

January 3, 2014

News Release

South Whitley, Ind. — Whitley Manufacturing, a maker of custom commercial modular buildings and temporary portable buildings, will conduct a hiring event January 7 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 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 7 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 career centers 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

Source: Northeast Indiana Works

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