400 Jobs Coming to High Desert; County Job Fair Set for Thursday in Victorville


By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– First District Supervisor Robert Lovingood announced a job fair planned for Thursday, Nov. 6, with 200 additional jobs for vehicle maintenance and related occupations.

“This is a great opportunity for skilled workers seeking good-paying, local jobs with outstanding benefits,” Lovingood said.

URS Corporation recently won a multi-million dollar contract at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Barstow to provide maintenance support, including removal, replacement, repair, rebuild, fabrication of components and vehicle armor kits as well as support roles to move, transport, receive, issue, store and stock materials needed by the various shops during the vehicle maintenance cycle. While many of the jobs are for heavy equipment mechanics, other available positions include welders, auto body repair personnel, electronics technicians, automotive painters and material coordinators.

To date, URS Corporation has hired more than 200 new employees. This week, URS Corporation announced the company expects additional workload at Barstow which would require an additional 200 personnel.

A recruitment fair for potential applicants is being held on Thursday, Nov. 6 at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center, 12603 Mariposa Road, Victorville from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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