V.C. Summer Job Fair to Be Held at Columbia Convention Center

The new one will be held at the Columbia Convention Center.

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster says there will be second job fair for the newly created EmploySC, a group that's looking to help laid off V.C. Summer Nuclear Station employees find new work.

McMaster said Friday that the new job fair will be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center on Lincoln Street in Columbia from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 16. It will be hosted by the City of Columbia.

A day earlier, the announced that one would be held on Monday, August 14 at the Center for Advanced Technical Studies at 914 Mt. Vernon Church Road in Chapin.

On Monday, Santee Cooper and SCE&G announced they were abandoning the construction of two new nuclear reactors at V.C. Summer, which is located in Jenkinsville in Fairfield County. The decision immediately put 5,600 employees out of work. 

Previous Coverage: Santee Cooper, SCE&G Abandon Multi-Billion Construction Project

Here is an updated list of organizations confirmed to be in attendance at the job fairs:

• City of Columbia
• South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (SC Works)
• South Carolina Department of Administration
• South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services
• South Carolina Department of Corrections
• South Carolina Department of Education
• South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
• South Carolina Department of Insurance
• South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice
• South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
• South Carolina Department of Mental Health
• South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles
• South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism
• South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services
• South Carolina Department of Public Safety
• South Carolina Department of Revenue
• South Carolina Department of Social Services
• South Carolina Department of Transportation
• Akebono
• Boeing
• Carolina AGC
• CR Jackson
• Dominion Energy
• Duke Energy
• South Carolina Firefighters Association
• Georgia Pacific
• Greenwood Mills
• International Textile Group
• INVISTA
• Lane Construction
• Lee Construction of the Carolinas
• Mercedes-Benz USA
• Michelin
• Overland Contracting
• Palmetto Corporation of Conway
• Pegasus Steel
• Samsung
• South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance
• South Carolina Technical College System
• SCANA
• Sunrun
• The Kraft Heinz Company
• Thompson Construction Group
• Thompson Industrial Services
• United Infrastructure Group
• University of South Carolina
• West Columbia Police Department

 

 

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