Auto Tech Center Career Fair

Auto Tech Center Career Fair

VALLEJO, CA – The Workforce Development Board of Solano County (WDB) has partnered with Solano Community College Vallejo to host the 2019 Solano Community College (SCC) Vallejo Auto Tech Center Career Fair. This event will take place on Friday, November 15, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 1687 North Ascot Parkway.

The Career Fair will include 20 area employers with Auto Technician career opportunities, as well as highlight available support positions. This event was inspired by Workforce Development Board Senior Businesses Services Manager, April Ziomek-Portillo, who expressed the need to bridge the gap between Solano County automotive companies and local talent, to ultimately attract and retain quality technicians and auto body professionals, and help local companies keep up with sales and production. Workforce Development Board of Solano County offers quality vocational programs, which trains individuals in the automotive industry and launches job seekers into successful careers.

During the Career Fair, candidates will have the opportunity to speak directly with businesses and complete job applications onsite. An employability specialist will also be onsite to enroll attendees in training services, and a financial aid outreach specialist will assist future college students with planning, financial aid and technical educational options.

The Career Fair will feature over 20 employers, and businesses participating in this event (as of November 6), include: Solano County Transit (Sol Trans), Vallejo Nissan, B&G Tire of Vallejo, Penske Truck Leasing, Mikes Auto Body, Michael’s Transportation, Aegean Tire, Fairfield Tire Center, Michael’s Transportation, Express Employment Professionals, Crown Lift Trucks Sacramento, Mercedes Benz and Sprinter of Fairfield, Ace Automotive, Triton Truck Repair Inc., Recology, Marin Automotive (Fairfax, CA), Spee Dee Oil Change (Napa), Good Guys Tire and Auto, Car Max Fairfield, Toyota Vallejo, and Vaca Valley Auto Parts who will also be representing Fairfield Suisun Unified Transportation, Solano Mall
Firestone and Jim Hansen Automotive.

The employers attending will highlight over 40 open job positions, ranging from entry level to highly skilled. Positons include, but not limited to: Auto/ Diesel Mechanics, Forklift Technicians, Automotive Painters, Parts Technician, Maintenance Mechanics, Technician I & II, Dealer Trade Driver, Light-Heavy Duty Truck Mechanic, Fluid Services Technician, Entry Level Diesel Technician, Para Transit Driver, Road Supervisor, Master Technician Apprentice, Cashier and Customer Service Rep., and a range of support positions. Support positions will mainly be offered by dealership employers and Recology of Vallejo.

Please contact Erica Shaw, Business Service Consultant, Workforce Development Board of Solano County, with any questions at (707) 649-4713 or eshaw@solanowdb.org or LaTanya Terrones, Project Analyst at (707) 649-5454 or latanya.terrones@cityofvallejo.net


Date/Time

Date(s) - Fri, Nov 15, 2019
10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Location

Solano Community College Auto Tech Center
1687 North Ascot Parkway, Vallejo

707 864-7151

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