people attended 15 Job readiness workshops and seminars in the SETX region.
LOCAL BUSINESSES FROM the nine-county area have joined a priority vendor list.
MINORITY-OWNED OR HISTORICALLY UNDERUTILIZED BUSINESSES (HUBS) FROM JEFFERSON COUNTY ARE SUCCESSFULLY ENROLLED.
Golden Pass launched the Opportunity Roadmap in 2015 to help Southeast Texas residents and businesses join our growth in the area. We’ve enlisted more than 380 local businesses on a priority list of vendors, held 15 job readiness training workshops with a total attendance of 200 and created partnerships with multiple local schools and organizations to ensure that together, we aid in creating a bright future for this area.
Local Business Initiative
The Local Business Initiative began in 2015 and gave local businesses an opportunity to get "pre-screened" to compete for work with the proposed Golden Pass LNG export project.
Own a local business? Sign up to be on a priority list of vendors by registering with CCZ JV, the project’s Engineering, Procurement & Construction contractor, by visiting GoldenPassLNG.com/vendors.
Local businesses served: 380+
Job Readiness Training Seminars
Golden Pass offered 15 free Job Readiness Seminars in Port Arthur over two years for unemployed and underemployed residents and people looking for career changes. The readiness seminars are designed help enhance their skills and compete for great jobs.
Seminar attendees: 200
Local Business forum
In June 2019, Representatives from CCZ JV, the project’s Engineering, Procurement & Construction contractor, were available to talk about business opportunities, requirements, expectations and timing with local business owners.
Forum attendees: 200
In the coming months, we will introduce new programs for job seekers and business owners including Local Business Development Courses, Career Informational Sessions and Job Opportunity Forums. Check back for updates and details on how to participate.