Northern Pass readies two job and supplier fairs

Events to showcase opportunities for workers, businesses


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Two job and supplier fairs for New Hampshire workers and businesses interested in working on the Northern Pass transmission project will be held in the coming weeks, one in Whitefield and the other in Concord.

At the event, attendees can discuss the kinds of jobs, subcontractor opportunities and supplies that are needed to complete Eversource's 192-mile hydroelectric transmission line, and businesses can learn how to reach some of the 2,600 people who will be working on Northern Pass over the multi-year construction period.

"Northern Pass has long been committed to hiring New Hampshire workers first, and these fairs are a way for us to follow through on that commitment," said Eversource New Hampshire President Bill Quinlan. "We encourage everyone to attend and learn about the many opportunities available for local businesses and workers."

Participants in the Job & Supplier Fairs include: PAR Electrical Contractors Inc., general contractor for the project; Quanta Services, parent company of PAR Electrical Contractors, M.J. Electric and Realtime Utility Engineers;

M.J. Electric LLC, which is building the project’s’ converter station in Franklin; International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 104; International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 490; Coos County Business and Employers Group; and Realtime Utility Engineers Inc.

The first fair will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the Mountain View Grand Resort in Whitefield. The second fair will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord.

For more information, call 1-855-NPT-JOBS or email nptjobs@northernpass.us.

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