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Fluor Named to G.I. Jobs’ Top 50 List for Third Straight Year and Secures 15th Place Overall
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IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it was once again named as one of G.I. Jobs’ Top 50 Most Military Friendly Employers in the United States. On the 2008 list, Fluor ranked number 15 among the Top 50. This is the third straight year that Fluor has been named to G.I. Jobs’ Top 50 List.
“We feel fortunate that so many veterans and former military want to join our company across all of our business groups,” said Bob Jones, senior vice president in Fluor’s Government Group. “While a considerable number of our staff support the military through our LOGCAP and other Department of Defense-related contracts, we also have a significant amount of former military members that work on dozens of projects in our other business groups.”
“This isn’t about charity or patriotism. It’s about good business. The companies on our list truly understand the value that former members of the military bring to the corporate world,” said Rich McCormack, publisher of G.I. Jobs magazine.
“Being named to G.I. Jobs Top 50 List is a real honor for Fluor. We find that the knowledge base, diversity of experience and dedication to the job make candidates with military backgrounds an invaluable resource to Fluor and our clients,” said Bill Hardaway, vice president of human resources for Fluor’s Global Services business group and a U.S. Air Force veteran.
G.I. Jobs’ list, drawn from a pool of an approximately 2,500 companies (with a minimum of $1 billion annual revenues), was created based on company criteria including: assets dedicated to military hiring; Reserve/National Guard policies; percentage of veteran new hires; veteran training programs; and previous three years rankings on the Top 50 list.
Fluor Corporation is continually seeking skilled professionals at every level of the company. Military personnel demonstrate many of the transferable skills required to be successful in positions at Fluor. To learn more, individuals interested in construction and maintenance craft positions may visit www.FluorCraft.com or call 1-888-StaffMe. Technical and administrative professionals should visit www.fluor.com/career to view all other career opportunities.
Fluor values the contributions of a diverse workforce and is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) provides services on a global basis in the fields of engineering, procurement, construction, operations, maintenance and project management. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Fluor is a FORTUNE 500 company with revenues of $16.7 billion in 2007. For more information visit www.fluor.com.
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