Bechtel Holds Open House at Gonzales Craft Recruiting Office

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Bechtel held an open house on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at its craft recruiting office in Gonzales at 2255 South Burnside Avenue.

“The Gonzales team supports the skilled craft recruiting efforts of several Bechtel projects in Louisiana and Texas, with work opportunities that can go beyond 2020,” says Stephenie Ransonet, recruiting manager. “Craft professionals interested in working in Bechtel can stop by our office during business hours to inquire about job openings, fill out an application, and take a skills assessment test. For those who meet our hiring criteria after an in-person interview, we would extend an offer on the spot.”

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. It stands apart for its ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through five global business units that specialize in civil infrastructure; power generation, communications, and transmission; mining and metals; oil, gas, and chemicals; and government services. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, its 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

Attending the Open House for Bechtel were Cameron Gerdes, Bechtel Corp Construction Manager; Daniel Burton, State Director, Veterans’ Employment and Training Services, U.S. Department of Labor; Brian Teegardin, Local Veterans Employment Representative for the Louisiana Workforce Commission; Mr. & Mrs. Tony Bruno, Building Owners; Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux; Ascension Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Sherrie Despino; Chamber Members and Chamber Ambassadors.

If you would like more information on Bechtel and its craft opportunities, please call 225-450-9040 or visit For more information on the Ascension Chamber of Commerce, please visit, e-mail or call (225) 647-7487.