Fluor Corporation

January 16, 2007 11:37 ET

Fluor Expanding Sugar Land Operations, Plans to Hire 800-1,000 New Employees, Posts Job Fair Schedule

IRVING, TEXAS--(Collegiate Presswire - January 16, 2007) - Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) has signed a lease for 191,000 square feet at One Sugar Creek Place in Sugar Land and plans to hire an additional 800 to 1,000 employees.

The new space is located on US Highway 59 near Dairy Ashford. Fluor will continue to occupy 1,000,000 square feet at its operational center at One Fluor Drive in Sugar Land.

"It's a great time to work for Fluor," said Tom Zachman, vice president and general manager of operations at Fluor Sugar Land. "We are pleased to be able to expand our operations in the Sugar Land area while utilizing existing office space. The new space is near our current operations center, and will help us attract and retain the professionals needed to address the growth in our business during 2007 and beyond."

Fluor will be hiring professionals for engineering, design, procurement, project controls, project automation, upstream/offshore, construction engineers, contracts, project documentation and data management The hiring boom comes on the heels of a strong 2006 due to contracts with clients in the chemicals, oil and gas industries.

"For more than 20 years, Fluor has been one of the largest employees in Fort Bend County," commented Jeff Wiley, president of the Greater Fort Bend Economic Development Council. "Their decision to expand their presence in Sugar Land is an example of their commitment to the community and their belief that Fort Bend County is Greater Houston's finest address. All the credit goes to Fluor's local executives. They realized long ago that Fort Bend County provides a leading edge environment for both business success and quality of life."

To search for or apply to job postings, applicants may go to www.fluor.com/careers to submit their resumes.

Additionally Fluor will host a series of job fairs in the Greater Houston area.

Job Fair Schedule

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, Houston Chronicle Career Fair. Reliant Center, One Reliant Park, Houston, Texas. Positions: engineering, design, procurement, project controls, project automation, upstream/offshore, construction engineers, contracts, project documentation and data management.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 20. Deer Park Craft Center, 1809 Center Street, Deer Park, Texas. Positions: skilled craft and will have one booth for engineering.

8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Feb. 17. Sugar Land Office, 1 Fluor Daniel Drive, Sugar Land, Texas. Open House. Positions: engineering, design, procurement, project controls, project automation, upstream/offshore, construction engineers, contracts, project documentation and data management.

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 $13.2 billion in 2005. For more information, visit www.fluor.com.

Contact Information

  • Fluor Corporation
    Media Relations
    Keith Stephens
    469-398-7624