Jobs for locals at LNG project

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THERE will be three main groups of jobs that will be filled up to directly support the US$15 billion (K40 billion) PNG liquefied natural gas (LNG) project.
These are jobs meant for Papua New Guineans in construction, operations and maintenance and in administrative work requiring professionals (for graduate positions).
A total 3,450 people would be recruited by next month.
A PNG LNG project leaflet which published the type of jobs that are available to local workers said the recruitment was to have started last month.
About 150 people would be recruited in operations and maintenance (O&M) and about 3,000 in construction.
Initially, about 300 will be recruited starting next month.
In the operations and maintenance technician trainee positions, there will be three intakes per year of up to 60 trainees (for a total of 180 to be selected for 150 jobs) over the next three years.
They will train in plant operations, mechanical, electrical and instrumentation.