Construction and Manufacturing Job Fair- Thursday, June 14

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Manufacturing Jobs Offer a Chance for Training in China

JinkoSolar is a global leader in the solar industry that announced a Jacksonville location in January 2018. The Cecil Commerce Center plant would be the Shanghai-based company’s first U.S. manufacturing location. The current plan has the plant set to open in August 2018. The site will be an assembly facility that will employ about 200 … Continue reading Manufacturing Jobs Offer a Chance for Training in China

High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University

Heard on  All Things Considered  April 25, 2018  - Courtesy of NPR.ORG  Like most other American high school students, Garret Morgan had it drummed into him constantly: Go to college. Get a bachelor's degree. "All through my life it was, 'if you don't go to college you're going to end up on the streets,' " … Continue reading High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University

Students get early kickstart on careers, internships

Courtesy of The Florida Times Union By Denise Smith Amos About 20 percent of all jobs require STEM knowledge and pay, on average, $53,000 a year, which is 10 percent more than other jobs requiring similar levels of education, said Ashley Smith Juarez, a School Board member. “We’re doing our best to build enough supply … Continue reading Students get early kickstart on careers, internships

JinkoSolar : Shanghai, China-based solar-panel manufacturer is planning a factory in Jacksonville

Courtesy of Jax Daily Record by  Andrew Warfield Staff Writer JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd., the Shanghai, China-based solar-panel manufacturer planning a factory in Jacksonville, will provide millions of solar modules to NextEra Energy. Juno Beach-based NextEra Energy said in a news release Friday that it is the counterparty to a supply agreement that was announced … Continue reading JinkoSolar : Shanghai, China-based solar-panel manufacturer is planning a factory in Jacksonville