Point Eight Power Job Fair Friday, August 11 in Picayune

August 7, 2023

KILN, MISS: Point Eight Power announced their newest location to open at Port Bienville Industrial Park in July. To get the new site up and running, Point Eight Power will conduct a second job fair in Picayune to fill new jobs in Hancock County.

The job fair will be held on Friday, August 11, at the WIN Job Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The WIN Job Center is located at 2005 Wildwood Road All open positions can be found here: https://jobs.silkroad.com/ReaganPower/PointEightPowerCareers.

The first job fair held in Waveland on Monday, July 31,was successful with nine job offers being extended on site to applicants. The first wave of hires will be for Shipping and Receiving Clerk, Shop Foreman, Bus Assembler, Electric Assembler, Quality Control Technician, Various Electrical Positions, Test Technician and Wireman. The public is invited to attend the job fair to meet with Point Eight Power. Please bring your resume and be prepared to interview on the spot.

“Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission is excited Point Eight Power will extend another opportunity to local residents to come and meet with the company in Picayune,” stated Lara Frierson Bowman, Director of Economic Development at HCPHC. “We appreciate the support of our many workforce partners and Pearl River County for their support in helping Point Eight Power staff their new location.”

The new Point Eight Power Mississippi office will focus on manufacturing and design of electrical systems for switchgear. Point Eight Power, headquartered in Belle Chasse, Louisiana, works across a multitude of industries such as chemical, critical power, marine, and oil and gas, to provide customdesigned electrical control and distribution systems. Delivering high quality, reliable generator controls, switchgear and power control building packages to over 1,500 clients worldwide for over 50 years, Point Eight Power creates innovative solutions for fast-changing industries. Find out more about the company here: https://www.pointeightpower.com/

The Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission was established in 1963 to lead the county’s economic
development activities. Stennis International Airport and Port Bienville Industrial Park are home to 30