Opportunity Roadmap

The Golden Pass LNG export project is creating opportunities for Southeast Texas residents and businesses to grow. The Opportunity Roadmap is a series of programs designed to provide the knowledge, training and information needed to begin a career or compete for work with industry.

Key Stats

600+
students and residents have attended job readiness workshops and seminars in the Southeast Texas region
500+
Local businesses from the nine-county area have joined a local vendor list
2,800
Residents have been assisted online by the SETX Workforce Guide

Every success story is unique. That’s why the Opportunity Roadmap includes varied programs to help you improve your life, regardless of where you are starting from or what you hope to achieve.

Get assistance now! Select a program to learn more about what’s being offered:

Local Business Initiative
Join the list of more than 500 businesses in Southeast Texas receiving priority consideration for work with the Golden Pass export project.
SETX Workforce Guide
An online resource for job seekers to get started on their journey toward a job with local industry.
Small Business Courses
Golden Pass is sponsoring FREE small business webinars in partnership with the Lamar State College - Port Arthur Small Business Development Center.
Job Readiness Training
Golden Pass sponsored Job Readiness Seminars for more than 600 attendees and is working with local schools to prepare students for the workforce.
Scholarship for Process Technology
Golden Pass LNG's Scholarship for Process Technology supports local high school graduates pursuing careers as operators.
Local Business Forum
Over 200 businesses participated in our Local Business Forum in 2019 to learn about opportunities for work with the project
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Local Business Initiative

Own a local business? Sign up to be on a priority list of vendors by registering with CCZ JV, the project’s Engineering, Procurement & Construction contractor, at GoldenPassLNG.com/vendors.

500+ LOCAL BUSINESSES HAVE SIGNED UP FOR PRIORITY CONSIDERATION

$492 MILLION SPENT WITH 800 LOCAL VENDORS

Golden Pass LNG announced the Local Business Initiative in October 2015. The Local Business Initiative gave local businesses an opportunity to get “pre-screened” to compete for work with the proposed Golden Pass LNG export project.

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SETX Workforce Guide

Visit the Southeast Texas Workforce Guide to learn about industrial construction and operation positions that will be available with the Golden Pass export project and LNG Export facility.

2,800 RESIDENTS ASSISTED TO DATE

CCZJV is hiring thousands of construction workers to build the new facility and Golden Pass LNG is hiring about 200 new direct employees to operate it. Golden Pass developed the SETX Workforce Guide to inform local residents about the range of job opportunities being created and provide a step-by-step guide on how to train and apply for them. There are construction jobs available for every skill level – even those without previous industrial experience – and a strong focus on local hiring.

The online guide is designed to help users learn about the industrial field, find jobs they’re interested in, get qualified and apply online. Get started today at SETXWorkforceGuide.com.


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Small Business Courses

Are you interested in starting or growing your business?

Register for a free small business development seminar held during the Fall 2021 schedule today! Please call the SBDC at 409-984-6531 with any registration questions.

18 SEMINARS HELD FOR 50+ BUSINESS OWNERS

November 18: Start | Grow | Succeed with the SBDC Orientation

November 19: Start | Grow | Succeed with the SBDC Orientation

November 30: Tax Information for Small Business Owners

December 2: Offering GREAT Customer Service

December 9: Start | Grow | Succeed with the SBDC Orientation

December 10: Start | Grow | Succeed with the SBDC Orientation

The Lamar State College - Port Arthur Small Business Development Center is offering Small Business Development seminars to help local business owners take part in the growth brought to Southeast Texas by local industry, including Golden Pass LNG export project.

The Lamar State College-Port Arthur SBDC is a business advising and training center of the University of Houston Texas Gulf Coast SBDC Network serving 32 counties in Southeast Texas. The SBDC program is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Golden Pass LNG takes care of its employees. There’s a culture here that supports growth, teamwork and respect. We recognize the importance of family and life outside of work. We don’t just say we value safety. We take it seriously every day, because we want everyone to go home to their families. I really enjoy working with such a great group of people,
Ginger Plake, Executive Assistant
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Job Readiness Training

The Workforce Readiness initiative, launched in 2018, has held 15 Job Readiness Training workshops with a total attendance of 600 and created partnerships with multiple local schools and organizations to ensure that together, we create a bright future for this area.

22 TOTAL WORKSHOPS - 600 ATTENDEES

7 IN-SCHOOL WORKSHOPS - 400+ STUDENTS

The session helped prepare students for the career interview process, taught them what to expect and what is expected of them in order to excel,
Marlon Hickman, Golden Pass Site Environmental/Regulatory Advisor
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Scholarship for Process Technology

Golden Pass LNG's Scholarship for Process Technology provides students with full tuition for process technology programs at Lamar Institute of Technology or Lamar State College - Port Arthur, as well as professional career counseling services and mentoring by Golden Pass employees. Students also get an inside look at a typical day for an LNG operator and multiple opportunities to engage with company employees.

18 SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED

I look forward to many challenges, great experiences and most importantly learning how to be the top process operator,
DeJanique Jones, Scholarship Recipient
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Local Business Forum

In June 2019, Golden Pass LNG and CCZJV, the project’s Engineering, Procurement & Construction contractor, hosted a forum to talk about business opportunities, requirements, expectations and timing with local business owners.

200 LOCAL BUSINESS OWNERS ASSISTED

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