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.
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
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.
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.
OVER 5,000 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.
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.
38 SEMINARS HELD FOR 150+ BUSINESS OWNERS
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.
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.
36 TOTAL WORKSHOPS - OVER 1,300 ATTENDEES
22 IN-SCHOOL WORKSHOPS - OVER 1,100 STUDENTS
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. Students also get an inside look at a typical day for an LNG operator and multiple opportunities to engage with company employees.
26 SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED
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.