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Canton-area jobs fair looking for truck drivers, field technicians

By Jim Mackinnon Published: January 9, 2012

Two subsidiaries of Chesapeake Energy Corp. are looking for Northeast Ohio employees to drive trucks and for what are called "field tech" positions.
A jobs fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at the Holiday Inn North Canton, 4520 Everhard Road NW, Canton.
Chesapeake subsidiary Oilfield Trucking Solutions says it needs to hire "several" tank-truck drivers to haul oil from remote locations in the greater Canton area. The company is looking for experienced drivers.
Chesapeake subsidiary Great Plains Oilfield Rental, meanwhile, said it needs employees who will work on pressurized pipes, pumps and other equipment in all kinds of weather, with "substantial" overtime and on-call servicing required.
To submit a resume, e-mail to Call 800-594-7036 to make an appointment.



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