Reporter Rochelle Olson updates you on the construction of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium in downtown Minneapolis.

Job fair for new Vikings stadium Thursday

Posted by: Rochelle Olson Updated: April 3, 2014 - 10:51 AM

"We're building a new stadium. You're invited to help."

That's the headline on a pamphlet for a job fair today (Thursday) from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.at Sabathani Community Center, 310 E. 38th St. in south Minneapolis.

Everyone is welcome, but the construction of the new Minnnesota Multipurpose Stadium also needs to meet goals for hiring women, minorities and veterans as well as residents of certain inner city neighborhoods.

Job candidates don't need to be fully trained already. The MSFA is recruiting people who are already skilled in the trades AND those who want to get training "in only 20 weeks."

The new $1 billion stadium is expected to open in 2016. Some 7,500 workers will be onsite over the life of the construction.

The Metrodome already has been torn down.

For more information call 612-377-0150 or visit www.saoic.org and click EAD (Employment Assistance Firm.) Summit OIC Academy is coordinating recruitment.

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