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There are many paths to good-paying careers that offer stability, opportunities for growth, and a great quality of life—careers with prominent Coastal Bend companies. 

Through UpSkill Coastal Bend, you can learn more about these careers, their average annual earnings, and their educational or training requirements. Plus, you can trace the pathways to these opportunities from high school, community college, or an existing job.

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Throughout the Coastal Bend, thousands of openings exist in several industry sectors. Our area has seen steady expansion, further driving the regional economy. Many of these employers offer work-based learning through apprenticeship programs. Others are looking for candidates with two-year technical degrees and often will pay for required courses. These careers are lucrative, in-demand, and provide a great quality of life, after only two years or less of education or training.


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Multi Skilled Worker

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Number: 15758538
Shift: Full-Time, Days

$25.00 Hour

High school diploma or equivalent required. TWIC required. Must be able to obtain Basic Plus Certification. Must have experience working in scrap yard at refinery in Corpus Christi. Must be able to cut thick iron (1-2 inches). Must have two (2) years experience in torch cutting work. Must take cutting test at interview. Must have own steel-toed boots. Drug screen required upon hire.

English Required: Yes

Bus Driver

Location: Ingleside, Texas
Job Number: 15795639
Shift: Full-Time, Split Shift

$20.00 Hour

High school diploma or equivalent required. Clear and valid Texas commercial driver's license with Passenger (P) and School Bus (S) endorsements. Ability to pass U.S. Department of Transportation alcohol and drug tests and annual physical exam. Operate school bus and related equipment to provide safe and orderly transportation of students and other authorized persons on assigned route and to and from other designated locations.

English Required: Yes

Data Entry Clerk

Location: Sinton, Texas
Job Number: 15795770
Shift: Full-Time, Days

$14.00 Hour

High school diploma or equivalent. Two (2) to three (3) years of experience in dealing with the public over the telephone, email and in person. Computer literate and have experience with Microsoft Office products (Word and Excel primarily). Reviews and processes exemption applications for accuracy. Assist taxpayers with general questions. Creating and updating files and filing documentation in appropriate files.

English Required: Yes

Fabrication Technician

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Number: 15792046
Shift: Full-Time, Days

$14.00 Hour

High school diploma or equivalent. Three (3) months of power tool work experience required. To design, operate, and set up rolling machines, routers, drill presses, mills, as well as various types of saws. Fabricate templates following blueprint and/or layout guidelines and specs. Utilize measuring tapes, calipers and basic hand tools.

English Required: Yes

Production Line Worker

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Number: 15786778
Shift: Full-Time, Days

$16.00 Hour

High School diploma or equivalent required. The Production Line Worker will be responsible for inspecting and preparing containers on an assembly line. The ideal candidate must be able to work effectively on an assembly line by moving quickly, staying aware of surroundings, and following safety guidelines, as well as being dependable, adaptable, and bend/kneel/lift about 70 lbs.

English Required: Yes

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