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Adams County Workforce & Business Center

Baker Hughes

Workforce Challenge

Baker Hughes is an oil field service company in Colorado that was having trouble finding qualified Equipment Operators. They needed recruitment assistance for 60 new employees as well as space to host a two day hiring event they had planned. Baker Hughes contacted the Adams County Workforce & Business Center for assistance in finding these qualified employees.

Workforce Solution

Center staff offered space to Baker Hughes for their hiring event and have continued to host hiring events every month. Space was also provided for initial screening of applicants, to conduct interviews as well as offer drug testing to those who passed the initial screening and interview process.

Outcomes & Benefits

With marketing assistance from center staff, Baker Hughes saw 98 job seekers over a course of their two day event. Of those, they hired 43 new employees each earning above sustainable wages for their equipment operator positions. This mutually beneficial partnership supports growth at Baker Hughes, builds the local workforce and has encouraged Baker Hughes employees to participate on industry panels as well as support other workforce center efforts.

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