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Ohio Jobs Corps Contract Awarded to DEL-JEN Inc.

Sat November 22, 2003 - Midwest Edition
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DEL-JEN Inc. (DJI), an independently operating construction-related company of Fluor Corporation, has been awarded a contract to operate the Job Corps Outreach, Admissions & Career Transition Services (OA&CTS) program for the state of Ohio.

OA&CTS operates under the U.S. Department of Labor. The five-year contract’s value is more than $7 million.

DJI will recruit and assess disadvantaged youth to enroll 1,300 youth in Job Corps Centers in Ohio. After completing their training at the Job Corps Centers, graduates will be provided job search, placement and supportive services by DJI for one year to maximize their success in their chosen careers.

“This contract provides us with an expanded opportunity to offer education and training in the country’s premier residential program to disadvantaged youth in Ohio,” said Peter E. Rell, president of DJI’s Education and Training group. “Our Job Corps assignments allow us to make a real impact. Over the past 20 years of my involvement in Job Corps, I have seen so many young people turn their lives around and build a future for themselves and their families. Nothing could be more satisfying.”

DEL-JEN Inc.. is a full-service operations, maintenance, construction and education and training company headquartered in Rolling Hills Estates, CA.

Founded in 1977, the company is run by the original Delane family founders, with over 1,500 employees nationwide. DJI was created to manage service and support contracts for the government, military and business, including full base-support activities such as civil and mechanical engineering, utilities, housing, roads and grounds, environmental, logistics, fleet operation and maintenance, airfield operations, a full range of construction activities, and education and training.

DEL-JEN Inc. maintains a certified ISO 9000:2000 Quality Management System.

DJI was acquired by Fluor Corporation in January 2003. For more information, call 888/4DEL-JEN or visit www.del-jen.com .