300 nano-tech jobs up for grabs at SUNYIT job fair in Utica

The nano-tech industry is getting a big push forward from the state. Governor Cuomo announced the Nano Utica Job Fair, which will be held on Tuesday, April 29 from noon to 4pm at the SUNYIT Field House in Utica.

The job fair is part of the $1.5 billion Nano Utica initiative, and is boasting more than 300 current and future job openings for the Computer Chip Commercialization Center, or Quad-C, on the SUNYIT campus.

"Nano Utica is one of the most exciting new economic development projects in New York State, bringing major international tech companies, more than a billion dollars in investment, and over one thousand jobs to the Mohawk Valley," Governor Cuomo said. "As the State's economy transitions to embrace the emerging industries of the 21st Century, we are inviting New Yorkers to become a part of this new venture in the Mohawk Valley and take advantage of the employment opportunities that Nano Utica is creating in the region."

Quad-C is a $125 million, 250,000 square-foot technology complex which will be home to several leading global technology companies, including IBM, Tokyo Electron and Advanced Nanotech Solutions Incorporated.

There are several job positions available, including engineers, technicians, and process operators, facilities operations technicians, and environmental health and safety officers. In addition, candidates are being sought for information technology, business operations, administrative, security, and cleaning and maintenance positions.

Starting salaries for the available jobs will range from $35,000 to more than $100,000 plus benefits.

You can register for the job fair, and upload your resume