The College of Nanoscale
Science and Engineering ("CNSE") of the University at Albany today
announced plans to host a Job Fair to assist M+W Zander in building its project
management team to support the construction of GlobalFoundries' computer chip
manufacturing facility in Malta.
The Job Fair, to be held on Wednesday, June 10 from 5 to 8 p.m. at CNSE's Albany
NanoTech Complex, will help recruit candidates for 40 high-tech design and construction
management positions, including electrical and mechanical designers, engineers
and estimators; construction and design project managers and coordinators; architectural
project managers, planners and interns; and, accounting, purchasing, document
control and administrative personnel. The positions carry salaries that range
from $40,000 to more than $100,000 annually.
Officials from M+W Zander will be on hand to accept resumes and conduct initial
interviews on site, with representatives of CNSE also providing assistance at
the event. This marks the fifth high-tech job fair to be held at CNSE in just
the past three years, with previous events in May 2006, January 2007, September
2007 and October 2008.
Candidates interested in attending and interviewing at the Job Fair are encouraged
to pre-register online by visiting http://cnse.albany.edu/events/jobfair2009.html.
Assembly Majority Leader Ron Canestrari said, "That still another Job
Fair is necessary to fill these high-tech positions is a great testament to
the investments made in the rapidly growing nanotechnology sector in the Capital
Region and New York State. I hope local residents will take full advantage of
this opportunity to learn more about exciting careers in the nanotechnology
Assemblyman John J. McEneny said, "The investments in nanotechnology are
once again paying dividends in the form of exciting new high-tech career opportunities
for residents of Albany and the Capital Region. It is an enormous source of
pride to know that New York State is leading the worldwide nanotechnology revolution,
which is creating new jobs and attracting new investments."
Rick Whitney, President and CEO of M+W Zander U.S. Operations said, "It
is a pleasure to work in partnership with the UAlbany NanoCollege, the world
leader in nanotechnology education, research and development, as M+W Zander
builds its construction management team to support GlobalFoundries' world-class
computer chip manufacturing facility at the Luther Forest Technology Campus.
As a company that works on high-tech projects and facilities around the world,
there is no question that the Capital Region and New York are recognized globally
as the place to be for nanotechnology."
Dr. Alain E. Kaloyeros, Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of
CNSE, said, "With the vision, leadership and support of Speaker Silver,
Assembly Majority Leader Canestrari, Assemblyman McEneny and the New York State
Assembly, M+W Zander has become a valuable partner in building high-tech facilities
that are critical to New York's global leadership in nanotechnology education,
research and development, and economic outreach. The UAlbany NanoCollege is
pleased to host this Job Fair, which will provide exciting career opportunities
for local residents, and ensure that M+W Zander has a highly skilled management
team in place to build GlobalFoundries' state-of-the-art computer chip manufacturing
With headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, M+W Zander is one of the world's foremost
companies for the design and construction of high-tech buildings and cleanroom
facilities for research and development, pilot manufacturing, manufacturing,
and assembly and testing operations. M+W Zander's Northeastern U.S. headquarters
is located at the Watervliet Arsenal, where it employs more than 250 people.