RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – Intel New Mexico hosted a hiring event on Saturday, August 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The company is searching for engineers who are “eager to enter the dynamic world of semiconductor manufacturing.”

The hiring event is in collaboration with the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions and the New Mexico Economic Development Department. The event took place at Intel New Mexico’s RR5 building, located at 1600 Rio Rancho Boulevard.

Candidates with degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Material Science, Physics, and Optics are encouraged to attend. Drop-ins with qualified resumes were welcomed, and Intel conducted select onsite interviews during the event.

“Our Engineering Hiring Event signifies not just an opportunity for career advancement but a chance to contribute to the technological landscape of New Mexico. Together, we’re charting a path towards innovation and propelling economic growth within the region.”

Katie Prouty, Vice President Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Operations

In 2021, Intel announced a $3.5 billion expansion to its Rio Rancho location. With that investment, the company announced that the expansion would create 700 high-tech jobs and 1,000 construction jobs. The hiring event supports Intel’s mission to fulfill those roles.

“This collaboration exemplifies the power of public-private partnerships in driving workforce development. Through initiatives like the Engineering Hiring Event, we’re collectively shaping a promising future for skilled individuals in our community.”

Sarita Nair, Department of Workforce Solutions Secretary