ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A homegrown manufacturer is adding 180 jobs to its Farmington plant, with plans for a $7.5 million expansion.
PESCO, which designs and builds production equipment for the oil and gas industry, is expanding because of a new assignment to build reactor units for BayoTech of Albuquerque, Gov. Susana Martinez announced Monday.
“PESCO is a homegrown success story and an industry leader and I’m thrilled to see their continued growth and success,” Economic Development Secretary Matt Geisel said in a news release. “By expanding their manufacturing facility and creating more well-paying jobs, PESCO is expanding their impact on the local economy and helping New Mexicans find good jobs.”
Pay generally ranges from $12 to $22 an hour, with some engineering positions earning up to $56 an hour.
The additional jobs will bring PESCO’s workforce to 500, the release said. PESCO President and CEO Kyle Rhodes said 70 percent of his employees are Native American.
BayoTech, which spun out of Sandia National Laboratories, has been working on technology to provide mobile production units for hydrogen, ammonia and fertilizer producers.
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