NM JTIP program supporting 120 new jobs, awards over $950,000 - Albuquerque Journal

NM JTIP program supporting 120 new jobs, awards over $950,000

This 2018 file photo shows 3D Glass process technician Michal Kelly inspecting the accuracy in a wafer containing the company’s new technology. (Roberto E. Rosales File Photo)

Nine New Mexico companies have been awarded just more than $950,000 to support a total of 120 new and existing workers, the Job Training Incentive Program Board and Economic Development Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced.

Five applications were for new support and four were amendments to previously awarded amounts due to high rate of job expansion, officials said in a news release, adding that the average wage of trainees for these awards is was $19 an hour.

“New Mexico has a robust pipeline of businesses looking to expand in the state and relocate here,” Keyes said in a statement Tuesday. “We know JTIP and other assistance helps businesses bring new and higher paying employees on board, sooner and with more confidence.”

The program is designed to pay for classroom and on-the-job training for new jobs in expanding or relocating businesses for up to six months, reimbursing 50-75% of employee wages.

Companies, number of positions, award amount and average wage are:

• 3D Glass Solutions Inc. in Albuquerque, one trainee, amended total award, $27,453.92, average wage $34.86

• Apple Canyon Gourmet in Albuquerque, one trainee, amended award of $5,440, average wage, $17.00

• Cummins Natural Gas Engines Inc. in Clovis, two trainees, award $11,560, average wage $16.50

• Green Theme Technologies Inc. in Rio Rancho, six trainees. award $126,794, average wage $39.27

• High Plains Processing LLC in Las Vegas, N.M., 22 trainees, award $287,298, average wage $21,39

• KiloNewton LLC in Albuquerque, one trainee. amended award $27,089, average wage $47.36

• Parting Stone LLC in Santa Fe, three trainees, amended award $31,633.96, average wage $21.81

• Reytek Equipment LLC in Albuquerque, five trainees, award $24,920, average wage $16.50

• Systems Integration Inc. in Albuquerque, 79 trainees, award $413,776, average wage $16.13.

Meat processing, gourmet foods, manufacturing among new jobs supported by JTIP


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