With all the attention that General Motors has gotten since the introduction of the Chevy Volt concept in January at the Detroit Auto Show, they have decided that they need to actually do more work in the area. So now they're looking for up to 400 engineers and technicians to help them develop advanced powertrain technologies like hybrids, diesels and fuel cells. They're also looking for information technology staff and people to work on the OnStar telematics systems. If you're interested in helping to make the Volt a reality, head over to www.gmcareerfair.com and submit a resume. Details are after the jump.

[Source: General Motors]


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GM Seeks to Fill up to 400 Specialized Engineering and Technical Positions through Career Fair


DETROIT – GM today announced plans to host an Engineering and Technology Career Fair in the metro Detroit area on Saturday, May 5, seeking candidates for up to 400 highly specialized engineering and technical positions within the areas of Powertrain Engineering, Product Development, Fuel Cell, OnStar, and Information Technology.

"GM is truly committed to being the automotive leader in energy diversity and advanced technology. We're accelerating work in emerging technologies, and that creates a significant demand for talent in fields like hybrid and diesel powertrains, telematics, fuel cell development and systems analysis," GM North America President Troy Clarke said. "We're looking for people with the technical expertise to help us change the way the world drives.''

Interested candidates can learn more about the immediate openings and register for the career fair by visiting www.gmcareerfair.com. Candidates must submit their resumes through the website.

Hiring Managers will review submitted resumes, and qualified candidates will be invited to the event. All positions require a minimum of a four-year degree in engineering or a technology-related field.

The career fair will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 5.

General Motors Corp., the world's largest automaker, has been the global industry sales leader for 76 years. Founded in 1908, GM today employs about 280,000 people around the world. With global headquarters in Detroit, GM manufactures its cars and trucks in 33 countries. In 2006, nearly 9.1 million GM cars and trucks were sold globally under the following brands: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, GM Daewoo, Holden, HUMMER, Opel, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn and Vauxhall. GM's OnStar subsidiary is the industry leader in vehicle safety, security and information services. More information on GM can be found at www.gm.com.