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Who's hiring in Pittsburgh? Aquion Energy, EQT, Burns White and more...

Each week Pop City reports on the latest company and hiring news in the region.

Aquion Energy
, developers of greener batteries and energy storage systems, is hiring upward of 10 people for its Pittsburgh office and is seeking another dozen for its Westmoreland County operation.
The company recently announced a $35 million financing round from Microsoft founder Bill Gates as well as Microsoft Bright Capital, Gentry Venture Partners and others. The funding will be used to ramp up business, including a high-volume manufacturing plant that will begin shipping product by year end 2013.
Pittsburgh jobs include: chemical and electrical engineers, inside sales reps, marketing manager, manufacturing technicians, senior mechanical systems engineers and a product test manager.

Burns White is adding a litigation associate to its growing construction practice area. The construction practice represents design professionals, design-build entities, owners and construction managers. 
The Pittsburgh Children’s Museum has three part-time positions that will work to coordinate an 8-week program, Food City Fellows Northside, a teen gardening program that gives teens first-hand experience with healthy meal planning and gardening. The positions include two coordinators for the program and a gardening specialist.
The Sprout Fund is looking for a communications assistant to support the work of the team of program officers in managing Sprout’s many programs. This new staff position assists with all communications, documentation, and promotional activities of The Sprout Fund.
Seegrid Corp., maker of robotic industrial trucks, is seeking a field service technician to work on robot applications and on-going customer projects by providing advanced technical support. The position is responsible for instructing customers regarding the operation and handling of the trucks and will respond to technical product issues.
Seegrid is also looking for an applications engineer who will play a role in the pre-sales engineering of robotic industrial truck systems.

Energy company EQT is posting openings for six positions in Pittsburgh: administrative assistant, land technicians, a landman, senior system analyst, vice president of trading and asset management and an accounting intern.
The Sewickley Patch (AOL) is looking for an advertising manager who will work primarily within a group of clustered Patch sites in the Pittsburgh region. Knowledge of the surrounding communities as well as digital and social media is key.

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Writer: Deb Smit
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