Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Job Summary

Responsible for performing electrical and /or mechanical troubleshooting to determine problems with non-functioning electromechanical equipment such as vision systems (auto/semi-auto), photolithography, metal sputter deposition, plasma etchers, wafer aligners, diffusion furnaces, turbo pump, cryo pump, deep reactive ion etch and wet benches.


Essential Functions

  • Use of test and diagnostic equipment, i.e. VOM, Vacuum leak detector, etc… to identify root cause problems and put corrective actions in place
  • Perform preventive and unscheduled maintenance duties on production equipment.
  • Take ownership of small projects and equipment assembly tasks
  • Complete and maintain required documentation for quality standards.
  • Work with outside vendors as required
  • Process chemical and gas handling
  • Maintain critical spares inventory


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of 3 experience in semiconductor process equipment maintenance
  • Certification in electronics/electrical, RF and/or vacuum technology
  • Ability to read electrical/electronic schematics and mechanical drawings
  • Ability to learn quickly with strong problem solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong technical and troubleshooting capabilities
  • Experience troubleshooting vacuum systems



  • Silicon MEMS process experience
  • Experience on diffusion furnaces (LPCVD, Oxidation, Anneal)
  • Experience troubleshooting RF systems
  • Experience on plasma etchers ( Tegal 901/903, Alcatel DRIE, Tepla Gigabatch)
  • ISO 14001 awareness training
  • ISO IATF 16949 awareness training
  • Ability to work day or swing shift


Marlo Banks,
Director HR

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