• Semiconductor Equipment Engineering Technician

    Location USA-CA-McClellan
    Posted Date 5 days ago(6/13/2018 9:03 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Associate's degree in related discipline or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience.


    Department of Defense Secret security clearance is not required at time of hire, but must be secured within 24 months of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


    Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.


    The selected applicant will be subject to random drug screening in accordance with contract requirements.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Semiconductor Equipment Engineering Technician.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


    The Semiconductor Equipment Engineering Technician performs assigned maintenance tasks on Semiconductor Manufacturing equipment in support of a production group. Primary and secondary areas may include Implant, Sputter, Dry Etch, Masking, CVD, Diffusion, and Wet Etch.




    • Perform electronic (sometimes to component level), electrical, mechanical and vacuum system troubleshooting,repair and preventative maintenance on complex semiconductor manufacturing and/or Wafer equipment
    • Perform machine set-ups, adjustments, and calibrations
    • Interface with production, engineering, and other support groups for priorities and equipment status
    • Maintain appropriate work related records, such as PM Scheduler and PM checklists
    • Perform quality workmanship and adhere to quality maintenance procedures/directives
    • Use standard test equipment, hand tools, and common software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel etc.
    • Move chemicals to/from storage and to as needed
    • Empty and remove chemical waste containers
    • Other assigned maintenance and support activities
    • Sit or stand for extended periods of time (up to 9 hours per shift) and maintain alertness
    • Lift and carry objects up to 40 pounds
    • Repetitive work with hand tools such as screwdrivers, ratchets, wrenches, etc.
    • Work in tight spaces with significant kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, reaching (above and below shoulder height), and lying in awkward positions to reach equipment components during repair and preventative maintenance for lengthy periods of time
    • Work in a cleanroom environment wearing a cleanroom suit with safety glasses, a hair net, and gloves
    • Work in an environment containing potentially hazardous gases, chemicals, and fumes and be able and willing to perform equipment repair and maintenance in potentially hazardous situations utilizing the correct procedures, PPE and safety equipment
    • Record and relay information and to complete required paperwork accurately and on a timely basis



    The successful candidate must have the following: 

    • Familiar with ISO Class 3 Cleanrooms
    • Able to maintain a variety of semiconductor equipment
    • Complex equipment trouble shooting experience
    • Computer literate
    • Efficient work habits driven by planning ability 
    • Able to multitask
    • Parts ordering experience
    • Able to maintain legacy semiconductor equipment.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Outlook


    • Good written and verbal communication skills and cognitive abilities
    • Applied materials and LAM Research Tool experience
    • Semiconductor Dry Etch experience
    • Understanding of semiconductor packaging equipment
    • Previous experience troubleshooting complex tools
    • Demonstrated experience working in a team environment
    • Demonstrated experience interfacing directly with external customers or vendors
    • Able to recognize a variety of visual and audible alarms, and distinguish between different types of alarms. For safety alarms, individual must be able to safely evacuate an area when necessary
    • Certificate of completion for the Hazardous Waste Operation training  



    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed

    Need help finding the right job?

    We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.