Engineering Technician II / Field Service – Semiconductor OTA4MA

Full-Time Onsite with Paid Relocation

Our Award Winning Client is seeking a highly skilled Semiconductor Equipment Technician to join their dynamic team. This nationally recognized company has garnered numerous awards for its excellence in the field.

Overview: Are you passionate about working with cutting-edge technology in the semiconductor industry? Join our client’s team in Minnesota and contribute to the maintenance and support of advanced thin film processing tools.


  • Assist experienced technicians with installing, repairing, calibrating, and maintaining semiconductor process equipment, including PVD, CVD, RIE, Ultra-high vacuum systems, IBE/IBD, and vacuum robot systems.
  • Monitor, inspect, and maintain semiconductor equipment to prevent malfunctions, ensuring optimal performance.
  • Troubleshoot, install, and repair high vacuum equipment, such as PVD and etching systems, while adhering to safety protocols.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of maintenance activities and provide periodic reports.
  • Monitor stock levels of service parts and equipment, ordering and replacing parts as necessary to minimize downtime.
  • Train Field Service Engineers and customer technicians on equipment usage, maintenance, and safety procedures.
  • Develop and implement training plans for each FSE and customer technician.
  • Identify, analyze, and repair product failures, ensuring quality and efficiency in operations.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends, travel overnight for business, and potentially extend business travel for 1-2 months as needed.


  • US Citizenship or Green Card Holders only apply.
  • Typically requires general education and/or vocational training plus 1-2 years of related experience.
  • Minimum of 1 year of related experience in semiconductor vacuum equipment.
  • Experience with highly complex multi-chamber systems preferred.
  • PLC experience is advantageous.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds individually; assistance available for heavier loads.
  • Varied physical activities including standing, walking, typing, grasping, talking, and hearing.
  • Working primarily in a cleanroom environment, wearing appropriate safety gear.
  • Exposure to various physical conditions including moving mechanical parts, electrical current, and chemicals.

Screening Questions:

  1. Have you trained Field Service Engineers or customer technicians on equipment usage and maintenance? If yes, explain your approach to training and any challenges you faced.
  2. Are you comfortable with working evenings and weekends, traveling overnight for business, and potentially extending business travel for 1-2 months as needed?
  3. Please elaborate on your experience in troubleshooting, installing, and repairing high vacuum equipment, including PVD and etching systems.
  4. Please provide the link to the candidate’s LinkedIn profile:
  5. What is the candidate’s highest level of education?
  6. Has the candidate applied or been interviewed for any role with this company in the past? If so, please provide details.
  7. Where is the candidate located? If the candidate is not near the job location, please explain the relocation plan in detail (e.g., timeline, relocating with family, selling/buying property).
  8. Is the candidate legally authorized to work in the US for any employer?
  9. Will the candidate now or in the future, require immigration sponsorship for work authorization (e.g., H-1B status)?

Note: Resumes will be maintained in strict confidentiality until such time as we engage in a detailed discussion regarding a specific opportunity, and both parties mutually agree to proceed. We consistently receive new opportunities every day. Should your professional background closely align with the specific requirements of our client, we will promptly reach out to you to initiate further exploration of potential opportunities.

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Edina
State: Minnesota
Date Posted: 02/11/2024

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