Semiconductor Equipment Engineering Technician

General Dynamics Mission Systems (


  full-time   employee

United States

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
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