Equipment Engineer / Equipment Engineering Technician – ItExpertus – Redmond, WA


Equipment engineering related services that span the nanofabrication and post processing/packaging toolset including but not limited to lithography and patterning, cleaning, deposition, etch, metrology and simulation, adhesive dispensing, and chip mounting/bonding.:

· Levels can be distinguished as Engineer 1, Tech 3, Tech 2, Tech 1

· Engineer levels may own simple tools and related metrics, but overall metric goal setting and vendor relationship is owned by superior engineer

· Perform preventative maintenance operations on equipment following SOPs and general equipment best practices

· Perform basic clean room materials operations and logistics, as specified, including but not limited to handling of chemicals, gases, supplies.

· Schedule maintenance activities with vendors

· Conduct repair activities on equipment in collaboration with equipment engineering team, process engineering team and vendors as required

· Document all repair and PM activity

· Support root cause analysis of tool failures

· Support log data for tool uptime and utilize metrics to drive continuous improvement for tool availability including MES

· Attend shift turn-over meetings

· Perform or support installation and upgrades of tools and systems

· Train new team members as needed

· Prepare and maintain SOPs

· Work with facilities to support area maintenance and upkeep

· Support workstation safety and cleanliness.


Minimum Qualifications:

· Years of experience in Process Engineering

· Implementation of SPC methods

· Laser Characterization and Photonic Integrated Circuits

· Experience with software tools: K-Layout, Synopsys, Python or similar

· Candidates must have at least a bachelor’s degree in science or engineering, or equivalent experience combined with education in nano-/micro-fabrication and semiconductor processing

Preferred Skills:

· Operate nanofabrication tools to support experiments and pilot runs according to workflow and project schedules

· Manage the development of Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) from conception through implementation

· ECP processes and can independently handle and develop and ECP processes improving current fab equipment performance

· Conduct repair activities on equipment in collaboration with equipment engineering team, process engineering team and vendors as required

· Document the results of all process work

· Prepare and maintain SOPs

· Train new team members as needed

· Support process engineering, equipment engineering and field service staff for tool trouble shooting, introduction and modifications

· Support movement of materials and material logistics and timely transactions of workflow

Support maintenance of technical systems and repair activities on tools especially cleanroom devices.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $31,664.00 – $75,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday


  • Electrical Engineering Technicians: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Remotely:

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