Senior Technician - Equipment, Mechanical

Superconductor Technologies   •  

Austin, TX

11 - 15 years

Posted 267 days ago

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> Operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment including photolithographic processing tools, high-vacuum deposition systems, and thin film     characterization tools (x-ray diffraction, AFM, SEM, profilometry, etc.)
> Primary support role in the construction, installation and setup of high vacuum deposition equipment and other laboratory tools
> Maintain all equipment to achieve high level of safety and productivity
> Support engineers in running engineering tests for the development of new systems or enhancement of existing systems
> Build new tooling and fixtures if needed for conducting engineering tasks
> Train junior level technicians in the operation and maintenance of equipment
> Procurement of supplies, equipment, and chemicals and maintenance of safe laboratory practices

Education and Experience Desired:

> AA degree in mechanical engineering with a minimum of 10 years experience
> Thorough understanding of vacuum pumps, gauges, MFCs, and other laboratory equipment
> Machining, welding, or soldering skills
> Experience with operation and maintenance of thin film processing tools including aligners, ion mills, dicing saws, and thin film deposition systems
> Experience with thin film deposition including e-beam, ion beam, or sputtering systems
> Experience with electrical testing of materials or circuits
> Familiarity with clean room practices
> Knowledge of chemical handling and waste disposal
> Good communication skills and ability to work as a team member