Sr. Equipment Engineer

Malibu, CA /
Operations – Operations /
/ On-site
Based in Southern California with locations in Malibu, Calabasas and Camarillo; HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art. 

Essential Duties:
Strength in troubleshoot and repair semiconductor and related equipment: Strong Experience with Etchers and PECVD tools. Experience with Evaporators, sputter systems, and dielectric deposition systems. Post Process tools: Polisher, Grinders, knowledge of compressed gases and chemical handling. Vacuum pumps including oil pumps, dry pumps, turbos, and cryo pumps and cryo compressors. Helium leak testing and understand Abatement systems a plus. 
Strong ability to interact with co-workers, engineering staff and equipment vendors in a team oriented environment. Good communication skills are essential. Work with vacuum and pressure systems. Work safely around acids, solvents, toxic and potentially hazardous gases. Work in a  ISO 4 Cleanroom. 

Required Skills:
Minimum 7-10 years’ experience in vacuum technology. Direct support of maintaining semiconductor-processing equipment and working in a Cleanroom environment. Experienced on a large cross section of research and fabrication equipment. Familiarity with MBE systems and UHV equipment. Computer skills using Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and PowerPoint desired.
Desired Skills:  
Maintenance and repair of semiconductor equipment: Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve complex processing and support equipment. 

Required Education:
AS or Technical School and or minimum of 7 to 10 years’ experience with maintenance repair of Semiconductor processing equipment with a strong aptitude in understanding electronics schematics, mechanical, and vacuum and pressures assemblies. Read and write technical maintenance documents.  

Physical Requirements:
Working within an ISO 4 cleanroom environment. Must be able to work safely around toxic & potentially hazardous materials, gases and chemicals. Must be sufficiently mobile to work within confined spaces and have both visual and hearing acuity. Good hand eye coordination. Respirator capable desired. Heavy lifting required. 

Special Requirements:
U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status required.
Third Shift 4-10   Monday – Thursday work shift. 

The base salary range for this full-time position is $70,200 - $117,000 + bonus + benefits.
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This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our Regular/Full Time benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.

HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, age, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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