Equipment Technician - Level 1

Refurbishment of Semitool Equipment
Atlanta, Georgia, United States


This position is primarily responsible for basic refurbishment of semiconductor equipment, primarily Lift/Rotate assemblies of Semitool equipment.  Below are the details for this position:


Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs initial testing and diagnostic checks on basic-level complexity equipment
  • Cleans and polishes tools, equipment and parts
  • Dismantles, adjusts, repairs, and assembles semiconductor equipment with moderate supervision
  • Performs electrical and mechanical troubleshooting for semiconductor equipment in a timely manner and develops alternative solutions
  • Maintains accurate records and logs of work performed, modifications, calibration, adjustments and parts inventory
  • Perform equipment set-up changes, modifications, and upgrades
  • Maintains and monitors maintenance parts inventory
  • Supports equipment servicing activities in facility as needed
  • Learns and perform repairs according to schematics and/or written procedures and exhibits sound and accurate judgment
  • Refurbishes equipment according to customer specifications documentation, blueprints and/or written procedures
  • Completes projects on time and within budget
  • Understands business implications of decisions, and makes decisions accordingly
  • Maintains clean and organized workspace
  • Observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly
  • Applies feedback to improve performance
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently.


Accountable for maintaining the highest possible customer satisfaction on orders for equipment and services.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and at least 6 months related experience within the area of technology, ideally in the semiconductor industry.  Four year degree in Technical field preferred.


  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast paced and energetic environment with minimal supervision.
  • Skilled at performing work with high attention to detail, meticulous and quality focused.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently from general instructions.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Able to deal with frequent changes, delays or unexpected events


  • Must be fluent in verbal and written English
  • Computer literacy and experience in MS Word and Excel required
  • Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals
  • Permanent legal resident status is required; US Citizenship is preferred      


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, kneel and bend; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.