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Field Service Engineer

Date: Mar 1, 2018

Location: Albany, NY, US, 12203

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Position is for a highly independent, experienced Level 3 Field Service Engineer.  Assignments will include all aspects of Field Service such as diagnosing, troubleshooting and repair as well as installations support, sustaining support of Lam Fab (DVP/DV/SP/Sabre) equipment.  Requires domestic and international travel based on business needs.


Essential Job Function

The Engineer performs on-site service and repair of Lam Semiconductor processing equipment in a Clean Room environment at a customer site.  This entails the following: 

  • Provide preventative maintenance of equipment and attends to equipment issues
  • Order and replace defective units, components, or parts
  • Install and/or relocate equipment, and conduct associated start-up of newly installed systems
  • Perform field modification and updates, as per Engineering Change Notifications
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems and conduct diagnostic procedures to isolate the root cause and correct the issue, to minimize downtime or system interruptions and eliminate equipment malfunctions
  • Identify corrective actions; escalate issues for prompt resolution
  • Respond to emergency calls as required
  • Maintain records and reports
  • Remain current on equipment/tools through appropriate training, manuals, etc.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate logs, service records, part usage documentation, and other management reports
  • Train and mentor Engineers and customer employees
  • Domestic and international travel is required and based on business needs


Cognitive Factors

  • Read, comprehend and use written materials
  • Articulate and comprehend information in conversations
  • Recall information incidental to the task at hand
  • Effectively learn and master information from classroom and on-the-job training
  • Integrate ideas and data for complex decisions making
  • Determine and follow precise sequences
  • Analyze, synthesize data and information
  • Complete complex tasks
  • Maintain predictable and reliable attendance
  • Adjust to flexible schedule
  • Maintain focus and concentration for extended periods of time
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Maintain socially appropriate affect, temperament, and behavior
  • Work with constant background FAB noise



Minimum requirement BS/AS degree in EE/ME or related field (4 yr Bachelor degree preferred) with 5+ years of applicable experience.

Previous experience working on Wets / Surface Preparation equipment preferred.

Previous semiconductor capital equipment industry an advantage.

Nearest Major Market: Albany

Job Segment: Engineer, Field Engineer, Engineering

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