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As a leading global supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry, Lam Research develops innovative solutions that help our customers build smaller, faster, and more power-efficient devices.

This success is the result of our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can write your own success story. Come help us solve our customers' toughest problems and be part of a company that plays a vital role in the future of electronics.

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Engineering Technician 4

Date: Jan 13, 2018

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

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Key Responsibilities

  • Performs technically challenging functions such as assembling, testing, modifying, and troubleshooting of complex electro-mechanical systems.
  • Tests, analyzes, and prepares detailed summary reports on qualification of new sub-systems that include, but not limited to, RF, vacuum, power distribution (AC & DC), and control systems.
  • Tests and troubleshoots system and component level problems on electrical sub-systems which include PCB’s, PLC’s, distributed I/O systems, and discrete sensors.
  • Some assignments may have limited documentation.  Must be comfortable documenting, assembling, and testing prototype electro-mechanical subsystems.  Constructive feedback must be provided on design, product improvement, or serviceability.
  • Uses innovation and creativity to solve time-critical problems.  Must be adept at quick turn, in-house manufacturing of cable assemblies, assembling of PCBs, modifying sheet metal and other mechanical parts.
  • Writes detailed step by step procedures on sub-system installation, un-installation, and upgrades.
  • Works and effectively communicates with cross functional teams which include software engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, manufacturing, and lab support.
  • Sets up, and analyzes reliability and lifetime data gathered on data acquisition system such as National Instruments.
  • Provides training and guidance to entry level engineers and technicians.


Education and Experience


  • Associate Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5 + years of experience
  • Excellent communication, writing, and organization skills
  • Excellent electrical and mechanical troubleshooting skills
  • Familiarity with semiconductor equipment strongly desired
  • Previous experience working with vacuum and RF systems preferred
  • Familiarity with software programming desired, but not necessary
  • Strong computer skills – Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.
  • CAD knowledge desired, but not necessary (Mechanical and or Electrical packages such as NX, UG, Solidworks, PCAD, etc.)
  • Very strong soldering and PCB assembly skills required
  • Comfortable using common power tools such as drills, Dremel, hacksaw, grinders, etc.
  • Familiar with electronic test equipment such as DVM, Oscilloscope, Frequency Generators, etc.




Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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