Field Service Engineer
Position is primarily responsible for Technical Customer Support and Field Service for custom Semiconductor, Nanotechnology and Industrial Process Equipment. Travels to customer locations worldwide to perform installation, startup, maintenance and field retrofits. Position requires typically 25-75% travel, and is based at CVD’s headquarters in Central Islip, New York.
In addition to in-person Field Service and phone-based Customer Support responsibilities, position involves participation in Final Test, Quality Assurance and Customer System Acceptance activities associated with system manufacturing.
Education & Experience:
BSEE, BSME or similar degree, plus suitable experience in Semiconductor, Nanotechnology or comparable industry segment. Candidate with exceptional experience may be exempt from degree requirements.
Must have experience with various semiconductor industry processes such as resistance furnaces, infrared heating lamps, RF induction heating, RF plasma generation, mass flow controllers, high purity reactive gas handling, pressure transducers, high vacuum pumps and measurement, wafer handling systems, etc. Must be familiar with automated process control equipment installation, operation and maintenance. Experience with rigging and transport of large process equipment is desirable.
Must have experience with PLC hardware, ladder logic programming, and PLC software environments. Experience with analog/digital IC circuit and systems troubleshooting preferred. Must be proficient with Windows OS and common office applications, including MRP software.
Experience with various Chemical Vapor Deposition processes (LPCVD, MOCVD, PECVD) is highly desirable. Knowledge in use and operation of various thin film metrology equipment preferred.
Duties & Skills Required:
Duties require excellent understanding of equipment assembly and operation, process knowledge, use of various hand tools and test equipment, and knowledge of process control software usage and embedded control system programming. Successful candidate will demonstrate similar practical knowledge in ongoing support of complex processing equipment, with a strong preference for prior experience in the Semiconductor or Nanotechnology industries.