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Facilities Technician

Facilities --> Mechanical

Camas, WA
ID: 763-879

WaferTech currently has a Technician position in our Facilities department. The Operation and Maintenance Technician for the Facilities L-10 Sub-fab group. They will maintain equipment to ensure zero impacts to manufacturing. Operate, maintain and monitor vacuum and abatement systems. Perform daily operations to include reviewing monitor equipment, taking rounds, , giving/taking pass-down to/from on-going/off-going shift, reading and reviewing trend data and performing material/equipment change outs. Perform Preventive Maintenance and corrective maintenance on equipment using procedures, O&M manuals, drawings and diagrams. Working with Hazardous Production materials and electrical/mechanical equipment. Work shift schedules day or night and carry a pager that may require emergency overtime hours or be on call during off duty hours. Use of respirator/SCBA gear, wearing personal protective equipment (PPE), working in a cleanroom environment, forklift operations and some heavy lifting (50lbs) are required in an indoor/outdoor environment.


Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for performing the following: operations, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of vacuum pumps and point-of-use abatement systems to ensure no impacts to production.
  • Working alone or with other senior/junior technicians on shift.
  • Become proficient in all facets of equipment knowledge by on the job training (OJT), OEM manual reference, and able to train others.
  • Ordering parts, maintaining budget and keeping 6S standards.



  • Competitive pay, including built in overtime and shift differentials when applicable
  • 401k with employer match
  • Affordable health insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • Annual profit sharing bonus
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Paid time off & sick leave (starts at 120 hours/year)
  • Nine paid holidays



On-Site Amenities:

  • Subsidized cafeteria open 24/7
  • Fitness center
  • Recreation room (video games, air hockey, shuffleboard, ping-pong, pool tables, etc.)
  • Free on-site physical therapy
  • Employee gardens
  • Two walking trails through the property


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WaferTech is an integrated circuit (IC) semiconductor foundry in the United States. Our customers (other businesses) partner with WaferTech to manufacture the computer chips that the client has designed. The chips that we make end up in a wide variety of products that the average consumer relies upon in their daily lives. Cell phones, pacemakers, cars, and security are some examples of how our semiconductors are used.



Located in Camas, Washington, a suburb of Portland, Oregon, we are backed by the technological prowess of our parent company, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), creator and world leader in the semiconductor integrated circuit foundry industry.



While interviews may have a virtual component due to pandemic precautions, all WaferTech positions are conducted on-site and remote work is not offered.


We thank you for considering employment with WaferTech.

Required Skills

  • Strong professional attitude with excellent teamwork skills, strong sense of work ethic and reliable accountability in work execution and attendance.
  • Computer skills including: MS Office, MES Reporting, Material Slips, and SRs.
  • Knowledgeable and reliable in operating automated systems with associated HMI controls.
  • Mechanical abilities to perform system and equipment troubleshooting and repairs on main equipment and support equipment.
  • Electronic experience to perform systems and equipment troubleshooting and repairs on PLC controlled systems, components, sensors, and other electronic devices.
  • Must meet minimum physical requirements: i.e. working form ladders, lifting 50lbs loads, confined space entry, working 12 hr shifts which includes recurrent walking and standard breaks, wearing respirator and other PPE.
  • Ability to generate and follow written procedures.
  • Willingness to work any shift, overtime hours, carry a pager, and be a member of the Emergency Response Team (ERT).
  • Associates Degree or equivalent experience in semiconductor environment (1-2 years); with work experience in these areas: vacuum and abatement or similar mechanical/electronic maintenance activities.

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