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Jacobs Molecular-beam epitaxy Laboratory Technician in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Your Impact:

As a Molecular-beam epitaxy (MBE) Laboratory Technician you will be engaged in facility maintenance with experience troubleshooting and repair of electrical, mechanical, plumbing, hydraulic, pneumatic, HV AC, refrigeration systems, clean rooms (Class 100 and Class 1000) and high vacuum systems. The primary duties will be to perform preventive maintenance and respond to trouble calls in assigned buildings.

We are looking for an experienced Facilities Technician or Equivalent.

Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • MBE system maintenance (both as needed and preventative)

  • Develop vendor relationships

  • Identify areas of opportunity and establish plans or projects to improve equipment availability and functionality

  • Troubleshooting and repair of equipment

  • Monitoring MBE system during growth

  • Other tasks include, monitoring equipment performance, inventory control for spares and consumables, and generating/updating preventative maintenance documentation, including documenting best known methods, and lessons learned.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Minimum of 8/12 years’ experience in electrical, mechanical, plumbing, maintenance, trouble shooting and repair of machinery, including hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems, HV AC and refrigeration systems, and high vacuum systems.

  • Experience with HV or UHV systems

  • Expertise in machining and fabrication

  • Electronics experience (circuits, soldering, etc.)

  • Experience troubleshooting equipment issues

  • Knowledge of semiconductor equipment maintenance

  • Experience with Industrial controls

  • Demonstrated adherence to safety protocols

  • Ability to work independently and as part of team

  • Organization prioritization, time management and planning skills

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in engineering

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

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