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Field Service Technician - Semiconductor PVD

San Jose, California

Job Overview:

Join a leading innovator in digital imaging solutions as a Field Service Engineering Technician specializing in Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) equipment. This role is essential for maintaining the high-performance standards of semiconductor process equipment in the vibrant tech hub of San Jose, CA. The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented professional with a passion for technology and a commitment to excellence in field service operations.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Equipment Maintenance: Conduct regular monitoring, inspection, setup, calibration, and maintenance to minimize downtime.
  • Troubleshooting: Identify and resolve hardware and software issues, collaborating with global headquarters for software-related problems.
  • Documentation: Maintain meticulous records of maintenance activities and generate comprehensive field service reports.
  • Software Installation: Manage the installation of control software and keep an updated log of software revisions.
  • Installation Support: Assist in the installation of new equipment at customer sites.
  • Inventory Management: Oversee the stock levels of service parts and equipment to ensure readiness for repairs.
  • Training & Support: Provide expert training and support to fellow technicians.


  • Education: AS degree mandatory; Bachelor’s degree in engineering preferred. Equivalent experience considered for non-degree holders.
  • Experience: 2-3 years with PVD or semiconductor vacuum equipment. Familiarity with multi-chamber cluster systems and robotics highly desirable.
  • Technical Skills: Proficient in interpreting electrical/mechanical schematics. PLC and software application experience advantageous.
  • Analytical Skills: Strong problem-solving abilities with a systematic approach to resolving issues.
  • Physical Requirements: Capable of lifting approximately 50 lbs and comfortable with standing, walking, and other physical activities associated with field service work.
  • Language Skills: Bilingual abilities (Japanese/English) beneficial but not mandatory.

Why San Jose?

San Jose, the heart of Silicon Valley, is a dynamic city known for its sunny weather, cultural diversity, and as a hotbed for technological innovation. With a rich history and a forward-thinking mentality, it's an ideal place for tech professionals looking to grow their careers.



  • Hourly Rate: $33.37 - $49.00 based on experience
  • Annual Salary Range: $60,750 - $90,000 plus overtime opportunities
  • Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package available from day one

How to Apply:

If you are ready to take on this challenging and rewarding role, please submit your resume and cover letter.

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