ON Semiconductor Equipment Maintenance Technician in South Portland, Maine


The Equipment Maintenance Technician will be responsible for multiple activities in support of manufacturing including: maintenance of semiconductor Wet and Plasma Etch equipment , processes and measurement tools.This position requires the individual to possess the ability to troubleshoot, repair, maintain, and perform preventative maintenance procedures on equipment used in the manufacture of semiconductor devices.These repairs and procedures are performed in an environment where toxic gas, high voltage, and kinetic energy hazards exist. Repairs and maintenance must be performed in a timely and accurate manner so as to minimize the loss of availability to manufacturing.

The Technician will work, as part of a team, with operators and engineers to identify problems and their solutions. Technician will apply knowledge of fundamental concepts and practices of electronics and microelectronics, as well as statistical process control concepts, to maintenance of semiconductor equipment and processes. The technician must have demonstrated mechanical aptitude; this is required to learn/perform assigned maintenance tasks.

Technicians work in a cleanroom where the purity of the air must be kept at a maximum level for the protection of the in-process wafers. In order to maintain the air quality technicians must adhere to strict apparel regulations that prohibit the use of perfume, cologne, hairspray, fingernail polish, and make-up of any kind; also prohibited is the wearing of contact lenses, dresses and any open toe or heel shoes.

  • Must be available and able to work nights, 12hr shifts, rotating 3-day on/3-day off schedule.

Performance Objectives:

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • Troubleshoot and repair electromechanical systems that include servo motors and controllers, stepper motors and controllers, AC motors and controllers, and DC motors and controllers.

  • Troubleshoot and repair electro pneumatic systems that include solenoid valves, gate valves, high vacuum isolation valves, and pneumatic logic circuits.

  • Work within a clean room environment that requires the wearing of a smock, hood, booties, latex/nitrile gloves and safety glasses.


  • Previous equipment maintenance background is preferred.

  • Basic math skills and computer skills.

  • Capable of standing for at least 75% of the time during any particular flight.

  • Capable of working with and around chemicals (safety training is provided).

  • Remain as shift flexible as possible as there exists the chance of being moved from the night flight to the day flight (or vice versa), also must be able to work weekends as well as weekdays.

  • Capable of cross training (learning more than one job or operation) and multi tasking.

  • Organization skills and the ability to prioritize one’s work

  • Requires the use of airline respirator.

  • Requires occasional wearing of personal protective equipment including, but not limited to: aprons, gauntlets, and full face masks.


Associates degree in electronic or electromechanical sciences or equivalent; or military electronic degree.

ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON) is driving energy efficient innovations, empowering customers to reduce global energy use. The company is a leading supplier of semiconductor-based solutions, offering a comprehensive portfolio of energy efficient power and signal management, logic, standard and custom devices. The company’s products help engineers solve their unique design challenges in automotive, communications, computing, consumer, industrial, medical and military/aerospace applications. ON Semiconductor operates a responsive, reliable, world-class supply chain and quality program, and a network of manufacturing facilities, sales offices and design centers in key markets throughout North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific regions.

Job: Technician

Organization: 173 OU Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation

Title: Equipment Maintenance Technician

Location: ME-South Portland

Requisition ID: 1705241

ON Semiconductor is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other federal, state or local protected classes. ON is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals, regardless of protect class status.