"Earn While You Learn" Equipment Technician

Bloomington, MN, USA Req #915
Thursday, September 22, 2022
SkyWater is co-creating our employees’ careers the same way we co-create revolutionary computing technologies that enable developers to bring innovations to market at our Minnesota headquarters and Florida location.
Joining our US investor-owned team means contributing to commercialization of some of the most exciting technologies the world has ever seen including superconducting, 3D integrated circuits or computer chips, carbon nanotubes, photonic logic devices, Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems and other emerging device topologies. We manufacture products for aerospace and defense, medical, automotive, consumer and industrial markets, to name a few. Our customers include Microsoft and the Department of Defense as well as emerging leaders who rely on our Trusted intellectual property security and quality manufacturing services.
We provide them with a dynamic workplace, open communication and an opportunity to grow within the company. If you’re searching for a company where you can be a part of the next level of technology and truly make a difference, consider joining SkyWater today!
SkyWater Technology is proud to offer part-time employment for students enrolled in an accredited, Associate degree program in STEM/Engineering. The program is designed to combine a formal education through an Associate degree program and on-the-job training based on industry and academic-approved curriculum. 

SkyWater’s equipment maintenance technicians are critical to our success! They help avoid disrupted production schedules, minimize safety risks, and protect our capital equipment. There’s never been a better time to investigate this career path. SkyWater is seeking individuals with a strong mechanical aptitude, willingness to learn and a strong sense of team.

  • Dismantle, adjust, repair and assemble equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, operating and repair manuals.
  • Use test and diagnostic equipment to identify root cause problems and put corrective actions in place.
  • Perform preventive and unscheduled maintenance duties on production equipment.
  • Complete and maintain required documentation for quality standards.
  • Rebuild equipment and sub-assemblies as required.
  • Perform equipment modifications as directed by engineers.
  • Participate in Maintenance or cross-functional teams such as 5S+ and CIP.

Required Qualifications:

  • Completion of 1 year in STEM/Engineering associate degree program. 
  • GPA 2.8 or higher 
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs
  • Ability to work with and around chemicals
  • Wear complete fab attire for an entire shift and meet all safety and cleanroom requirements
  • Work around 20+ hours a week
U.S. Person Required: SkyWater Technology Foundry, Inc. subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All accepted applications must be U.S. Persons as defined by ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. Person as U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident, Political Asylee, or Refugee.

What's in it for you?
  • Experience performing electro\mechanical\fluidic circuit troubleshooting, repair, preventative maintenance, and equipment modification. 
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment, prioritize tasks, and plan for maintenance is essential
  • Use hand tools including wrenches, calipers, voltage/current meters, oscilloscopes and other various equipment technology specific tooling
SkyWater has an exciting environment where the brightest semiconductor minds come together to achieve exceptional results. We offer competitive salary and financial benefits, such as, bonuses, life insurance, 401k match, and opportunities to buy SkyWater stock at a discounted rate. 
We provide benefits that promote a healthy life, such as, comprehensive benefits package including benefit eligibility day one, paid time off, paid holidays, an on-site fitness facility, an on-site, self-serve market and so much more! 

SkyWater is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants for all job openings are welcome and will be considered without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, medical conditions, family care or medical leave status, military service or status as a Protected Veteran, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local laws (“Protected Characteristics”). SkyWater complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning EEO/AA employment. SkyWater complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Human Resources at 952-851-5200 or Human_Resources@SkyWatertechnology.com

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  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Bloomington, MN, USA