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Equipment Maintenance Technician (Senior)

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

OR - Hillsboro, US

Requisition ID:  6701

Qorvo (Nasdaq: QRVO) supplies innovative semiconductor solutions that make a better world possible. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers' most complex technical challenges. Qorvo serves diverse high-growth segments of large global markets, including consumer electronics, smart home/IoT, automotive, EVs, battery-powered appliances, network infrastructure, healthcare and aerospace/defense. Visit to learn how our diverse and innovative team is helping connect, protect and power our planet.




Qorvo is looking for experienced Maintenance Technicians with a specific background installing, manufacturing, or maintaining the equipment listed below. This is a senior position targeting applicants with high level experience on at least one of the specific tools listed below by type. Candidate must be willing to leverage their experience and knowledge on their core tool to support and learn other closely related tools as well over time. We are seeking a candidate who is experienced, flexible, and can make an immidiate impact on our availablity on these priority tools with minimal training required.  


This is a non-exempt position working on a compressed work week shift. Willingness to work nights is strongly desired. 

  • Night One (N1): Sun, Mon, Tues and alternate Saturdays, 6:30pm - 6:30am
  • Night Two (N2): Wed, Thr, Fri and alternate Saturdays, 6:30pm - 6:30am
  • Day One (D1): Sun, Mon, Tue and alternate Wednesdays, 6:30am - 6:30pm 
  • Day Two (D2): Thr, Fri, Sat, and alternate Wednesdays, 6:30am - 6:30pm 
  • Night shifts have a 15% differential. All shifts have built in Compressed Work Week OT included in the regular schedule.



  • The technician is responsible for performing scheduled and un-scheduled maintenance on wafer fabrication equipment (see below) and works closely with the factory management team to prioritize job tasks
  • Work closely with peers, supervisor, and engineering team to deeply understand root cause failure and use those learnings to continuously improve equipment availability to meet production goals
  • Work with vendors, field service and technical representatives and may be required to attend classes, seminars, and vendor training if required
  • Required to document all work performed on equipment
  • Attend shift pass-down meetings and communicate daily activities
  • This is a factory position and requires wearing cleanroom attire and working in a cleanroom environment
  • You may be required to wear PPE and be exposed to hazardous processing materials



  • Associate degree in a technical discipline or equivalent military training required. Rare exceptions for very experienced industry technicians
  • 3 or more years’ experience in high volume semiconductor environment performing maintenance on AT LEAST ONE of the tools listed below
  • Candidate must adhere to all company safety protocols
  • Demonstrated proficiency in collaboration with others to make improvements through experimentation and drive toward standardized methods
  • Strong mechanical, electronic, and troubleshooting skills required
  • Must have solid workplace soft skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be fluent in English language
  • Must be comfortable navigating and operating computers
  • Basic familiarity with MS Office programs is a plus
  • Flexibility to adapt to rapidly changing priorities and responsibilities
  • Hands-on participation and strong sense of ownership
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision in a fast paced, high volume production environment
  • Candidate must be physically capable of standing/walking up to 12 hours per shift and lift up to 35+ pounds
  • Candidate must be physically capable of supporting equipment maintenance that requires occasionally bending, twisting, kneeling, reaching and squatting, etc. 
  • Candidate must be able to wear a respirator and other personal protective equipment (PPE) for possible work handling hazardous materials
  • Candidate must work well both independently and in a team environment



  • We are looking for candidates with experience and strong skills in at least one of the tool families listed below:
    • Thin Films CVD Equipment including Novellus Concept Two (C-2) and/or Mattson Aspen II and/or SPTS fxP Delta. Senior experience with any modern CVD platform will be considered
    • Thin Films IMPLANT Equipment including Varian and/or Axcelis Implanters, preferably experience with Axcelis 8200 and/or GSD AMAT/Varian E-500. Senior experience with comparable implanters will be considered
    • Thin Films Sputter Deposition (PVD Equipment), including Trikon Sigma 200 and/or Aviza/SPTS fxP Sigma and/or AMAT Endura experience. Senior experience with comparable sputter tools will be considered
    • Etch HDP including Aviza/SPTS fxP Sigma. Experience in any modern HDP cluster tool (AMAT, etc) will be considered
  • Strong RF Troubleshooting experience is highly desired.
  • Experience conducting technical training is highly desired. The candidate will be expected to train others
  • Willingness to work night shift is highly desired
  • Ability to edit and author specifications, training materials, and other technical documentation is highly desired




Qorvo will not sponsor job applicants for visas or work authorizations for this position.







We are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF and Power solutions for the mobile, defense and infrastructure markets – we are a place to innovate and shape the future of wireless communications. It starts with our employees. As a unified global team, we bring a commitment to excellence, growth and a passion for creating what's next. Explore the possibilities with us.


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action employer and welcome all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, and/or any other status protected by law.

Qorvo is an E-Verify Employer. For more information, please see the Right to Work and E-Verify Participation posters.

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