Equipment Technician

Date:  Jan 13, 2023
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Rosa
Job Type:  Campus
Job ID:  48985

Keysight is on the forefront of technology innovation, delivering breakthroughs and trusted insights to the world’s visionaries and innovators in electronic design, test, manufacturing, and optimization. Our ~14,000 employees create world-class solutions in wireless communications, 5G, automotive, quantum, aerospace, defense, and semiconductor markets for customers in over 100 countries. Our technical solutions – and our methods for creating them – help connect and secure the world. Learn more about what we do and how we do it.


Our powerful culture has led to us being independently recognized on Fortune 100’s Best Companies List and we are “Great Place to Work” Certified.  We’re driven, collaborative, ethical, and curious, and we value all ideas, especially bold ones. And our culture extends far beyond our own walls. Our corporate social responsibility efforts support our communities, nurture the next generation of engineers, and promote environmental sustainability. 


At Keysight, Inclusion & Diversity is an integral part of our core values.  We believe that when people feel a sense of belonging, they can be more creative, innovative, and thrive at all points in their careers. We believe everyone should be respected in the workplace and in their communities regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any protected class.  We continuously challenge ourselves to grow in our understanding of inclusion by engaging in a wide variety of diversity programs, initiatives, employee network groups and mentoring/development. This is Keysight – People and Culture - YouTube

Job Description

Keysight Technologies is hiring full-time equipment technicians for a semiconductor manufacturing facility.  This position is at our Santa Rosa, California site, located in the wine country, about one hour north of San Francisco. Santa Rosa is a medium-size city of 175,000 people, with a mild climate and many recreational opportunities. Keysight in Santa Rosa is a product development site and has many technically challenging jobs. We design and build test instruments for RF/microwave communications, 5G, and autonomous vehicles. Keysight culture values teamwork, collaboration, work/life balance, diversity and inclusivity. Keysight has been voted a Great Place to Work four years in a row.

Job Description:

Maintenance Technician to Support IC Manufacturing Equipment
•    Work with semiconductor equipment in Keysight’s High Frequency Technology Center Wafer Fab.
•    Maintain and repair electro-mechanical equipment that may use lasers, high vacuum, sub-micron precision, exotic chemistry, advanced imaging, and other state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques.
•    Work closely with process engineers and operators to aid in both volume production and R&D processes.
•    Work with suppliers to select and purchase spare parts, and to coordinate service visits.
•    Preform preventative maintenance and emergency repairs in a manufacturing environment.

Work closely with our Equipment Engineering team to:
•    Assist in the retirement of legacy tools
•    Develop standard operating procedures for maintenance activities
•    Install new manufacturing equipment
•    Determine spare part inventory requirements
•    Assist with implementing hardware improvements and automation projects.

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum Requirements:
    •    Maintenance experience with manufacturing equipment or other complex systems.
    •    Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite of tools and standard engineering practices. 
    •    Strong personal and e-mail communication skills. 
    •    Proven ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously and solve complex problems independently.
    •    Ability to learn on the job and work with cutting edge technologies and processes.
    •    Desire to work in a highly technical organization with a very strong and inclusive team.

    Ideal candidates for this position would possess some of the following attributes:
    •    Previous experience maintaining semiconductor equipment or complex manufacturing hardware
    •    AS/BA/BS degree in Electronics, military electronics training, or strong electro-mechanical technical capability.
    •    Previous experience working across disciplines including mechanics, electronics, materials science, and software engineering.

Job Function








Afternoon Job




Full Time (F)


Travel Required:


< 25%



Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable 


California Pay Range: $50580-$92480

Based on experience, education and skills, most offers will be between the minimum and the midpoint of the Salary Range listed above.
Note: For other locations, pay ranges will vary by region


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***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***

Keysight Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

Americas : United States : California : Santa Rosa

Job ID : 48985 

Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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