Coating Operator in Austin, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 5/14/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Austin, TX
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  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt has partnered with a leading provider of component coating services to find their next Coating Operator. 


The Coating Operator I operates parylene deposition systems to coat customer-supplied parts to meet customer and engineering specifications. This position also operates other equipment such as vacuum ovens, plasma etcher, tumble coater or other machines.  Performs light maintenance and refurbishing on equipment.  Coordinates loading of machines and coating activities with other production personnel.


  • Ability to read, write and follow written or verbal instructions. 
  • Ability to speak, read and write English.
  • Ability to properly use and read measurements on tools involved in the coating process.
  • High degree of manual dexterity and hand-to-eye coordination. 
  • Familiarity with electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Basic computer literacy, familiar with Windows and MS Office applications.
  • Helpful but not required – Knowledge of Parylene and Chemistry


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Proven mechanical ability and/or previous machine operator experience. 
  • Heavy preference given towards experience with semiconductor fab process/equipment.


  • Follows process instructions, Manufacturing Standard Procedures (MSP’s) and verbal instructions from the Plant Manager, Coating Center Manager, Production Supervisor, or Production Manager.
  • Prepares job documentation and coordinates and/or performs the processing of parts through some or all of the following tasks: unpacking, cleaning, promoting, masking, fixturing, coating, de-fixturing, demasking, packing, and completing all required documentation.
  • Loads machines, monitors process equipment during run, and verifies coating thickness using various measurement devices and tools. 
  • Calculates the proper amount of raw materials to be used in achieving process specified thickness
  • Operates all machines connected with the promotion and deposition process with minimal help or assistance.  Shuts down, unloads, reloads and starts machines as scheduled. 
  • Able to operate, maintain and troubleshoot parylene deposition systems or other related equipment. Performs routine maintenance, such as changing pump oil, cleaning valves and cold traps, as well as performing system refurbishing at a defined interval.
  • Performs general equipment maintenance and troubleshooting to define equipment malfunction and/or repair. This may include replacing ball valves, thermocouples, fuses and rotary unit seals.
  • Maintains records, checklists and log books on equipment, including the documentation of witness strips, QC testing and maintenance. 
  • Assembles fixtures and assemblies for coating. 
  • Prepares, uses and disposes of chemical cleaning and promotion baths.      


  • Maintains a neat and orderly work area.
  • May fixture customer parts in preparation for the coating process.
  • Able to maintain high level of punctuality and attendance to assigned shift
  • Adheres to plant and corporate safety policies.
  • May assist in other areas or perform other duties as required by fluctuating business needs.

This is a contingent-to-hire position. 

Pay rate range: $13 to $15 per hour regular time, depending on experience/ability

If this looks like a great opportunity for you then APPLY NOW and call 512-338-4444 to follow up on your application. Interviews are happening immediately!

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.


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