Semiconductor Fabrication Operator in Hillsboro, OR at Volt

Date Posted: 3/26/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Hillsboro, OR
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  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is looking for entry level Semiconductor Fabricators to work in Hillsboro, OR.  We need highly motivated, team players looking to start a career, not just get a job.  This is an excellent opportunity to get into the semiconductor industry and grow.


  • Handling of chemicals, microscope inspections, running precision equipment, and processing GaAs wafers to comply with specifications and other requirements
  • Assist in general cleanroom housekeeping responsibilities
  • Inspect wafers to ensure unit is defect free and meets all documented workmanship specifications
  • Collect data as specified by process instructions and monitor process to ensure no occurrence of out of control situation
  • Work with engineering team to assist with complex engineering builds
  • In senior and highly skilled levels, may perform equipment set-up and calibration as well as perform routine preventative maintenance 

Essential Functions:

  • Shift consists of the following:
    • Compressed work week at 12 hours each day
    • Alternating work weeks working 3 days one week and 4 days the next
  • Cleanroom environment.  Minimum of suiting up is 4 times daily; with 4 times suiting down
    • Suiting up/down requires sitting with bending and twisting
  • Requires constant standing and/or sitting for ~10 hours
    • Sitting would involve utilizing a microscope for inspection
  • Constant lifting requirements of about 7 pounds per run box/cassette; also requires stretching at the Sigma stations and lifting above the shoulders to put cassettes in the oven
  • Requires frequent lifting and pouring of 10 pound bottles
  • Requires securely grasping and moving wafer boxes weighing approximately 7 pounds each for up to 5 minutes at a time
  • Routine squatting involved in taking runs off of the staging shelves
    • Shelves are at different heights for staging which requires continuous squatting and/or bending when pulling WIP for the tools


  • Education requirement: High School diploma or GED required
  • Excellent team skills, work ethic in terms of attendance and organization
  • Ability to sustain high quality of work in a fast-paced cleanroom environment
  • Good hand dexterity, i.e., ability to hand solder and ability to manually handle bare die
  • Ability to learn quickly and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Good communication skills
  • Must be flexible and able to adjust to changing goals, objectives and policies of the company

Pay: $14+/hr (varies based on shift and experience)

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer