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Equipment Maintenance Technician



Chandler, AZ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Snap Inc. is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and its AR glasses, Spectacles.

Snap Lab is home to our hardware products with a world-class research & development team. We are focused on pushing the boundaries of what a camera can be, specifically overlaying computing on the real world. Next Generation Spectacles are our first pair of glasses that bring augmented reality to life.

We're looking for a Fab Equipment Maintenance Technician to join our team!

What you’ll do:

  • Respond to breakdowns, troubleshoot and return equipment to production in a timely manner

  • Undertake planned maintenance in accordance with a predefined maintenance schedule and actively sustain manufacturing equipment

  • Ensure all equipment is functioning correctly in accordance with specifications to comply with applied standards

  • Effectively troubleshoot control systems, vacuum, electronic, electrical, and mechanical problems

  • Own preventative and corrective maintenance of semiconductor manufacturing equipment; develop specifications, troubleshooting methodologies, and support systems

  • Use schematics, tools, and common test equipment for calibration, diagnosis, and repair of equipment

  • Disassemble, adjust, and repair equipment according to maintenance specifications and Original Equipment Manufacturer’s manuals

  • Identify and implement machine improvements to increase efficiency, yield, productivity and reduce operating costs

  • Ensure engineering principles and procedures are adhered to by other employees when operating equipment

  • Develop a positively safe and environmental culture to satisfy ISO 18001 and ISO 140001

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of semiconductor, optical device, optical system or display technology equipment

  • Strong analytical and problem solving ability

  • Pro-active and capable of working without direct supervision. Can effectively prioritize time and identify and focus on priority issues

  • Adaptable to changing circumstances

  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team environment

  • Experience working with vendors to troubleshoot and repair equipment

  • Experience implementing machine improvements to reduce operating costs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • AA/AS degree in electronic engineering or electronic technology diploma

  • 3+ years of experience as a maintenance technician in a semiconductor fabrication environment

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience managing or training technicians

  • Experience working with vendors to troubleshoot and repair equipment

  • Proven experience implementing machine improvements to reduce operating costs

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!


In the United States, work locations are assigned a pay zone which determines the salary range for the position. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These pay zones may be modified in the future.

Zone A (CA, WA, NYC):

The base salary range for this position is $70,000-$105,000 annually.

Zone B:

The base salary range for this position is $66,000-$100,000 annually.

Zone C:

The base salary range for this position is $60,000-$89,000 annually.

This position is eligible for equity in the form of RSUs.