Research Scientist/engineer 2
Company: University of Washington
Posted on: June 11, 2021
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life
programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position,
As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives
on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees
offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and
dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits,
professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an
environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic
pursuits and natural beauty.
Collaboration Core within the College of Engineering has an
outstanding opportunity for a Fabrication/Equipment Service
Engineer. The Fabrication/Equipment Service Engineer will be
responsible for equipment troubleshooting, facilities
infrastructure monitoring and support, baseline process monitoring,
tool ownership, and executing contract manufacturing efforts.
- Assume primary responsibility, in partnership with management,
for monitoring and coordinating infrastructure and facilities level
maintenance and repair needs across nanofabrication facility,
including plumbing, electrical, gas lines, HVAC, cooling water, and
- Assume primary responsibility for calibration, maintenance,
repair and servicing of complex equipment used in nanofabrication,
including but not limited to photolithography, dry etching,
thin-film deposition, and inspection and analysis in order to meet
uptime metrics and maintain process performance.
- Work with other facility staff and users to identify tool
operational issues and address those issues in a timely manner with
proper maintenance, repair and troubleshooting.
- Coordinate new tool facilitization and commissioning and assist
tool owners in developing calibration and preventative maintenance
schedules for tools and peripherals.
- Characterize and calibrate tool performance using OEM Best
Known Methods (BKMs) and processes periodically with Statistical
Process Controls (SPC).
- Work directly with local researchers, including university
staff and students as well as industrial users, to support their
instrumentation needs by minimizing downtime and ensuring stable
- Be cross-trained and provide secondary support for other
equipment in the cleanroom.
Work will be primarily within the Fluke Hall cleanroom facility,
and will involve hands-on work with complex processing equipment,
delicate samples, chemicals, compressed gasses.
- Bachelor's degree required and 2 years working experience with
micro and nanofabrication tools or support equipment
- Working knowledge of infrastructure systems and ability to
coordinate service and repairs
- Working knowledge of hazardous materials handling and emergency
- Excellent written and oral communication skills, including
project organization and issue tracking
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum
qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a
- Experience working in a cleanroom environment
- Nanofabrication experience including both process development
and equipment maintenance including high vacuum systems.
- Detailed experience with at least 1 nanofabrication process
line or infrastructure suite and the equipment necessary to support
it, preferably in relation to a multi-user, multi-discipline,
- Ability to plan and execute complex projects such as
preventative maintenance planning, process development and
characterization, or equipment installation.
- Experience with Emergency Response Teams (ERTs).
The application process for UW positions may include completion
of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information
that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may
include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any
assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as
soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an
assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not
complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time
you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it
will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready.
Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you
will not be considered for this position until all required
assessments have been completed.
Applicants considered for this position will be required to
disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or
current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their
current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required
under Washington state law.
Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the
University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives
and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and
maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive,
equitable and welcoming.
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