Field Services Engineer

Richardson, United States of America

Work schedule: M-F with travel expectancy

Benefits: Starting on first day of employment: Medical, Dental, Vision (82% of insurance cost is covered by the company), Matching 401k, and Unlimited PTO.

Education / Certifications: Bachelor’s / Associate’s in electrical and/or mechanical engineering is nice to have, not needed.

Required Experience: Will accept new graduates!

Preferred Experience (not required): Previous vacuum experience or with semiconductors, experience in a variety of electrical, mechanical areas is good. 

Job Description:

SUMMARY Experienced field engineer capable of installing, modifying, and servicing complex equipment and systems, as well as evaluating, troubleshooting, and resolving design issues related to such installations and servicing.  Requires extensive experience in installing, servicing, and troubleshooting all types of Company products at all types of customer field sites, as well as provides a wide range of basic-to-advanced technical assistance to customers and fellow employees to ensure the accomplishment of scheduled work assignments and customer satisfaction by performing the following duties.


  • Working from engineering drawings, schematics, and technical manuals, performs hands-on field service duties at customer sites, i.e., on-site installations of systems, upgrades and retrofits; diagnosis, preventative maintenance and repairs of complex electronic and mechanical systems; debugging; etc.
  • Working from final process results on customer product, can provide basic-to-advanced equipment troubleshooting; identification of equipment or process problems, as well as provide operational, maintenance and proper use training to customers and fellow employees on equipment.
  • May recommend to customer, fellow employees and factory personnel, equipment modifications or improvements to methods and/or maintenance schedules to enhance the operation and performance of the equipment.
  • In a timely manner, submits all necessary documentation, i.e., timesheets; expense reports; weekly update field service reports; etc. as dictated via company policies, procedures, and practices.  Adheres strictly to guidelines and instructions issued by management.
  • Maintains technical proficiency and troubleshooting skills to be thoroughly knowledgeable in and capable of correcting problems concerned with the electronic, electrical, pneumatic, mechanical assembly, drive mechanism, and software systems for all equipment.  As required, may be instructed to take continuing education courses, seminars, and in-house/OJT.
  • Takes an active role in information training of less-experienced field service engineers.
  • Act as key link to customer satisfaction by handling a wide variety of customer service problems, i.e. orders or complaints for installation, failures, investigations in service, solicitation of additional service, etc. in a manner which will enhance service and equipment reputation, as well as develop and maintain a high level of customer satisfaction and improved customer relations.
  • As appropriate and necessary, ensures corporate programs, i.e., EH&S, ISO, JSOX, C-TPAT, ITAR, Compliance, etc., are supported and adhered to.


  • .               Communication
  • .               Customer Service
  • .               Decision Making
  • .               Dependability
  • .               Employee Development
  • .               Initiative
  • .               Job Knowledge
  • .               Problem Solving
  • .               Teamwork
  • .               Technical Skills

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor's degree (B.S.) or an Associate degree (A.S.) in electronics, electrical and/or mechanical engineering and 4-5 years’ related field service experience and/or training (with emphasis on vacuum products); or other equivalent combination of training and experience or military experience.  Must be able to travel up to 50% nationwide or 90% to assigned customer site daily.  Must be qualified to work in a clean room or fab environment.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Field Services Engineer

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