Engineering Technician

Industry: Semiconductor

Type: Temp-to-direct

Location: Milpitas, CA

Pay Rate: 27-30/hr

Benefits: Health, dental, vision benefits and sick time leave.

Holidays: 6 paid holidays

A semiconductor company is looking for multiple experienced Associate Test Engineer to join their team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Precision assembly of optical mechanical assemblies working from procedures and assembly drawings.
  • Working in a clean room environment (class 100).
  • Mechanical assemblies consisting of optical lenses, beam splitters and mirrors.
  • Epoxy, cure and assemble small optical mechanical assemblies.
  • Performing alignment and calibration of optical modules.
  • Completing a series of testing to ensure optical module meets qualification criteria.

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Performs the set-up, calibration, testing and troubleshooting of circuits, components, mechanical assemblies and systems.
  • Determines and develop test specifications, methods and procedures from blueprints, drawings and diagrams.
  • Tests and troubleshoots assemblies and/or final systems. Complete rework on assemblies and / or systems as a result of testing.
  • Prepares technical reports summarizing findings and recommending solutions to technical problems.
  • Assist in the selection and set-up of specialized test equipment.
  • Calibrate precision assemblies, integrate and pre-test sub-systems. Perform routine performance tests on the finished system.
  • Participate in complex projects requiring judgment and initiative; complete tasks in creative and effective ways; comprehend implications of work and make recommendations for solutions
  • Provide technical assistance to other Test Technicians by troubleshooting new/persistent issues, performing rework, accessing computer systems, reviewing schematics, and utilizing fixtures; document issues as they evolve and escalate using proper path for solution
  • Assist the various engineering teams in all aspects of building and testing electro-mechanical assemblies, and the complete metrology systems


  • Relevant experience: Final test in semiconductor, metrology, optics alignment and calibrations.
  • Hands-on experience in the assembly and test of precision electro-mechanical components.
  • Experience and comfortable working with software, firmware and driver installation.
  • Experience with hand tools, mechanical assembly, cable harnessing, ability to work from assembly drawings, schematics, cable drawings.
  • Ability to understand and work from manufacturing instructions, mechanical drawings, prints, electrical/pneumatic schematics and bills of materials
  • Ability to work directly from written and verbal instructions a must
  • Ability to work under pressure and very tight timelines

Additional Info:

For more than forty years, Richmar Associates has connected talented job seekers with Silicon Valley businesses from start-ups to Fortune 500. We specialize in the temporary and direct placement services business. Based in the Silicon Valley, Richmar offers staffing solutions that include temporary, temp-to-hire, payroll service, vendor management and direct placement services to clients in the High-Tech Industry.

Richmar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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