KLA Careers

Engineering Technician

Company Overview

Calling the adventurers ready to join a company that's pushing the limits of nanotechnology to keep the digital revolution rolling. At KLA, we're making technology advancements that are bigger—and tinier—than the world has ever seen.

Who are we?  We research, develop, and manufacture the world's most advanced inspection and measurement equipment for the semiconductor and nanoelectronics industries. We enable the digital age by pushing the boundaries of technology, creating tools capable of finding defects smaller than a wavelength of visible light. We create smarter processes so that technology leaders can manufacture high-performance chips—the kind in that phone in your pocket, the tablet on your desk and nearly every electronic device you own—faster and better. We're passionate about creating solutions that drive progress and help people do what wouldn't be possible without us.  The future is calling. Will you answer?


The Film and Scatterometry Technology (FaST) Division provides industry leading metrology solutions for worldwide semiconductor IC manufacturers.  The FaST Division portfolio of metrology products includes hardware and software solutions for optical film thickness, optical critical dimension (CD), composition, and resistivity measurement systems.  These products are essential for the IC manufacturers as they provide critical metrology capabilities for the development and implementation of their advanced IC processes.  The FaST division is committed to support our customers to achieve performance entitlement of our solution and we effectively partner with our customers from their early research and development phase to the high volume in-line manufacturing implementation specific for their process needs.  The division consists of a global team located in US, Israel, China, and India.


Support the build, integration development and test of KLA's next generation metrology tools. The candidate will work closely with engineering to assemble prototype and pilot semiconductor metrology tools in a Cleanroom environment. They will perform mechanical, optomechanical and electrical assembly, cabling, alignment and calibration. Candidate will also be required to maintain and qualify existing metrology tools, performing required PMs and activities to return them to qualified operation. Should have good hands on assembly, troubleshooting and communications skills. Experience with semiconductor equipment, optics, stages and motion control desired. Occasional travel to support tools at customer or manufacturing sites worldwide. Must be able to read technical documentation and work with minimal supervision.


Experience building and troubleshooting mechanial systems, optical systems, robotics, motion control, semiconductor capital equipment, biomedical equipment or x-ray or electron-beam systems. Good hands on and troubleshooting skills. Excellent communication skills. Ability to generate and redline procedures and documentation. Experience working in engineering prototype development environment .

Prefer engineering background in Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, Equipment, Systems or other related field.

Minimum Qualifications

Technical/Engineering Degree with at least 3 years of experience.


Equal Employment Opportunity

KLA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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