CTG Semiconductor Engineering Technician in Albany, New York

Title: Semiconductor Engineering Technician

Location: US-NY-Albany

Job Number: 18201831

CTG is seeking to hire a Semiconductor Engineering Technician to work onsite with our client at a Research Laboratory in Albany, New York. All candidates must have Semiconductor lab/fab experience and cleanroom experience.

Location: Albany, NY

Duration: Long-term ongoing

Pay Terms: W2 (1099 and C2C not available)

Rate: $30-40 per hour depending on experience

Semiconductor Engineering Technician

Fortune 50 client has a need for a skilled, good communicator, self-motivated engineering technician.

This position is for an engineering technician role in the 300mm wafer R&D microchip fabricator. In this role, the expectation is to serve as tool and process technician eventually during night shift (at least partially) for tools and unit processes primarily in optical lithography, but also reactive ion etch, wets surface preparation and cleaning, and other areas of semiconductor processes.

The primary responsibilities involve daily engagement with the engineering team to discuss issues/challenges, provide feedback and receive directions, with a goal to resolve tool/process issues, ensure tools/processes are within specifications, ensure work-in-progress is moving, checking and setting up statistical process controls and monitor routes as needed, executing and driving continuous improvement activities and experiments and tests, assisting as needed in new tool installation and upgrades, contributing to documentation and procedures for the operation of process equipment, and driving efforts to troubleshoot equipment and processes that are failing specifications, etc.

It also involves developing and maintaining close engagement w/ other teams in the organization/ecosystem, especially the fab operations teams, unit process development, integration, equipment engineering, industrial engineering, etc. , and also w/ the tool supplier field service engineers and applications support teams from the suppliers.

Overall, in this role the engineering technician will be playing a hand-on, in-fab role to support and provide feedback to the engineering team with respect to coordinating various teams and activities that are focused on ensuring that unit processes and equipment needed to support our unique R&D activities are available and at the expected levels of quality.

Job Duties:

  • Job Duty 1 - Daily engagement with the engineering team to discuss issues/challenges, provide feedback and receive directions

  • Job Duty 2 – Working with various teams daily to understand, troubleshoot, and drive any tool/process issues to resolution

  • Job Duty 3 – Daily monitoring of tool/process performance and working on maintaining appropriate coverage of monitoring systems

  • Job Duty 4 – Daily interaction w/ the operations team, the supplier teams, equipment eng. teams, and any other teams that support operations, maintenance, troubleshooting, and quality of tools and processes.


  • Semiconductor lab/fab experience and cleanroom experience required, 1 year

  • Experience in semiconductor processes in general is preferred, especially in optical lithography, reactive ion etch and wets surface preparation and cleans, 1 year

  • Candidates must be able to work in a multi-matrixed environment and maintain communications across various shifts

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required, as well as an engaging and proactive approach

To be considered please immediately apply to this requisition using the link provided or go to the CTG Careers Page and apply to 18201831. For additional information please contact Jeffrey.Thompson@ctg.com. Kindly forward to any other interested parties—thank you!


CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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