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Cleanroom Technician at Ametek, Inc. in Richmond, California

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Cleanroom Tech


Work in a class 100 cleanroom manufacture high precision optical components. Operate a wide range of equipment including metrology equipment, processing equipment.

Reporting to Zygo Extreme Precision Optics Group in Richmond, CA. Zygo EPO is a leading-edge optics company working in the field of optical component and subsystem design and manufacture to the highest tolerances and requirements in the world. Generate a consistent flow of high-quality work through a class 100 cleanroom. Collaborate with supervisors and planning group to meet on-time delivery schedules. Assist in continually improving procedures and methods with a mind toward efficiency.


  • Supports design-of-experiments and customer process development
  • Handle chemicals, solutions, and chemical waste in a safe and appropriate manners
  • Works in controlled environments where strict rules and procedures must be followed to prevent contamination.
  • Perform difficult and complex set-ups and operate machine on assignments, under minimal supervision with direction from engineering or area supervisor
  • Use metrology equipment such as interferometers and profilometers to measure results of process
  • Run software analysis routines on data to prepare machine control programs
  • Load parts and programs onto machines and successfully execute operations as directed
  • Handle and clean optical components without downgrading the surfaces
  • Maintain a clean an orderly work environment by following cleaning schedules and inventory control
  • Perform maintenance and preventatives maintenance on equipment and tooling
  • Integrate, troubleshoot and repair complex processes
  • Perform tasks involving high precision and detail
  • Assist in developing procedures for new products including initiating corrections and improvements
  • Define and procure process tooling as required
  • Meet schedules and standard times and quality
  • Assist with training of lower level technicians
  • Functions with very limited direction or supervision according to build schedule


  • 0-3 years of related industry experience with an A.S. degree in a technical discipline or a technical high school degree and related technical experience is preferred
  • Cleanroom 100/1000: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Highly preferred working hands-on preferably with mechanical and/or electrical parts using precision tools.
  • Must be able to work in Full PPE (Full Gown, mask,gloves, & Booties).Experience in manufacturing environment
  • Experience with troubleshooting of complex processes
  • Team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings and documentation
  • Careful, well organized and detail oriented
  • Strong computer skills including MS Work and Excel
  • Strong math skills
  • Must have experience working within a multi-disciplined manufacturing team
  • Must have excellent organizational skills
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills
  • Due to cleanroom regulatory requirements, wearing makeup is not allowed to include fake eyelashes, drawn on eyebrows, fake nails, and nail polish (or any other makeup). Good hygiene skills required.


The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

ZYGO offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefit package and 401(k). EOE


Salary Minimum: $50,000

Salary Maximum: $70,000

Incentive: No

Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting. The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers' most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales of over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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