Engineering Technician - Kalispell, MT

  • Applied Materials
  • Dec 21, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  1. Performs moderately complex electro-mechanical technical functions and activities such as design, test, checkout, fabrication, modification, troubleshooting and assembly of electronics and electro-mechanical systems, experimental design circuitry, prototype models, specialized test equipment, tools and test fixtures.
  2. Tests and troubleshoots system level and component level problems in electrical and mechanical systems and sub-systems.  May perform new system and NPI installations and field upgrades.
  3. Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or plans to perform moderate testing and troubleshooting.
  4. Compiles logbooks and test procedures documentation utilizing good writing skills.  Assists in revising, developing and implementing department procedures.
  5. May perform mechanical, electrical, pneumatic & vacuum and process testing on AMAT platforms to Engineering and Manufacturing documentation and specifications.
  6. Observes all safety standards.  Maintains a secure, safe, clean and healthy work environment.  Attends required health and safety training and follows safety and security policies, procedures and practices.  Promptly reports accidents, injuries, safety hazards, or emergencies to supervisor or Safety dept.  Follows operating instructions, uses protective equipment when required, and uses equipment and materials properly.  Actively strives to prevent accidents and injuries.
  7. Becomes familiar with current manufacturing and/or engineering processes and stays informed of any changes in procedures.  Assists in the correction of problems.
  8. Performs necessary rework and assists in determining remedies for malfunctions and generates Quality Notifications.


Functional Knowledge

  • Has developed proficiency in a range of analytical processes or procedures to carry out assigned tasks 


Business Expertise

  • Has a good understanding of how the team integrates with others to achieve objectives



  • May provide informal guidance and support to more junior team members


Problem Solving

  • Provides solutions to problems in situations that are atypical or infrequently occurring based on existing precedents or procedures



  • Impacts the quality of own work and its contribution to the team


Interpersonal Skills

  • Uses communication skills to regularly exchange information