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Plant Maint Technician 2

Date: Aug 21, 2019

Location: Austin, TX, US

Company: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

Job ID

Requisition Id:- 16966

Job Description

The Technician shall have skills in system operation and maintenance for an Ultra-Pure Water (UPW) Systems and /or Central Utility Building (CUB) for the semiconductor industry. The candidate should have knowledge of CUB and /or UPW process and performing routine operations task(s) pertaining to the equipment and systems in the CUB or UPW areas.   The work Includes using computer interface system, performing maintenance activities on equipment, trouble shooting problems, repair and maintaining UPW and CUB equipment, responding to system alarms, communicating with Fab and Facilities management staff, and looking for efficiency and cost savings. The candidate should have some facilities expertise in all of the following process phases: operation, maintenance, start-up / shutdown, and commissioning.

Daily responsibilities include support the operation and maintenance of the UPW and/ or CUB process systems and performing tasks to support equipment operation and maintenance.  Generating work orders or writing purchase orders for repairs or improvements.  The job requires daily interface with operational personnel and facilities engineers and other technicians to work in a live running factory. Thus the position demands excellent team player skills and communication skills. All work on these systems requires detailed understanding of the process equipment and work plans such as Standard Operating Procedures and Operating Specifications. In addition to the daily operational needs for the system the position will require excellent troubleshooting skills for all aspects i.e. Mechanical equipment, valves, instruments, and controls interface.   Some controls understanding is a plus.


  • Participate as a member of the operations team working with Facilities Management to ensure accurate and complete operations deliverables.
  • Good technical writing and communications skills. Must be able to generate purchase orders or write work plans for scheduled maintenance work to be conducted without any unplanned impacts i.e. rotating equipment, workarounds, and bringing systems back on line.
  • Navigate Cypress Facilities Operation systems and understand functionality on screens.
  • Understanding of overall system installation from a process implementation stand point.
  • Troubleshooting of field devices and process equipment to clearly identify process out of spec conditions and assist in root cause analysis and recovery of system to in spec state of operation.
  • Strong understanding of HVAC systems, CUB systems and operation, Ultra-Pure Water and Industrial Waste Water Systems and Operation.
  • Shall have experience with all types of Facilities instrumentation including Flow, Pressure, Temperature, Conductivity, Control Valves, etc. installation and application.
  • Experience on previous UPW or CUB sites is also preferred.


Cypress is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, or status as a Protected Veteran.


Cypress Semiconductor does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Cypress Semiconductors employees or any other company location. Cypress Semiconductor is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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