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Coating Technician in Santa Clara, CA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Job Description

JobID: 369542

Johnson Service Group is looking for a Coating Technician to perform spectral scans, laser photometry, interferometry and damage testing, meeting delivery schedule commitments for metrology and optical coatings.

Responsibilities include:

  • Operate and maintain vacuum coating chamber to a production schedule for single and multilayer thin film coatings
  • Clean and inspect parts both before and after deposition process following detailed procedures
  • Set-up coating chamber, this includes various coating processes – E-beam, Ion Beam Sputtering, and Ion Assisted Deposition
  • Troubleshoot problems in vacuum coating process equipment, leak detect vacuum system; repair cryo systems and mechanical pumps. Troubleshoot, test, and align optical monitoring systems
  • Maintain detailed and accurate process records
  • Perform metrology of optics and wafer samples such as Spectrometry, Interferometry, Ellipsometry, Absorption and Damage Threshold testing
  • Record crystal and optical thickness for each layer
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on vacuum coating chambers and optical metrology equipment
  • Ability to follow manufacturing procedures and inspection requirements
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • A minimum 5 years of optic coating manufacturing experience and Associate degree in Math or Physics
  • Understanding of vacuum technology, RGA Cryo pumps, mechanical pumps, pump controllers – PLC logic
  • Knowledge of metrology tools – Photometer, Interferometer, Spectrophotometer
  • Strong computer skills – Word, Excel database navigation, knowledge of SAP