Equipment Technician

  • Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

EAG Laboratories is a global leader in analytical chemistry, advanced microscopy, surface analysis and analytical testing services of various types of materials from synthetic biomaterials to nanotechnology, deliver new “super materials” with the potential to transform our world. Our laboratories are at the forefront of this revolution, providing the scientific expertise and analytical techniques to support companies at every phase of the product lifecycle, from R&D to manufacturing.

Our clients include leading edge tech companies in a diverse range of industries and business sectors who design, manufacture or incorporate products for tomorrow’s technology driven world. EAG’s scientists and engineers engage in peer-to-peer interaction to discuss and comprehensively understand client issues, challenges, goals and urgency, to define the technical problems, develop and execute analyses, and report back results. We have a growth mindset culture where individuals are encouraged to drive their own success and make their own decisions while fulfilling client needs. 

Job Description

EAG Laboratories is looking for a technician who will be responsible for the repair and maintenance of EAG’s analytical instruments and ancillary equipment located at the Sunnyvale, California lab. The ideal individual must have at least three years of experience maintaining and troubleshooting for equipment or instrumentation.

This position could require periodic travel to other EAG laboratories to include Minneapolis, Shanghai, Taiwan, Sunnyvale, El Segundo and occasional travel to other sites. 

This role is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All accepted applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined by ITAR: a U.S. Person is a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e., "Green Card Holder"), Political Asylee, or Refugee.


  • Perform and log routine/preventive maintenance on instruments and peripherals according to maintenance plan/schedule, including but not limited to process water chillers, battery back-up systems, vacuum pumps, ovens, coaters, purge boxes, mass spectrometers, auger and scanning electron microscopes, optical and stylus profilers, other.
  • Troubleshoot and debug electronic circuitry (analog/digital).
  • Maintain and organize adequate stock levels of spare parts and peripherals.
  • Maintain, organize, and create technical documentation, procedures, schematics, work instructions, and parts lists.
  • Provide timely updates to management in the form of status reports and service reports.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of computer-based service management system.
  • Assist and support facility/infrastructure when needed to maintain suitable working environment for instruments.


  • Must have a AS in technical discipline or equivalent.
  • System/circuit troubleshooting experience.
  • Experience with high vacuum systems and complex electro-mechanical systems is desirable.
  • Experience with Cameca and Physical Electronics systems a plus. 
  • Must be highly skilled in proper use of tools of trade, able to operate independently and as part of team, provide and follow written and verbal instructions, effectively utilize multiple forms of communication (e-mail, phone, etc.), and maintain a professional and cordial manner towards co-workers, vendors, and customers throughout the daily execution of duties.


Additional Information

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Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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