Facilities Technician

Date: 25/08/2023

Location: San Antonio, TX, USA, 78251

Company: Tower Semiconductor Ltd.

About Tower Semiconductor

Looking for a career path in the high tech manufacturing industry? Become part of a team focused on delivering the most exciting semiconductor technology to the world!  If you enjoy working with others in a fast pace environment and are looking for an opportunity to grow your career in the high tech industry then Tower is the place to be!

Job Description

Tower Semiconductor San Antonio works to be the world leader in specialty foundry solutions as measured by our customers, employees and investors. Tower Semiconductor brings to market specialty foundry solutions that provide unique value to our customers by attentively listening to and proactively providing for their needs, through attracting and retaining the best global talent to serve them.

This position will maintain and support a semiconductor clean room factory where computer chips are produced. Employee is required to work from blueprints, electrical schematics, manufacturer’s specifications and other written/oral instructions to perform the duties of maintaining and repairing all types of building equipment, systems and structures in a semiconductor facility.


This job is for you if

Perform major and minor repairs of building equipment, systems, and structures being guided by good trade practices and manufacturer’s specifications with minimum or no supervision.
Operate and troubleshoot facilities’ systems.  Make routine, periodic or special inspections and do the repair and maintenance work necessary to prevent breakdowns on many types of equipment including but not limited to the following:

  • Pumps/motors
  • Chillers
  • Boilers
  • Compressors
  • Cooling Towers
  • Scrubbers,
  • Fans
  • Exhaust systems
  • Clean room
  • Building HVAC equipment
  • Control Valves


  • Analyze inspection logs to identify possible equipment failures and take action to prevent failure.
  • Manage small to medium sized maintenance projects as assigned by management. This includes creating parts list, ordering parts, contacting vendors, completing all the required paperwork and working with others to complete projects.
  • Also, may be required to do general facilities maintenance work such as construction, Building repairs, fab/subfab repairs in completion of assigned duties.
  • Use a wide variety of hand, power, test and metering equipment and machine tools. Perform miscellaneous related duties as required. Train, assist, guide and/or perform the duties of lesser skilled personnel in proper mechanical repair techniques and maintenance of facilities equipment.
  • Perform in-depth troubleshooting and repair on systems including but not limited to HVAC, electrical and control systems.
  • Train lower grade personnel in safe operation of hand, power, machine tool and welding equipment.
  • Maintain safety and housekeeping standards.
  • Have a good working knowledge of facilities related equipment: chillers, boilers, compressors, pumping systems, etc.
  • Reading and understanding blueprints, schematics, specifications and procedures for maintenance activities.
  • Provide emergency after hours support if/when necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions –

  • Works under general supervision with considerable freedom for independent action.  
  • Makes decisions that impact production, support areas, operations and offices.
  • Communicate/work closely with internal customers and outside contractors.
  • Industrial setting with electrical hazards and noisy environment.

Job Requirements

  • 8+ years experience in maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing mechanical equipment such as pump rebuilds, package equipment repairs, alignments, etc.)
  • Knowledge of facilities system (HVAC, Chillers, Boilers, Compressors, etc.)
  • Requires outstanding troubleshooting skills
  • Technical experience in semi-conductor facilities a plus.
  • Computer skills, Word, Excel & Email.
  • Advanced computer skills a plus.
  • Electrical safety knowledge

Perks and Benefits - US

United States Perks

Perks And Benefits

Industry leading healthcare.

Community outreach programs

Savings and Investments

Educational resources

Opportunities to network and connect

Recruiting incentive program

Employee recognition programs

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