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Job #: R-00063645
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Category: Engineering Technologist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000.00
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Job Description:

Are you looking for a career change or do you know someone who would be a great fit for our Semiconductor Laboratory Technologist whom you can refer and earn a $5000.00 referral bonus?

Here at Leidos we are looking for you, our next Semiconductor Laboratory Technologist to support a state of the art government laboratory located on Kirtland AFB, NM that conducts experimental research in semiconductor laser technologies for the Air Force Research Laboratory. You will maintain and repair a suite of semiconductor laser laboratory process and inspection tools as well as interface with government personnel on a daily basis on all aspects of operational requirements of the semiconductor laser facilities.  Help us maintain a high level of organization within the laboratory to facilitate operations. You will exercise independent judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions, and will contribute to the development of program goals and objectives.
Fun stuff you will do on the job:
- Purchase support and procurement of supplies and chemicals needed for the full function of the semiconductor laser laboratory.
- Maintain and repair clean room and semiconductor laboratory and supporting equipment.
- Maintain a variety of semiconductor process and inspection tools, including molecular beam epitaxy, plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition, reactive ion etching systems, Fourier transform infrared spectrometer, metal evaporators, wet etch and X-ray diffractometer tools, and others, and may operate some of these tools.
- Work independently and in team environments while serving as the lead for all semiconductor tool maintenance and repair.

This is you:
- Associates degree in a technical or engineering discipline or 3+ years of hands-on experience in a laboratory environment. 
- Experience maintaining a variety of tools and equipment.
- Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret security clearance.
- Familiar with vacuum, gas and fluid systems.
- Possess a strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to independently diagnose and correct issues and problems.
- Proficiency with MS office products such as Word and Excel.
- Ability to understand and abide by Leidos and government safety rules and regulations.
- Ability to lift and transport items weighing up to 25 lbs.
- Ability to work in a clean room for extended periods of time.

You will wow us even more if you have these skills: 
- Associates degree in a technical or engineering discipline and 3+ years of hands-on experience in a laboratory environment..
- Possess an active DOD security clearance.
- Experience with AFRL security and safety procedures and policies.

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External Referral Eligible

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In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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