Mechanical Technician in Durham, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 6/26/2019

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Job Number: 33390

Mechanical Technician

Job Description:

CREE's Global Operations team is seeking a Mechanical Technician. As a member of the Crystal Growth Equipment team, the person in this role will be responsible for performing equipment startup, modifications, upgrades, troubleshooting and maintenance on production and R&D systems. This role will interact directly with process engineering and other groups to meet department and Cree goals. Successful candidates will have a strong team mentality and strong communication skills. Candidates working in this area must exhibit and mandate safe working practices. This role will also be responsible for a diverse mixture of activities with a strong emphasis on hands-on mechanical assembly, high vacuum systems, and light electrical work.


  • Provide equipment support to improve tool performance

  • Troubleshoot equipment malfunctions (to board level in some cases), determine corrective actions, and implement these actions

  • Performs electrical or mechanical troubleshooting to determine problems in non-functioning electro-mechanical equipment used in the manufacturing process

  • Dismantles, adjusts, repairs and assembles equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, operating or repair manuals, rough sketches or drawings

  • Uses test and diagnostic equipment to perform checkouts

  • Rebuilds manufacturing equipment as required

  • Provide flexibility for 7 X 24 technical support for critical ongoing projects, installations, and repairs

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Associates degree in an engineering or technology discipline preferred.

Desired Background/Skills:

  • Knowledge of vacuum and gas delivery systems

  • Working knowledge of advanced electrical and electronic systems

  • Relevant direct hand?s on experience or education in a related high technology field

  • Associates degree in an engineering or technology discipline or equivalent military experience


  • Strong hands-on based mechanical aptitude; using common hand and power tools, good vacuum practices, and attention to detail

  • Mechanical background - because of the uniqueness of the equipment, candidates will not possess prior experience on Cree's specific equipment

  • Basic knowledge of electrical systems

  • Ability to read and understand electrical wiring, block, and schematic diagrams

  • Ability and desire to learn new fields of discipline

  • Experience with MS Office Excel

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