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Maintenance Tech III

Sierra Wireless

Sierra Wireless

Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado (Federal)

Must be willing to work a 12-hour shift on a 3 to 4 days workweek schedule.

Job Summary:

As a Maintenance Technician, you will monitor, maintain, and improve the equipment availability by reducing downtime for repairs and maintenance and work in partnership with production team members and engineering teams, while keeping the area lead updated on tool and area issues.


  • Perform preventive maintenance, assist with installations.
  • Troubleshoot issues and repair equipment using mechanical, electronic, and PC/software skills.
  • Work to increase tool uptime through systematic problem solving, troubleshooting, and quality workmanship.
  • Document all maintenance performed in established checklists and tracking programs.
  • Create and modify equipment procedures as needed at point of use and during routine review.
  • Will work on Dicing Saws, Epoxy Printers, Grinders, Plasma Etchers, Metal Plate Line, RO water systems and various support equipment. Potentially working on Tape and Reel or Pick and Place tools as well.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • AAS in Electronics, BS in Electronics Engineering Technology or AS/BS in Physics, Math or Military experience in a related area of specialization, such as service technician, aircraft mechanic, or automotive mechanic or applicable experience working in a semiconductor fabrication facility.
  • A strong mechanical aptitude and the ability to properly use common hand tools.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of AC/DC circuits, including fundamentals of electricity, and basic electronic components.
  • Proven ability to problem solves and address root causes using schematic diagrams to troubleshoot electronics down to the board level.
  • Basic data extraction, analysis, and reporting skills
  • Successfully demonstrated teamwork skills with a strong focus on effective team dynamics
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Effective time management and prioritization skills
  • The ability to be flexible with job responsibilities and take the initiative to assume added responsibilities.
  • Basic PC skills including MS Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Career Growth Philosophy

At Semtech, we seek innovation and leadership from each and every member of our team. Our goal is to ensure that our talented professionals are equipped with support, resources, and the opportunity to excel. Our pay-for-performance philosophy provides recognition and prestige coupled with a competitive compensation package.

The intent of this job description is to describe the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically included in this description.

All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace.

This position will remain open until filled.

The starting salary range corresponding to this role is as follows:

Maintenance Technician III $46,200 - $70,000

Maintenance Technicians are non-exempt, eligible for quarterly bonuses, and if working on the night shift, a 15% shift differential for night shift.

Benefits include medical, dental, vision insurance, personal time off and other benefits available.