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Equipment Installation Technician (Technician, Engineering III)

Location US-CA-San Jose
Company Canon U.S.A., Inc.
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Canon U.S.A., Inc. has an exciting opportunity to install and support our photolithography equipment in various customer locations. Canon’s lithography equipment (steppers and scanners) enables our customers to utilize cutting edge technology in their semiconductor manufacturing process.
Use your hands on experience to take the next step in your career supporting a variety of customers!
This position requires full-time presence at your assigned office(s)/worksite(s)/territory.


- Provide technical support from preparation to completion of installation
- Perform hands on installation of equipment at customers' sites
- Calibrate and optimize equipment performance
- Maintain accurate documentation of activities and provide progress reports
- Maintain tooling, parts, and supplies
- Provide training on the job, and assist less experienced technicians
- Maintain equipment after installation
- Escalate repair problems to senior level technicians as needed


Please note: this is a customer-facing role, and requires compliance with customer policies and protocols, which may include COVID-19 vaccination and other measures relating to COVID-19
- Associates degree or equivalent experience required (Bachelor's preferred) plus 4-5 years of experience.
- May require upwards of 60% car, air and overnight travel (valid driver's license and acceptable driving record necessary) and ability to work flexible shifts.
- Proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Must have working knowledge of installation related facility systems
- Requires ability to lift up to 30 pounds individually and for lifting over 30 pounds assistance may be available.
- Substantial amount of standing, walking, typing, grasping, talking and hearing. 
- Substantial amount of driving required, sometime for multiple hours at a time.
- Occasionally kneeling, crouching, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling and climbing stairs or ladder.
- The worker is required to have close visual acuity with or without corrective lenses for extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
- Working primarily in a cleanroom environment (wearing full clean room suit, facemask, gloves, safety glasses)
- The work environment may include a variety of physical conditions such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to chemicals, ultraviolet light and lasers, working in enclosed spaces, close quarters, narrow aisles or passageways.
- The work environment may include working in highly time sensitive situations requiring quick resolution including equipment problems.
The company will not pursue or support visa sponsorship for this position.

Company Overview

About our Company - Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $30.4 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2020† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2020. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA.

†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.
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Canon U.S.A., Inc. offers a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) Savings Plan, discretionary profit sharing, discretionary success sharing, educational assistance, recognition programs, vacation, and much more. A more comprehensive list of what we have to offer is available at

We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, orders and mandates, including those we may be required to follow as a federal government contractor/subcontractor.

We are an EEO/AA employer. Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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