Semiconductor Processors:

Perform any or all of the following functions in the manufacture of electronic semiconductors: load semiconductor material into furnace; saw formed ingots into segments; load individual segment into crystal growing chamber and monitor controls; locate crystal axis in ingot using x-ray equipment and saw ingots into wafers; and clean, polish, and load wafers into series of special purpose furnaces, chemical baths, and equipment used to form circuitry and change conductive properties.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 34 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 25
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 10.00 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Work Ethic
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Adjust flow of electricity to tools or production equipment
Adjust industrial, manufacturing, or production equipment
Adjust temperature controls of ovens or other heating equipment
Engrave designs, text, or other markings onto materials, workpieces, or products
Fabricate components for precision instruments
Load items into ovens or furnaces
Mix chemicals safely according to instructions
Mount materials or workpieces onto production equipment
Assemble precision electronics or optical equipment
Cut industrial materials in preparation for fabrication or processing
Don/Doff industrial, production, or manufacturing related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Weld metal structures

Getting Information

Review engineering codes and specifications
Review blueprints or other instructions to determine operational methods or sequences
Review industrial, production, or manufacturing work orders
Read manufacturing specifications for electronic products
Read engineering related operating, service, or repair manuals
Interpret architectural or engineering information from blueprints or schematics
Read work orders or other instructions to determine product specifications or materials requirements

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Inspect engineering equipment or systems
Inspect production equipment
Test electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Test electrical or electronic wiring or fixtures
Perform engineering related safety inspection
Inspect objects using x-ray or magnetic methods

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Driver's License
Quality Assurance and Control
Manual Dexterity
Schematic Diagrams
Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
Occupational Health and Safety

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