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R&D Laser Technician - Day, Night / Weekend Shifts

Diamond Foundry

Diamond Foundry

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024
Diamond Foundry Inc. is solving the thermal limitation at the foundation of today's most exciting tech industries -- AI & cloud compute, electric-car power electronics, and 5G/6G wireless. We have managed to produce the world's first single-crystal diamond wafers and are now on a mission to put a diamond behind every chip. We are the rare unicorn that has grown fast and profitably. We received $515m in funding and are executing a multi-$B expansion plan for one of the greenest forms of tech manufacturing: converting greenhouse gas into diamond wafers using zero-emission energy.
This position aims to find an individual who can oversee the transition of novel laser processes from the later stages of development to production. The ideal candidate will possess experience in pilot production, enabling them to make well-informed decisions to ensure the successful processing of diamond materials with high yield using equipment that is in the final stages of development. This role will involve monitoring production throughout the day shift or night and weekend operations for comprehensive oversight.


  • Initiating troubleshooting and maintenance of equipment and tools at the forefront.
  • Conducting sample preparation through precise measurement, inspection, and loading/unloading into R&D and pilot laser equipment.
  • Collaborating with Engineering on diverse non-standard test/inspections as necessary.
  • Operating associated process equipment, including high-temperature furnaces, with precision.
  • Executing designed experiments, meticulously documenting results with relevant measurements.


  • Associates degree in a technical field, military technical training, or 3+ years work experience in a related technical field.
  • Understanding of basic plumbing, electrical, and mechanical assembly.
  • Comfortability in handling Class 4 (high-power) lasers, as well as mechanical and electrical maintenance tasks, alongside proficiency with computers and high-temperature processes.
  • Knowledge of operating microscopes, sample measurement, and comprehensive characterization.
  • Ability to accommodate flexible schedules, including nights and weekends.
Diamond Foundry believes in supporting our employees from the workplace to their personal and home life. We provide eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work. Perks include employee discounts to VRAI. All benefits offered are available starting your first day.
Diamond Foundry is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
Diamond Foundry Inc. is committed to operating in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws. Our commitment extends to ensuring that our manufacturing and engineering departments adhere to the highest standards of legal and regulatory compliance. Additionally, these departments may have specific physical requirements to ensure the safety and efficiency of our operations. We prioritize the well-being of our employees and strive to create a work environment that promotes both legal compliance and the optimal functioning of our manufacturing and engineering processes.
Manufacturing and Engineering Departments Physical Requirements:
-Use appropriate PPE and follow all safety policies, practices, and procedures.
-This position will often: Sit, stand for long periods, walk, grasp, reach with hands and arms, lift below and above shoulders, bend, twist at the waist, climb, balance, stoop, squat, kneel, crawl, talk, hear, see, use fine finger manipulation, and complete repetitive motions.
-Some tasks may require the use of ladders or stairs
-Some tasks may require driving or the use of foot controls
-Lift/carry and push/pull up to 50 pound
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.
Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.