Facilities Technician

Date:  Nov 22, 2021
Division:  Plasma Control Technologies (40000002)

San Jose, US

Requisition ID:  2801

The Comet Group is a globally leading, innovative technology company based in Switzerland with a focus on plasma control and x-ray technology. With premium high-tech components and systems, we enable our customers to both enhance the quality of their products and make their manufacturing more efficient and eco-friendly. Our innovative solutions are in demand in the semiconductor and electronics market, the aerospace and automobile industry and in security inspection.


Headquartered in Flamatt, Switzerland, the Comet Group has a presence in all world markets. We employ about 1,300 people worldwide, including approximately 500 in Switzerland. Besides production facilities in China, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Malaysia and the USA, we maintain various other subsidiaries in the USA, China, Japan and Korea. Comet (COTN) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.


This position is for a Facilities Technician who will be responsible for inspecting, maintaining and repairing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems to ensure optimal operating results. This includes, but not limited to; performing maintenance of building systems, minor repairs of equipment, repairs to infrastructure, mechanical work and general maintenance of company property.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform general maintenance on company facilities
  • Perform repairs as needed on various mechanical devices
  • Coordinate Outside Services with contractors and/or suppliers as needed
  • Attend on and off-site applicable training as needed
  • Coordinate maintenance processes around other departments schedule
  • Inspect inside and outside the building on a regular basis for safety and maintenance issues
  • Coordinate changes to departmental layouts as needed
  • Identify problems found within departmental procedures, policies or processes
  • Various related tasks as assigned



Job Requirements and Skills:

  • 5 Years’ Experience in Facilities/Maintenance
  • General understanding of mechanical and electrical devices
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid California Drivers License
  • Good Written and Verbal skills
  • Ability to work well both Independently and within a Team Environment
  • Basic Computer Skills (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • The candidate for this job could be required to start work as early as 5am and occasionally involve: lifting up to 75lbs, climbing on ladders, standing, sitting, crouching, and kneeling.



Data protection and confidentiality
We take data protection seriously. “COMET AG” and software partner SAP have taken the necessary organizational and technical measures to ensure the confidentiality of your application. All HR personnel have a duty to maintain confidentiality with respect to personal data as part of their employment contract. Automatic 128-bit encryption ensures that your data is transmitted securely. The processing of your data complies with general data security standards based on the latest technology.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto