Preventative Maintenance Technician

Chroma Technology Corp.

Location: Bellows Falls, VT

Type: Full Time

Education: No Ed Requirements

Experience: 1 - 2 Years

This person at Chroma supports the work of the Vacuum Coating group by performing regular preventive maintenance, chamber cleanings, and maintaining related hardware and equipment.




  • Clean vacuum coating chambers and related components per established written procedures
  • Remove components and clean using appropriate method and equipment
  • Reassemble equipment to precise dimensions
  • Identify needed repairs, wear on parts, and other service needs
  • Clean and service tooling and other related components
  • Monitor performance of ancillary equipment and service
  • Works with Coating Groups and Maintenance Team to maintain appropriate service schedule
  • Monitor supplies related to work and requisition
  • Appropriately document work in relevant logs
  • Perform general repairs on equipment
  • Maintain orderly, clean equipment and work space
  • Assist Coating Technicians with general tasks as needed to support production


Additional Job Responsibilities for All Employees/Owners:


  • Learn and keep yourself informed by asking questions and attending Company meetings, Board meetings, reading corporate emails and communication
  • Be an active participant; identify improvements; invest time and energy in problem solving and collaboration within and across workgroups
  • Adopt an entrepreneurial attitude to help ensure the Company’s success; including innovation, customer focus, problem solving, cost containment and commitment to quality
  • Hold yourself and others to a high level of performance expectations
  • Accept and provide feedback and mentoring with the goal to strengthen the Chroma team
  • Utilize a disciplined and systematic approach to problem solving
  • Be diligent in your work; understand that during work hours your highest priority is to focus on and commit to the success of the Company
  • Show concern for the company’s overall health



  • Able to lift at least 75 lbs. regularly
  • Previous experience with vacuum system maintenance preferred
  • Basic mechanical and electrical skills
  • Self-starter, detail oriented, independent worker
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent organizational skills with a proven ability to maintain the physical cleanliness of the workspace.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a history of satisfying internal customers. Not only able to perform assigned tasks successfully, but keep customers informed of changing situations.
  • Excellent work ethic and attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively with all individuals/groups within the organization


Physical Requirements: 


  • Enter data into computer systems and/or produce documents, typically utilizing a computer keyboard
  • Close vision for product inspection and computer work
  • Regular, predictable attendance to meet production demands
  • Ability to sit and/or stand at work station for extended periods of time
  • Ability to secure equipment, typically by hand or utilizing hand tools that require wrist rotation
  • Ability to work with hands above head level for up to 15 minutes at a time while cleaning chambers
  • Ability to regularly use a ladder
  • Auditory
  • Ability to bend/kneel and crawl


Work Environment: 


  • Chroma is a fast-paced, collaborative, high tech manufacturing environment
  • Up to 40% of the work is performed in a clean room which requires wearing a lab coat, hair net, dedicated shoes, gloves and a beard net when applicable
  • The remainder of the work is performed in the bead blast room where hearing protection is recommended
  • This role routinely uses bead blasting and other abrasive and laser cleaning equipment


Prospective and/or new employees will be required to comply with Chroma’s COVID vaccination, testing, and face covering requirements. The requirements include proof of at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose before the start of employment and verification of the second dose within 30 days of the start of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to applicable vaccination requirements and must have an approved exemption before the start of their employment. Applicants in need of an exemption due to a sincerely held religious belief or disability should contact [email protected].

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