GF Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship – Essex Junction, VT

GlobalFoundries (GF) is proud to offer full-time employment in the GF Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship. This unique opportunity allows employees to learn and grow their career towards a Maintenance Technician role and beyond while working in the field.

No previous semiconductor industry experience is required! GF is looking for strong team players with mechanical aptitude, who can handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize activities.

As an employee, you’ll support routine operational processes and equipment needs. This includes:

  • Basic & routine preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Assist in the monitoring of tool performance
  • Assist in the qualification of toolsets
  • Participate in continuous improvement processes

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Applicant Requirements and Program Details

  • Applicants are required to have a high school diploma or equivalent 
  • Must be 18 years of age or older to apply.   
  • Demonstrated mechanical or technical aptitude, and a team player  

The apprenticeship is a 3-year Maintenance Technician training program. Training includes a combination of on-the-job training, instructor-led classes, web-based courses, and college courses. Required college courses are available online through Vermont Technical College (VTC). 


  • Completion of on-the-job training hours
  • Completion of 9 college courses at VTC 
  • All required training is provided at no cost, as part of employment 

Benefits Included in a Job offer

  • Full-time paid position with competitive benefits
  • Opportunity for promotion upon completion
  • Opportunity for career advancement 
  • Opportunity to continue coursework to pursue an Associates, Bachelors, or graduate degree through GF’s education reimbursement benefit 

    * Candidates hired into the Apprenticeship Program will work full-time on a compressed week of 12-hour shifts. ​​​​​​

Now is your time to take advantage of a great opportunity for entry into the semiconductor industry!

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