Chemical Operator

Pentagon Technologies - Hayward, CA 94545
$18 - $28 an hour

Job details Salary $18 - $28 an hour Job Type Full-time Number of hires for this role 6 Qualifications

    • Day Shift (Preferred)

    • Night Shift (Preferred)

    • Overnight Shift (Preferred)

Full Job Description


Pentagon Technologies, Inc. is a global company with 900+ employees and operations in over ten countries. Pentagon is a leader in providing mission-critical semiconductor parts cleaning and support services, on-site fab construction protocol and certification services and surface particle contamination detection services and products.

Our customers include the largest semiconductor chip and OEM tool manufacturers in the industry. We stay at the front of our industry through innovation and technical proficiency that is driven down to all of our processes and employees. Our industry is in the midst of unprecedented growth and shortages of computer chips. Chemical Operator is a direct labor position within the production team whose main responsibilities are to process parts within the chemical process (etching) & detailing arena according to written processes and known practices.

Pentagon is hiring Chem Room Operators/Technicians at all levels and for all shifts. We train! We are looking for experienced candidates and also welcome those with zero experience. We have the right opportunity for you!

Pay: $18-$28/hour based on experience, level, and shift:

CHEM ROOM OPERATOR 1: $18 - $22/hour - No Experience Required; Bring your positive attitude!

CHEM ROOM OPERATOR 2: $21 - $26/hour - High School Diploma or equivalent; 3+ years' related experience; Systems experience or documented Certifications; Other experience that can be applied to job

CHEM ROOM TECHNICIAN: $24 - $30/hour - High School Diploma or equivalent; 5+ years' related experience; Technical understanding of Parts Cleaning

LEADS/PRODUCTION SUPERVISORS: $26 - $32/hour - High School Diploma or equivalent; 5+ years' related experience; Technical understanding of cleaning parts as the position requires. All employee's will be trained and is to follow all general safety requirements of Pentagon Technologies, as well as specific safety requirements within the chemical team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, but not limited to:

  • Process customer supplied parts within the chemical process (etching) & detailing department according to known processes as specified by work order traveler instructions.
  • Follow operating procedures as assigned to the team to assure consistent, reliable, and timely processing of parts within this team.
  • Responsible to process customer supplied parts within known processes as specified by work order traveler.
  • Must be able to work around chemicals. Clean parts by wiping and dipping different chemicals that are specified on the traveler.
  • Understand and follow gowning, operating, and parts handling procedures and protocols as assigned to assure consistent, reliable, and timely processing of parts.


  • Ability to bring to management in a clear, concise, and professional manner all potential conflicts in the performance of their duties.
  • Has an appreciation for timeliness, quality, and punctuality. This includes following all rules and regulations, including safety, attendance, breaks, time off, established by management.
  • Prior work experience in a high-paced and team-oriented environment is preferred.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Must be able to work in a controlled noisy environment that requires ear/eye protection at all time. Persons with such medical conditions as asthma, allergies, or extreme sensitivity to confine, noisy environment areas may not be good candidates for this position.


  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance; Life, LTD & STD Insurance
  • 401(k) matching, includes company match
  • Paid time off, Sick time, and Floating holidays
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • Flexible schedules

At Pentagon, we take our duty seriously to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards. In order to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our customers and visitors, and the community at large, we have implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All new hires must have received at least a first vaccine dose prior to starting with Pentagon.

Pentagon is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability, or applicable legally protected characteristics.

We would like to thank everyone who submits their application for this position. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, we are unable to give status updates. If a strong match is found between your qualifications and the requirements of the position, we will contact you to further discuss your career opportunity with us.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $28.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Application Question(s):

  • Are you vaccinated?
  • If not, are you willing to get vaccinated?

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)
  • Overnight Shift (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location

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