Bernard G. Kaplan
Mesa, Arizona 85208
Carl Zeiss Vision Southwest 2008 to may 2013, In charge of all equipment maintenance, facilities maintenance, and spares inventory. The senior Handyman 2003 -2008 ran and operated a handyman service.
Abbie Gregg Inc. AGI) 2000-2003 Consultant, assisted in tool selection for fabs and installation and decommissioning of old tools.
Spares LLC 2000 Rebuilding of Applied Materials 8330 series plasma systems, Helium leak testing, and all Q.A.
Canon USA 1999 -2000 Installed and maintained Canon photo steppers.
FITC 1996-1999 Hands on maintenance and equipment manager/ supervisor In charge of MRC603 II sputtering systems, all Helium leak testing, Canon MPA600F mask aligners, Applied Materials CVD reactor, Quintel mask aligner, SVG spin coaters, AIO spin coaters, all Fab and assembly tools.
OIS 1993-1996 Hands on equipment maintenance manager/ supervisor for all Lebold inline sputtering systems all Steag Coaters MRS Steppers, and wet benches.
Gilbert Training Associates 1992-1994 President developed all source materials for basic gas handling class and updated customer training material.
ASM Epitaxy 1989-1992 Senior Technical Instructor In charge of all maintenance training, scheduling.
ASM America 1988-1989 Senior Field Service engineer on site Rep in Jerusalem Israel, field service on all ASM Plasma III, IV, V, and chemical vapor etcher, ASM LTO process expert.
AMPEX CORP 1988 Senior Vacuum Process Engineer In charge of all process development of Ulvac E- beam web coater and all lab equipment maintenance.
Bernie’s Body Shop 1986-1987 Owner and operator auto shop.
LSI Logic Corp. Senior Engineer in charge of all CVD tools process development, and Perkin Elmer sputtering tools measuring tools and the SEM. Back grind and gold processes
Micro Power Systems 1980-1981 Senior Development engineer in charge of all CVD of Advanced Crystal Sciences tools, LTO and CHA metal evaporators aligners and coaters.
Intel Livermore 1980-1981 Senior Engineer in charge of upgrading of Wafer Tract coaters, process controls, and mask inspection.
Electronic Arrays 1979-1980 Senior Engineer on charge of all thin film process tools AM 21000, CVC sputtering systems Varian metal evaporators and measuring tools.
Data General 1978-1979 Senior Engineer in charge of photo lithography line including 12 Cobilt mask aligners and coating and development inspect.
Aeronutronic Ford 1973-1978 Assistant process engineer in charge of wafer processing. Thin films,photo lithography, diffusion, and minor assembly.
LFE Corp. 1972-1973 Plasma sales engineer in charge of all of the West Coast.
Silicon General Corp. 1970-1972 Thin film supervisor in charge all metal evaporation using Westinghouse metal evaporator . in charge of all maintenance on all photo tools.
Collins Radio Corp. 1969-1970 Senior technician designed and built tooling to evaporate both side of crystal oscillators without breaking vacuum.
TRW Systems/ Semiconductors 1967-1969 Junior engineer operated and maintained all thin film evaporation systems using gold, aluminum, cermet, titanium.
Autonetics Divison of Rockwell Corp. 1961-1967 Thin Film technician in charge of development of thin film processes using e-beam resistant source, plasma enhanced ( both DC and RF) deposition systems and photo lithography.
US Navy 1957-1961 Active
Mesa Community College Mesa Arizona
Fullerton College Fullerton California
Fullerton Evening High School Fullerton California
Konkol Technical School Anaheim California
Leuzinger High School Laundale California