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Test and Balance HVAC/R Operations

Boise, ID, US


Req. ID: 236761 


Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our commitment to people, innovation, tenacity, collaboration, and customer focus allows us to fulfill our mission to be a global leader in memory and storage solutions. This means conducting business with integrity, accountability, and professionalism while supporting our global community.


  • Micron is one of the most popular Fortune 500 companies to work for based on employee input.
  • Micron celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2018.
  • Micron is committed to provide quality, innovative and proactive Facilities services through customer collaboration as we strive to be a global leader in memory and storage solutions. 


The Facilities HVAC/R Operations Technician – Air Balance at Micron Technology, Inc., is responsible for working in a team environment with technicians and customers to service, maintain, respond to and resolve routine Air Balance concerns for the Boise sites.  The primary responsibilities for the HVAC/R Operations Technician - Air Balance will be to perform and enter monthly and quarterly system capacity readings, balance newly installed and existing Fab tools, investigate and resolve routine trouble calls, and air balancing for various areas inside and outside of the Fab.  In addition, the Air Balance Tech will be responsible for taking exhaust Duct samples for the PHA (Process Hazard Analysis) group.  All work will be performed in accordance to established procedures, Job hazard Analyses, and Energy Isolation Procedures.  Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

Safety & Quality:

  • Completes all required safety training and conducts all work in accordance with Micron and Technology Development (TD) safety policies
  • Stops work for safety if unsafe conditions and/or behaviors are identified
  • Utilizes and reviews job hazard analysis (JHA/JSA) for work being performed
  • Follows all safety and environmental procedures to ensure compliance with applicable regulations including PPE, CoHE (lockout /tagout) and chemical safety
  • Follows-up on safety and quality related issues immediately and works towards resolution with stakeholders
  • Actively participates in the EHS program by reporting all EHS-related concerns or problems immediately (maximum 24 hours)
  • Performs and facilitates audits and submits good catches
  • Always wears appropriate PPE, per JHA, supervisor, EHS professionals, and/or job designation
  • Proactively identifies opportunities to reduce potential hazards which may impact personnel health and/or the environment
  • Uses proper lifting techniques and works in an ergonomically correct manner
  • Follows proper change management practices to ensure safety and quality expectations are met
  • Drives quality improvement initiatives in their area to reduce Fab impacts, improve efficiency and identify cost savings
  • Operates and maintains equipment and tools within manufacturer’s and company guidelines to ensure safety and quality expectations are met
  • Ensures area-specific procedures and documents exist and submits updates to content when needed


Communication & Collaboration:

  • Makes recommendations related to preventative maintenance and other non-routine issues
  • Collaborates with areas leaders to create personal performance and development goals
  • Partners with key stakeholders to monitor data to continuously improve critical metrics
  • Partners with stakeholders to resolve equipment/process issues and maximize system stability
  • Communicates proactively with leaders and stakeholders on the daily priorities and issues
  • Attends and participates in meetings and provides input
  • Ensures pass down is accurate and reflects the current work status
  • Partners with area leaders and stakeholders to gather input for area improvement
  • Communicates changes made to equipment and follows business rules for change control
  • Proactively communicates issues that could cause Fab impact, defects, tool restrictions, or lost moves


Technical/Data Analysis:

  • Independently performs technical tasks
  • Follows general instructions on new assignments
  • Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature
  • Applies judgement in quickly resolving routine problems
  • Troubleshoots problems where reference materials are available
  • Applies limited judgment in resolving non-routine problems
  • Monitors, analyzes and addresses issues for area processes each shift
  • Supports and monitors area processes and addresses/escalates issues
  • Monitors equipment to resolve equipment issues and maximize system stability
  • Supports area cost reduction activities
  • Provides effective and timely support to resolve equipment issues
  • Identifies and resolves chronic equipment alarm issues
  • Identifies and reduces equipment defects to improve quality
  • Drives a culture of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • Assists with installation, modification and removal of facilities equipment
  • Maintains applicable discipline knowledge, such as air balance principles and HVAC
  • Maintains tools and testing equipment in good working order
  • Identifies and responds according to alarm conditions that are out of specification
  • Maintains manufacturing environments, temperature and humidity within specified parameters
  • Completes all assigned PMs and work orders in a timely and thorough manner
  • Maintains certifications necessary to be a primary responder for ERT and confined space events



  • Intermediate PC skills including a familiarity with MS Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proven ability to follow procedures and work with minimal supervision
  • Flexible with job responsibilities and shift assignments
  • Proven time management, organization, and prioritization skills
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a high-paced environment
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively
  • Strong partnering and teamwork skills
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to continuously learn and self-improve
  • Demonstrated ability to handle basic arithmetic calculations
  • Ability to become respiratory certified in SCBA, SKA, and APR
  • Ability to become Hazmat certified
  • Ability to become certified in confined space rescue
  • Ability to become certified in CPR
  • Ability to use Shortridge equipment
  • Ability to use Alnor Hydronic equipment


Education and Experience:

  • Required:   Minimum – Relevant degree or appropriate certification/State license
  • Preferred:  Associate’s or Bachelor's Degree with four years of Air Balance field experience


Micron is 20 minutes from downtown Boise, Idaho.  Boise is located west of the Rocky Mountains and just north of the Great Basin deserts. The Boise River snakes through the city and, in the summer, offers up the perfect conditions for river floating. Residents and visitors alike enjoy year-round, outdoor adventures including hiking, skiing, cycling and whitewater rafting.  Boiseans enjoy four seasons with average temperatures of 71 degrees in the summer to average temperatures of 32 degrees in the winter. Idaho has one of the lowest crime rates in the country, with only Utah ranking safer in the West.


Micron Benefits

  • Employee Rewards Program
  • Healthcare
  • Paid time off (Combined Sick and Vacation Time)
  • Retirement savings plans
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Professional development training
  • Workplace wellness programs
  • On-site cafeterias
  • Micron Health Clinic
  • Fitness Center / Activity rooms
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Micron Corporate Discounts


About Micron


As the leader in innovative memory solutions, Micron is helping the world make sense of data by delivering technology that is transforming how the world uses information. Through our global brands — Micron, Crucial and Ballistix — we offer the industry’s broadest portfolio. We are the only company manufacturing today’s major memory and storage technologies: DRAM, NAND, NOR and 3D XPoint™ memory. Our solutions are purpose built to leverage the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and enhance communication around the world.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 or 208-368-4748 and/or by completing our General Contact Form

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