U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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51-9141 Semiconductor Processors
Perform any or all of the following functions in the manufacture of electronic semiconductors: load semiconductor material into furnace; saw formed ingots into segments; load individual segment into crystal growing chamber and monitor controls; locate crystal axis in ingot using x-ray equipment and saw ingots into wafers; and clean, polish, and load wafers into series of special purpose furnaces, chemical baths, and equipment used to form circuitry and change conductive properties.
Illustrative examples: Wafer Fabricator,
Electronic Semiconductor Processor
Broad Occupation: 51-9140 Semiconductor Processors
Minor Group: 51-9000 Other Production Occupations
Major Group: 51-0000 Production Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010