Faces of NSTAR

Please select one of our employees to get to know them

Joshua Clements | Lehi, UT
Manufacturing Equipment Support Technician
Air Force | Radar, Airfield, & Weather Systems Specialist

Which branch did you serve in and why did you choose it? What did your responsibilities look like?
I chose to join the Air Force because they offered job opportunities that were interesting to me. As a radar, airfield, & weather systems specialist, I maintained ground radar and navigation equipment.

How has your military background supported you in your current role with NSTAR?
My background gave me the technical knowledge needed to excel with NSTAR. Additionally, I learned to expect the unexpected, because plans can change. For veterans currently looking to join the workforce, I would recommend they be patient and use their network of other veterans for job and training opportunities.

Carlos Lebron | Malta, NY
Material Administrator

What accomplishment are you most proud of since the start of your career with NSTAR Global Services?
“I am proud of all the knowledge I have gained since joining the semiconductor industry. I have learned a lot being in this industry from my work and from the knowledge shared by my co-workers."

What do you like to do in your spare time? And/or: Does your work schedule (example: compressed shifts) enable you to pursue activities that you may not otherwise be able to participate in?
“In my spare time, I like to be active outdoors and spend time with my daughter, who is my inspiration. I also help my fiancée with her jewelry business. I always love to learn new skills when I can.”

Simon Longwe | Chandler, AZ
Field Service Engineer

How has working in a high tech industry (or tech adjacent industries) impacted your life?
“Working for NSTAR in the high tech industry has afforded me the opportunity to be at the cutting edge of technology. I am proud to be able to work with other companies that are spearheading incredible advancements in the industry, making a positive impact on not only my life, but the world.”

What accomplishment are you most proud of since the start of your career with NSTAR Global Services?
“I've been able to advance my career through hands-on training and company-sponsored training modules. My hard work and positive attitude are what have given me success.”

Justyn Shaw | Fort Collins, CO
Gas & Chemical Decommissioning Technician
Army | E-4 Corporal, Petroleum Laboratory Specialist

What accomplishment are you most proud of since the start of your career with NSTAR Global Services?
During my time with NSTAR, I am proud to have become a certified trainer. My experience serving in the army prepared me well for my role and my family inspires me to succeed.

How has working in a high tech industry impacted your life?
The high tech industry has exposed me to unique perspectives. Through my role as a gas & chemical decommissioning technician, it has been gratifying for me to learn more about electronics: from the operations of a complex fab, to what makes everyday household electronics run.

What is the most important lesson you learned while serving and what advice would you have for veterans joining the workforce?
I learned to not let other people dictate my success. For veterans now looking to join the workforce, I would recommend staying humble, showing your work and being grateful.

How has your military background supported you in your current role with NSTAR?
From my experience with the military, I became a leader who could take ownership of a situation. The Army awarded me with the Commendation Medal for exceptional service and fortitude in combat. I use these leadership and service skills with NSTAR every day.

Jonathan Haskins | Fort Collins, CO
Gas & Chemical Decommissioning Technician

What accomplishment are you most proud of since the start of your career with NSTAR Global Services?
I helped in the development of the 5 Level Verification Procedure. Through this learning experience, I gained the knowledge to become a certified trainer for verification and decommissioning.

How has working in a high tech industry impacted your life?
Working for NSTAR has given me a sharper sense of direction. It has provided me with excellent experience, opportunity and perspective in the semiconductor world.

Daniel Andrade | Chandler, AZ
Field Service Engineer

What accomplishment are you most proud of since the start of your career with NSTAR Global Services?
I am most proud of my growth as an employee in the semiconductor industry, and being elevated to team-lead ranking.

How has working in the high-tech industry impacted your life?
Working with NSTAR has impacted my life and the lives of my teammates, mostly because the rapid growth of the industry forces us all to adapt, adjust and learn quickly.

Eric Parsons | Chandler, AZ
Electro-Mechanical Technician

What accomplishment are you most proud of since the start of your career with NSTAR Global Services?
I helped prepare one of the most advanced semiconductor sites for the logistical installation of its first wet electrostatic precipitator.

What inspires you to succeed every day?
I am motivated by the pursuit of knowledge and leading-edge experience. I enjoy my job and learn something new almost every day.

Brett Davidson | Boise, ID
Chemical/Water Technician

What accomplishment are you most proud of since the start of your career with NSTAR Global Services?
"Establishing myself as a reliable chemical technician that my peers and fab personal can count on to resolve issues that arise safely and effectively. For example: I developed a system that has reduced the time taken to get chemical system’s back up and going after a shutdown of one or multiple systems. This site’s chemical technicians now have a visual at the chemical systems that lets them know what loops need to be enabled for the fab, saving potentially hours of trending time. This is now being utilized plant-wide on new chemical systems."

Does your work schedule enable you to pursue activities you may not otherwise be able to participate in?
"I like to volunteer for projects that help people in my community and in education. I have volunteered with our client’s K-12 foundation several times and find it rewarding and fun for some of my spare time... any other schedule might not have allowed me to do these things."

Kevin Rosecrans | Boise, ID
CNC Machinist

Does your work schedule (i.e., compressed shifts) enable you to pursue activities that you may not otherwise be able to participate in?
"Compressed work shifts offered by NSTAR help me achieve my personal spare-time hobbies, which are quite time consuming, by allowing me plenty of time to conquer a full work week and [also] have plenty of time throughout the day and week to do what I love."

What Inspires you to succeed every day?
"I thoroughly enjoy being able to come into work with a new challenge every day and literally create something from nothing. As machinists, we are the creators of engineered designs, and we create and finish with high-end-quality parts used on site for the overall grand scheme of creating parts for the semiconductor industry."

Bryan Dilworth | Boise, ID
Document Control Coordinator

What educational or recreational experiences prepared you most for the work you do today at NSTAR?
"Studying and playing sports at the College of Idaho taught me work ethic and discipline, which translate every day in the workplace and everyday life."

How has working in the high-tech industry impacted your life?
"Working for NSTAR has just been a great experience for me. It has shown me the attention to detail and extreme dedication it takes to run a great company."

Christopher Gast | Boise, ID
Machine Shop Inspector

What accomplishment are you most proud of since the start of your career with NSTAR Global Services?
"I am most proud (and humbled) to be able to grow my career as a metrology inspector with one of the largest semiconductor companies in the world."

What inspires you to succeed every day?
"The inspiration in my life comes from my daughter. She keeps me on my toes and makes me want to be my absolute best ... regardless of circumstance."

Robyn Halstad | Boise, ID
Documentation Clerk

What accomplishment are you most proud of since the start of your career with NSTAR Global Services?
"My role at NSTAR matches my strengths to a ‘T’. I have been able to jump right in and put project ahead of schedule."

What educational or recreational experiences prepared you most for the work you do today at NSTAR?
"I studied electrical engineering in college and worked for a global digital mapping company for decades. As it was a global company, the skills I learned there were extremely helpful in my transition to this global industry, semiconductors."

Shaun Lindow | Lehi, UT
Fab Logistics Technician

What accomplishment are you most proud of since the start of your career with NSTAR Global Services?
"I was able to oversee implementation of a large-scale protocol-monitoring program for a class 10 cleanroom."

What educational experiences prepared you most for the work you do today at NSTAR?
"I previously served as a damage-control petty officer in the U.S. Navy. That is a very technical and complex role on any naval ship and requires working through complicated issues in tight circumstances."

Richard Pasta | Boise, ID
Project Coordinator

Does your work schedule (i.e., compressed shifts) enable you to pursue activities that you may not otherwise be able to participate in?
"Yes, I love to ride motorcycles, snow ski, golf and fish. This unique schedule allows me to maintain a work-life balance that I am extremely appreciative of."

How has working in the high-tech industry impacted your life?
"No other industry changes like the semiconductor industry, and having worked in the thick of it for over 35 years, I am confident in my ability to change and adapt in a dynamic industry."

Summer Lindstrom | Boise, ID
Manufacturing Equipment Support Technician

What previous accomplishments prepared you most for the work you do today for NSTAR?

I relied heavily on my experience in the military—a very technical environment. I worked on various airframes and their systems, including electrical and mechanical. I use these technical skill sets every day in this position, and I'm very thankful for that.

What inspires you to succeed every day?
I love the challenge of advancement and thinking outside the box, especially with something as complex as microelectronics and engineering. I think that mentality helps keep me active and involved with my work, which in turn helps me strive for the best I can possibly do.

Jimmy Hill | Raleigh, NC
Account Executive

What inspires you to succeed every day?
I thrive on helping great companies find great candidates. And helping great candidates find great careers is equally gratifying and impactful.

What accomplishments in your work history prepared you most for the work you do today for NSTAR?
Coming from a human resources and sales background, I really felt like it was a great blueprint and launching point to help me dive into NSTAR’s very technical and diverse business lines.

Joshua Thompson | Boise, ID
Facilities Project Coordinator

What accomplishment are you most proud of since the start of your career with NSTAR Global Services?
"I am proud of the way I have been able to adapt to a dynamic position with our client. I have been given both the latitude to develop my skills, in combination with the training I need to succeed."

What inspires you to succeed every day?
"I have an old-school work ethic; I show up every day, on time, and do the best I can do regardless of what the workday throws at you. If I have good teammates and a solid management structure, I know I bring the skills and work ethic to be successful."

Bryan Boose | Lehi, UT
Manufacturing Equipment Support Technician

What educational and recreational accomplishments prepared you most
for the work you do today for NSTAR?

“I completed automotive technician training prior to joining NSTAR.”

Does your work schedule with compressed shifts enable you to
pursue activities you may not otherwise be able to participate in?

“I really enjoy fishing anytime, anyplace, and I also enjoy spending time
with my family.”

What inspires you to succeed every day?
“My wife and kids.”

Liv LuVisi | Boise, ID
Technical Writer/Documentation Specialist

What accomplishment are you most proud of since the start of your career with NSTAR Global Services?
“Working as a Technical Writer/Documentation Specialist with NSTAR Global Services, I am proud of how much I have learned in such a short period of time. Coming from a radio and marketing background, I knew this job was going to have a learning curve, but it helped to know that my bosses believed in me. Now I have our clients telling me how impressed they are with how much I already know and understand in just a few months!”

Does your work schedule enable you to pursue activities you may not otherwise be able to participate in?
“I am able to get off work at 3:30 p.m. and still have time in my day to do the things I love, like paddleboarding, hiking or hanging out with my dog!”

Jamie Lough | Boise, ID
Document Control Coordinator

Does your work schedule with compressed shifts enable you to pursue activities you may not otherwise be able to participate in?
“I am able to pursue many of my passions on a daily basis, like billiards leagues, because of the compressed/non-traditional work schedule; it gives me a flexibility that an average work schedule does not typically provide. My dogs also appreciate the time to spoil them! ”

What educational and recreational accomplishments prepared you most
for the work you do today for NSTAR?

“I attended The College of Idaho and it prepared me for the fast-paced work environments the high-tech industry provides. It taught me the interpersonal
skills needed to work with teams of different people on a daily basis.”

Dentray Washington | Austin, TX
Gas & Chemical Technician

What inspires you to succeed every day?
"Knowing that my work counts and that my team depends on me to be safe and to meet our objectives."

What educational and recreational accomplishments prepared you most for the work you do today for NSTAR?
"While attending Texas A&M University, I took multiple engineering courses that helped me understand different gases and chemicals. These classes helped guide my career into the semiconductor industry (and subsequently, NSTAR), where I have gained many years of experience in a rewarding, in-demand profession."

Zachary Pulkinen | Boise, ID
Water Technician

What educational and recreational accomplishments prepared you most for the work you do today for NSTAR?
"I have a B.S. in chemistry with an emphasis in biochemistry (extremely helpful in the Water Services department).

Additionally, I played college and pro football, which taught me to be a very coachable individual and thus excel in a team environment."

How has working in the high-tech industry impacted your life?
"My position has allowed me to expand my knowledge of water treatment and how it is critical to production."

Morgan Ackley | Boise, ID
Technical Writer/JHA Documentation Specialist

What inspires you to succeed every day?
“The feeling that my work matters. It is critical for the success of the team, and if I do my part, the rest of the team can accomplish their goals.”

How has working in a high-tech industry (or tech-adjacent industries) impacted your life?
“I have a great appreciation for the work that people do in a semiconductor facility. On the fab floor, a lot of the procedures are extremely technical, and my job plays a small part in ensuring that procedures are done safely.”

What educational and recreational accomplishments prepared you most for the work you do today for NSTAR?
“A lot of the detailed editing and writing that I do I learned while studying at Boise State University. I worked as a tutor and helped students improve their writing and papers. A lot of those skills have helped me succeed in this position.”

Scott Coshow | Chandler, AZ
Maintenance Technician
4.5+ Years
NSTAR Highlight:

After 4.5 years with NSTAR, I can confidently say that working with them has been a great experience. The management and supporting staff are incredibly accommodating, and the benefits are competitive within the semiconductor industry and other high tech markets. I’d highly recommend NSTAR to any person looking for employment in a growing field.

Lee Beattie | Austin, TX
Resource Engineer
4+ Years
NSTAR Highlight:

I’m honored to be one of the first resource engineers to have ever signed on with NSTAR. The opportunity to work on projects around the world in various capacities is very exciting for me. So far, nothing has been more thrilling than being on the team that was assigned to the world’s first 300mm fab shutdown tool extraction project. The team and I contributed to the entire project strategy, all while under a very tight schedule. This is just one example of NSTAR’s ability to add unique experiences to a diverse career. Proud to be part of it all.

Kathy Hall | Boise, ID
Facilities Project Coordinator
1.5 Years
NSTAR Highlight:

I originally started in the document control group and have seen steady advancement in the company. I now provide key construction project set-up and scheduling for our clients’ facilities & plant operations. Supporting NSTAR’s project coordinators has allowed me to develop a true understanding of the safety & environmental concerns that prevail in our industry.

John Garza | Santa Clara, CA
Project Manager
3 Years
NSTAR Highlight:

As a Project Manager, I utilize my management & technical skills on a daily basis. I am currently a key player in the construction of a state-of-the-art data center featured in the Wall Street Journal, Data Center Dynamics, Data Center Frontier. The project has set numerous industry records with respect to energy efficiency & power density.

Manny Hernandez | Israel (on assignment)
Resource Engineer
6 months
NSTAR Highlight:

During my time with NSTAR, I have had the opportunity to travel around the world and experience a variety of cultures that I may not have otherwise encountered. The overseas assignments present countless possibilities for building friendships even when faced with a variety of challenging projects.

Tommy Sapien | Chandler, AZ
Resource Engineer
6+ Years
NSTAR Highlight:

As a resource engineer, I use my leadership and technical skills to install, modify and qualify machines used in high tech manufacturing. Currently, I am working with engineers to perform preventive maintenance on production tools. An extra benefit to working with NSTAR is the travel; high tech manufacturing is happening around the globe and it is vital that we respond quickly to client requests, regardless of location.

Nate Rogers | Lehi, UT
Material Handler
5 Months
NSTAR Highlight:

It is an honor to work for a company that gives its employees an opportunity to gain valuable insights into the semiconductor industry. NSTAR actively develops and invests in the workforce to support client operations at the highest levels. The knowledge I have gained has humbled me and will help me grow professionally.

Elizabeth Prochaska | Garner, NC
Recruiting Manager
7 Years
NSTAR Highlight:

The greatest benefit of working at NSTAR is its family-like atmosphere. Yes, we are a global company, but we all work as a close-knit team, from the corporate level to our field engineers and technicians placed around the globe. I have developed valuable relationships throughout my time with NSTAR and truly feel as though my co-workers are my work family. I also love how service-oriented our company is; giving back to the community as a company by supporting Habitat for Humanity, which, coincidentally is also a great team building activity.

Dustin Gough | Boise, ID
Manufacturing Equipment Support Technician
3.5 Years
NSTAR Highlight:

I was drawn to NSTAR because it is a very innovative company offering numerous positions in growing technical fields. Based on my previous semiconductor experience, the recruiting team worked to place me in a position that was perfect for me. It has been a great fit from the start.

Chelsea Reyes | Boise, ID
Document Control Coordinator
4 months
NSTAR Highlight:

NSTAR offers an inspirational environment along with exciting cultural opportunities that characterize my unique career aspirations. I’m excited to be part of a pivotal administrative group responsible for facilitating the construction of a state-of-the-art research and development cleanroom. The opportunity to work on a project with such a complex scope of work offers boundless learning possibilities in the semiconductor industry.

Isaac Lagmay | Tualatin, OR
Operations & Maintenance Technician – Gas/Chemical Services
6 months
NSTAR Highlight:

Having worked in similar industries (aerospace and defense) it was exciting to have the recruiting team at NSTAR see that my skill sets were transferable to the semiconductor industry. In my time, there is a clear indication that the company gives its employees every opportunity to excel in their roles.

Felicia Hinton | Garner, NC
Project Administrator
3 Years
NSTAR Highlight:

Working at NSTAR allows me to build relationships all over the globe. I have learned so much by working with people who have different backgrounds and knowledge-bases. Locally, the company supports Habitat for Humanity and participates in holiday programs to provide goods and assistance for families in need. Efforts like these make me proud to be part of NSTAR.

Bill Corpstein | Boise, ID
Tool Crib Operator
2.5 Years
NSTAR Highlight:

I feel very fortunate to be part of the NSTAR team. I enjoy helping other get the tools and parts they need to be productive and accomplish their goals. Being able to use the skillset I acquired while serving as a DoD Navy serviceman makes my job even more satisfying. These skills assure our clients that together, we can achieve the desired and precise results. Even my friends and family can see how much I enjoy working at NSTAR.

Bill Stradley | Israel (on assignment)
Resource Engineer
3+ Years
NSTAR Highlight:

Upon arriving in Taiwan for my first NSTAR project, I was struck by the company’s strong teamwork culture. The project, a tool deinstallation, was burdened with setbacks, however, we still completed the project one full day ahead of schedule. Working with NSTAR has allowed for me to gain experience with numerous toolsets while traveling the world. We have a great team and I am happy they are a part of my life.

Archana Komirisetty | Tualatin, OR
Process Technician
1 Year
NSTAR Highlight:

I include NSTAR among my best employers. The firm is well known for providing its employees with opportunities that span the globe. The company offers exceptional benefits that are comparable to the market and industry. I would strongly recommend working with NSTAR to any of my friends and family.

John Naylor | Boise, ID
Tool Crib Operator
3.5+ Years
NSTAR Highlight:

It is an honor to be part of the NSTAR team, where I enjoy collaborating with customers to repair their malfunctioning tools and restore them to working order in a timely fashion. Working at NSTAR has allowed me to incorporate skills and experience I acquired as a young adult repairing electronics as a hobby, and turn them into a fulfilling career in the semiconductor industry.

Joshua Clements
Carlos Lebron
Simon Longwe
Justyn Shaw
Jonathan Haskins
Daniel Andrade
Eric Parsons
Brett Davidson
Kevin Rosecrans
Bryan Dilworth
Christopher Gast
Robyn Halstad
Shaun Lindow
Richard Pasta
Summer Lindstrom
Jimmy Hill
Joshua Thompson
Bryan Boose
Liv LuVisi
Jamie Lough
Dentray Washington
Zachary Pulkinen
Morgan Ackley
Scott Coshow
Lee Beattie
Kathy Hall
John Garza
Manny Hernandez
Tommy Sapien
Nate Rogers
Elizabeth Prochaska
Dustin Gough
Chelsea Reyes
Isaac Lagmay
Felicia Hinton
Bill Corpstein
Bill Stradley
Archana Komirisetty
John Naylor