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Western Digital Senior Mechanical Facilities Engineer in San Jose, California

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Create new capital project ROM estimates, construction schedules, and funding justification presentations. * Review new mechanical systems designs produced by MEP design firms under contract to WD. * Assist with facility condition assessment of existing facility mechanical systems. * Responsible for facility mechanical systems design, selection, construction and ongoing operational engineering support. * Review existing mechanical system designs as required when troubleshooting issues which may require an engineering solution. Make suggestions on improvements. * Review existing mechanical systems installations through field investigation when necessary. * Assist with site systems capacity planning including projected growth in loads, required systems redundancy and end of life determination. Create and maintain equipment capacity, loading and redundancy spreadsheets. * Evaluation of new systems or equipment using ROI, total cost of ownership, reliability, performance, and energy efficiency calculations along with schedule impacts. Will be asked to take on Project Management responsibilities of projects during design phase and construction phase. Organize and lead project meetings. Needs to be able to develop detailed project scope of work and RFP, evaluate competitive bids and make recommendations for vendor selection. SKILLS: * Able to multitask and to keep project data organized and up to date. * Must be willing and able to apply and enforce WD procedures meant to maximize safety and eliminate potential environmental and health hazards while at the same time minimizing downtime impacts on our production operations, during the execution of projects. Review and approve construction task plans. * Good communicator (verbal and written) who is able to maintain a friendly and open disposition while working with cross-functional groups such as Maintenance and Operations, Environmental Health and Safety and Manufacturing, and also when working with outside personnel such as Contractors, Vendors and Consultants. REQUIRED: * Minimum 4 years of experience with high-tech electronics/semiconductor manufacturing or research facility, pharmaceutical bio-tech facility, or some other “high availability” and “high tech type of facility. * Positions Previously Held: Senior Facilities Engineer, Senior Design Engineer for an MEP Consulting Engineering Firm or Senior Design Engineer for a Design-Build Mechanical Contractor. * Working Knowledge: Building Codes and Energy Codes. ASHRAE Standards. * Knowledge of design standards for Clean Rooms, Analytical Labs, Data Centers, Telecom Rooms, Offices, Mechanical Rooms, and Central Utility Plants. * Education: B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. * Licensing: PE license or equivalent technical background. Western Digital is committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees and will not discriminate based on their race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster. Western Digital thrives on the power and potential of diversity. As a global company, we believe the most effective way to embrace the diversity of our customers and communities is to mirror it from within. We believe the fusion of various perspectives results in the best outcomes for our employees, our company, our customers, and the world around us. We are committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect and contribution. Western Digital is committed to offering opportunities to applicants with disabilities and ensuring all candidates can successfully navigate our careers website and our hiring process. Please contact us at to advise us of your accommodation request. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying. #LI-KB1