Electrical Engineer Lead - Facilities

Boise, ID

Our client, a world leader in innovating memory and storage solutions space, is seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer Lead to support the advancement and continual development of the Boise site campus and for Fab tool designs.

The Electrical Engineer Lead will be providing technical review and direction on project electrical designs proposed by non-sustaining A&E firms during project concept and detailed design phases, work with site groups, other engineering teams, contractors, safety, and other project collaborators, for both tool install and site projects.

The Facilities Electrical Engineer Lead is responsible for working in a team environment with other engineering subject areas to provide engineering, design, and support for operations, and manufacturing.

The Electrical Engineer also provides troubleshooting for the following systems site wide: electrical, substation, primary power distribution, building power, lighting, UPS and generator.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform regular field inspections during construction and monitor projects to ensure consistency to client specifications and standards, agreed scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Evaluate existing electrical elements on campus for safety and integrity and provide recommendations and design for improvements.
  • Lead a sustaining electrical design team to produce electrical construction drawings that meet schedule and budget requirements.
  • Ensure constructability in relevant environments in or near operating buildings without interruptions.

  • Safety & Quality:Completes all required safety training and conducts all work in accordance with client and Technology Development (TD) safety policies
  • Uses 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
  • Actively participates in the EHS program by reporting all EHS-related concerns or problems immediately (maximum 24 hours)
  • Proactively sees opportunities to reduce potential hazards which may impact personnel health and/or the environment
  • 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

  • Communication & Collaboration:Ensures appropriate communication with facilities and manufacturing partners
  • Collaborates with areas leaders to create personal performance and development goals
  • Proactively communicates issues that could cause Fab impact, defects, tool restrictions, or lost moves
  • Coordinates with collaborators and leaders on issues and changes, and provides regular status updates
  • Listens to customer feedback, recognizes opportunities and provides feedback for technical innovation
  • Communicates highly sophisticated information to internal and external contacts
  • Communicates with Procurement and appropriate partners on new system purchases

  • Project Management/Planning:Uses a systematic project management methodology to develop, prioritize and lead projects
  • Participates in mid to long-term infrastructure planning for facilities in support of the overall company plan
  • Tracks actions and provides critical issue path or resources to ensure actions will be completed on time
  • Prepares project scope and ensures necessary input for projects that are electrical in subject area
  • Coordinates and leads meetings and initiates follow-up actions with projects that are primarily electrical
  • Helps to shape strategic decisions and provides technical support

  • Technical/Data Analysis:Analyzes systems data to make critical decisions, improve performance, gain efficiency, and drive cost savings
  • Provides effective and timely mentorship to resolve issues and is highly engaged in key problem resolution
  • Provides consultation and technical support to Operations, Maintenance, Manufacturing and other department/sites
  • Provides engineering support to ensure facility compliance with federal, state, and local laws
  • Identifies and develops a strategy for equipment/processes that streamlines PM frequencies and effectiveness
  • Partners with key customers to identify gaps and opportunities for equipment/process efficiencies
  • Applies administrative and engineering databases in support of job tracking, engineering data, capital equipment facilitation, and critical system loads and capacities
  • Performs research and development on emerging facilities technologies to support innovative semiconductor processes
  • Incorporates safety controls in every aspect of the design, enhancement, and modification process


  • Strong understanding of data extraction, data analysis and reporting methodologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical theory
  • Basic knowledge of utility systems
  • Ability to use schematic diagrams to troubleshoot systems to components level
  • Demonstrates AutoCAD skills
  • Understanding and navigation in SKM

Education and Experience:

  • Required: Minimum – Relevant degree or appropriate certification/licensing; Electrical Engineering
  • Preferred: Eight or more years of experience in industrial electrical engineered systems
Electrical Engineer
North America

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