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Senior Systems Electrical Engineer

JR-0000060378 Requisition #

Western Digital                                                          


The next big thing in data is you!




As a Sr. Electrical Systems Engineer for WD’s Real Estate Operations (REO) engineering team at the Fremont high-tech Manufacturing and R&D Campus, you will provide technical leadership and guidance for electrical systems infrastructure planning and installations.




Site Electrical, and Controls systems engineering.


  • Investigate internal customer requirements and prepare preliminary engineering drawings and specifications.

  • Conduct technical assessments of site equipment efficiency, capacity and reliability. Evaluations should include life cycle cost calculation.

  • Project Manager and Engineer role for facilities capital projects, overseeing all aspects and disciplines of work with full compliance of safety and building codes. Manage the design and construction meetings for your projects.

  • Plan and execute new projects including ROM estimates, capital justification packages, RFQ and scope of work documents, bid evaluations, contractor selection, schedule creation and construction administration.

  • Maintain close communications with the Site Maintenance and Operations team.

  • Generate long-term strategic plan for factory support electrical systems based on capacity, capability, and expansion projections.

  • Monitor and control the performance, capacity, and uptime of electrical equipment serving critical facilities infrastructure systems.




  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or equivalent, PE license preferred.
  • 5+ years of professional experience in the field of Facilities Engineering.

  • Experience with high-tech electronic or semiconductor manufacturing facility, or other high availability type of facility with large industrial systems supporting critical 24x7 operations.

  • Working knowledge of clean-room design and operations.

  • MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project and AutoCAD skills.




  • Complete knowledge of Facilities electrical equipment such as Unit Sub Stations, Motor Control Centers, Distribution Panels, Emergency Generators/UPS, VFDs, Motors, and fire alarm, emergency lighting, power distribution, grounding, and battery storage systems

  • Prepare equipment specifications and procurement contracts and be familiar with current code requirements, and industry practices

  • Provide leadership in multi-discipline project teams, responsible for design integration, and coordinating the development of project scopes, schedules, and cost estimates

  • Perform failure analysis and provide corrective actions.




  • Position requires the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and have excellent coordination, communication and people skills. 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with all level of the organization

  • Knowledge of electrical systems modelling software SKM.




The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.


We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, storage was the most important thing we could do for data. Now, we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.


The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and government organizations come to us for the technologies and solutions needed to bring meaning and value to their ever-increasing diversity of data.


But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your unique skills. You can be the next big thing in data.


Western Digital® data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital, G-Technology™, SanDisk® and WD® brands.

Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer.

Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of 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.


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