Santa Clara, California

Job Description

Join Intel and build a better tomorrow. Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation, with a vision to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth. So join us and help us create the next generation of technologies that will shape the future for decades to come.

Corporate Services (CS) touches the lives of every Intel employee every day. CS creates an environment where employees can prosper while creating the innovative technologies that make amazing possible. Our scope is vast and includes operating and maintaining all Intel sites, offices, labs and factories globally as well as onsite services and experiences that help employees stay safe and productive. CS also helps to make Intel and our community a greener place by supporting Intel's commitment to environmental sustainability, including investing in conservation projects, setting company-wide environmental targets and driving reductions in greenhouse emissions, energy use, water use and waste generation.

In addition, CS approaches Diversity & Inclusion with the same rigor, accountability and visibility as our critical business strategies, embedding diversity and inclusion practices in everything we do! We are responsible for building an environment where all employees feel empowered to achieve their full potential.  We are a global workforce that generates diversity of thought and innovation, resulting in better overall business results. Corporate Services values and embraces individual uniqueness and empowers employees to bring their whole selves to deliver their very best. We thoughtfully embed inclusivity and diversity as core strengths in our hiring, career development and training practices. Corporate Services’ success depends on our people and we highly value our amazing employees. Make Corporate Services your workplace of choice today!

We are looking for an electrical engineer preferable with medium voltage, controls, and data center electrical infrastructure experience to join our building operations team. Our team manages the facilities operations for the buildings, labs, and data centers in our Santa Clara campus. The electrical engineer will manage the operations and maintenance of our electrical and facilities systems. Experience with Fire and Life Safety systems will be valued.


As a Electrical Engineer your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Manage O and M performance indicators based on a data validation of system performance.
  • Lead troubleshooting efforts via structured problem-solving methodologies, coordinate system shutdowns, conduct breaker coordination, and arc flash studies.
  • Manage electrical load and capacity data.
  • Report out findings and proposed solutions to management.
  • Drive operational excellence and maintenance adherence to assure system uptime.
  • Identify system upgrades and lead scope, cost estimate, budget, and ROI analysis to justify capital allocation to management.
  • Review and approve electrical design specifications, submittals, studies, and drawings, for power installations in data centers, test floors, labs, and general office areas.
  • Own the facilities document control system by ensuring electrical as-built drawings are incorporated into the master CAD drawings, ensure electrical system single line diagrams are up to date and all construction specifications, as-built, O and M manuals, and submittals are received after project closeout.
  • Provide technical leadership to IFM and contractors.
  • Serve as a member of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) responding to power outages/disturbances and lead the recovery effort.


The successful candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Written and oral communication skills.
  • Willingness to demonstrate the application of structured problem-solving methods and tools.
  • Leadership, attention to detail, and organizational skills.
  • Expertise to work effectively as an individual with minimal direction, and as part of a larger team.
  • Skills to communicate strategic and tactical concepts across a wide range of employees, engineering peers, to operational technicians to management.

 What we offer:

  • We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth. As a global leader in innovation and new technology, we foster a collaborative, supportive, and exciting environment-where the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve exceptional results.
  • We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, life and disability insurance, opportunities to buy Intel stock at a discounted rate, and Intel stock awards (eligibility at the discretion of Intel Corporation).
  • We provide benefits that promote a healthy, enjoyable life: excellent medical plans, wellness programs and amenities, flexible work hours, time off, recreational activities, discounts on various products and services, and many more creative perks that make Intel a Great Place to Work.
  • We're constantly working on making a more connected and intelligent future, and we need your help. Change tomorrow. Start today.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Position not eligible for Intel immigration sponsorship.

Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate must possess at least one of the following degrees plus the years of experience determined for each degree in the areas specified below:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on power/utilities system and/or controls systems with 2+ years of experience.

  • Master degree in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on power/utilities system and/or controls systems with 1+ years of experience.

  • Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on power/utilities system and/or controls systems.

The candidate must possess at least one of the following experience requirements (Years of experience requested will be based on the criteria above):

  • Relevant data center and/or facilities electrical engineering.
  • Facilities low and medium voltage electrical distribution systems including transformers, MCC's, generators, ATS', UPS'.
  • Performing load flow analysis, voltage drop and short circuit calculations, overcurrent device coordination, and electrical utility forecasting for data center facilities and office buildings.

Inside this Business Group

As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support.  Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

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Santa Clara, California

Our Never-Ending Goal

We are Intel Sponsors of Tomorrow™, not only through our technical innovation, but through our endless efforts in education, environmental sustainability, healthcare, and much, much more. We believe that technology makes life more exciting and can help improve the lives of people around the world. Therein lies the endless opportunity.


If you’re looking to make an impact, Intel is the perfect place. For interns, recent college graduates, or experienced professionals, Intel has positions in business and technical disciplines all over the world. Explore the possibilities. You’ll be sure to find an opportunity that piques your interest.

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