Santa Clara, California

Facilities Mechanical Engineer


Responsible for the oversight and guidance of sustaining services for office mechanical systems in the North America West region. Manage outsourced suppliers. Advise on construction projects. Forecast and manage budgets for these services to a high degree of accuracy. Drive continuous improvement in supplier processes and operating costs. Work independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations.

Key Responsibilities

Candidate will oversee mechanical systems for a multitude of office facilities involving site distribution, BMS control systems, and HVAC systems. Evaluate existing and new energy-efficient technologies to reduce operating costs and improve sustainability. Knowledgeable of construction processes, start-up, testing, commissioning and acceptance of systems and buildings operations. Candidate has a proven track record in managing a safe culture with leading indicators and methods that promote a safe working environment including incident investigation and corrective actions.
  • Participate in the planning of facilities changes, working toward economy of operation, maximum use of facilities and equipment, and compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Coordinate with the design and construction team, Facilities Operations, and EH&S in developing, reviewing, and approving design criteria, layouts and detail drawings.
  • Identify and implement opportunities to achieve lowest cost of ownership while maintaining reliability
  • Apply engineering skills and tools to problem solve and deliver solutions
  • Resolve issues related to design criteria and performance specifications required to meet unique operating requirements in building and safety codes.
  • Identify general areas for process and program improvement and implementation of enhancements through assignment and management of appropriate personnel
  • Manage the development of departmental budgets in accordance with corporate business plans.
  • Direct the development of budgetary strategies to effectively accommodate significant changes to business conditions, opportunities, and requirements.

  • Strong communications, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Customer satisfaction and total quality management emphasis.
  • Experienced in the use and practical business applications of various PC based software packages.
  • Exhibits creativity, integrity, and openness to prudent risk-taking.

Key Qualifications
  • Knowledgeable in conducting MEP studies
  • Must be proficient with Building Management Systems
  • Current knowledge of energy-efficient approaches (LEED)
  • Current knowledge of regulatory requirements
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency in AutoCAD, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Must have good people skills, be able to multi-task and enjoy working in a fast-paced, fluid environment
  • Must be quality and safety oriented and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Proven track record in delivering customer satisfaction

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical and Electrical engineering with at least 7+ years of experience
  • Preferred Masters in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
  • Preferred candidate to be a licensed P.E. in the State of California

Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.



Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

7 - 10 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information



Relocation Eligible:


Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Santa Clara, California

A global leader in the nanomanufacturing technology solutions for the electronics industry, Applied Materials is built on the strength of talented people. We offer a wide variety of job opportunities for experienced professionals and recent college students/graduates that will capitalize on your current skills while broadening your experience and engaging you in a dynamic, fast-changing industry.

Here, you will work in community to achieve a common goal and encounter exciting new challenges every day. Our company is continually evolving: implementing innovations to make semiconductors more portable, powerful, and affordable than ever before.

Employee Benefits:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Paternity Leave
  • Custom Work Station
  • Disability Insurance
  • Gym/ Wellness Reimbursement
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Maternity Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • On Site Gym/ Fitness Classes, Clinic (Site Dependent) 

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