Sr. Industrial Water Engineer

Tesla Motors   •  

Sparks, NV

Industry: Automotive.


11 - 15 years

Posted 248 days ago

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The Role: 

The Gigafactory Facilities Team is looking for a highly experienceIndustrial Water Engineer to manage all the Industrial Water Systems for the Factory. This person must have a Professional Engineering License and be familiar with chemical distribution, water treatment and industrial system design and operations. 


  • Integrate and standardize best safety practices for all chemicaldistribution and water treatment systems
  • Manage all Industrial Water Systems for Gigafactory 1
  • Provide day to day support of operational and maintenance issues of site utility or supporting equipment
  • Review/analyze data and monitor equipment to identify trends and ensure processes are running within specifications
  • Monitor current system demands, identify capacity concerns, and analyze data to predict utility/chemical use
  • Create and modify standard operating procedures and maintenance requirements
  • Understand and apply Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) concepts and root cause failure analysis to open-ended problems
  • Coordinate with Environmental team for any compliance issues improvements
  • Create, manage, complete, and document projects that improve safety, improve quality, and/or reduce cost
  • Understand and apply5S methodology in work spaces and processes to increase efficiency and safety
  • Assist with system design, construction, commissioning
  • Coordinate with Environmental and Design teams for treatment process changes


  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineeringpreferred and/or evidence of exceptional experience 
  • 10+ years chemicaldistribution, industrial waste treatment, and/or waste system design and operation experience
  • Hazardous Production Material expertise
  • Professional Engineering license
  • Strong troubleshooting background and issue resolution
  • High tolerance of change
  • Strong data and system analysis
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of mechanical and chemicalengineering principles and systems including pumps, pneumatics, process piping, chemical/material compatibility is a benefit