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Mechanical Facilities Technician 4

Location: San Jose, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000040681


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Performs a wide variety of skilled, pro-active, and preventative equipment maintenance duties in support of clean room manufacturing, lab, and office environments.

·         Performs preventive maintenance, equipment repairs, installations, and corrective maintenance on mechanical/HVAC equipment (compressors, air dryers, process cooling water systems, process vacuum systems, chilled water pumps, etc.)

·         Inspects major systems and identifies operating problems, performs complex troubleshooting, and implements repairs.

·         Performs rounds and readings to ensure equipment is operating normally.

·         Performs building operations including building automation monitoring, alarm response, and implementation of corrective actions.

·         Supports continuous improvement efforts for the site.

·         Must wear ANSI safety shoes composite toe and personal protective equipment.

·         Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

·         Daily and punctual attendance in the job site is required.

Scope of Responsibility

·         Position reports to: Maintenance and Operations Supervisor

·         Level of supervision the employee receives:

Works under general supervision, the employee receives assignments and is expected to carry them through to completion with substantial independence.  Work is reviewed for adherence to instructions, accuracy, completeness and conformance to standard practice, precedent or policy.



·         Integrity/Honesty – Displays high standards of ethical conduct in accordance with Western Digital’s Employee Ethics & Business Conduct Principles. Understands the impact of violation of these standards on the organization, self and others, chooses an ethical course of action and is trustworthy.

·         Interpersonal Skills – Establishes and maintains constructive and cooperative interpersonal relationships with staff, peers, higher-level managers or staff of other organizations, internal clients and external clients.

·         Oral Communication – Communicates with customers, management, and peers, and explains ideas and/or information clearly.  Thoughts are well-organized and recognizes potential miscommunications.

·         Reading – Learns from written material by determining the main idea or essential message and recognizes correct English grammar, punctuation and spelling. Interprets documents such as procedures, work orders, safety bulletins, labeling systems, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Capable of reading and understanding blue prints, and/or schematic diagrams.

·         Arithmetic/Mathematical Reasoning – Performs computations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division correctly using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages and formulas.

·         Written Communication – Uses correct English grammar, punctuation and spelling to communicate thoughts, ideas, information and messages in writing.

·         Listening – Focuses on and is aware of both verbal and non-verbal messages, and consciously processes these stimuli.

·         Customer Service – Works and communicates with internal and external clients to satisfy their expectations and is committed to quality service.

·         Stress Tolerance – Deals calmly and effectively with high stress situations (for example, tight deadlines, emergency situations, dangerous situations).

·         Attention to Detail – Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.

·         Professionalism – Shows respect for the opinions of others and behaves in such a way as to ensure an atmosphere free of needless interruptions, difficulty and/or discrimination.

·         Teamwork – Performs routine tasks to assist co-workers in the immediate work area; follows instructions to complete assignments.

·         Planning and Evaluating – Organizes work, sets priorities, and determines resource requirements, coordinates with other organizations or parts of the organization to accomplish goals, and monitors progress and evaluates outcomes.

·         Technical Problem Solving – Troubleshoots, diagnoses, analyzes, and identifies systems malfunctions to determine the source and cause of the problem.

·         Decision-Making –Generates alternatives, considers risks, and evaluates and chooses the best alternative in order to make a determination, draw conclusions, or solve a problem.

·         Electrical Basic knowledge of electrical equipment, components, instruments, and systems, including their design, installation, testing, uses, repair, or maintenance. Skilled in operating a variety of electrical tools and instruments.

·         Knowledge and adherence to all company and client contractor Health, Safety & Environment policies and procedures.

·         Ability to implement standard trade practices consistent with HVAC industry requirements.

·         Ability to operate standard HVAC testing equipment and tools.

·         Ability to perform building operations, respond to alarms, and implement corrective actions.

·         Skill in utilizing computer software (e-mail, Word, Excel) to accomplish a variety of tasks.

Must provide his/her own basic tools (screw drivers, wrenches, pliers, hammer, etc.) to perform work duties. 




·         High School diploma or possession of a GED Certificate (Required)

·         5 years of HVAC/mechanical experience (Required)

·         Controls knowledge and basic electrical knowledge and troubleshooting (Preferred)

Education/Experience Equivalency

·         A combination of appropriate experience and education may be substituted for the minimum experience and education requirement

Licensure and/or Certification

CFC certification (Preferred)




Working Conditions

·         Work is performed in an active chemical manufacturing facility.

·         Pressure due to multiple calls, inquiries and conflicting time-sensitive deadlines.

·         Subject to varying, unpredictable and stressful situations.

·         Atmospheric conditions that affect the skin or respiratory system.

·         Exposure to dirt, dust, fumes or airborne particles.

·         Exposure to hazards and risk of electrical shock from mechanical/power equipment.

·         Exposure to toxic chemicals (e.g. cleaning agents, etc.)

·         Exposure to hazardous conditions where there is a danger to life, limb, and/or health.

·         May be exposed to extremes of heat and cold in all weather conditions.

·         Noise sufficient to cause distraction or possible hearing loss.

·         Subject to injuries from moving parts of equipment.

·         Works in confined, uncomfortable or awkward locations.

·         Works in precarious or high locations (ladders, scaffolding, etc.)


Physical Demands (Physical Demands are a general guide and specific positions will vary based on working conditions, locations, business group/department needs).

·         Standing: remaining on one’s feet in an upright position.

·         Sitting: remaining in the normal seated position.

·         Reaching: extending the hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

·         Handling: seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand(s).

·         Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.

·         Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds by the ear.

·         Repetitive motions: making frequent movements with a part of the body.

·         Balancing: maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling over.

·         Walking: moving about on foot.

·         Climbing: ascending or descending objects usually with hands/feet.

·         Carrying: transporting an object usually by hand, arm, or shoulder.

·         Fingering: picking, pinching, or otherwise working with fingers, rather than with the whole hand or arm.

·         Feeling: perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature, or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

·         Agility: bend, stretches, twists, or reaches out with the body, arms, or legs.

·         Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination: performing work through using two or more.

·         Stooping: bending the body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.

·         Kneeling: bending legs to come to rest on one or both knees.

·         Crouching: bending body downward and forward by bending legs.

·         Squatting: bending the legs at the knees with pressure on the balls of the feet with buttocks resting on the back of the heels and/or back of the calves.

·         Bending (waist): to flex upper trunk forward with knees extended.

·         Twisting (waist): turning the body partly around from a stationary position such as standing, sitting, kneeling or reclining. Pivot point is the waist.

·         Crawling: moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet. 

·         Lifting: raising or lowering an object under 50 pounds.

·         Wear and use appropriate safety equipment.


Vision Requirements

·         Far Acuity: ability to see clearly at 20 feet or more.

·         Near Acuity: ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less.

·         Depth Perception: three dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and space relationship so as to see objects where and as they actually are.

·         Field of Vision: ability to see peripherally.

·         Accommodation: ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus.


Mental Demands

·         Mathematical Reasoning

·         Memorization

·         Oral Comprehension

·         Written Comprehension

Spatial Orientation




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