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As a leading global supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry, Lam Research develops innovative solutions that help our customers build smaller, faster, and more power-efficient devices.

We are a company comprised of people who work hard, deliver outstanding results and maintain a sense of humor during even the most challenging times. Our success results from our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can play a vital role in the future of electronics and write your own success story.

EHS Environmental Engineer

Date: Mar 29, 2021

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID: 150204

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About Lam….


Together we move the Atoms that move the World:

Imagine working on the front lines of innovation! As one of the semiconductor industry's leading suppliers of wafer fabrication equipment and services, our technology depends on finding and hiring the best and the brightest employees. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.


Lam Research - where successful people want to work:

We are a company comprised of people who work hard, deliver outstanding results and maintain a sense of humor during even the most challenging times. This is truly a rare opportunity. Lam Research is a market leader where our core values are not just words on the back of your badge. Given the criticality of this role to Lam Research's success, this philosophy starts with you.

Job Responsibilities

Position supports the Bay Area Lam sites and reports to the Fremont EHS Manager. As the Environmental Engineer, you are responsible for the compliance and continual improvement of environmental programs for Bay Area Lam sites, applying and implementing requirements from a systematic perspective and integrating them into Lam’s business culture.  This includes management of Lam’s environmental regulatory compliance, environmental permits, programs, procedures, policies and support of ISO14001 registration.  This position performs a variety of work to ensure compliance through explanation of permit terms and regulatory obligations, recommendation of appropriate action to assure conformance to current and new regulatory requirements, support of operational activities to minimize pollution, oversee or manage projects, maintain and improve the environmental, health and safety management system. Collaborates with all departments and functions as necessary for effective and compliance and Bay Area sustainability activities. 

Other Job Responsibilities
  • Manage environmental function, of Bay Area EH&S programs from a strategic perspective
  • Ensure activities and programs are integrated and reflective of local sites (Fremont and Livermore)
  • Maintain Lam’s environmental regulatory compliance by obtaining/maintaining permits and any recordkeeping requirements.
  • Identify and implement environmental programs to prevent environmental impacts
  • Evaluate chemicals, alternatives and implement operational/process to prevent EHS impacts
  • Maintain policies and procedures related to environmental management
  • Track new legislation/regulations and assess impact to Lam and ensure compliance of operations
  • Support health and safety programs and activities
  • Support ISO14001 certification and internal assessment program
  • Participate in tool hook-up design reviews and tool signoffs.
  • Serve as agency liaison with federal, state, and local environmental regulatory agencies.
Minimum Qualification
  • BS or BA in science or engineering related field. Advanced degree a plus.
  • 7-12 years of experience in an environmental related discipline, ideally in the semiconductor, facilities or chemical industry
  • Knowledge of EHS regulatory programs, codes, guidelines and agencies.
  • Knowledge of chemistry and chemical safety.
  • Experience or knowledge of chemical handling, wastewater treatment, waste management, air emissions.
  • HazWOper and DOT training preferred.
Preferred Qualification
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate, influence, and drive results.
  • Ability to interpret and apply federal, state, local laws, regulations and requirements.
  • Critical thinking, root cause analysis, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize in dynamic, fast-paced environment and adapt to changing business needs.
  • Ability to lead or work in teams, and lead change management initiatives.
  • Strong computer literacy skills including mastery knowledge of Microsoft suite (excel, word, power-point) skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to influence and drive message on complex content, in front of peers and management.



Analytical Ability
Critical Thinking
Excel, PowerPoint
Job Knowledge
Problem Solving
Team Collaboration
Technical Skills
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Our work is everywhere you look – even if you can’t actually see it. Lam Research goes deeper than software or chips to the heart of the process that enables chip creation. So if you want to help power the components that empower everything, join us.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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