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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.

Sr. Engineer - Life Safety (Facilities)

Date:  Oct 9, 2021

Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID:  163713

Job Responsibilities


Hiring Immediately!

Lam’s Sr. Life Safety Engineer for facilities provides life safety engineering expertise for our Fremont and Livermore labs.  Manages day to day operation and maintenance of life safety systems.  Performs design review and provides input and approval for facility infrastructure and process tool installation projects to meet design requirements, budget, and schedules. 


Success in this role requires strong working knowledge of life safety equipment operations, maintenance, and projects.


Job Duties:


  • Drive performance and up-time improvements of life safety systems
  • Schedule fire protection and fire detection vendors to perform code compliant monthly, quarterly, and annual inspections and testing of fire detection and fire protection systems
  • Perform life safety pre-testing and hazmat testing with Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)
  • Manage contractors to complete scheduled preventative maintenance and perform timely fixes of field issues
  • Maintain load/capacity systems reports
  • Manage life safety equipment inventory levels
  • Perform Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) during project design development
  • Support as-build documentation of life safety systems and logic diagrams
  • Immediately respond to life safety emergencies; assist with Emergency Response Team (ERT) investigations as needed

Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field
  • Two+ years’ experience successfully managing life safety operations, maintenance, and projects
  • Life safety systems experience working with hazardous materials (including gases such as Silane and Chlorine)
  • Project Management experience with capital and expensed projects including managing financial controls
  • Ability to effectively train vendors
  • Must be able to periodically work flexible hours to meet business needs
  • Requires ability to work onsite full-time
  • Post-COVID: Must be willing and able to travel up to 5% (domestic and international) as needed


Success in this role requires demonstrated proficiency with problem solving and root cause analysis; ability to support multiple concurrent projects and assignments; continuous improvement and innovative mindset; value internal and cross-functional teamwork to solve problems; the ability to thrive in a fast paced, high energy work environment; and demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.


This posting is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities but constitutes a general definition of the scope and function of the position.  

Our Commitment


We believe it is important for every person to feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their full potential. By bringing unique individuals and viewpoints together, we achieve extraordinary results.

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.

We Look Forward to Your Application




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