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Facilities Mechanical Engineer

Diamond Foundry

Diamond Foundry

Other Engineering, Operations
Quinta Normal, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
Posted on Friday, August 11, 2023
Diamond Foundry Inc. is solving the thermal limitation at the foundation of today's most exciting tech industries -- AI & cloud compute, electric-car power electronics, and 5G/6G wireless. We have managed to produce the world's first single-crystal diamond wafers and are now on a mission to put a diamond behind every chip. We are the rare unicorn that has grown fast and profitably. We received $515m in funding and are executing a multi-$B expansion plan for one of the greenest forms of tech manufacturing: converting greenhouse gas into diamond wafers using zero-emission energy.
We are seeking a Facilities Engineer who is responsible for supporting the facilities functions, including facilities planning, build-outs, maintenance, equipment, and operations of the manufacturing floor, labs, and office areas of multiple locations. Responsibilities included but are not limited to the following areas: project management, HVAC, process cooling water, gas distribution, electrical and mechanical systems management, vendor/contractor relations, and compliance and safety regulations. In addition, the position will also oversee and coordinate multiple capital construction projects.


  • Partner with key stakeholders to plan, organize and lead facility build-out/upgrade projects.
  • Ensure designs and implementations conform to regulations, codes, and best practice standards.
  • Project manage construction initiatives not limited to scope, procurement, and implementation while ensuring effective engineering installation and commissioning.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain all facilities systems including HVAC, gas distribution, and electrical power systems
  • Develop and maintain budgets for repair and construction projects, manufacturing equipment, and office furniture system installations.
  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering or facilities management
  • Minimum 2 years, 5+ years preferred, of “hands-on” experience with the maintenance and repair of industrial electrical and mechanical systems
  • Ability to read commercial building blueprints and understand electrical single lines and schematics
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures related to mechanical & electrical systems
  • Knowledge of commercial manufacturing building mechanical systems, including process cooling water supply and distribution, compressed air, gas distribution, and HVAC systems.
  • Experience working with computerized maintenance management systems.
  • Handle multiple projects at various sites on a fast-paced schedule, while dealing with some vagueness and an ever-changing environment
  • Experience in semiconductor, solar, or similar manufacturing facilities is a big plus
  • Strong project and program management skills and proven ability to develop and lead cross-functional teams to achieve results.
  • Ability to use CAD for layout and design purposes
Diamond Foundry is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.