Senior Water Engineer


March 19, 2021

Sparks, NV 89434, US

The Role
Tesla is seeking a Senior Water Engineer to manage all Industrial Water Systems (RO, WWT, pure water, etc.) at our Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada.
  • Integrate and standardize best safety practices for all chemical distribution and water treatment systems
  • 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
  • Increase process efficiency and safety
  • Assist with system design, construction, commissioning
  • Coordinate with Environmental and Design teams for treatment process changes
  • Work closely with local and state authorities for regulatory compliance, new designs, etc.

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering preferred and/or evidence of exceptional experience
  • 5-10 years chemical distribution, industrial waste treatment, and/or waste system design and operation experience
  • Hazardous Production Material expertise
  • Strong troubleshooting background and issue resolution
  • Strong data and system analysis
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of mechanical and chemical engineering principles and systems including pumps, pneumatics, process piping, chemical/material compatibility is a benefit if necessary