Utilities Engineer

Location: Hayward, California Salary: competitive
Sector: Engineering Type: Contract

The Utilities Engineer will provide technical, compliance, and performance oversight of the utility systems serving the manufacturing environment. These systems including HVAC, building automation system (BAS), clean dry air (CDA), chilled water, cooling water, heating hot water, nitrogen, power distribution, RODI water, steam, clean steam, Water for Injection (WFI), and wastewater and exhaust treatment systems.

The role reports to the Associate Director of Facilities Engineering and Maintenance, and will represent critical utility systems to auditors, partners and project teams, working closely with other technical functions, consultants, and contractors as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Acts as technical expert to train and coach facility technicians on preventive and corrective maintenance methods and procedures.
  • Accountable for technical systems documentation (P&IDs, URS, FS, FAT/SAT, Commissioning, IOQs, SOPs, data sheets, material and equipment specifications, etc.)
  • Ensures the utilities PM program is properly documented, executed, and the appropriate CMMS data, including spares and task lists, is available.
  • Leads utilities technical investigations, CAPAs, and change controls, supporting the EHS and QA teams collaboratively to ensure compliance with all government regulations, site standards, and programs.
  • Collaborates with project teams throughout capital project lifecycles to ensure utilities engineering scope is challenged, sustainable, reliable, and designed for maintainability.
  • May perform hands-on activities in operations, ranging from equipment/systems setup, inspection, and support to maintenance.


  • Demonstrated knowledge of critical utility systems, with experience maintaining and improving systems for uptime and reliability.
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and analytically; demonstrated troubleshooting and problem solving skills.

Sthree US is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.