Samsung Austin Semiconductor is one of the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the world and an integral part of Central Texas for more than 28 years, driving job generation, economic impact and engagement with the surrounding community.

 

Samsung Austin Semiconductor serves a global customer base with broad semiconductor process technology offerings that impact everyday life including mobile, graphic, consumer, networking/high performance computing, Internet of Things, RF and automotive. Through successful collaborations with foundry customers and a continuous drive to develop the most cutting-edge technologies, Samsung Austin Semiconductor has become a major player in the foundry market. Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s technology portfolio for the Austin campus ranges from 65nm to 28nm using planar transistor technology to the more advanced 14nm 3D FinFet technology.

 

Samsung has invested $18 billion in operating two fabs at the Austin, Texas campus on Parmer Lane, since 1996 -- making it one of the largest direct foreign investments in United States history. The Austin site consists of 2.76 million square feet and more than 600+ acres in land holdings.  Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s economic impact in 2023 generated $15 billion into Austin’s economy through salaries and other expenditures.

 

In 2021, Samsung announced a new facility in Taylor, Texas, where it plans to invest a minimum $17 billion in the build-out. The site spans 1,200+ acres and the first phase of development will have 4.7 million square feet of floor space consisting of a cluster of semiconductor manufacturing buildings such as a fab, office, parking garage, central utility building, and special utility supply facilities. The Taylor facility will boost the production of semiconductor solutions that will power next-generation technologies in areas like 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and high performance computing.

 

With more than 5,000 employees supporting both campuses, Samsung Austin Semiconductor is a premier and growing employer who provides a great place to work, is committed to environmental stewardship and being a good corporate citizenship.  Our employees are the key to our success and we invest in our people with competitive compensation & benefit packages, career development opportunities and programs that enhance physical, emotional and intellectual well-being. Our employees work at the Austin campus located on Parmer Lane in northeast Austin and the construction campus in Taylor, Texas. Learn more at www.samsung.com/us/sas.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Job Summary/Overview:

  • Staff UPW (Ultra-Pure Water) and IWT (Industrial Wastewater Treatment) engineer responsible for technically leading, ensuring code compliance and safety for new construction, remodel construction, and sustaining operation evaluation of new facilities.
  • Manage design teams during facility construction design for review and approval of UPW and IWT system connections, and materials of construction.
  • Manage construction general contractor activities related to new and retrofit construction projects.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Lead strategic fab and support project planning for UPW-IWT systems including review and approval of ultra-pure water and wastewater stream requirements and finding critical path solutions for code and regulatory concerns with those materials.
  • Develop, review, and approve SAS site construction related to UPW-IWT piping, equipment and the associated distribution rooms and buildings.
  • Provide technical guidance to contracted design teams for review and approval of UPW-IWT connections and materials of construction.
  • Interface with site operations and EHS teams to audit that new piping, equipment, and secondary containment meets applicable codes and standards.
  • Interface between Construction General Contractor, Subcontractor, Consultant Design Team and various SAS Owner organizations.
  • Identify, track, manage, resolve and communicate project issues during design and construction including documenting Site Observation Reports and managing applicable construction punch list to resolution.
  • Proactively identify, manage, and mitigate project risk points for safety and code compliance.
  • Perform regular field observation inspections to verify existing conditions of installed ductwork, piping, and equipment to ensure that it meets safety and code standards.
  • Managing stakeholders in a customer-service oriented team.
  • The candidate must demonstrate strong leadership skills required to interface with stakeholders across SAS Facilities, Manufacturing, and Engineering organizations and to interface with design consultants to meet the aggressive goals and timelines during all aspects of the project.



Skills and Qualifications:

Education, Training, Certification(s) and Minimum years of experience required:

  • Minimum 5+ years of UPW/IWT design and project experience focused on systems in an industrial setting. Semiconductor Facilities experience or related field preferred.
  • Minimum 5+ years direct and/or indirect construction project management experience in an industrial setting. Semiconductor fab experience preferred.
  • 2+ years in a construction setting is preferred.
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in chemical or mechanical engineering or a related B.S. or M.S. engineering degree.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Software, and Tools:

  • Working knowledge of IBC, IFC, and other codes and standards applicable to IWT system design and construction.
  • Experience managing and leading projects including design, specification, and construction.
  • Ability to read and understand design plans, shop drawings, and equipment specifications.
  • Familiarity with design and installation of facility equipment, or design and construction of industrial buildings.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills are required for communication of technical information to diverse audiences.
  • Aptitude for documentation and data analysis using MS Office programs.
  • Ability to learn custom and internally developed software programs and to interface with programmers to develop and manage code compliance databases.
  • Reliable and punctual attendance is required.
  • Ability to work overtime / on non-scheduled days as required.
  • Registered Professional Engineer in state of Texas or registered in another state with ability to transfer preferred.

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Benefits

Samsung employees have access to benefits including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k),  onsite cafeteria,  tuition assistance (after 6 months), paid time off, student loan program, wellness incentives, and many more. In addition, regular full-time employees (salaried or hourly) are eligible for MBO bonus compensation, based on company, division, and individual performance.

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This position may require the ability to access information subject to U.S. export control restrictions.  If the position requires it, applicants must have the ability to access export-controlled information or be eligible to receive a government authorization to access export-controlled information.

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