What do you do at Intel?
I am a facilities mechanical engineer in our Sustaining Engineering group. My primary task is to provide mechanical engineering support for our campuses. My duties consist of a wide variety of responsibilities including system analysis, capacity studies and project support.
What is a typical day like at Intel?
One of the greatest aspects of my job is that there is no typical day. Each and every day is different. I could be trouble shooting a chilled water system one day, supporting the construction of a new computer room the next, or playing miniature golf with fellow co-workers during our quarterly team-building activities. This job is very dynamic, which makes every day exciting and interesting.
What is your favorite thing about working at Intel?
My favorite part about working at Intel is the flexibility in choosing my own career path. If I feel that I have fulfilled my interest in my current position, I am given the opportunity to build on my career. I can expand what I want to do or choose a completely different career path. This insures that my job will never be boring and that there is always something to look forward to.
What is most challenging about your job?
What I find most challenging about my job is the ever-changing technology of the high-tech industry. With Intel being a world leader in this market, we always have to keep up with the most current technology. This encourages us to continuously improve our systems to meet this demand and provides an ever-lasting challenge to increase our knowledge.
Why did you choose Intel?
After my summer internships working in various high tech industries, Intel was the perfect fit. Intel provided me with a challenging role and offered me the opportunity to choose my own direction for my career. It was the perfect balance between a challenging and rewarding job, and a job that provides a means for growth.