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Mechanical Technician - Global Repair Center

Mechanical Technician - Global Repair Center

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FuelCell Energy is transforming the world’s energy landscape by delivering clean and efficient solutions for the supply, recovery and storage of energy.  We thrive on innovation as our fuel cell power plants provide answers to some of the industry’s biggest challenges, such as generating a virtually pollutant-free and affordable supply of electric power within cities, reducing carbon emissions from coal and gas-fired power stations, and producing hydrogen for transportation, industry and utility-scale energy storage.  Our unique mission requires a diverse, energetic and creative workforce, and our shared passion for a cleaner energy future is the foundation of our Company’s culture. We take pride in what we have accomplished and are dedicated to providing innovative solutions that address energy, environmental and economic challenges for power users and communities world-wide.


With SureSource™ installations on three continents and millions of megawatt hours of ultra-clean power produced, FuelCell Energy is a global leader with environmentally responsible power solutions. 


Join our team and contribute to a brighter, cleaner energy future.




We are currently seeking a highly motivated, Mechanical Technician to join our Global Service Center in Torrington, CT.  


Specific duties include:

  • Performs disassembly, repair, overhaul and refurbishment of fuel cell power generating equipment and associated system components while adhering to safety and quality standards.
  • Performs mechanical and electrical testing and analysis on power generating equipment using proper tools for maintenance, testing and calibration of repaired products.
  • Performs diagnostics on mechanical hardware and software using established procedures.
  • Prepares and maintains documentation such as parts inventory, cost reduction efforts, equipment maintenance, and other records.
  • Communicates effectively both internally and externally as authorized regarding technical issues and product repairs.
  • Performs other duties as required.




Education:       High school diploma or GED required.  Trade school or certificate in electronics, engineering, manufacturing technology, or a related area is a plus.


Experience:    Minimum of 3 years working with industrial equipment (large power generating equipment a plus).   


Must be willing to travel up to 50% of the time, domestically and internationally, including Asia. May be required to travel for six consecutive weeks at a time, 3 times a year.


 Ideal candidate must have:


  • A commitment to working safely and a desire to produce quality work
  • Basic mechanical skills and experience with most hand tools, portable power tools and test equipment (multi-meter / thermocouple reader).
  • Experience with material-handling equipment is a plus.
  • Be able to read engineering blue prints and follow written and verbal work instructions.
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills to work in a team environment.
  • Computer skills, including use of MS-Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Be a self-starter and ambitious who can work with minimal direct supervision.
  • Welding, fabrication and Fork Truck experience and/or license a plus.
  • Electrical or instrumentation background a plus
  • QC or measurement experience a plus.



Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:


  • Ability to remain on feet and move from area to area within the Plant on concrete floor for 8-10 hours per day without assistance.
  • Lifting, pushing, pulling and placement of manufactured parts on a repeated basis that have a weight of at least 25 lbs. and up to 50 lbs with assisted lifting devices.
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion tasks with full range of motion with both hands/arms.
  • Motions include circular, up and down, back and forth, side-to-side and overhead.
  • Must be able to routinely climb a ladder to a height of 15 feet above the ground and on a non-routine basis work in a man lift up to 20 feet above the ground with proper fall protection equipment.
  • Must be physically fit to qualify for and able to wear a respirator throughout the course of employment.
  • Must be willing to work periods of rotating shifts, typically 10 hours in duration, during critical work cycles
  • Be willing to travel up to 50% of the time, domestically and internationally, including Asia. May be required to travel for six consecutive weeks at a time, 3 times a year.
  • Currently have an unexpired US Passport or be able to successfully obtain and maintain a US Passport immediately upon hire.


Equal Opportunity Employer - Vet/Disability


We offer a competitive compensation package as well as comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, company-paid life/disability insurance, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase plan and generous paid leave.


Employment with FCE is subject to pre-employment drug-screen and background investigation.


No agency submissions please. Resumes submitted to any FuelCell Energy employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the FuelCell Energy Recruiting team for this position will become the property of FuelCell Energy and no agency fees will be paid.


FuelCell Energy, Inc. is committed to ensuring that its application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all U.S. job seekers, including individuals with disabilities.


If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please send an email with your resume to or contact us by calling 203-205-2070. Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed.


NOTE:   This dedicated phone line and email address are designed exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only messages left for this purpose will be acknowledged.  A response to your request may take up to two business days.