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Facilities Technician 2nd Shift

Facilities Technician 2nd Shift

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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 looking for a Facility Technician to join our fast paced, high tech team at our Torrington CT fuel cell manufacturing facility.  This second shift position will report directly to the Facilities Supervisor and will play a key role in our daily operational readiness as well as our continued operational efficiency and capacity evolution.



Summary:  The Facility Technician is responsible for performing routine and non- routine repairs and maintenance to manufacturing equipment in support of 24/5 manufacturing operation.

  • Repairs and maintains manufacturing equipment and physical plant primarily in Torrington facility, including but not limited to equipment breakdowns, regular preventive maintenance of manufacturing machinery and the physical plant, equipment calibrations and other needs of manufacturing.
  • Conducts regular inspections and documentation of plant systems to ensure compliance with Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality Management System policies and procedures.
  • Participates in the installation and startup of new manufacturing equipment.
  • Performs both interior and exterior maintenance duties including floor and facility cleaning, snow removal, and landscaping as required.
  • Ordering and stocking of spare parts inventory.
  • Performs other duties as required.



Education HS Diploma or Equivalent required. Trade School preferred.


Experience:  Minimum of 4 years of hands-on experience in a multi-shift manufacturing environment.


Skills and Experience:

  • Experience troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining manufacturing equipment such as multi axis machines, heat-treating furnaces, conveyor lines, hydraulic presses, lifts, shears, and brakes required.
  • Experience with machine shop tools and equipment, welding, plumbing, pneumatics and hydraulics preferred.
  • Basic Carpentry, Plumbing, and Machine Tool Troubleshooting of Electrical Controls (PLC functionality) and Circuits desired.
  • Must be able to effectively read, write and speak in English to ensure team communication and to be able to follow written procedures.
  • Must be willing to work as part of an integrated team and cross functionally with other departments.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel locally for company business.
  • Must be willing to work over normal schedule during emergency/breakdown incidents
  • Must be will to participate in 24/7 emergency repair and on-call support rotation on other shifts/weekends days/holidays.


  • Physically perform work including lifting and carry a minimum of 25 lbs. routinely and up to 100 lbs. on a non-routine basis with assisted lifting devices
  • Work and physically move throughout a 170,000 sq. foot plant and on the outside grounds to perform various tasks in normal seasonal Connecticut temperatures and conditions.
  • Possess the ability to work at elevated heights in appropriate equipment and operate a forklift and man-lift.
  • Work in, around, and under manufacturing equipment, working with both arms and hands simultaneously, pushing, pulling, grasping, etc.
  • Work in confined space.
  • Be able and willing to wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as designated such as safety glasses, safety shoes, hard hats and other PPE as required
  • Be able to qualify for and wear respiratory protection on a non-routine basis.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot company equipment using visual and audible skills to accurately diagnose problems and ensure equipment is in working order.


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.


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