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, forward-thinking energy technology enthusiast to assist with the operation of our SureSource™ fleet of fuel cell power plants and to contribute to testing of our innovative technologies in a highly technical and growing industry.
The Associate Engineer-Test and Operations will be responsible for contributing engineering support to the monitoring, analysis and operation of a fleet of power plants as well as contributing to the development and testing of new technologies. This position reports to the Manager-Test and Operations Engineering, and involves collaboration with all Engineering departments as well as direct communication and support for our Technology and Service departments.
This role will work with cross-functional team testing and operating a complex process involving the fuel cell as the heart of the system that supports the electro-chemical reaction and power generation with many supporting elements including: the Electrical Balance of Plant (Inverters, Switchgear, Transformers), Mechanical Balance of Plant (Piping, Instrumentation, blower, pumps, valves, chemical catalyst beds and reactors, heat exchangers), and Site Balance of Plant Equipment.
In addition to supporting Power Plant Operations, this position is also responsible for providing engineering support to plant start-ups and commissioning, power plant trouble-shooting, and actively participating in new power plant design engineering activity including review and input to Heat and Material Balances, Process and Instrument Diagrams, HAZOPs, and contributing to design reviews, Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action, and other Multi-disciplinary group activities.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or related engineering field
Experience: 0 to 2 years’ experience in planning and execution of tests on chemical process and systems, preferably in fuel cells or batteries, and interpretation of results. Applicable academic experience will be considered.
Working Environment/Working Conditions:
This position is primarily located indoors. This position requires physical movement between separated rooms within the same building in various chemical/laboratory test station as well as working at a desk for computer related work. Physical requirements also include the ability to:
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.
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