• Engineering Technician - Test and Validation

    Job Locations US-CT-Danbury
  • About Our Company

    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 creative and talented engineering technician to join the Test & Validation team.  The successful candidate will play an integral role in the design, development, testing and validation of new systems essential to the commercial success of state of the art fuel cell products. 

    • Supports product development and engineering activities through the design, fabrication, assembly, and test, of fuel cell power plants and components. Applications include mechanical systems, high-temperature piping, electrical circuits, instrumentation & controls, and control logic development.
    • Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to construct systems and perform testing. Functions include construction and operations of test systems per engineering design. 
    • Primarily responsible for maintenance and repair of all supporting subsystems and test facilities. Additional responsibilities include test plan development, equipment design, build, checkout, trouble-shooting, operations, data collection, and reporting.  
    • Uses manufacturing, test, analytical and diagnostic equipment. Works on new, innovative technology where creativity is valued.
    • Other Task as assigned.


    Education:    High School or GED is required.  Associate’s Degree in an Engineering Discipline or trade school degree is preferred.


    Experience:   Minimum 3 years of technical experience involving some or all of the following:  mechanical systems, test systems or electric circuits.  Direct FCE manufacturing experience will be considered.


    Candidate Must Have / Be:

    • Knowledge of electro-mechanical and fluid systems such as HVAC, plumbing, automotive maintenance and repair or mechanical service.
    • Proficient with hand and power tools.
    • Able to read process and instrument diagrams such as P&ID’s and electrical schematics.
    • Able to run wiring for controls and motors.
    • Must be available for occasional 24/7 duty as on-call operator of test systems and fuel cell power plants (2-3 times per year).
    • Able to assemble fittings, piping and wiring.
    • Adept at data manipulations and graphing using MS Excel


    • Working and standing up for extended times, remaining on feet and moving from area to area within a shop for a period of eight (8) hours with standard breaks.
    • Bending reaching, and carrying items.
    • Able to climb ladders.
    • Physical dexterity sufficient to perform the essential job functions described above on a continual basis.
    • General desk environment: will have a desk area and computer, and must be able to utilize a keyboard.
    • 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.
    • Occasional domestic travel (1-2 times per year).

    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 jobs@fce.com 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.



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