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Mechanical Engineer, Hydrogen

Plug Power Inc.

Status: Exempt (salaried)
Department: Hydrogen

Position Summary

The Mechanical Engineer, Hydrogen is a vital team member to support activities related to Plug Power’s Hydrogen fueling infrastructure for customer sites. The Mechanical Engineer, Hydrogen is responsible for the specification, analysis, testing, and integration of mechanical and electromechanical components used in hydrogen infrastructure systems. These components include pumps, compressors, vaporizers, controllers, and others. This position also provides expertise as related to system design, mechanical assemblies, development of drawings, system troubleshooting, documentation, and more. The successful candidate must be a skilled collaborator who can engage cross-functionally with various team members in order to align efforts and synergize work activities affecting hydrogen infrastructure. This position is critical to ensuring deployment of optimal hydrogen infrastructure systems to highly valued customers.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

Work to thoroughly understand Plug Power’s Hydrogen fueling system projects including but not limited to: customer site requirements, usage parameters, troubleshooting history, design limitations, and optimal system performance targets
Build relationships and engage in regular communications with cross-functional colleagues in departments such as: field service, manufacturing, supply chain, and quality to understand the functional requirements of hydrogen infrastructure for each
Analyze and test components used in hydrogen infrastructure design; document findings and provide suggestions for system refinement and improvements
Partner closely with hydrogen system design team members while providing input related to component usage, layout/design, performance needs/constraints, and overall system specifications to help optimize design efforts
Lead efforts to integrate components into hydrogen infrastructure design; partner cross-functionally to ensure seamless communication and execution
Assist with troubleshooting as needed to maintain system uptime for customers
Develop engineering drawings as needed to support hydrogen infrastructure systems and project work
Manage the engineering change control process for hydrogen infrastructure designs, documents, and Bills of Material (BOMs)
Read and interpret Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs) as necessary
Collaborate with internal project teams as necessary for hydrogen deployments
Represent Plug Power in a professional manner at all times and in all interactions
Perform all other duties as assigned
Education and Experience

Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering
A minimum of three (3) years working experience in project-based engineering functions and mechanical assemblies
Ability to travel as needed in the domestic U.S. to customer sites for infrastructure project work; approximately 10% to 20% of the time
Mechanical systems expertise and troubleshooting ability
Proven track record in project management; delivering quality results on-time and on budget
Experience in any of the following spheres of activity is preferred and highly valued:
Hydrogen and/or fuel cells
Industrial gas
Cryogenic Industry
High Pressure Systems (250 Bar and up)
Gas processing and/or dispensing equipment
Oil and Gas, CNG, LNG, etc...
Logistics/Material Handling
Computer and software systems skills as applicable to position including but not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Uncompromising dedication to quality
Demonstrated analytical abilities with strong attention to detail
Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task effectively
Excellent follow-through
Must be driven and self-motivated
Plug Power, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Posted Date 2/17/20
Job Type Full Time
Contact Email
Preferred Contact Method
Email Only
City Latham
State/Province NY
Zip/Postal Code 12110
Country United States of America



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