Field Service Technician

Field Service Technician

Status: Non-Exempt (hourly)

Department: Field Service

Position Summary

The Field Service Technician will support our fuel cell products currently installed in electric lift trucks, including performing preventative maintenance and resolving breakdowns.

This person will be responsible for the installation and servicing of fuel cells at a specific location.

This person will also be responsible for reporting breakdown events, parts ordering and maintenance of fuel cells at a specific location.

This position presents a great amount of exposure to customer personnel and electric lift truck operators, and thus requires a person with excellent technical skills as well as communication, interpersonal and motivational skills.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

Maintenance and service of fuel cells at customer sites.

Performing diagnostics, troubleshooting, and evaluations to maintain the fleet at a specific location.

Performing specialized service procedures, including field retrofits and software and hardware upgrades to existing fuel cells.

Providing on-call and emergency support service to customers as required

Purchasing tools, equipment, and parts for customer service and support as required.

May require troubleshooting and maintenance of high-pressure hydrogen storage, 480VAC, flammability, cryogenic liquid, high pressure gas and fueling systems.

May include maintaining ongoing communication with customer personnel hydrogen suppliers regarding aftermarket support of fuel cells.

Providing regular feedback to regional service representatives regarding fuel cell performance and field maintenance issues.

Completing administrative duties & documentation, including: incident reports, service logs, inventory maintenance and site and system documentation.

Exhibiting and enforcing safety procedures in the field or customer sites.

Travel as required for business needs; expected to drive safely and to adhere to all traffic laws

Represent Plug Power in a professional manner at all times and in all interactions

Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

Minimum high school diploma or equivalent with technical electrical coursework

Three (3) or more years of direct experience in mechanical and electrical troubleshooting

Formal training and education may be also considered in lieu of direct experience

Must possess a valid driver license, a clean driving record, and the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle

Must be able to lift 50 pounds on regular basis unassisted

Knowledge of lift truck operation and applications is highly preferred

General mechanical aptitude is required

Computer and software systems skills as applicable to position including but not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook

Dynamic interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with diverse audiences and stakeholders at all levels

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Creativity in solving technical problems

Ability to work independently

Uncompromising dedication to quality

Exceptional time management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks

Punctual and reliable

Technician must provide own standard set of tools
– specific fuel cell tools to be provided by Plug power

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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected status.