Facilities Specialist
Plug Power Inc. - Latham, NY

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The primary objective for the Facilities Specialist (Lab Systems) is to technically support all fuel cell test stations and analytical equipment. This person will focus on maintaining and repairing all test stations and related testing equipment. This person will also complete modifications and improvements to the data acquisition systems of the test station fleet to improve accuracy and safety. Additionally, this person will complete maintenance and repairs for the lab safety system including the PLC’s, gas sensors and solenoid valves. Finally, this position may be asked to complete mechanical tasks to support the fuel cell test station fleet.

Required Skills
  • Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electronic instrument theory and principles, wiring specifications, local and national electrical codes, and properties of various materials
  • Plans details of working procedure and determines a logical approach to repair problems
  • Services instrument and electronic equipment by checking, testing, and replacing faulty components, circuit modules, printed circuit boards, and similar devices
  • Performs all types of instrument and electronic maintenance, making operating adjustments as required
  • Designs and constructs adaptations of component parts or standard parts as required
  • Informs supervisor of potentially dangerous electrical equipment observed or faulty instrumentation and corrective actions taken.
  • Documents maintenance records for instrumentation and electronic fuel cell test equipment
  • Interacts with Test Engineers to obtain user requirements for fuel cell test equipment
  • Understands PLC and Control Systems as they relate to test stations and lab safety systems
  • 10. Performs other tasks as required

    Required Experience
  • Associates degree in electrical engineering or equivalent work experience
  • 10 years experience working with electronic instrumentation systems
  • Customer focused orientation with the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers
  • Well organized, team-player who will take a “hands-on” approach to solve problems
  • Ability to generate mechanical and electrical schematics using AutoCAD or Visio
  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code is desired

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