Hydrogen Fueling Station Technician-San Ramon, CA

Iwatani Corporation of America
2.7 out of 5
From $30 an hour - Full-time, Contract

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  • From $30 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time
  • Contract

Shift and schedule

  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekends as needed



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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Full job description

Hydrogen fueling for vehicles is changing the world, providing zero emissions transportation fuel with a path to 100% renewable transportation energy. Iwatani is a global leader in industrial gasses and hydrogen fueling having tremendous growth throughout California. The current stations are in both Northern and Southern California, with many more on the way throughout the region.

Iwatani is hiring safety-oriented and self-motivated individuals for our Hydrogen Fueling Station team. We are seeking candidates with hands-on experience maintaining equipment in any or all of the following areas:

· Liquid Hydrogen

· Cryogenic and/or compressed gases (CNG)

· Refrigeration

· Hydraulic systems

· Electric motors

· Instrument Air

· Medium Pressure Hydrogen

· 12 and 24 VDC Electrical Systems

· AC Electrical Power Systems

· SCADA and PLC control systems

· Point of Sale systems

· Gas Compressors

Typical job duties will include the following:

· Safety-focused hands on equipment maintenance in all of the above categories of equipment.

· Complete responsibility of operations and maintenance of a fueling station. Requirement is to travel to the assigned HFS daily and for unplanned maintenance (call outs).

· Perform daily remote data review to determine operational status and efficiency

· Prioritize preventative and corrective maintenance based on site status, and uptime

· Communicate and work closely with the Operations and Engineering Management teams regarding corrective actions and/or projects.

· Coordinate and communicate with sub-contractors and vendors

· Provide an excellent customer service experience to all HFS customers encountered

Required Skills and Experience

· Safety leadership, and understanding that safety is the top priority

· Experience with hands on equipment maintenance

· At least 2 years previous related or transferable experience

· Ability to read, learn and understand Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams, Bill of Materials, Electrical Schematics.

· Experience with permit to work and hazardous work permit safety processes

· Experience and training in lock out tag out work process

· Understanding of the correct installation, operation and troubleshooting of various types of high-pressure and cryogenic valves, fittings, transmitters, and related components

· Knowledge of, or ability to learn SCADA and PLC systems to remotely control equipment and perform diagnostics and troubleshooting.

· Strong working knowledge of windows computer operation, email, calendar, Microsoft Office capabilities (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

· Ability to bend, twist, and lift at least 25 lbs. in narrow spaces

· Ability to work in varying outdoor climates

· Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends

· Willingness to work extended shifts as needed

· Ability to interact with general public at hydrogen fueling stations and communicate equipment status based on Company policy and procedures

Preferred Qualifications

· Hands on experience in high pressure gas pipe system construction and maintenance

· Experience working around flammable gasses

· Experience in leak detection

· Experience with high pressure cone and thread fittings and tube bending

· Experience using plant historian, PLC data HMI

· Military Experience

· Associate or Bachelor’s degree in technical field

· Knowledge of NFPA 2, SAE J2601-1

· Experience in one or more of the following: Military, oil and gas, aerospace, automotive gas stations, or construction

· Experience in gas station, fueling systems (JP5, gasoline, diesel, CNG, hydrogen) construction or operations and maintenance

Compensation and Benefits

· Full Health Care, Medical, Dental, Vision

· 401k after 3 months of employment, with company match

· Company vehicle

· Paid vacation and company holidays

· Hourly: starting at $30 + - DOE

· 40+ hours per week

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: From $30.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus opportunities


  • Compressed Natural Gas (CNG): 1 year (Preferred)
  • Maintenance: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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