Plug Power is recruiting for an Electrical Engineer Green Hydrogen

Plug Power is recruiting for an Electrical Engineer Green Hydrogen

Position Summary 

The Electrical Engineer is responsible for the specification, design, integration, testing and continual support of high voltage & specialty electrical equipment for the power distribution or process control of PEM electrolysis based hydrogen generation systems. This position requires close interaction with the cross-discipline engineering, manufacturing, construction, and service teams to ensure developing design efforts are coordinated with active implementations as well as meet all relevant codes & standards. The successful candidate must be self-motivated, able to handle multiple assignments and willing to learn and adapt in a fast-paced product engineering organization. 

Core Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Act as engineering team’s Subject Matter Expert on all high voltage equipment such as transformers, rectifiers, power supplies, and switchgear. 
  • Develop electrical system requirements, electrical schematics, harness drawings, single line drawings, and field wiring diagrams 
  • Develop electrical component specifications then identify and lead interactions with vendors for respective equipment. 
  • Create procedures for manufacturing and service as need for validation or continued operation. 
  • Create accurate, complete, and concise engineering documentation within the company’s document control & management of change system. 
  • Perform root cause analysis as needed, including writing test plans and documenting results that can verify issues found in prototyping or the field. 
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to identify and correct problem root cause. 
  • Strong teamwork a must. 
  • Represent Plug Power in a professional manner in all interactions; support the philosophy of the organization to provide high-performing technology to maximize customer satisfaction. 
  • Flexible and adaptable to changes in requirements, priorities and schedules. 
  • Some travel required to support supplier qualification and equipment commissioning. 

Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. 
  • Three plus years relevant experience work experience. 
  • Working knowledge of high voltage equipment such as transformers, rectifiers, power supplies, and switchgear required.
  • Experience with electric codes (NEC, UL, NFPA, IEC) preferred. 
  • Experience with hazardous area equipment and codes (NEC, ATEX, etc.) preferred. 
  • Experience with specifying and troubleshooting controls hardware preferred. 
  • Experience reading Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s) preferred. 
  • Must be capable of working independently, in a fast-paced environment, with minimal supervision. 
  • Demonstrated analytical abilities with strong attention to detail.
  • Superior communication skills. 
  • Ability to manage projects and multi-task effectively. 
  • Ability to role model high standards of professionalism. 
  • Excellent follow-through. 
  • Must be driven and self-motivated. 
  • Must possess the highest ethical standards and a supreme commitment to quality. 




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