Website Plug Power

POSITION: Certification Engineer, System Solutions


SUMMARY: The Certification Engineer’s primary responsibly is to ensure that Plug Power Electrolyzer products meet all required codes & standards. This position will manage several critical compliance efforts including determining relevant codes & standards that apply to each product implementation, acting as the SME in evaluating product lines for compliance, and partnering with third party listing agencies to coordinate the completion of analysis/testing to meet requirements. This position will also be responsible for supporting the long term maintenance of any internal qualifications or technical files; which may include routine documentation and manufacturing audits. The Certification Engineer serves a critical overall function to the business by positioning company product offerings as market-ready, thereby allowing for the rapid adoption of Plug Power technology by customers across the globe.


  • Develop and maintain a detailed technical understanding of Plug Power products and services
  • Partner cross-functionally and with end users as necessary to understand goals and constraints for Plug Power technology deployments
  • Maintain strong relationships with certification and approval agencies as applicable to various technology deployment initiatives
  • Act as subject matter expert related to required codes and standards for Plug Power technology; understand requirements in various geographic locations and industries
  • Ensure Plug Power technology is market-ready; complete testing and analysis pertinent to all required codes and standards through cross-functional collaboration
  • Partner with engineering and other relevant team members to resolve issues related to testing and analysis; help to troubleshoot testing failures and work towards full product compliance
  • Create required documentation packages such as analysis, test reports and product operation information needed for product certification
  • Manage issues associated with permitting as they affect the electrolyzer product line
  • Prudently manage project work with a focus on timelines and budgetary parameters
  • Act as a representative for Plug Power on applicable standards committees; transfer knowledge to help ensure design work is focused upon compliance with standards both now and in the future
  • Represent Plug Power in a professional manner at all times and in all interactions
  • Perform all other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering – Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical or other relevant engineering discipline
  • Five (5) or more years of relevant work history
  • Experience working with external authorities related to product certification or permitting is highly preferred.
  • Experience in the fuel cell industry and/or industrial gas industry is highly preferred
  • I.T. certificate or P.E. license highly preferred
  • Ability to travel as needed to carry out duties of the position – up to 25%
  • Demonstrated analytical abilities with strong attention to detail
  • Superior communication skills
  • Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task effectively
  • Excellent follow-through
  • Must be driven and self-motivated
  • Must possess the highest ethical standards and a commitment to work quality

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