What does a Fuel Cell Technician do?
Install, operate, or maintain integrated fuel cell systems in transportation, stationary, or portable applications.
- Recommend improvements to fuel cell design or performance.
- Perform routine vehicle maintenance procedures, such as part replacements or tune-ups.
- Document or analyze fuel cell test data, using spreadsheets or other computer software.
- Collect or maintain fuel cell test data.
- Calibrate equipment used for fuel cell testing.
- Test fuel cells or fuel cell stacks, using complex electronic equipment.
- Assemble fuel cells or fuel cell stacks according to mechanical or electrical assembly documents or schematics.
- Troubleshoot fuel cell test equipment.
- Order fuel cell testing materials.
- Report results of fuel cell tests.
- Perform routine or preventive maintenance on fuel cell test equipment.
- Build fuel cell prototypes, following engineering specifications.
- Conduct tests or provide technical support for tests of prototype fuel cell engines or thermal management systems.
- Install or test spark ignition (SI) or compression ignition (CI) engines.
- Install, calibrate, or operate emissions analyzers, cell assist software, fueling systems, or air conditioning systems in engine testing systems.
- Perform electrochemical performance or durability testing of solid oxide fuel cells.