Project Engineer

Wallingford, CT, 

United States

Are you passionate about the energy transition? Join us.

Nel is a global, dedicated hydrogen company, delivering optimal solutions to produce, store, and distribute hydrogen from renewable energy. We serve industries, energy, and gas companies with leading hydrogen technology. Our roots date back to 1927, and since then, we have had a proud history of development and continuous improvement of hydrogen technologies. Today, our solutions cover the entire value chain: from hydrogen production technologies to hydrogen fueling stations, enabling industries to transition to green hydrogen, and providing fuel cell electric vehicles with the same fast fueling and long range as fossil-fueled vehicles – without the emissions.

About the position

An immediate opportunity exists for a qualified candidate with demonstrated project planning experience and a proven track record to manage complex tasks related to technology development. The successful candidate serves as part of the Technology team and will work directly with stakeholders to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope, schedule, and budget. They will coordinate with suppliers and internal resources to ensure all aspects of each project are on track.


  • Develop project objectives by reviewing project proposal or charter and conferring with Technology leadership
  • Complete technical studies for mechanical design projects and prepares cost estimates.
  • Develop and monitor project schedules, manage scope, and report on project costs and milestones
  • Cooperate and communicate effectively with project manager and other project participants to provide assistance and technical support
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the successful execution of projects
  • Maintain project schedule by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, and resolving problems.
  • Team player, willing to contribute to technical tasks and support related projects within the group.



Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or related field from an accredited university

Required skills and abilities

  • Minimum of 7 years working in an engineering role
  • Proven working experience as a Project Engineer (2 years minimum)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered
  • Familiarity with ERP systems is a plus
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking capabilities
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including MS Project
  • Capable of working well in a multi-disciplinary team environment


  • Nel will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided.
  • Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal opportunity employer

Nel is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.


To apply, please follow these steps:

  1. Download and complete this application.
  2. Email the completed application, your resumé, and a cover letter to