System Assembler

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 System Assembler that will have the responsibility for the fabrication, assembly and testing of mechanical and electrical parts, subassemblies and gas generating products using a variety of tools and equipment.

Salary Range – $19/hour – $23/hour


  • Read, interpret and follow bills of materials, and written work instructions or procedures to accurately assemble and functionally test subassemblies and system products.
  • Utilize hand held tools such as wrenches, screwdrivers and power tools
  • Pull and kit components for assembly jobs and maintain inventory of product in work stations
  • Package components and/or systems for shipment
  • Perform all work in accordance with quality standards and established safety procedures
  • Identify product defects and complete appropriate documentation when defects are identified
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and adhere to Proton’s safety practices and policies
  • Rework and/or repair assembled equipment and products per engineering instructions
  • Perform component fit checks in support of Receiving inspection.
  • Communicate continuous improvement opportunities to Operations on product and process
  • Complete all tasks as directed with minimal supervision



High School Diploma or GED

Required skills and abilities

  • 2 – 5 years mechanical and electrical assembly experience
  • Aptitude for “hands-on” electrical & mechanical work
  • Experience in a production environment assembling parts and products
  • Ability to perform work accurately, thoroughly and in a timely manner
  • Strong critical thinking and reasoning skills
  • Good verbal, reading, and writing English language skills
  • High attention to detail, teamwork and being self-motivated is a must

Preferred skills and abilities

  • Proficient with use of computers software systems preferred
  • Experience with installing electrical components (point to point wiring) a plus


  • Planning and Organizing
  • Time Management; priority goals
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Positive Attitude
  • Independent decision-making capabilities
  • Team Player
  • Communication-verbal and written
  • Multi-tasking
  • Collaboration

Physical requirements

  • Standing, kneeling, and bending required during a typical eight-hour workday
  • Occasionally lifting components up to approximately fifty pounds may be required
  • Possess a full range of manual dexterity to assemble parts or pieces together quickly and accurately
  • Perform assembly operations in small and overhead spaces
  • Ability to use hand lift trucks to move materials in, around and out of the assembly area
  • Vision abilities to be able to perform intricate assembly and inspection operations


  • 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

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