Commissioning Technician

Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

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Phoenix, AZ

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Company Mission 

Clean Energy is changing the way the world fuels its vehicles. Reducing pollution from the transportation industry is an important goal for our nation, and we at Clean Energy know just how realistic and attainable that goal is with renewable natural gas fuel.

Our company is an essential business and we are hiring! 

Benefits Offered - 401K, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D and more.

Location:  Anywhere in the U.S. 

Pay range: $33.25 - $55.41

The Commissioning Technician is the on-site representative for Clean Energy. Along with any supporting staff, the Commissioning Technician will lead commissioning-related activities to include site observations/inspections, perform equipment and systems start-up, testing (QA/QC, Functional Performance), and perform / monitor / witness training.  Other duties include office activities in support of the Commissioning scope of work including design reviews, test development and management of project documentation.  The Commissioning Technician is looked at by the client, design team and construction team as a practical expert in their field with a focus on operations & maintenance, safety and industry best practices.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Carry out startup and commissioning as defined in the Commissioning Checklist and Standard Operating Procedures

Ensure that the installation and testing of CNG and LNG equipment and construction is conducted in accordance with Contract requirements for the following range of equipment on mechanical systems:

  • Process systems, including compressors, dispensers, electrical panels and switch gear, storage tanks, etc.
  • Utility systems, including air compressor and associated piping, cooling and heating mediums, network, phone lines, POS system, PLC Programming.
  • Fire and Safety equipment.
  • Piping and valves, including leak testing, and pressure safety valve (PSV) certification.
  • Adjust the PLC program to ensure equipment operates within site parameters.

Experienced in the walk-down and punch listing of systems and subsystems. Perform / Coordinate with contractor to perform minor construction punch list items as needed.

Ability to read and understand P&ID’s, Mechanical Drawings, schematics and Logic Drawings.

Ensure “as-built” drawings are marked up and updated, and passed to the appropriate Supervisor and Engineers.

Skilled in the use of all test equipment required during commissioning activities.

Familiar with standard commissioning check list forms, turn over documentation, red line drawings, as-built drawings and the ability to complete required documentation accurately and legible.

Represent Clean Energy in a professional manner to any external stakeholders at the site, such as representatives of the Fire Department, the owner or owner's representative, and field service technicians.

Requires frequent travel to job sites up to two weeks or more at a time

Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities        

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience            

High School Diploma or equivalent, plus a minimum of 5 years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, policies and procedures, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills            

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 

Reasoning Ability                                                   

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to use logic and reasoning. 

Computer Skills      

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.   PLC experience preferred.            

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

None required.

Physical Demands

Physical demands are customary for this type of position. Always practice good judgment and refer to the safety guidelines. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee is regularly required to stand, climb and constantly drive. Regularly use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally move up to 75 pounds.  Lifting over 50 pounds may require mechanical and/or second technician assistance.  Moving over 75 pounds will require mechanical means, or additional employee assistance.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Always practice good judgment and refer to the safety guidelines.

The noise level in the work environment is regular exposed to moderate to high noise areas.