Fuel Cycle Engineer

Number of employees

100

Everett, WA, United States

Posted on: 2024-01-08

Category: renewables

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

Helion is a fusion power company based in Everett, WA, with the mission to enable a future with unlimited clean energy. Our vision is a world with clean, reliable, and affordable electricity for everyone. Currently, we are scaling up our latest plasma accelerator prototype to make our vision a reality.

We’re hiring brilliant scientists, engineers, and builders passionate about developing world-changing technologies. If that sounds like you, check out our open positions. 

We are building something never done before.

Helion is a fusion power company based in Everett, WA, with the mission to build the world’s first fusion power plant, enabling a future with unlimited clean electricity.

We are a team of engineers, scientists, and makers that believe fusion energy can solve climate change on a global scale and ensure energy independence while making electricity more affordable than ever before.

Now is a great time to join Helion! Bring your skills, experiences, and determination to make a difference in the world. Together, we can make a future with unlimited clean electricity from fusion a reality!

What You Will Be Doing:

As a Fuel Cycle Engineer you will play a crucial role in the development of the fuel cycle for commercial fusion energy. You will lead the technical design of fuel storage and transport systems and oversee maintenance and testing of new and existing technologies, including high vacuum and cryogenics. You will innovate, design, and enhance systems essential for scaling and integrating into our fusion machines. 

You Will:

•    Lead the technical design of fuel storage and transport systems.  

•    Develop and manage high vacuum systems essential for gas separation processes.

•    Collaborate with teams to integrate vacuum and cryogenic systems with exhaust components.

•    Utilize your expertise in troubleshooting and resolving complex challenges related to vacuum and cryogenic technologies.

•    Maintain adherence to safety standards, especially for systems operating under extreme conditions.

Required Skills:

•    Demonstrated high vacuum system design experience

•    Practical experience in cryogenic technology

•    Demonstrated experience optimizing complex systems for efficiency and reliability.

•    Demonstrated experience in leading and collaborating on technical projects within multidisciplinary teams.

•    Proficiency in relevant engineering software and tools used for designing and managing vacuum and cryogenic systems.

The pay range for this position is $125-185k. This pay range may be inclusive of several career levels and will be narrowed based on several factors, including the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

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Benefits:

  • 13 company-wide holidays

  • 31 days of PTO (10 sick and 21 vacation days)

  • Up to 5% employer 401K contribution matching

  • Equity plan offered to all employees

  • Parental Leave

  • Medical, Dental, Vision

  • Short- and long-term Disability

  • Monthly sponsored events and subsidized snack program

NOTE: Underrepresented people are less likely to apply unless they meet 100% of the job's requirements. We believe in hiring people, not checklists, and encourage you to apply even if you do not check all of the boxes. If this job isn't the one, we have many other openings that may be a fit.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. If we reach out to you to begin an interview process, we will also ask if you require any reasonable accommodation at that time.

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