Fusion Science Writer

Number of employees

100

Everett, WA, United States

Posted on: 2024-02-10

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:

You will work with a team of experimental scientists, engineers, and communicators to distill complex plasma physics and electrical engineering data into digestible documentation to improve full system understanding among technical audiences. With skills in technical and science writing, you will build an internal resource library, contribute to technical blog posts, and draft portions of technical patents for Helion’s groundbreaking fusion technology. You will report to the Director of Communications and this is a hybrid role located at our Everett, WA office.

You Will:

  • Publish internal educational documents that support system understanding for technical team members based on work from our research and experimental teams
  • Write technical blog posts that improve public understanding around Helion’s magneto-inertial fusion technology
  • Write portions of critical patents to protect core Intellectual Property
  • Provide in-depth technical reviews on internal and external communications

Required Skills:

  • Master's or higher in Physics, Math, or Engineering, plus technical experience in relevant fields (electrical engineer or plasma physics)
  • 4+ years of experience with cross-checking calculations, evaluating circuit designs, and understanding experimental results
  • Substantial skills in science or engineering communication and education, both written and oral

The pay range for this position is $100k-$155k/year. 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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