Senior Maintenance Mechanic

Number of employees

100

Everett, WA, United States

Posted on: 2024-04-19

Category: renewables

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Senior

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. 

About Helion

We are 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. Our vision is a world with clean, reliable, and affordable energy for everyone. 

Since Helion's founding in 2013, we have raised over $600 million from investors such as Sam Altman, Mithril, and Capricorn Investment Group to propel us forward. Our last prototype, Trenta, completed 10,000 high-power pulses and reached plasma temperatures of 100 million degrees Celsius (9 keV). 

Now we are working toward Polaris, which will be the first machine to demonstrate electricity from fusion, making this 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:

The Senior Maintenance Mechanic will be responsible for ensuring the optimal functionality of essential support systems across our facilities. You will report to the Maintenance & Services Manager on items that encompasses various maintenance disciplines, including HVAC, controls, plumbing, pipe fitting, motor replacement, and belt alignment. This is an onsite position reporting to our Facilities and Services Manager located at our Everett, WA office.

You Will:

  • Collaborate with a versatile team to conduct regular inspections and tests on support equipment and building systems to identify repair and maintenance needs
  • Install and repair plumbing fixtures, and piping systems including all related equipment such as sinks, showers, water heaters, garbage disposal units, dishwashers, gauges, valves and pressure regulators
  • Perform filter, belt, bearing, and bushing replacements, ensuring proper equipment alignment and tensioning
  • Utilize tools such as lathes, grinders, drills, cutting torches, and welding equipment to fabricate machine parts, jigs, fixtures, and tools
  • Troubleshoot, repair and replace motors and motor components
  • Adapt to chanes productively and perform other duties as required while adhering to all company safety policies and procedures

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in building and equipment maintenance, construction, or equivalent trade school experience
  • Experience in analyzing and troubleshooting complex issues
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and communicate clearly
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting drawings, specifications, schematics, and diagrams
  • Be able to squat, reach, climb, and stand for extended periods of time, and lift up to 50lbs
  • Strong multitasking skills with ability to work effectively under pressure and communicate clearly

The pay range for this position is $50-$65/hour. 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 and Compensation

Our total compensation package includes generous equity and benefits, including but not limited to: 

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans for employees and their families 
  • 31 Days of PTO (21 vacation days and 10 sick days) 
  • 13 Paid holidays, plus company-wide winter break 
  • Up to 5% employer 401(k) match 
  • Short term disability, long term disability, and life insurance 
  • Paid parental leave and support (up to 16 weeks) 
  • Annual wellness stipend  

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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