Senior Project Manager

Number of employees

100

Everett, WA, United States

Posted on: 2024-04-05

Category: renewables

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Senior

Salary

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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

Helion is hiring a Senior Project Manager to oversee the permitting, planning, and execution of our commercial construction projects. This is a unique opportunity to collaborate with multiple teams across Legal, Communications, Engineering, and other teams. You will be directly responsible for the successful delivery of the world’s first commercial fusion power plant. You will report directly to the Chief of Staff at our Everett, WA site.

You Will:

  • Execute on project planning, permitting, site design, and construction activities involved in the establishment off Helion commercial generators,
  • Maintain communication between Helion, local partners, regulators, and customers on project status and schedule
  • Engage with contractors and Helion employees to plan, quote, and implement large-scale and parallel construction scopes of work
  • Be the subject matter expert in Helion’s construction processes
  • Collaborate across Helion teams, including Engineering, Production, Test, Materials Management, Quality, Safety and Supply Chain to ensure smooth transition between construction, delivery, assembly, and turn-on of commercial projects
  • Problem solve and strategize throughout the duration of Helion’s commercial projects to ensure a safe, fast, and effective construction process

Required Skills:

  • 8+ years of commercial construction or similar trade experience
  • Manage General Contractors and Subcontractors
  • Engagement with government and other permitting authorities
  • Directly manage and implement on medium or large-scale construction projects

The pay range for this position is $140-190K. 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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