Helion is building the ultimate solution to one of the world's most pressing challenges - climate change. Our goals are courageous – we plan to demonstrate electricity from fusion in 2024. We move fast, prioritize what matters, and iterate quickly so we can accelerate everything we do.
At Helion, we grow and learn together while working with never-before-seen technology. A career here means you will interact with the world's leading scientists, engineers, and builders. Be part of our team – bring your skills, experiences, and determination to make a difference. Together we'll make a future with unlimited clean energy a reality.
Helion is on the verge of changing the world with a new clean energy source, we are looking for support to make vital contributions to this design. Helion is looking for an Experimental Diagnostics Technician who is interested in further developing their laboratory skills. This position will learn about the diverse suite of diagnostic tools used to characterize our plasma properties.We are looking for a detail-oriented technician to collaborate with our research and development team to build, calibrate, and test new particle and optical detectors.
What you’ll be doing:
Assist in the fabrication and testing of particle detectors and several plasma diagnostics tools
Calibrate detectors and conduct tests to determine performance
Responsible for the chemical etching process for a novel CR-39 track detector
General equipment maintenance
Assist in experimental operations
Data analysis (reduction, interpretation, and error analysis)
Hands-on, detail-oriented person who enjoys tinkering
Desire to learn about new measurement techniques
Proficient in reading and writing technical documentation
Any experience in a laboratory setting using equipment such as oscilloscopes, multimeters, digitizers
Any experience with sensors or readout
Circuit design or soldering skills
Ability to use any CAD software
Experience working with vacuum systems
Who We Are
We are engineers, scientists, and business leaders, not researchers or academics, working to provide the world with a new source of clean, reliable, and affordable energy, running off little more than seawater and producing minimal waste. Working at Helion Energy is a once-in-a-career chance to innovate for a better future. We believe there is no success without teamwork because working together is the only way to accomplish important things.
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, join our team.
10-15 days’ vacation + bank depending on years of experience
3% employer 401K contribution matching
Generous share options scheme
Free lunch, snacks and soft drinks
Helion is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veterans Employer:
NOTE:Women and minorities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they fit the description in totality. We believe in hiring individuals. If you do not check all of the boxes, we still encourage you to apply. If this job isn't a fit, we have many other openings that may be one.
We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. This position is subject to a background check related to its duties and responsibilities.
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