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.
In this role, you will support the mechanical design, development, and evaluation of columns, piping, and heating/cooling of storage, purification, and processing systems. You will perform hands-on builds, prototyping, diagnostics, analysis, and troubleshooting. Additionally, you will perform theoretical and experimental analyses for materials, thermal management, and radiochemistry.
The ideal candidate for this position will have a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, chemistry, chemical engineering, or related field, along with 2+ years of experience in a related field, though more advanced candidates will be considered for expanded roles. They will be highly detail-oriented and have a strong understanding of engineering principles. They will also have excellent problem-solving skills and be eager to own a project.
Demonstrated experience starting a project and delivering a final product,
Experience testing system performance by experimenting with operational parameters,
Experience with small-tube vacuum systems is a bonus,
Problem Solver – you can identify areas for improvement and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
Critical Thinker – you use reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of solutions, are skilled at assigning metrics to objectively evaluate options, and connect your work back to the application
You are eager to own a project, iterate on designs, and adapt the project to meet the company’s needs.
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.
15 days of Paid Time Off (PTO), starting January 1st, 2023 all employees will be eligible for 21 days of PTO
10 days of Sick Time
3% employer 401K contribution matching
Generous share options scheme
Free snacks and soft drinks
Monthly sponsored lunches with the organization
Monthly sponsored events with team
Medical, Dental, Vision
Short/Long Term Disability
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.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations or request more information: email@example.com.
**Please note that we require all visitors to be up to date on their COVID vaccination or wear a mask for the duration of their stay.**