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:

Helion is hiring a Senior Fusion Technician to assemble Helion’s fusion generators and subscale plasma devices. This position provides a unique opportunity to support the development of hardware, lead full-scale builds, and coach fellow technicians on the Production Team.

You Will:

  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to assemble, test, and troubleshoot electromechanical components
  • Integrate electromechanical components and systems to the fusion generator’s primary structure
  • Design and fabricate fixtures to aid in the assembly of electromechanical components
  • Coach technicians, helping to develop their technical skills
  • Ensure safety & quality standards are met throughout the entire production process

Required Skills:

  • Experience as an Electrical or Mechanical Technician focused on rapid prototyping and iteration
  • Experience using light fabrication tools (various power tools, mills, lathes, etc.) and operating heavy-duty machinery (forklift, boom/scissor lift, bridge crane, etc.)
  • Ability to squat, reach, climb, and stand for extended periods of time
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs


Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with pulsed-power electronics or vacuum systems
  • Experience designing parts/fixtures in CAD software
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings, manuals, and reports
  • Demonstrated adaptability in a quickly-changing environment

Per Washington Equal Pay and Opportunity Act the range for this position is $32/hr - $40/hr. Actual salary is based on education, experience, and other qualifying skill sets.


  • 10 company holidays + winter break (Dec. 24 – Jan. 1)

  • 31 days of PTO (10 sick and 21 vacation days)

  • 3% employer 401K contribution matching

  • Equity plan offered to all employees

  • Employee share plan

  • 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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