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:
You will help grow our hydrogen isotope separation technologies as part of our broader effort to process fusion exhaust streams. You will build and operate purification systems, develop, and analyze experimental tests, and integrate your findings into scalable solutions. The Isotope Separation team is part of the Radiation Safety and Nuclear Science (RaSNS) department. You will report to the Isotope Team Lead at our Everett, WA office.
- Build, iterate, and operate tritium and deuterium purification systems
- Collaborate with Engineering and Materials teams to refine and integrate isotope separation technologies into the fusion fuel cycle
- Develop isotope separation tests, analyze data, and draft technical reports
- Work with vendors and collaborators
- Ensure compliance with safety and quality standards
- 2+ years of experience in hydrogen chemistry, isotope separation, or related fields
- Familiarity with vacuum and gas handling systems
- Experience using tools like Python or MATLAB
The pay range for this position is $105k-160k. 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.
13 company-wide holidays
31 days of PTO (10 sick and 21 vacation days)
3% employer 401K contribution matching
Equity plan offered to all employees
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.