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TAE is the world’s first private fusion energy company, founded in 1998 to commercialize the cleanest, safest, most affordable, and sustainable form of carbon-free power. We are applying science and engineering to design transformational technologies. Whether it's harnessing fusion through the science of stars, making exponential leaps in power efficiency, or innovating medical care with a novel cancer treatment: We're turning the promise of science into reality.

We’re looking for candidates who are passionate about realizing our mission: A future where all people have affordable access to reliable, abundant, and environmentally friendly fusion-generated electricity.

About The Role

The Senior Electrical Engineer will design, implement, commission electrical, electro-mechanical, and electronic systems.

  • Specify, design, develop, fabricate and commission custom electrical, electro-mechanical and electronic systems, encompassing high voltage and high current techniques, low voltage power distribution, fault analysis, and integration with control and data acquisition systems.
  • Provide detailed specifications and support the procurement of commercial off-the-shelf electrical and electronic products ensuring regulatory compliance to all relevant standards.
  • Produce and examine drawings, wiring diagrams, specifications, test reports and other documentation at all stages in the project from the concept through to full manufacturing, installation, and commissioning.
  • Manage project documentation and revision control in accordance with requirements of the ISO 9001 quality management system.
  • Support projects with confident knowledge of electrical hardware designed for EMC, safety, and reliability. 
  • Interface with engineers and physicists developing experimental and custom systems.

About You

  • Over 8 years of experience designing, evaluating, developing electrical power systems drawings and documentation.
  • Over 3 years experience of computer systems and networks used in a control system or industrial environment.
  • At least 3 years experience with high voltage measurement techniques and hardware.
  • Technical Experience (Equipment, Tools, etc.) using MOST of the following:
    • High voltage, voltage & current measurement techniques 
    • High voltage power supplies and familiarity with basic power electronic topologies
    • High voltage and low voltage power transmission and distribution design and analysis
    • Standard 19” rack cabinet component hardware
    • Electrical panel layout hardware 
    • Nuclear environment materials
    • Multi-conductor and single conductor cable assembly design
    • Power safety systems hardware (circuit breakers, relays, contactors, switches, surge suppression)
    • Grounding systems design and electrical continuity and bonding
    • Oscilloscopes, DC Power Supplies, Function Generators
    • High voltage and low voltage electronic elements (Transistors, Diodes, & Passive Elements).
    • Vacuum systems hardware and methods
    • National Instruments hardware, PXI, PXIe
    • Allen Bradley hardware
    •  Mathematical modeling using Python, MATLAB would be nice to have. 
  • Knowledge of 2D CAD Software SolidWorks Electrical is required.
  • Knowledge of 2D CAD Software Dassault Systems Draftsight is required.
  • Use of Intranet systems for documentation, tasks, and issue tracking, e.g., Confluence/Jira required.
  • Proficiency in interpreting and using Process Flow Diagrams, Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams required.
  • Proficiency in Arena Quality Management System and ISO 9001 & ISO 13485 Processes required.
  • Strong Familiarity with IEC 61010 electrical safety standard.
  • Interest in large scientific projects, medical systems.
  •  Proficiency in Autodesk AutoCAD.
  • Proficiency in facility systems engineering (power, lighting, fire alarm and data) design & documentation including topographic mapping, understanding floor plans, riser diagrams, ceiling plans, and site plans is preferred.
  • Some proficiency in: CAD Software SolidWorks, Electrostatic Analysis, RF Analysis.
  • Some overseas travel to client sites may be necessary.


  • Required: B.S. in Electrical Engineering
  • Preferred: M.S. or PhD in Electrical Engineering

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting/carrying heavy items 

About Us: 

Imagination, skill, and will

We are a diverse team of over 500 engineers, scientists, professionals, Maxwell Prize winners, and big thinkers from more than 40 countries with a track record of delivering on the innovative ways science can lead humanity into a brighter era. We are not afraid to envision a future where fusion and science can transform our world.

What you’ll get with us

  • Generous benefits such as Medical, Dental, Vision, 401 (K) with company match, paid vacation + sick time, companywide December holiday, wellness program, parental leave
  • Payment rewards: For referring talent, novel research, and patents
  • A collaborative environment: An organization where talents and interests can plug in to different groups throughout the organization
  • Potential for equity participation
  • HQ in Southern California
  • Employee events on and off-site
  • A commitment to upholding and growing an inclusive organization

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