R&D Test Engineer
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Commonwealth Fusion Systems

501-1,000 employees

Nuclear Energy Company
Company Overview
Commonwealth's mission is to deploy fusion power plants to meet global decarbonization goals as fast as possible. The company is collaborating with MIT to leverage decades of research combined with new groundbreaking high-temperature superconducting (HTS) magnet technology.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding





Cambridge, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Devens, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or science field is required; electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or similar, or applied physics degree
  • 5+ years experience designing/building/commissioning specialized test or industrial equipment
  • 5+ years using CAD software to design complex assemblies, producing drawings for procurement, GD&T and tolerance stackups
  • 5+ years experience with analysis of mechanical components, strength of materials and failure criteria. Familiar with use of fasteners and analysis of welds and bolted joints
  • Familiarity with electromagnetic fundamentals - voltage, current, resistance, Ohm's Law, AC/DC, right-hand rule, solenoids, etc
  • Excellent troubleshooting/problem-solving skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong desire to improve efficiency and throughput of processes
  • Effective at communicating technical topics to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • High self-motivation and drive to execute quickly
  • A can-do attitude and an eagerness to learn
  • Collaboration skills including active listening and facilitating a productive discourse on problems
  • Ability to innovate creative solutions to challenging problems
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo in search of better, more efficient methods
  • Experience with designing and commissioning new test facilities
  • Experience with developing and executing test procedures
  • Willingness to occasionally travel or work required nights/weekends/overtime
  • Experience with structural FEA software, especially ANSYS and COMSOL
  • Experience using NX and Teamcenter
  • Experience with high field magnet testing traditional or superconducting
  • Experience with designing fluid systems - P&IDs, component selection, ASME design codes
  • Experience with cryogenic equipment design and use for liquid nitrogen and supercritical helium use - vacuum jacketed equipment, cryocoolers, phase separators, cold traps
  • Experience with high vacuum equipment design and use - roughing pumps, turbopumps, ion gauges, residual gas analyzers
  • Experience with high voltage and high current power equipment design and use - power supplies, water cooled cables, insulation
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs
  • Perform activities such as typing, stooping, standing, or sitting for extended periods of time
  • Dedication to safety to mitigate industrial hazards that may include heat, cold, noise, fumes, strong magnets, lead (Pb), high voltage, and cryogenics
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