Full-Time

Director – Power Generation System

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Kairos Power

Kairos Power

201-500 employees

Develops fluoride salt-cooled high temperature reactors

Hardware
Energy

Senior

Alameda, CA, USA

Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Nuclear Engineering or related field
  • Master of Science degree in Mechanical or Nuclear Engineering or related field desired
  • Proven track record of design leadership with at least 10 years implementation experience
  • Experience in designing to ASME B&PVC code requirements
  • Experience with highly regulated industries and deployment of large, complex industrial products
  • Experience with thermodynamics, power cycle theory, heat transfer basics, and heat exchanger development
  • Significant experience in nuclear system design or complex industrial process system design
  • Experience in evaluation, design, and licensing of new technology
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with a highly collaborative team
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Safety prioritization
  • Knowledge management
  • Efficiency in problem-solving
  • Authorization by the Department of Energy to access Part 810-controlled information
Responsibilities
  • Lead the design, development, and integration of the KP-FHR Power Generation System SSCs
  • Ensure compliance with customer, regulatory, and stakeholder requirements
  • Support Project Management and Engineering Integration in generating design and development plans
  • Lead design trade and optimization studies
  • Review design artifacts for technical quality
  • Engage with external stakeholders
  • Coordinate with Test Program and Model and Simulation Program leadership
  • Lead personnel conducting design activities
  • Provide overall direction and evaluation of Engineers
  • Interview, hire, train, plan, assign, direct work, appraise performance, reward and discipline employees

Kairos Power is focused on developing the KP-FHR, a fluoride salt-cooled high temperature reactor, as a cost-competitive, sustainable energy solution aimed at improving grid resiliency and security. The technology is designed to provide clean, affordable, and safe energy with low maintenance and lifecycle costs, offering a near zero carbon footprint and low potential water consumption.

Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

$16.3K

Headquarters

Alameda, California

Founded

2016

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

18%

2 year growth

54%