Full-Time

Structural Mechanical Engineer

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Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

501-1,000 employees

Develops compact fusion power plants

Hardware
Energy

Senior

Devens, MA, USA

Required Skills
Python
Communications
FEM/FEA
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in performing finite element analysis
  • Strong understanding of structural mechanics, material properties, and stress analysis
  • Proficiency in ANSYS Workbench and Classic, and SpaceClaim
  • Ability to program in APDL and to script in Python
  • Experience pre- and post-processing of large computational models in a product development environment
  • Solid background in performing structural hand calculations
  • Experience performing fatigue and fracture analysis in metallic structures
  • Familiarity with industry codes and standards (e.g., ASME) related to structural design and analysis
  • Experience using DOE or other statistical methods to efficiently evaluate design spaces and robustness
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Willingness to travel or work required nights/weekends/on-call occasionally
Responsibilities
  • Conduct finite element analysis simulations to assess and optimize the performance of SPARC components
  • Develop detailed finite element models and meshing strategies
  • Perform hand calculations and verification of FEA results
  • Collaborate with design and physics teams
  • Interpret, analyze, and present calculation results
  • Generate comprehensive reports and documentation
  • Contribute to tool and workflow development

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

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Commonwealth Fusion Systems is leading the charge in developing compact fusion power plants, utilizing cutting-edge high-temperature superconducting magnet technology. This focus allows for quicker and more cost-effective construction of sustainable energy sources. With projects like SPARC, which aims to be the world's first net energy fusion demonstration device, the company not only demonstrates its leadership in the energy sector but also its commitment to addressing climate change through innovative solutions.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$3.8B

Headquarters

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Founded

2018

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

22%

1 year growth

47%

2 year growth

148%

Benefits

12.5 Company-wide Holidays

Our vacation policy is 'take vacation'

Our sick time policy is 'get better and try not to make others sick'

Generous parental leave policy

Health Reimbursement

Health, Dependent Care, & Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Accounts

Delta Dental, Blue 20/20 Vision optional

Wellbeing / Headspace coverage

Short-term & long-term disability

Life and AD&D insurance

401K