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Production Technician

First Shift

Posted on 6/21/2024

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

501-1,000 employees

Develops compact fusion power plants


Senior, Expert

Cambridge, MA, USA

Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Maintenance and Reliability Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Required Skills
  • High school diploma/equivalency certificate or higher
  • Minimum of 6 years experience with various hand tools
  • Minimum of 6 years experience in Mechanical or Electrical Assembly
  • Experience with winding equipment of any type is a plus
  • PLC Experience
  • Material processing
  • Working with cryogenic chemicals such as LN2 and Helium in a controlled environment
  • Basic power tools
  • Electrical schematic and wiring
  • Epoxy potting or injection molding experience
  • Plumbing
  • Vacuum systems
  • Soldering
  • Harness builds / Wiring
  • Commitment to safety and quality
  • Ability to take directions from leadership and work independently
  • Desire to work and contribute in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and teamwork skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail and cleanliness with hands-on work
  • Ability and patience to work through projects from start to finish, including assembly and testing
  • Ability to represent the Company in a positive and professional manner at all times
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs
  • Perform activities such as stooping, typing, 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
  • Willingness to travel or work required nights/weekends/on-call occasionally
  • Build a variety of electromechanical parts and assemblies
  • Work within a multi-disciplinary team to develop and qualify new manufacturing techniques and processes
  • Perform production builds according to procedures, specifications, and test instructions
  • Troubleshoot and resolve manufacturing discrepancies with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Use various mechanical and precision calibrated tools such as torque wrenches, wrenches, allen keys micrometers, and calipers
  • Read and interpret assembly drawings, wiring diagrams and detailed work instructions
  • Communicate challenges and ideas effectively to peers and leadership
  • Operate production, testing and high-powered magnet equipment
  • Perform other related job duties related to the job, as assigned by management
  • Ability to identify problems in a product and make clear recommendations to better the process
  • Display great attention to detail and a sound understanding of what makes a good product
Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems


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



Cambridge, Massachusetts



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



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