Full-Time

Senior Engineer

Mechanical Design and Analysis

Posted on 5/22/2024

Kairos Power

Kairos Power

201-500 employees

Develops fluoride salt-cooled high temperature reactors

Hardware
Energy

Senior

Alameda, CA, USA

Required Skills
SolidWorks
Requirements
  • Bachelors or Masters in Mechanical Engineering or similar field of study
  • PE license or ability to obtain one within 6 months
  • 8+ years of experience in engineering organization involved in chemical, power or nuclear industry design and analysis
  • Experience as Vessel Design Lead
  • 5+ years of experience in stress analysis and post-processing
  • Experience in compliance with ASME B&PV Codes Section III Division 5 and Section VIII Division 1 and 2
  • Experience in fatigue, corrosion, and high temperature creep life assessment
  • Knowledge of fracture mechanics
  • Competent in Solidworks modeling
  • Ability to work with collaborative teams
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to seek efficiencies
  • Safety prioritization
Responsibilities
  • Analyze and evaluate vessels and mechanical components for compliance
  • Perform stress analysis and post-processing
  • Develop tools for analyzing pressure vessels
  • Employ fatigue, corrosion, and high temperature creep life assessment
  • Serviceability assessment of damaged components
  • Visualize load cases with different scenarios
  • Work with other disciplines for integrated design
  • Review design calculations and reports
  • Certify design calculations and reports
  • Provide well-written reports and presentations
  • Provide leadership and mentoring
  • Assist with field inspections and installation
  • Perform other assigned duties

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

$10.1M

Headquarters

Alameda, California

Founded

2016

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

18%

2 year growth

55%