Electrical Engineer
Posted on 10/11/2023
INACTIVE
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.
Hardware
Energy
B2B

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$3.8B

Founded

2018

Headquarters

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

15%

1 year growth

40%

2 year growth

193%
Locations
Devens, MA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
CategoriesNew
Architecture & Civil Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience with electrical power system development in power plants, utilities, industrial plants, or large scientific facilities
  • Experience in large construction projects, including design documentation and construction administration
  • Technical aptitude in multiple areas of electrical engineering including a subset of the following: power conversion, electric machinery and drives, medium voltage distribution, protective relaying, low voltage process-industrial facility design, instrumentation and control
  • Project Management and Construction Administration
  • Demonstrated ability to manage system installation within a complex, multidisciplinary construction project. Ability to interface with contractors, construction administrators, vendors and designers; knowledge of the construction process
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to conduct design reviews and organize/present material to both expert and non-technical audiences
  • Familiarity with the design and operation of electric machines and turbogenerators
  • Familiarity with the design and operation of phase-controlled rectifiers, switch-mode power converters and drives
Responsibilities
  • Produce and/or revise work packages and engineering specifications
  • Manage critical procurement contracts and coordination with vendors for electrical system design, procurement, and commissioning
  • Review, comment, and approval of engineering documentation (submittals)
  • Select, implement, and potentially develop appropriate industry standards (IEEE, ANSI, IEC, etc.) for use on this project and the future fusion power plant ecosystem
  • Assist in developing and implementing engineering procedures for review and approval of (often cross-disciplinary) work packages
  • Maintain a detailed project schedule, oversee the delivery of externally furnished documentation and equipment, coordination with the constructor, selection and coordination of subcontractors
  • Coordinate with local Authorities Having Jurisdiction; facilitate industry best-practices, namely with respect to electrical safety
Desired Qualifications
  • Pulsed power systems; electrical and mechanical transient analysis and/or design implications in complex power systems
  • Balance of Plant; utility interconnection and coordination, low voltage distribution, management of AE and/or EPC consultants
  • Instrumentation and control systems