Full-Time

Engineering Technician

Electrical

Updated on 5/1/2024

Kairos Power

Kairos Power

201-500 employees

Develops fluoride salt-cooled high temperature reactors

Hardware
Energy

Mid

Alameda, CA, USA

Requirements
  • 3+ years of relevant experience working in an R&D environment or engineering laboratory
  • Experience in installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of custom electronic control devices and lab equipment
  • Competence in termination of basic electronic cabling systems and control chassis
  • Experience maintaining an electrically safe workplace utilizing NFPA 70E as a safety standard
  • Experience building various circuits and wiring sensors and instrumentation
  • Experience in producing and reading electrical schematics/drawings
  • Ability to use multimeters, oscilloscopes, and other basic measuring tools
  • Desired experience programming PLCs and setting up data acquisition using LabVIEW
  • Desired experience in reading and interpreting engineering drawings
  • Desired experience in the use of hand and shop tools
  • Attention to detail, high quality work, and accurate logging of data
  • Ability to seek different and novel ways to create efficiencies
  • Ability to work with a highly collaborative team
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to proactively collect, manage, and transfer knowledge
  • Prioritization and ensuring safety of oneself and others
Responsibilities
  • Specify, procure, assemble, debug, and maintain custom-built and commercial electromechanical components and systems
  • Install and terminate wiring for data acquisition instrumentation on lab equipment
  • Assist in design, fabrication, installation, troubleshooting, and repair of engineering infrastructure, mechanical equipment, and test equipment
  • Work closely with engineers to support testing activities and implement design iterations
  • Perform all job functions safely and efficiently while working with hazardous equipment
  • Support permitting, safety planning, and communication for laboratory test equipment
  • Maintain lab infrastructure, cleanliness, and organization
  • Other duties as assigned

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%