Experiment and Test Engineer
Posted on 3/22/2024
Helion Energy

51-200 employees

Fusion power company
Company Overview
Helion's mission is to build the clean energy future. They aim to building the world’s first fusion generators. They want to solve one of the world’s most pressing challenges to enable a future with unlimited clean energy.
Energy
B2B

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding

$2.3B

Founded

2013

Headquarters

Everett, Washington

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

18%

1 year growth

57%

2 year growth

276%
Locations
Everett, WA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
CategoriesNew
QA & Testing
Performance Testing
Quality Assurance
Requirements
  • B.S. or M.S in aerospace or mechanical engineering, physics, or related field of study and 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience building, fixing, and modifying high vacuum chamber systems or high-voltage capacitor/power supply experience
  • Experience designing, building, and operating complex experiments
  • Experience working with and around plasmas (includes high temperature plasmas or electric propulsion) desired but not required
  • Large-scale experiment or testing experience on pinch devices, accelerators, stellarators, tokomaks, power plant operations, or rocket launches
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to rapidly learn new systems
  • Demonstrated track record of tackling complex problems, defining and accomplishing challenging objectives with minimal guidance
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively as a member of a team
Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the development of technology and knowledge of how to optimally design, build, and measure FRC fusion devices
  • Control pulsed power, high-energy systems, including mega-joule capacitor systems
  • Design and build or support design and build of plasma and high-energy experiments and tests
  • Work with large scale vacuum systems, including vacuum cycling quartz vacuum chambers that are 1+ meters in diameter, and handle modifications
  • Understand plasma physics, including how to create FRC's and how to design, build, and interpret magnetic, fusion product, and plasma diagnostics
  • Control Fusion generators using LabView-based control systems and PXIe-NI chassis-based systems, and solve data collection problems in a fast-pulse EMI environment
  • Use critical reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of different technical solutions
  • Work collaboratively with members of other teams to develop technical solutions