Senior Process Instrumentation and Control Engineer

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

501-1,000 employees

Nuclear Energy Company



Devens, MA, USA

  • Experience in process, chemical, electronic or instrumentation and control engineering or similar
  • Designed, built and operated industrial control systems with interlocks and protection functions from concept to completion under a QA program
  • Selected instrumentation and implemented feedback control loops for gaseous and liquid systems
  • Application of engineering fundamentals to provide specific I&C solutions depending on the process needs
  • Instrumentation in challenging environments
  • Familiarity in applying IEEE and IEC Standards to design solutions
  • Understanding of the safety risks of fluid based systems
  • Production of engineering deliverables for design reviews, construction work packages, commissioning, operations and maintenance
  • Siemens SIMATIC S7 product range
  • AVEVA or similar
  • Cryogenic systems
  • Industrial HVAC
  • Vacuum systems
  • Hazardous gas systems
  • Cooling water systems
  • Radiation effect on instrumentation components throughout the signal path
  • Magnetic field effect on instrumentation components throughout the signal path
  • Current best practices and emerging technologies in industrial control systems
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs
  • Perform activities such as stooping, climbing, typing, standing, sitting, etc. for extended periods of time
  • Dedication to safety to mitigate hazards that may include heat, cold, and noise
  • Willingness to occasionally travel or work required nights/weekends/on-call
  • Design of the I&C for multiple fluid systems of SPARC
  • Collaborate with the lead engineers for the fluid systems and central I&C systems and other key stakeholders
  • Coordinate and oversee implementation, testing, installation and commissioning of the I&C systems according to the project schedule
  • Manage suppliers of components and integrated subsystems of the I&C systems
  • Produce engineering deliverables such as instrument lists, signal lists, loop diagrams, data sheets and cabling schedules
  • Produce testing, installation, commissioning, operations and maintenance procedures for the I&C systems
  • Ensure the design is completed in compliance with the Code of Record and established requirements
  • Maintain interfaces with other engineering subsystems
  • Report on and be accountable for progress to the head of I&C and the engineer responsible for the systems for which the I&C is being produced

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems


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.

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