Full-Time

R&D Mechanical Engineer

Posted on 5/7/2024

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

501-1,000 employees

Develops compact fusion power plants

Hardware
Energy

Senior

Devens, MA, USA

Required Skills
CAD
Communications
FEM/FEA
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or science field
  • 5+ years experience designing/building/commissioning mechanical/industrial equipment
  • 5+ years using CAD software
  • 5+ years experience with analysis of mechanical components
  • Familiarity with electromagnetic fundamentals
  • Excellent troubleshooting/problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • High self-motivation and drive
  • Collaboration skills
  • Innovative problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo
  • Occasional travel or work required nights/weekends/overtime
  • Experience with structural FEA software
  • Experience using NX and Teamcenter
  • Experience with high field magnet testing
  • Experience with designing fluid systems
  • Experience with cryogenic equipment design
  • Experience with high vacuum equipment design
  • Experience with high voltage and high current power equipment
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs
  • Dedication to safety
Responsibilities
  • Design, analyze, review, procure, and build test equipment
  • Plan tests, define instrumentation and controls
  • Understand and challenge requirements and risks
  • Identify and mitigate safety hazards
  • Maintain documentation and schedule for projects
  • Perform analysis for successful designs
  • Troubleshoot and resolve integration discrepancies
  • Iterate on designs and operations
  • Work within a team to achieve objectives

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

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Commonwealth Fusion Systems is leading the charge in developing compact fusion power plants, utilizing cutting-edge high-temperature superconducting magnet technology. This focus allows for quicker and more cost-effective construction of sustainable energy sources. With projects like SPARC, which aims to be the world's first net energy fusion demonstration device, the company not only demonstrates its leadership in the energy sector but also its commitment to addressing climate change through innovative solutions.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$3.8B

Headquarters

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Founded

2018

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

21%

1 year growth

46%

2 year growth

159%

Benefits

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

401K