Senior Technical Project Manager
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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.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding





Cambridge, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Devens, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Business & Strategy
  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 8-10 years of experience in engineering and project management working with a wide range of engineering disciplines, including mechanical, electrical and other areas
  • Proven track record of managing complex engineering projects with excellent project management
  • Strong sense of self-motivation and personal accountability regarding decision-making and supervising teams
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, with the capacity to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Possess a thorough understanding of project management, planning, and scheduling methods and techniques
  • Exceptional planning, organizational, and time management skills
  • Thorough understanding of engineering product life-cycle with experience in driving products through phase-gate design reviews such as CDR, PDR, FDR or equivalent
  • Keen attention to safety
  • Strong leadership abilities; comfortable taking on exciting challenges with minimal supervision
  • Dynamic and creative: Thrives in a fast-paced environment where several interdependent technologies are being developed simultaneously. Foster an environment of innovation and creative problem-solving within the project team
  • Team oriented: Comfortable and energized by working in a team with a wide variety of backgrounds and skillsets. You welcome constructive feedback and different perspectives
  • Experience with magnets, large/heavy assembly processes, thermo-mechanical assemblies, machining, welding, and/or VPI (vacuum pressure impregnation) is preferred -Experience working with Jira, Confluence
  • Experience with scheduling tools such as MS Project, P6 or equivalent
  • Willingness to travel when required or work required nights/weekends/on-call
  • Perform activities such as typing, stooping, climbing, standing, or sitting for extended periods of time
  • Work in a facility that contains industrial hazards including heat, cold, noise, fumes, strong magnets, lead (Pb), high voltage, high current, pressure systems, and cryogenics
  • #LI-Hybrid
  • Drive engineering projects within SPARC from inception to completion
  • Near-term focus will be driving SPARC systems through final design, working with a cross-functional team of engineers, scientists, designers, and analysts
  • Longer-term focus: Lead and oversee the end-to-end lifecycle of complex engineering projects, including design, procurement, and build activities
  • Take ownership of project success: set project milestones & ensuring all deliverables are met while adhering to strict budget and timeline parameters
  • Develop comprehensive project plans, outlining project scope, goals, deliverables, resources, and timeline to meet strategic targets
  • Lead a cross-functional team composed of engineers, designers, analysts, procurement specialists, and other stakeholders
  • Foster a collaborative and high-performance team culture to drive project execution and achieve collective goals
  • Own responsibility, authority, and accountability for cost & schedule along with driving critical risk-based decisions throughout the project life cycle
  • Monitor project timelines rigorously, identifying potential delays, devising, and implementing mitigation strategies to maintain project schedule
  • Keep stakeholders informed about project progress through regular updates and reporting
  • Lead the active management of risks throughout the project lifecycle: Identifying risks, developing & driving mitigation plans, keep stakeholders informed about progress of risks through regular updates & risk reporting
Desired Qualifications
  • PMP, PRINCE2, or similar project management certification is a plus