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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Design fusion hardware within CAD software (e.g. NX, Solidworks).
Everett, Washington, United States
$145k-$200k USD per year
5 months ago
Helion Energy

Helion Energy

Building the world's first fusion power plant

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✨ About The Role

We are building something never done before.

Helion is a fusion power company based in Everett, WA, with the mission to build the world’s first fusion power plant, enabling a future with unlimited clean electricity.

We are a team of engineers, scientists, and makers that believe fusion energy can solve climate change on a global scale and ensure energy independence while making electricity more affordable than ever before.

Now is a great time to join Helion! Bring your skills, experiences, and determination to make a difference in the world. Together, we can make a future with unlimited clean electricity from fusion a reality!

What You Will Be Doing:

We are hiring a Mechanical Design Engineer to own hardware designs for Helion's fusion generator prototypes. You will solve multidisciplinary engineering problems that are necessary for deploying fusion energy to the world and act as a culture driver on a growing team. You will report directly to our Mechanical Engineering Manager at our Everett, WA office.

You Will:

  • Own and understand subsystem designs such as electromagnetic, structural, fluid, thermal and control systems, and improve their requirements

  • Learn from historical engineering approaches, design novel hardware, and test your solutions

  • Design fusion hardware within CAD software (e.g. NX, Solidworks)

  • Perform analysis with tools like ANSYS and hold design reviews to gather feedback and iterate to a fully functioning system

  • Learn from experts to expand your engineering skillset and domain knowledge

  • Work hands-on alongside experienced technicians to implement your hardware designs

  • Troubleshoot hardware issues as they arise on integrated fusion generators

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering

  • 7+ years of professional experience delivering on full-scope engineering projects (including schedule ownership)

  • Experience applying engineering first-principles and method-based thinking to challenging problems

  • Hands-on exposure to a variety of engineering disciplines (mechanical, electrical, fluids)

  • Advanced experience with CAD software (e.g. NX, Solidworks)

  • Moderate experience with FEA software (e.g. ANSYS Maxwell, FEMAP)

The pay range for this position is $145k-200k. This pay range may be inclusive of several career levels and will be narrowed based on several factors, including the candidate’s experience and qualifications.



  • 13 company-wide holidays

  • 31 days of PTO (10 sick and 21 vacation days)

  • Up to 5% employer 401K contribution matching

  • Equity plan offered to all employees

  • Parental Leave

  • Medical, Dental, Vision

  • Short- and long-term Disability

  • Monthly sponsored events and subsidized snack program

NOTE: Underrepresented people are less likely to apply unless they meet 100% of the job's requirements. We believe in hiring people, not checklists, and encourage you to apply even if you do not check all of the boxes. If this job isn't the one, we have many other openings that may be a fit.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. If we reach out to you to begin an interview process, we will also ask if you require any reasonable accommodation at that time.

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Senior Mechanical Engineer
Everett, Washington, United States
$145k-$200k USD per year
About Helion Energy
Building the world's first fusion power plant