Senior Electronics Technician

Join Helion Energy in Everett, WA as a Senior Electronics Technician supporting the world's first fusion power plant. Bring your skills to help build a future with clean and affordable energy.

Helion Energy
Helion Energy
Everett, United States  UTC-08:00   On-site   Full Time   51-100   USD 38–50   15 days ago

About Helion Energy

Company Overview

Helion Energy, Inc.

Everett, Washington, USA


Business Model

Fusion Energy

Development and demonstration of fusion energy technology

Capital raised through funding rounds, potential future electricity production. Helion Energy recently announced that Microsoft will become their first customer.

Locations & Geography

Headquartered in the United States 🇺🇸 with focus on expanding the adoption of fusion energy globally

Company Culture

Committed to providing a clean, scalable, and cost-effective energy solution through fusion technology

Innovative, team-oriented, and driven by critical engineering challenges

Emphasis on collaboration and empowerment in solving global energy challenges

Activities & Projects

Development of the Polaris prototype, aimed to be the first to demonstrate net electricity from fusion

Advancements in pulsed non-ignition fusion technology and high-temperature plasma generation

Focused on achieving zero-carbon electricity production to support global decarbonization

Contact Information

LinkedIn, Instagram

Careers at Helion Energy

We are 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. Our vision is a world with clean, reliable, and affordable energy for everyone.

Since Helion's founding in 2013, we have raised over $600 million from investors such as Sam Altman, Mithril, and Capricorn Investment Group to propel us forward. Our last prototype, Trenta, completed 10,000 high-power pulses and reached plasma temperatures of 100 million degrees Celsius (9 keV).

Now we are working toward Polaris, which will be the first machine to demonstrate electricity from fusion, making this 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

As a member of the Electrical Engineering team, you will support the core of the world's first fusion generator machine. You will support the main pulsed-energy drive systems for the magnetics, the energy recovery and re-distribution networks, the diagnostics, and the controls. You will also develop novel ways to measure and acquire this data from high noise, high field, and high voltage environments. You will work directly with our Electrical Engineers, and report directly to our Sr Production Manager at our Everett, WA office.

You Will:

  • Support the build, assembly, operation, and testing of PCBA and control systems required for running a fusion machine and multiple test systems
  • Help with the identification, installation, and implementation of test equipment, instrumentation, and data acquisition systems
  • Help create minor subassemblies and test components focused on PCBAs, pulse power electronics, electrical systems, and fast prototypes
  • Troubleshoot, inspect, repair, and service Electronics assemblies, PCBAs, and pulsed power test systems
  • Create, organize, and maintain electronic component and consumables inventory
  • Be responsible for preventative maintenance and calibration of lab equipment

Required Skills

  • 5+ years of experience in a research, fabrication, or test lab
  • Read and interpret electrical schematics and interconnects
  • Solder, reflow, rework and repair PCBAs to IPC standards such as IPC-A-610, IPC-A-620, IPC J-STD-001, IPC-7711/7721
  • Experience with electronic troubleshooting and using standard benchtop tools like oscilloscopes, Eloads, FRA, Arb waveform generators, pulse generators, spectrum analyzers, DVMs
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite, schematic capture, and PCB design software
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs

Benefits and Compensation

Our total compensation package includes generous equity and benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans for employees and their families
  • 31 Days of PTO (21 vacation days and 10 sick days)
  • 13 Paid holidays, plus company-wide winter break
  • Up to 5% employer 401(k) match
  • Short term disability, long term disability, and life insurance
  • Paid parental leave and support (up to 16 weeks)
  • Annual wellness stipend

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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About the role

May 13, 2024

Full Time


Oct 18, 2024


USD 38–50

Everett, United States

5+ years


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