Senior Fusion Technician

Join Helion Energy in Everett, WA as a Senior Fusion Technician. Assemble fusion generators, lead builds, and coach technicians to enable unlimited clean electricity from fusion.

Helion Energy
Helion Energy
Everett, United States  UTC-08:00   On-site   Full Time   51-100   USD 34–59   2 months 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

We are hiring a Senior Fusion Technician to assemble Helion's fusion generators and subscale plasma devices. You will help develop hardware, lead full-scale builds, and coach fellow technicians on the Production Team. You will report directly to one of our Production Supervisors at our Everett, WA office.

You Will:

  • Collaborate with a versatile team to assemble, test, and troubleshoot electromechanical components
  • Integrate electromechanical components and systems to the fusion generator's primary structure
  • Design and fabricate fixtures to aid in the assembly of electromechanical components
  • Coach technicians, developing their technical skills
  • Ensure safety and quality standards are met throughout the entire production process
  • Be able to squat, reach, climb, and stand for extended periods of time, and lift up to 50lbs
  • Read and understand technical drawings, manuals, and reports to accomplish our goals

Required Skills

  • 5+ years of experience as an Electrical or Mechanical Technician focused on rapid prototyping and iteration
  • Experience operating heavy-duty machinery (forklift, boom/scissor lift, bridge crane, etc.) and using light fabrication tools (power tools, mills, lathes, etc.)
  • Experience with high-voltage systems or vacuum systems
  • Experience designing parts/fixtures in CAD software

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 34–59

Helion Energy

Everett, United States

5+ years


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