/ Commonwealth Fusion hiring Mechanical Engineer in Milpitas, CA, US

Mechanical Engineer

Commonwealth Fusion

Milpitas, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Hardware
  • Post Date: 12/30/2020
  • Website: cfs.energy
  • Company Address: 501 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, 02139

About Commonwealth Fusion

CFS is combining proven physics backed by decades of government-funded fusion research with a revolutionary superconducting magnet technology to accelerate the path to commercial fusion energy.

Job Description

This CFS Mechanical Engineer will report to the Head of Superconductor R&D and will be responsible for aspects of the design, build, and implementation of advanced R&D equipment and complex machinery. This equipment presents a host of challenges including large, robust, and ergonomic high-vacuum chambers; components operating under extreme conditions such as high temperatures; large temperature gradients; complicated component manipulation; large pressure differentials; tight mechanical tolerances; and long run times.

This team member will:

    • Work within a multi-disciplinary and proven team of top scientists and engineers;
    • Own the design of key mechanical modules and sub-systems;
    • Present and participate in design reviews on all aspects of mechanical sub-system designs;
    • Generate and maintain interfaces with other engineering subsystems;
    • Report on and be accountable for project progress to the Head of Superconductor R&D

The ideal candidate will have most, if not all, of these requirements:

    • 5+ years of relevant experience -- for example: design, construction, and operation of industrial, large-scale R&D and manufacturing equipment
    • The ability to conceive novel solutions to challenging problems;
    • An exceptional safety record and attention to detail;
    • At least a bachelor’s degree in a relevant engineering field (e.g., mechanical);
    • Expertise with 3D modeling and simulation;
    • Familiarity with complex engineering systems in challenging environments;
    • Familiarity in applying Semi-S8, ASME, ACI, ASTM, and other mechanical standards to design solutions

Additional experience and/or qualifications:

    • Solidworks 2019 and 2020
    • COMSOL, ANSYS

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