Electromechanical Engineer

General Fusion

Burnaby City, British Columbia, CA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Hardware
  • Post Date: 12/27/2020
  • Website: generalfusion.com
  • Company Address: 108-3680 Bonneville Place British Columbia, Burnaby, BC, V3N 4T5

About General Fusion

General Fusion is developing fusion energy: a safe, limitless, clean, emission-free, and cost-competitive alternative for power generation. Established in 2002, General Fusion is supported by a global syndicate of leading energy venture capital funds, industry leaders, and technology pioneers.

Job Description

As a member of the Plasma Injector Systems team, the Electromechanical Engineer will work on the development and design of large power supply systems for General Fusion’s Fusion Demonstration Plant. The work will focus on the electrical design of a large DC power supply including the power components, switching and buswork.

The successful candidate has experience in a structured engineering environment, and has demonstrated experience in prototyping, testing and implementing their designs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing the design concept for a large (1000’s of volts, 1000’s of amps) pulsed DC power supply from requirements, and extending those concepts into detailed designs.
  • Developing test plans and carrying out the testing for verification and validation of their designs.
  • Producing the required design documentation throughout the design process.
  • Working closely with the rest of the design team to integrate their design with other systems.

Relevant Skills and Experience:


  • 5+ years’ experience in the design of power systems for large industrial or scientific equipment
  • Demonstrated experience in the implementation and commissioning of large power systems
  • Experience with the design and implementation of fault protection and safety interlock systems to ensure safe system operation and maintenance
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, and an ability to work both independently and collaboratively.


  • Experience in the development and deployment of novel, first of a kind engineering projects.
  • Pulsed power design experience
  • Magnetic material modelling and transformer design


  • B.Sc. in Electromechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics or closely related field.

What We Offer:

  • Flexible hours
  • Four weeks’ vacation
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • RRSP Contribution
  • Support for professional development
  • Great company culture – social events, food trucks, bike rides, Sun Run, etc.

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