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R&D Engineer

Company: Orion Talent
Location: Everett
Posted on: July 7, 2024

Job Description:

Title: R&D Engineer, RadCon
Location: Everett, WA
Shift: $120 - $164k
Compensation:
Benefits: Company offers a comprehensive range of benefits and perks, designed to support healthy, fulfilling lives as we tackle the challenge of harnessing fusion power for a clean energy future. Benefits become effective on the first day of the month coinciding with or immediately following your start date.
Travel: None
Relocation: none

Position Description:

As an R&D Engineer with radiological controls experience the purpose is to bring the most powerful, controlled pulsed-fusion device ever constructed online with the goal of generating electrical power. When operational, our fusion power plant will generate low energy neutrons as a bi-product and will work controls and exposure limits planning and has translatable fusion experience to help accomplish company's goals.

Veteran profiles: Nuke Officer
Responsibilities:
--- Complete a training program and qualify as an operator of company's prototype fusion machine
--- Safely operate and control pulsed power, high-energy mega joule capacitor systems
--- Author and develop fusion prototype operating procedures and create experimental test plans
--- Support Polaris tests including test set up, checkouts, and commissioning of Polaris subsystems
--- Plan test team post testing re-entry procedures and set stay time limits to accomplish machine inspection and maintenance in concert with exposure limits and ALARA
--- Work with large-scale vacuum systems, including vacuum cycling quartz vacuum chambers that are 1+ meters in diameter
--- Work with neutron and gamma radiation monitoring equipment
--- Learn and understand plasma physics, including how to create FRC's
--- Support development of LabView-based and PXIe-NI chassis-based control systems including GUI modifications for improved operator situational awareness and human error prevention
--- Collaborate with the Radiation Safety and Nuclear Science department to implement radiation worker standards and training
--- Participate in test data reviews
Education/Experience:
--- B.S. or higher in aerospace or mechanical engineering, physics, or related field of study and 4+ years of relevant experience
--- Demonstrated ability and desire to rapidly learn new systems
--- Track record of safely operating a highly complex machine in a high consequence operational environment
--- Experience planning and conducting maintenance in a radiation environment
--- Experience with radiological controls including stay time, work controls, and exposure planning
--- Previous occupational exposure to ionizing radiation
--- Knowledge of types and effects of ionizing radiation, and ability to quickly estimate dose
--- Experience working on high power plasma devices or high voltage capacitor and power supplies

Keywords: Orion Talent, Everett , R&D Engineer, Engineering , Everett, Washington

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