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Senior Electro Mechanical Technician

Everett, Washington · Science/Research

Zap Energy is currently looking for a hands-on self-motivated Technician with experience working on a variety of mechanical and electrical / electronic systems.  Working with our scientific and technical staff, the Technician will assist technical staff in the assembly and maintenance of Zap Energy experimental fluid flow, high-vacuum, and high-voltage pulsed-power systems. The ideal candidate is an organized, inventive problem solver, capable of working through technical challenges and employing sound, pragmatic solutions through team efforts.  Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist scientific and engineering staff with the fabrication, construction, operation, maintenance and repair of experimental fluid flow, high-vacuum, and high-voltage pulsed-power systems

  • General equipment maintenance

  • Inventory management (maintaining stocks of supplies, vendor lists, etc.)

  • Assist in experimental operations

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • 2-5+ years experience as an electrical/mechanical Technician

  • Experience with electronics, mechanical assembly, AC electrical power

  • Experience with hand and machine tools

  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing electrical and mechanical devices

 Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Associate’s Degree in an Engineering or Scientific discipline  

  • Experience with CAD software (e.g. SolidWorks)

Benefits of joining Zap Energy - While doing meaningful work is rewarding in itself, we also offer the following programs and benefits for all employees:

  • Competitive salary and benefits

  • Premium medical / dental / vision insurance

  • Flexible vacation and paid company holidays

Zap Energy is building a low-cost, compact and scalable fusion energy platform that confines and compresses plasma without the need for expensive and complex magnetic coils. Zap’s sheared-flow-stabilized Z-pinch technology offers the shortest potential path to commercially viable fusion and requires orders of magnitude less capital than traditional approaches. Zap Energy has over 60 employees in two facilities near Seattle and is backed by leading financial and strategic investors.   Zap Energy is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws and regulations.  

Please contact careers@zapenergyinc.com

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