Job Description  

Job Vacancy :
Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Madison (WI), Oak Ridge (TN), Boston (MA) or Vancouver (BC)

Salary: Highly Competitive Plus Benefits

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Reporting to: Chief Technology Officer


About Type One Energy

Type One Energy Group is mission-driven to provide sustainable, affordable fusion power to the world. 

The company was formed in 2019 by a team of globally-recognized fusion scientists with a strong track record of building state-of-art stellarator fusion machines, together with veteran business leaders experienced in successfully scaling companies and commercializing energy technologies.

Type One Energy applies proven advanced manufacturing methods, modern computational physics and high-field superconducting magnets to develop its optimized stellarator fusion energy system. Its FusionDirect development program pursues the lowest-risk, shortest-schedule path to a fusion power plant over the coming decade, using a partner-intensive and capital-efficient strategy. For more information, visit


About the role

Type One Energy are looking for a highly motivated Mechanical Design Engineer to help develop the mechanical design of  complicated 3D structural parts including RRP divertors, coils and first wall (vacuum vessel). The Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for the structural and thermomechanical integrity, the manufacturability, and the timely industry procurement of the complex 3-D shaped metal components.

The candidate will have a methodical but practical mindset, and be capable of evaluating and selecting emerging technologies through advanced analysis techniques. The candidate will be working in a fast paced,p engineering environment and will be working closely with a growing and diverse engineering team. The ideal candidate does not necessarily have to have fusion experience, but experience of working in aerospace, or similar highly technical industries is ideal.



·       Performing general component, system and design engineering activities including drawings, calculations, and reports.

·       Perform design, assembly, testing and inspection of mechanical components and system functions.

·       Implement design control and configuration control concepts.

·       Implement concepts of design for manufacturing and system operations.

·       Analyse complex computer codes and software

·       Learn a variety of new procedures, processes and tools.

·       Creatively solving mechanical engineering problems. 

·       Choosing the appropriate manufacturing/engineering techniques to ensure that the designs can be made quickly and economically. 

·       Communicating and liaising with other engineers, physicists and other colleagues  


Required Qualifications and Experience

·       Preference will be given to applicants with experience in advanced manufacturing and design.

·       A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited university is required.

·       Proven and  relevant experience in mechanical engineering and design required.

·       Experience of working in a similar, fast paced engineering environment.

·       Experience of designing and testing complex 3D structural shapes.

·       Must have general knowledge of project engineering activities (task plans, schedules, etc.)

·       Ability to provide clear, concise, accurate and timely written and verbal communication is required.

·       Must be a strong team player with the ability to develop effective relationships with internal and external customers and suppliers.

·       Must be able to work in a team environment.


Equality of Opportunity

Type One Energy is An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


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