TAE Technologies is leveraging proprietary science and engineering to tackle the world’s biggest challenges. Our core mission is to create a new source of clean energy – one that’s powered by nature’s own processes and produces no harmful byproducts. It’s what we call Friendly Fusion. Our groundbreaking work has effected industry-wide advances in accelerator and plasma physics, and acted as a catalyst for adjacent innovations based on our results. With 20 years of focused research, TAE Technologies is on a purposeful path to commercial fusion energy and pioneering sustainable solutions for a better tomorrow. We have an opening at our Foothill Ranch, CA (Orange County) facility for a Design Engineer who is responsible for applying technical expertise, commensurate with training and job experience, in the design and development of complex new technology using SolidWorks.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Apply technical expertise, commensurate with training and job experience, in the design and development of complex new technology using SolidWorks.
Complete a variety of complex 2 and 3D CAD design assignments, including modeling parts and assemblies and creating detail and layout drawings from verbal or written instructions using SolidWorks.
Coordinate and consult with other staff to design, layout, or detail components and systems and resolve design and other problems
Produce and maintain working drawings, detail drawings, bills of material, and documentation
Handle multiple projects while remaining flexible and adaptable
Design and model from sketches when necessary
Cooperate and communicate well with engineering, physics/science, project management and procurement groups
Required Skills: 2 year degree
Preferred: BA/BS in Mechanical Engineering
Software Knowledge and Skills:
Recent experience with SolidWorks or other 3D CAD software and PDM works (5,000 hrs plus)
Ability to generate detailed mechanical and electro-mechanical design solutions and drawings for mechanical and electrical systems and products using SolidWorks.
Other Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Available to work flexible and extended hours as needed
Basic working knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerance (ASME Y14.5M)
Must be capable of performing hands-on work to install designed components on project
Under general guidance, perform various engineering duties requiring the exercise of judgment and application of standard engineering principles and practices
Ability to take projects from concept through installation with minimal supervision, interfacing with engineers, physicists, and technicians
Ability to take initiative and communicate effectively and interact with a multi-disciplined project team
Minimum 5 years in progressively more responsible design positions
Experience with large assemblies and machine shops
Experience with high vacuum technology, optical devices or weldment design, high voltage design and familiarity with electrical components.