ZAP ENERGY: Mechanical Technician - Mukilteo, WA

Employer: Zap Energy

Job Description:
We are seeking a highly-skilled mechanical technician to assist our facilities and construction team (FACT). You will be updating service and repair records, maintaining our machinery, and running diagnostic tests on machinery and equipment to ensure optimal performance. 

To ensure success as a mechanical technician, you should exhibit solid knowledge of mechanical performance standards and experience in a similar field of specialization. A top-notch mechanical technician will be someone whose mechanical expertise translates into optimized machinery and equipment performance. 

Mechanical Technician Responsibilities: 
Assisting the mechanical engineer with mechanical design and maintenance tasks. 
Fabricate and weld to support all projects as needed. 
General metal crafting as needed 
Installing and performing diagnostic tests on mechanical systems. 
Developing and implementing mechanical maintenance plans to prevent costly equipment breakdowns. 
Troubleshooting mechanical malfunctions and breakdowns, as well as performing repairs. 
Documenting processes and maintaining mechanical service records. 
Monitoring the availability of parts and replenishing supplies. 
Training co-workers on the safe and efficient use of mechanical machinery and equipment. 
Maintaining a tidy work environment and adhering to industry regulations. 

Mechanical Technician Requirements: 
A minimum of five years' experience as a mechanical technician in a related industry. 
Certified Welder 
Extensive knowledge of mechanical systems designs, installations, maintenance, and repairs. 
Proficiency in mechanical design and diagnostic testing software. 
Exceptional analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities. 
Excellent communication and collaboration skills. 
Great organizational and time management abilities. 
Willingness to perform mechanical maintenance and repairs outside of business hours. 

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 

The estimated hourly range for this position is $28-38/hr. Candidates may be considered for other positions at Zap Energy and actual salary will be based on relevant education, experience, and other qualifications.  Range is published in accordance with Washington Equal Pay and Opportunity Act. 

Zap Energy Inc. is developing and commercializing fusion energy technology using the sheared-flow stabilized (SFS) Z-pinch. The highly-motivated scientific and technical team is conducting fast-paced, exciting, break-through work to push the SFS Z-pinch technology toward scientific breakeven conditions: successful achievement of this goal will revolutionize energy production. Zap Energy's approach represents the most elegant fusion configuration, as it does not require magnetic field coils nor auxiliary heating. Zap Energy focuses on rigorous experimental and computational research methodologies. Zap Energy is a well-funded spinout company from the University of Washington, located in the northern Seattle WA area. 

Zap Energy Inc. 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 [email protected] 

Contact Person: Katie Escribano
Phone: 920-205-5289
Email: [email protected]
Location: Mukilteo, WA
Application Method: Resume apply online
Base Pay: $58,240 - $79,040 annually

Posted on May 22, 2023

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