ZAP ENERGY: Engineering Technician - Everett, WA

Employer: Zap Energy

Job Description:
Zap Energy is looking for a driven, detail-orientated Engineering Technician to join our growing organization. The Engineering Technician's responsibilities include installing wiring and cables, assembling systems, tracking inventory, and ensuring sites are safe and clean. In a research & development environment the technician must be able to adapt rapidly to changing requirements and circumstances, communicate effectively under pressure, and provide constructive suggestions for improvement.

A successful Engineering Technician must demonstrate a sound understanding of engineering terminology and be able to work well in a team. Outstanding Engineering Technicians are self-starters with an insatiable curiosity, a superb work ethic, and strong interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Assembling high voltage power supplies and other devices from manufacturing documentation, drawings, and/or verbal and written instructions.

Installing wires and cables, both copper and fiber optic.

Maintaining a clean and safe lab space and ensuring that all safety procedures are observed during laboratory work.

Inspecting inventory and reordering materials and technical components.

Maintaining procedures and records.

Attending conferences and participating in other learning and growth opportunities.

Performing other related duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

5 years of verifiable experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Working knowledge of health and safety standards and practices.

Basic mechanical skills and the ability to perform basic and repetitive assembly operations as required.

General knowledge of operating hand tools, portable power tools, and bench tools.

Ability to read engineering drawings, schematics, and blueprints.

Ability to lift 30-50 lbs. daily and maintain a safe working environment.


Solidworks or Revit knowledge

Forklift training or certification

Experience in an R&D environment

Associate degree in engineering technology or similar.

Opportunity & Zap Values

While doing meaningful work is rewarding in itself, Zap Energy also offers the following:

Competitive compensation

Matching retirement contributions

Premium health insurance

Flexible vacation and paid company holidays

The estimated hourly range for this position is $25-35/hr. Candidates may be considered for other positions at Zap Energy and the actual salary will be based on relevant education, experience, and other qualifications. This Range is published in accordance with the Washington Equal Pay and Opportunity Act.

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 [email protected] with any questions.

Contact Person: Katie Escribano
Phone: 920-205-5289
Email: [email protected]
Location: • ,
Application Method: Apply Online
Base Pay: $25 - $35/hr

Posted on May 24, 2023

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