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Electrical Engineer - New Graduate



Other Engineering
El Segundo, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023

Radiant Industries is an El Segundo, CA-based startup developing Kaleidos, a portable, containerized nuclear microreactor. Portable nuclear power with rapid deploy capability can replace diesel generators used today to provide critical asset support for hospitals, datacenters, and military bases or to power microgrids at remote sites. Radiant’s unique, practical approach to nuclear development utilizes modern software engineering to rapidly achieve safe, factory-constructable microreactors leveraging existing, well-qualified materials. Radiant is on a fast track to demonstrate the first fueled operation of a new commercial nuclear reactor design, just three years from now.

Electrical Engineer - New Graduates

Radiant is seeking a highly motivated early career electrical engineers to develop new hardware with an experienced engineering team in a fast-paced startup environment! The electrical team solves technical challenges in batteries, power systems, instrumentation and controls, test development, and electrical system integration. You'll get exposure to interdisciplinary teams across software, nuclear and mechanical and deepening understanding of integrated systems. You'll have the opportunity to make an impact in Radiant's goal to be the first successfully fueled commercial reactor in over 50 years by 2026.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Electrical Engineering ownership of components and subsystems, such as the following:
    • Analog and mixed signal design and development.
    • Schematic capture and PCB design.
    • Instrumentation and controls.
    • Power electronics.
    • Wire harnessing/electrical distribution.
  • Design and own test plans including hands on work.
  • Perform trade studies, collect requirements and provide feedback to engineers in other functional areas.
  • Create and manage a Bill-Of-Materials (BOM).
    • Find and develop suppliers for all components.
    • Own subassembly design, manufacturing, and test schedules.
  • Collect requirements, provide expertise and feedback to engineers in other functional areas via clear, constructive communication.

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or similar field from an accredited institution.
  • Experience in electrical design and development from classes, club projects, senior projects, etc.

Desired Qualifications & Skills

  • Solid understanding and application of electrical systems design.
  • Enjoy solving problems and continually work with a growth mindset.
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Solid first-principles analysis skillset:
    • Proficiency with both "hand calc" analytical methods.
  • Proficiency in Python, C or C++.
  • Excellent ability to collaborate and communicate with peers, leaders and teams across skillsets.

Employee Benefits for Eligible Employees:

  • Stock: Substantial incentive stock plan for all full time, salaried employees.
  • Medical: 100% up to base silver level plan for employee + 50% dependents, offers up to Platinum plans.
  • One Medical: Sponsored memberships for employees and their dependents.
  • Vision: 100% top tier plan coverage + 50% for dependents.
  • Dental: 100% top tier plan coverage, orthodontia extra, 50% for dependents.
  • Voluntary Life, Accident, Hospital, Critical Illness, Commuter and FSA are offered as employee contributed benefits.
  • Free snacks and drinks onsite.
  • Vacation/Sick time.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Unfortunately, we are unable to provide visa sponsorship at this time.This position involves access to technology that is subject to U.S. export controls. Any job offer made will be contingent upon the applicant’s capacity to serve in compliance with U.S. export controls.