NDT Supervisor

Devens, MA
Engineering – Quality /
Non-exempt /
Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS) has the fastest, lowest cost path to commercial fusion energy.

CFS collaborates with MIT to leverage decades of research combined with groundbreaking new high-temperature superconducting (HTS) magnet technology. HTS magnets will enable compact fusion power plants that can be constructed faster and at lower cost. Our mission is to deploy these power plants to meet global decarbonization goals as fast as possible. To that end, CFS has assembled a team of leaders in tough tech, fusion science, and manufacturing with a track record of rapid execution. Supported by the world’s leading investors, CFS is uniquely positioned to deliver limitless, clean, fusion power to combat climate change. To implement this plan, we are looking to add dedicated people to the team who treat people well, improve our work by adding multifaceted perspectives and new ways of solving problems, have achieved outstanding results through a range of pursuits, and have skills and experience related to this role.

CFS is seeking a highly motivated NDT supervisor to lead a team of talented NDT technicians responsible for ensuring the quality of critical welds and materials for use in the SPARC project. The successful candidate will be an excellent cross-functional communicator, who is operationally minded in their approach.

The candidate shall have a technical background in the application non-destructive techniques, and experience leading technicians in the execution of non-destructive examinations in a time-sensitive environment.

This team member will:

    • Direct supervision of a team of NDT technicians across multiple shifts to safely conduct NDT operations
    • Assist in the creation and maintenance of NDT related work instructions and SOPs
    • Train NDT technicians on operational procedures and ensure day-to-day procedure compliance
    • Manage the daily priorities of the NDT technician team
    • Represent the NDT team at daily operations tier meetings
    • Ensure NDT needs for operations team are consistently met
    • Maintain a skills matrix for NDT technicians, ensuring all personnel remain qualified to perform work per CFS filings and state regulatory standards
    • Maintain a close relationship with key stakeholders, including the CFS radiation safety team, operations, and supply chain
    • Oversee timely calibration and maintenance of all NDT equipment
    • Maintain oversight of SPARC construction sub-contractors for welding and NDT activities
    • Serve as a working supervisor, performing various NDT inspections when required
    • Hold regular 1 on 1’s with direct reports and key stakeholders

The ideal candidate will have most, if not all, of these requirements:

    • High school diploma
    • 10+ years as an industrial radiographer
    • 5+ years of supervisory experience
    • Demonstrated experience leading a culture of safety
    • Level II certifications in RT, PT, and VT

Additional preferred experience and/or qualifications:

    • Dimensional inspection experience
    • Experience serving as a lead or assistant RSO
    • Experience supporting external customers
    • Level II certs in addition NDT disciplines
    • Experience supervising two or three shifts
    • Experience developing new procedures or techniques to support customer needs
    • Experience working the nuclear industry
    • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs
    • Perform activities such as stooping, climbing, typing, standing, or sitting for extended periods of time
    • Dedication to safety to mitigate hazards that may include heat, cold, noise, fumes, strong magnets, lead, high voltage, and cryogenics
    • Willingness to travel or work required nights/weekends/on-call occasionally
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CFS team members thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and have demonstrated exceptional results through a range of different pursuits. We all tightly align with our company values of integrity, execution, impact and self-critique. As we grow, we are looking to add talented people who are mission driven and bring diverse perspectives and new ways of solving problems.

At CFS, we deeply value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer by choice. We consider all qualified applicants equally for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.