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Mechanical Engineer

Knoxville, TennesseeFull-time
About the Job
Hager Environmental and Atmospheric Technologies (HEAT), headquartered in Knoxville, TN, is searching for a Mechanical Engineer with 20 years of experience in design and testing.
HEAT is a cutting-edge environmental company using a one-of-a-kind NASA Spinoff technology used to detect and measure on-road vehicle emissions. Imagine a Silicon Valley meets East Tennessee! HEAT has made an impact worldwide with this groundbreaking remote sensing device and is building a team to meet the demands of a growing client base.
Our preferred candidate should be very comfortable with working within a team while working on multiple projects at a time, and should be able to work in a fast-paced environment to meet tight deadlines. The ideal candidate must be able to wear many different hats and be able to contribute to a range of projects.

For more information on our really exciting technology, please, visit our website at www.heatremotesensing.com

Essential Job Functions:
  • Evaluate mechanical systems and products by designing and conducting research programs, applying principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer, and materials.
  • Confirm system and product capabilities by designing feasibility and testing methods.
  • Develop manufacturing processes (i.e.m equipment design and modification) and designing, building, assembling, and installing components.
  • Prepare product reports and answers questions and requests related to calculations.
  • Train and guide technicians in the proper use of the equipment.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Exhibit and practice professional and courteous behavior while interacting with both internal and external customers.
  • Adhere to a work schedule including prompt and regular attendance.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Able to pull and maneuver a small trailer (i.e. a boat trailer or small u-haul trailer)
  • Familiarity with project management is a plus.

Job Requirements
  • Education: A degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college.
  • Experience: Minimum 15-20 years of experience. Applicant with less experience will not be considered.
  • Proficiency in metal structural engineering is a must.
  • Must have the ability to think and work quickly while thriving in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be SolidWorks expert who is able to develop innovative solutions to deploy our equipment (trusses).
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be an innovative thinker who takes initiative and is able to take on projects with little guidance while maintaining cost-control measures.
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, able to document work.
  • Must have great attention to detail.
  • Must be a US Citizen / Authorized to work in the US.

  • Being able to contribute to and advance with a rapidly growing company.
  • Working with a one-of-a-kind advanced technology that is in high demand worldwide.
  • Small business atmosphere. If you like to do a little of everything and be busy, this is the job for you.
  • Rewarding work that helps the environment.
  • Ability to work with highly skilled and renowned engineers and scientists.
  • Be involved in creative and innovative projects.

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

    Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering (Required)

  • Mechanical Engineering: 20 years (Required)
  • SolidWorks: 15 years (Required)
  • US Citizen or Authorized to work in the US (Required)
Work Location: One location
    About Hager Environmental & Atmospheric Technologies (HEAT)

    Hager Environmental & Atmospheric Technologies, LLC (HEAT), is a Woman-Owned business founded in 2009 with headquarters in Knoxville, Tennessee. One of HEAT's founders, Dr. J. Stewart Hager, developed an advanced and unique technology aimed at revolutionizing the vehicle emission testing industry. This cutting-edge, NASA-based technology, Emissions Detection and Reporting (EDAR), is an eye-safe, laser-based system capable of remotely detecting and measuring the infrared absorption of environmentally critical gases coming out of a moving vehicle. EDAR has successfully deployed in the US as well as internationally.