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Created by HEAT ©2017

Entry-level electrical engineer

Hager Environmental and Atmospheric Technologies (HEAT)is a cutting edge environmental company that has made an impact worldwide with groundbreaking emissions testing technology.

HEAT is looking for a full time entry-level Electrical Engineer with a variety of experiences in many facets of hardware and software who is looking to get a head start in their career. The ideal candidate is a creative individual who thinks outside the box and would like to work with an exciting company who is leading a change in the emissions industry worldwide. Our preferred candidate should have all encompassing knowledge of troubleshooting, R&D, mechanics, optics, electrical components, have an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong desire to travel both domestically and internationally.

Become a part of our team today and be a part of something exciting!


  • Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering or Equivalent

  • Preferred, but open to other levels of education

Job Duties:

  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and modifies production electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems in remote emissions testing and vehicle detection equipment

  • Deployment of remote sensing equipment

  • Coordinates with engineers to ensure proper operation and performance of emission testing equipment.

  • Performs installation, operation, modification, repair, and test of remote emissions testing hardware and software.

  • Troubleshoots, isolates, and repairs or replaces electrical components pertaining to equipment.

  • Sets up and performs tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype or production model

  • Accesses and interprets system schematics, and electrical and mechanical engineering drawings

  • Uses specific mathematical skills to find voltage, current, and resistance (Ohm’s Law); find frequency, compute amplifier gain, and utilize various formulae required for accurate analysis of electronic circuitry at the component level.

  • Performs various tests and reports results as required by engineering

  • Performs other duties as required

  • Will be required to work around high powered lasers (IR mostly- invisible to human eye) and household voltage (120V) on a daily basis

  • Domestic and international travel required- about 30-50% of the time.


  • Must have basic solder skills

  • Must have the ability to use a volt/ammeter and an oscilloscope

  • Must have knowledge of mechanics and optics

  • Technical knowledge/proficiency on AutoCAD and AutoCAD viewers is a plus.

  • Must be able to interpret schematics

  • Programming skills, C++, Linux

  • Knowledge of PLC Programming and operation

  • Must be able to troubleshoot to the component level

  • Must be able to understand and apply AC/DC theory.

  • Position requires basic skills in Microsoft Office programs: Excel, Word, Outlook

  • Familiar with Microsoft and UNIX operating systems.

  • Knowledge of LAN-based communication technologies (TCP/IP, routing, remote desktop, VNC) preferred

  • Ability to troubleshoot issues, perform root-cause analysis, keep logs of issues detected in the field, and assist engineering with fielding software/ hardware fixes

  • Must be able to exhibit and practice professional and courteous behavior while interacting with both internal and external customers

  • Must be able to interact with a cooperative environment through beneficial behaviors, commitment to common goals, contribution to problem-solving, communication of ideas and suggestions, and encouragement of other employees/ departments

  • Accountable for the accuracy and completeness of assigned tasks

  • Able to adhere to a work schedule including prompt and regular attendance

  • Able to lift 50 pounds occasionally

  • Experience towing and maneuvering small trailers (i.e., a boat trailer)

  • Must have a clean driving record

Additional Desired Skills (not required):

  • Knowledge and understanding of software development and various languages including C++, Linux, Java, PHP, Python, SQL, and Cloud-based Services, etc...

  • Knowledge of optics and lasers

  • Knowledge of vehicles, engines, and/or exhaust systems

Job Type: Full-time, Contract

Location: Knoxville, TN 37932

Work authorization: United States