Mechanical Engineer

Hager Environmental and Atmospheric Technologies (HEAT), headquartered in Knoxville, TN, is searching for Mechanical Engineers with at least 5 years of experience and a leadership background who must be willing to travel.


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 a born leader, creative, and have an eagerness to work with an exciting technology in a small company atmosphere. They should be very comfortable with leading a team while managing a project 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. This job does require over 40% travel both within North America and Europe to perform the emissions testing equipment setup and project management for extended durations.


For more information on our really exciting technology, please visit our website at


Essential Job Functions:

  • Evaluates mechanical systems and products by designing and conducting research programs; applying principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer, and materials.

  • Confirms system and product capabilities by designing feasibility and testing methods; testing properties.

  • Develops manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for fabricating, building, assembling, and installing components.

  • Assures system and product quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and system capabilities; confirming fabrication, assembly, and installation processes.

  • Prepares product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.

  • Provides engineering information by answering questions and requests as well as running calculations.

  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with government regulations.

  • Keeps equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services; following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures; requesting special services.

  • Maintains system and product database by writing computer programs and entering data.

  • Completes projects by training and guiding technicians.

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

  • Exhibit and practice professional and courteous behavior while interacting with both internal and external customers.

  • Interact within a cooperative environment through beneficial behaviors, commitment to common goals, contribution to problem-solving, communication of ideas and suggestions, and encouragement to other employees and 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

  • Able to pull and maneuver a small trailer (i.e. a boat trailer or small u-haul trailer)

  • Lead a team of technicians and engineers in the field

  • Familiarity with project management

  • Able to think quickly and make smart decisions


Job Requirements

  • Education: Minimum 5 years experience with a degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • Must be a self-starter

  • Must be an innovative thinker who takes initiative and bale to take on projects with little guidance while maintaining cost-control measures

  • Must have the ability to think and work quickly while thriving in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience with 3D CAD modeling software (Solidworks proficient)

  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Detail oriented, highly organized, able to document work

  • Must be willing to travel over 40% of the time

  • Must be willing to lead and oversee projects with great detail



  • 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

  • Rewarding work that helps the environment

  • Ability to work with highly skilled and renowned engineers and scientists

  • Be involved in creative and innovative projects


Apply Today to be a Part of Something Exciting!

Hager Environmental &

Atmospheric Technologies (HEAT)

+1 865-288-7890

US Headquarters:

539 Milwaukee Way

Knoxville, TN 37932

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