Mechanical Engineer (Thermal Systems, Heat Exchangers, Thermal Management, Power) at Altex Technologies Corporation

Sunnyvale, CA 94086

About the Job

Altex is developing innovative, high performance heat exchangers for cooling, heating and power systems, which will be deployed in the mobile and stationary systems that are subject to challenging environments. Current and ongoing applications include supercritical CO2 power cycles, military vehicle compact cooling systems, utility dry condensers for arid regions, and hybrid cooling systems that maximize performance, and save water. Positions are open for dynamic candidates, with experience in heat exchangers, cooling, heating and power systems research, development, demonstration, and manufacturing.  Candidates will be part of the Altex engineering team, responsible for the analysis, design, development, fabrication, and testing of prototype systems, which will ultimately lead to commercialization of these solutions.  The position requires, at minimum, a BS in Mechanical Engineering, with 2 to 5 years of experience.  Position and responsibilities will be based on candidate review.


Job Functions


The candidate who shows superior capabilities in some or all of the below job functions will be considered:



Experience and Skills Required



Needed Worker Attributes



Company Overview and Benefits


Altex Technologies Corporation ( has been developing and commercializing innovative energy solutions, which are clean, quiet, efficient and cost effective, since 1985.  Innovations currently being developed include heat exchangers for military vehicles, condensers for utility power systems and industrial/commercial cooling systems, and recuperative heat exchangers for supercritical CO2 power systems, which are driven by waste heat, nuclear, biomass, fossil and concentrated solar energy sources.  In addition, Altex is developing combined heat and power systems, biomass to power systems, biomass to drop in liquid fuels conversion systems, fuel processors and fuel cell systems, low NOx combustors and pollution abatement reactors.  Our clients include U. S. government agencies (e. g. DOE, EPA, DOA, DARPA, Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force), state agencies (California Energy Commission and California Air Resources Board), and many energy, environmental, and defense equipment manufacturers, throughout the world, including multibillion dollar companies. Altex is located in Sunnyvale, California, and provides competitive salaries and benefits.


Altex provides very competitive benefits packages to all full time employees.  Employees are provided three weeks Paid Time Off (PTO), and ten days of paid holidays.  Altex insurance programs cover medical, dental, vision, worker’s compensation, and life insurance.  Altex also has a retirement plan, which employees are entitled to after one year of continuous employment with the company.  This plan includes a tax deferred retirement account, which the employee controls, through a family of mutual funds.  Historically, the company has contributed 5-10% of the employee’s base salary to the employee’s account.  In addition, bonus targets are set at the beginning of each yearly review period, which are executed if the staff meets the mutually agreed to objectives.  Our interest in the setting of the compensation package is to ensure that the staff member is rewarded for their efforts, at Altex.


How to Apply

Please send your resume to with Subject “Mechanical Engineer”.


Job summary


Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Job type

Employee, Full Time


1 Months ago


Energy and Utilities; Aerospace and Defense; Engineering Services

Education level

Bachelor's Degree

Career level

Experienced (Non-Manager)