Thermal Mechanical Engineer


Job Description


Altex is developing innovative energy and power systems, for military and commercial applications, which will be subject to real world conditions.  A position is open for a dynamic, hands-on candidate, with a BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent, and more than 2 years of experience in the development, demonstration and manufacturing of thermal systems, including heat exchangers, Air Handling Units (AHU) and fuel cell systems for unmanned vehicle power.  Successful 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 innovative solutions.  Position and responsibilities will be based on the capability of the candidate.


Job Functions


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



Relevant Experience/Requirements



Personal Attributes



Company Overview


Altex Technologies Corporation develops innovative energy solutions, which are clean, quiet, efficient and cost effective.  Innovations currently being pursued include developing fuel desulfurizers and reformers, fuel cell power systems and energy systems, biomass wastes to biofuels processing systems, low NOx combustors, novel heat exchangers and pollution abatement reactors.  Our clients include environmental and industrial equipment manufacturers, throughout the US, and many federal and state government environmental and military agencies.  Altex is located in the desirable San Francisco Bay Area of Northern 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 holiday.  Our insurance programs cover medical, dental, vision and worker’s compensation and life insurance.  Altex also has a retirement plan that employees qualify for, after one year of continuous employment with the company.  This program 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 employees’ base salary to the employees’ accounts.  In addition, bonus targets are set at the beginning of each yearly review period, which are executed if the staff meets the mutually agreed objectives.  Our interest in assembling the compensation package is to ensure that the staff is rewarded for making both Altex and themselves a success.


How to Apply


Please submit your resume to with subject Thermal Systems.