Mechanical Engineer Analyst

Posted: September 25, 2019

Posting#: 2019-011

Date of posting:  September 25, 2019

Location: Fort Collins, Colorado 80524

Time commitment: Full Time

Travel requirements: None anticipated

Reporting structure: Reports to CEO


Czero will add to our team another experienced Mechanical Engineer/Analyst with fundamental engineering and analytical skills required to perform in depth analysis on a relatively wide variety of energy related projects. You will work in a team environment supporting research and development projects in advanced automotive/transportation, oil and gas, clean energy, aerospace, and other industries.

At Czero we work on a wide variety of projects, for companies large and small, innovating new, and further developing existing mechanical, electromechanical, and electrohydraulic systems and subsystems. We specialize in the engineering, design and development of first and second stage prototype systems, using our skills to deliver innovative and efficient solutions to our customers. In a given day, our projects may include powertrain systems, mobile and industrial hydraulics, large scale system integration, and packaging of precision laboratory instrumentation, to name a few. If you join us, you will work hard, play hard, and as a member of the team, strive to bring the best to every project, building fully satisfied customers through delivery excellence.



Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or closely related engineering field (Minimum Requirement). Advanced degree (MS & PhD) preferred.

Experience required

Minimum of 3 years’ experience applying advanced analytical techniques to solve tough engineering problems, preferably in a multidisciplinary research and development environment.

Essential for this position

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Dynamic system modeling (especially with MATLAB/Simulink)
  • MATLAB scripting
  • Ability to perform complex trade studies to inform system architecture design
  • New concept development and first-pass evaluation is support of concept selection
  • Data analysis, reduction, and visualization using MATLAB, Excel and other programs
  • Writing reports, document analysis activities, and communicate with clients
  • Attending client meetings either in person or via technology
  • Traveling to customer sites as needed

Additional consideration given to those with experience in these areas

  • Thermal modeling
  • Compressible flow modeling
  • FEA analysis
  • CFD analysis
  • Hydraulic systems modeling and design, especially high-bandwidth systems such as fuel injectors, high-speed valves, etc.
  • Control system and algorithm development
  • AI & Machine learning experience
  • Combustion modeling
  • Dynamic system modeling with GT-Suite
  • Mechanical and electrical assembly and testing
  • Automotive powertrain engineering/design
  • Project management

Residency requirements

  • U.S. citizenship or the ability to satisfy U.S. Department of Justice work requirements without assistance from Czero

The right fit for our team

Beyond technical ability, we’re looking for someone who is smart, creative, innovative, hardworking, able to handle multiple projects at a time, and tenacious when it comes to a tough challenge. Everyone at Czero enjoys the challenge of tackling hard problems and is willing to put in the time and effort to solve them. Additionally, we have a true team environment, so it’s crucial that you can collaborate effectively with diverse team members.

Please email a PDF of your cover letter and résumé to


An established, fast-growing mechanical engineering firm located in Fort Collins, CO, Czero specializes in early-stage R&D in the areas of automotive, commercial vehicles, oil and gas, and clean technologies for local and global companies. Our team takes on wide-ranging engineering challenges for both private and public sector clients, developing new technologies and delivering high quality proof-of-concept prototype systems. We are passionate about the environment, and our work centers on scalable, cost-effective solutions to increase energy efficiency, improve energy storage and delivery, and decrease harmful emissions.

Czero has a strong network of partner companies, suppliers, and university collaboration partners, including the Colorado State University (CSU) Energy Institute, often working with university researchers on cutting edge technology development. If you join our team, you will find Czero an interesting, challenging, and rewarding place to work. Your contributions will make a significant impact on high-profile projects that are positive for our clients, the environment, and the economy.


Please do not contact us regarding this or other positions at Czero; we already have an established relationship with a great recruiting team. Thanks!