Job Listing Description

Project Engineer

Location: Windsor Locks, CT
Rate: $62.00/HR
Duration: 1 year contract
Shift: 1st Shift
Overtime: Possible
Per Diem Split or Relocation: No


Job Description:
Integrated Product Development (IPD) team lead, responsible for design, development and certification of space life support equipment. Responsibilities include managing a cross functional team through the design process, holding design reviews, managing documentation including customer data items, tracking schedules and budgets.

The Human Exploration & Launch business within ISR & Space Systems provides Environmental Control and Life Support Systems in deep space, low earth orbit, undersea, and on the ground. Our hardware is paramount to survival in harsh environments, and our passion for our work demands excellence in everything we do, from the talent we recruit to the highly-engineered systems we deliver. We value people, integrity, ideas and performance.

- Project Engineer with a background in Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering with 7 years minimum of experience in Space, Aerospace or Defense.
- Must have experience leading IPD Teams in the creation of new designs for aerospace, space or military products.
- Must have experience with SAP and understanding or processing hardware in concert with SAP.
- The Project Engineer will work per the direction of the Program Engineering Manager or designees to assist in team execution to plans.
- Skills and working knowledge of Project Management Body of Knowledge required. Facilitate and lead IPD Team with members from all functions.
- Planning, execution, coordination and communication of team activities and commitments
- Coordinate and status all IPD Team activities including requirements generation, development, design (including program planned reviews), procurement, fabrication and test.
- Work with IPD to create hardware development plans, coordinate hardware build effort in both the engineering labs and production labs.
- Ensure targeted goals (schedule and cost) is communicated to the team members
- Identify, assess and manage the team’s risks
- Hold/chair/lead weekly team meetings (or at intervals determined by the Program Engineering Manager (PEM) or Cost Account Manager (CAM)) to ensure holistic team effort within authorized scope. Ensure actions are document and driven to closure commitments.
- Perform Estimates to Complete (ETC) updating them progressively to ensure the team meets budgets and avoids scope growth and overruns.
- Meet design and design-to-cost requirements.
- Assist in administering Standard Work for the IPD Team including input of evidence of closure and status for all functions. Individuals are required to be energetic and lead team.
- Project Engineers shall work to Company Standard Work and Procedures.
- Notifying the PEM immediately of any potential scope or ETC growth before the work is executed.
- Assist in defining preliminary parts lists and coordinate decision making on long lead part procurements.
- Assist Control Account Managers with EVMS planning, performance, schedule and tracking.
- Must be comfortable using MS Project scheduling tools and comfortable with discussing performance to budget and creating cost and schedule recovery options and plans.
- Assist in creating program directives that define Earned Value Plans.
- Status plans and recommends corrective action to the Program Engineering Manager and/or Program Manager Work with operations to fabricate, assemble and test development and qualification and flight hardware.
- Coordinate, track and support development and flight hardware build and test.
- Initiate in scope engineering changes working with all functions to implement approved changes.
- This will include marking drawings, copying prints, creating PDF’s to support UTAS electronic EC processes.
- Document activities and programs worked with time spent on various activities.
- This information will be submitted weekly and summed monthly by person with the monthly invoice.
- Some limited program travel may be required.
- Overtime up to 12 hrs/week may be authorized
Job Number: 9416
Job Location: Windsor Locks, CT
Rate: $62.00/HR
Per Diem: No
Overtime: Possible
Duration: 1 yr
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 08/29/2018
Last Updated: 10/31/2018
Attention: Patrick O'Neil
Address: 6133 BRISTOL PKWY STE 232
City, State: CULVER CITY, CA 90230
Phone: 310/410-1931
Fax Phone: 310/410-1751

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