Job Listing Description

Technical Specialist I

PDS is seeking a Technical Specialist I for an open position in Savannah, GA.

Position Purpose:
Assists with the planning, coordination, performance of design, analysis and liaison engineering supporting the development and production of products and services 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions

  • Contributes to planning, developing and coordinating of important engineering projects 
  • Provides specialized technical assistance to team members
  • Uses advanced techniques and modified extension of theories to provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems
  • Determines and develops own approach to solutions within schedule and cost objectives
  • Works under limited supervision; work should only be required to be reviewed for accuracy and consistency with meeting overall objectives 
  • Acts as liaison with representatives outside of the assigned group/area 

For Additional Information on this Opening Please Contact Angela Burke: 
Direct Number: 912-257-4939
Email Your Updated Resume to

Additional Functions: 

  • Actively works to improve daily processes and ensures all work meets customer requirements 
  • Maintains a current knowledge of developments in the field of specialty and/or other related aircraft fields in order to recommend innovations to improve quality and effectiveness of company product
  • Performs other duties as assigned 

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelors degree in engineering, a related curriculum, or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. See Other Requirements in Job Description. 5 yrs in specific technical discipline or 10 yrs broad engineering experience in several technical disciplines with Bachelors. Experience credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs for Masters, 4 yrs for PhD in fields applicable to this job.

Unique Skills:

  • Check 2D and 3D engineering data and 3D models for conformance to requirements as directed. Check parts for fit, form and function to the extent that information is available. Must have experience in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) processes and tools, including checking CATIA v5 , SmarTeam, as well as other CAD data sets, in accordance to requirements as directed. Checkers are responsible for determining the acceptability of data in the following areas: 
  • Accuracy and completeness of engineering product definition data, including CAD and PDM data.
  • Proper application and compliance with all Engineering and customer drawing requirements.
  • Use and understanding of GD & T a must.
  • Dimensioning and tolerancing including familiarity with ASME Y14.5. 
  • Application of best drafting and design practices and procedures.
  • Applies extensive and diversified knowledge of industry fabrication practices for aircraft parts.
  • Advise Design personnel regarding GAC drawing and design practices and procedures.
  • Maintain a current and up-to-date knowledge of developments in the structures/systems design disciplines drawing/data requirements, as well as all interrelated disciplines of design build teams. 
  • Assist in the research and development of Product Data Management (PDM)/Computer Aided Design (CAD) applications and methodologies for Engineering and when necessary, other departments.
  • Actively works to improve daily processes and ensure that all Data Integrity work and CAD and PDM solutions meet customer requirements.
  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Checks designs of complex mechanical aircraft interior furnishing, structures, and/or systems.
  • Ensures designs meet customer criteria, quality standards and FAA requirements.
  • Adheres to budget and project schedules.
  • Provides design guidance and feedback to other engineering personnel
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Knowledge of industry design and documentation standards.
  • Experience with mechanical assemblies and manufacturing technique design.
  • Ability to work independently and cross-functionally.
  • Experience in communicating with employees/teams in productive and efficient manner.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.

Other Requirements: 

  • Advanced degree in engineering related field preferred
  • The level of technical skill and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline

For Additional Information on this Opening Please Contact Angela Burke: 
Direct Number: 912-257-4939
Email Your Updated Resume to

Job Number: 1910097731
Job Location: Savannah, GA
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 01/31/2019
Last Updated: 09/18/2019
Attention: Angela Burke
Address: 2154 N CENTER ST STE 405D
City, State: NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29406
800 Phone: 866/224-2745

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