Chipton-Ross is seeking a Project Engineer II - Electric Propulsion for an opening in Redmond, WA.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Typical duties will include assisting the program manager in manufacturing and delivering flight hardware, guiding integrated product development teams, and leading product proposals. Additional duties will include performing technical analyses, conceptualizing new product designs, establishing system requirements and specifications, planning and conducting test and product verification activities, analyzing test data, developing new business relationships, and generating customer presentations. The following is an approximate split of typical duties: 70% - Lead technical activities on major programs. Perform tasks, delegate tasks and make decisions required to design, analyze, build and test electrical propulsion thrusters and thruster systems. Verify Client's products are in compliance with customer requirements. Demonstrate to our customers that Client is the best value supplier for their propulsion needs.
20% - Support proposal activities and manage internal research and development efforts as assigned. 10% - Key contributor on investigations, driving to closure rapidly and rigorously while applying appropriate resources and personnel in a cost-effective manner. Accumulate, prepare, and present the documentation that is required to close an investigation, including reports, Test Procedures and Work Instructions. Strong verbal, written, presentation, and team-working skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is expected.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: At least 2 years work experience in an aerospace field, working on flight hardware. Must know MS Office programs. Must have minimum BS degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE: Experience with electric propulsion devices, particularly hall thrusters or ion engines. Experience with testing flight hardware and production of flight hardware.
EDUCATION: BS degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering.
WORK HOURS: 5/40
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