Job Listing Description

Project Management

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Project Manager for an open position in Windsor Locks, CT.
  • Manage high complexity engineering management and project management for technical process improvement projects.
  • Responsibilities include developing productivity tools, managing documentation, tracking schedules.
  • Project Engineer(s) with a background in Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering with 5 years minimum of experience in Space, Aerospace or Defense.
  • We are seeking two candidates (one working electrical products such as motors and sensors, the other working mechanical valves and pressure/flow regulators) both leading the IPD efforts coordinating the requirements definition, internal IPD and supplier design interactions, driving both internal IPD and supplier communication and actions, coordinating supplier design reviews, controlling the agreed to contractual configuration through the lifecycle of the supplier design and fabrication and test phase, coordinate the review and approval of all supplier products required by the product specification, ICD and statement of work.
  • These positions will take direction from a more Sr. Project Engineer or the ORION program Chief Engineer.
  • The candidates will work in concert assuring all key stakeholders are in agreement with plans, actions and communications.
  • Travel is anticipated but sporadic.
  • Anticipate travel will not exceed 20% to US locations only.

  • The following are the skills and knowledge required for the position(s).
  • 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
  • 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 UTAS Space Systems 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.
  • Statuses plans and recommend 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 16 hrs/week may be authorized 

Job Number: 1710062694
Job Location: Windsor Locks, CT
Duration: 48 months
Input Date: 01/20/2017
Attention: Roger Greco
Address: 50 FOUNDERS PLAZA STE 304
City, State: EAST HARTFORD, CT 06108
Phone: 860/289-2643
800 Phone: 866/636-4723
Fax Phone: 800/556-5284

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