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Project Engineer III

Company: PEAK Technical Staffing USA
Location: Burbank
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Posted: 10/04/2022 Employment Type: Direct Placement Category: Project Engineers Job Number: 95346 Job Description
Summary:

Providing technical leadership for New Product Development programs with the internal IPDT (Integrated Product Development Team; i.e., design engineers, design drafters, manufacturing engineering, test lab technicians, program managers, etc.) and external client is the main goal of the Project Engineer III position. The IPDT may require the candidate to manage one or more co-located, small (> 5, 15 person) engineering teams. In order to create and maintain an overall project Master Schedule that is in line with client milestones, the candidate must employ knowledge of engineering disciplines, procedures, and tools. The candidate must create project subtasks for the project Master Schedule in order to direct the internal IPDT and guarantee that designs adhere to client technical requirements and procurement criteria. Within these Master Schedule project subtasks, the Project Engineering drawings (internal manufacturing and customer drawings), engineering documentation to support Qualification/Certification efforts (i.e. ATP, QTPs, etc.), and engineering analysis to support Qualification/Certification efforts (produced by self or providing technical guidance to supporting engineers) are other duties that would fall under the purview of the Engineer III position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Under general supervision, must be able to perform a variety of job duties including, but not limited to:

--- Technical Proposals
--- Preliminary to Detailed Design of customer Line Replacement Units (LRUs)
--- Development Part Fabrication Technical Support
--- Qualification / Certification testing thru Entry-into-Service (EIS)
--- Sustaining Engineering Efforts
--- Conducting project status and process presentations for leadership and external customers. As required, the candidate will defend technical positions.
--- Interface with vendors and suppliers to ensure product and project compliance and communicate any non-compliance and the results of any internal project audits to pertinent parties.
--- Mentor and coach lower level engineers and participate and/or lead in internal and external audits (i.e. AS9100 audits, customer quality audits, etc.).
--- Utilize engineering knowledge and principals to identify and propose technical improvements to designs and methodologies to enhance efficiency and/or effectiveness related to projects or processes.
--- Understand the functions and roles of support groups within the IPDT.
--- Use good communication skills, as well as the ability to be inquisitive and collective in thinking, to work with the IPDT and customer and collaborate on ideas and thoughts in resolving complex problems.
--- Have a higher understanding of the business model and its objectives, and recognize, communicate, and contribute to new business opportunities to the leadership team.
--- Have knowledge of the technical needs and ability to understand what the customer is looking for.
--- Shall be experienced practitioners of project management techniques and tools
--- Clearly and succinctly communicate project status and risks.
--- Ensure timely information flow among the IPDT to ensure timely completion of project tasks.
--- Gain cooperation within the internal IPDT to ensure completion of project tasks.
--- Possess the ability to interact with customers (internally and externally) and also use influence skills with the customer to mitigate major program risks, and to negotiate change of project scope or Master
Schedules. The influence skills would also be vital within the IPDT to attain project milestones.
--- Support manufacturing team during the Product Development Phase (i.e. initial design for
manufacturability and redesigns, as required during the development phase).
--- Recognized as an emerging authority within the leadership team in current position.
--- 25% or less travel.
--- Follow all company policies and procedures.
--- Other duties with the work as assigned.

In addition to the above, Engineers are to maintain an organized, clean and safe work area using safety standards and expectations while adhering to all quality practices. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

--- Bachelor's degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering. M.S. Preferred.
--- 5 - 10+ years of experience in metallic or composite ducting and motion compensator design per ARP 699 guidelines as Project / Systems Engineering Focal, or equivalent experience in ECS (Environmental Control System), bleed air, or AMS (air management system) full-system or component design in the following industries:

o Valves (pneumatic or electro mechanical)
o Heat Exchangers
o Turbo Machinery
o Fuel Tank Inert Systems (FTIS, OBIGGS, OBOGGS, NGS, etc.)
o Wing-Anti Ice Systems
o Ram Air Systems
o High Pressure or Low Pressure pneumatic systems
o Structural design

--- Experience with aircraft certification to EASA, Transport Canada, CAAC, and/or FAA 14 CFR FAR 25 requirements.
--- Experience from program award (kick-off) to Milestones such as: PDR (Preliminary Design Review), CDR (Critical Design Review), PRR (Production Readiness Review), SOF (Safety of Flight), EIS (Entry-into[1]Service).
--- Experience delegating work and supervising non-direct reports (engineering support staff: design engineers, analysts, drafters, test technicians).
--- Experience writing certification documentation, such as: ATP, QTP, QTR, etc.
--- Experience with sheet metal and/or composite manufacturing / forming processes.
--- Experience with the MRB process, and preferred engineering disposition authority.
--- Test experience per RTCA-DO/160 or MIL-STD-810 (vibration and environmental tests)
--- Participates and/or leads in internal and external audits.
--- Thorough understanding of industry specifications, such as MIL, AN, MS, NAS, ASTM, AMS, etc.
--- Experience in mentoring role of junior engineers desired.
--- Preferred experience with analysis tools such as FEA / FEM tools MSC NASTRAN / PATRAN, ANSYS, ATA NASTRAN / FEMAP.
--- Preferred experience with CAD software (CATIA V5 or Solidworks).
--- Preferred test experience with LabVIEW data acquisition / control VIs.

Required Skills:

--- Language: Must have excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate in English (verbally and written) effectively with all levels of employees within the company.
--- Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, written and oral instructions. Ability to solve problems involving many variables in various situations.
--- Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
--- Other Abilities: Must have good project management skills. Must be able to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to read / support the creation of 3D models and 2D drawings with dimensioning and tolerance per ANSI/ASME Y14.5 standards.

ITAR Compliance:

Access to our facility (and, therefore, employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms
Regulations (ITAR) and/ or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent
residents, U.S. refugees, asylees or temporary residents under amnesty provisions [as defined in 8 USC
1324b(a)(3)] and properly licensed foreign persons. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of
employment will be required to provide information to determine whether they are subject to these
regulations and, if so, to assess their country of chargeability for export control purposes. Additionally,
potential employee's names will be screened against the Consolidated Screening List (maintained by the
United States government) to determine eligibility to receive technical data.

P-WLH-005
Job Requirements metallic or composite ducting, motion compensator design, ARP 699 guidelines as Project / Systems Engineering Focal, or equivalent experience in ECS (Environmental Control System), bleed air, or AMS (air management system) full-system or component design Related Jobs:

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