Mechanical Systems Project Engineer
Bachelors degree in an appropriate discipline from an accredited four-year college or university and five (5) or more years related experience and/or training. A combination of education and experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
5 plus years of experience with aircraft engines
Experience with aircraft EBU system integration
Experience routing and integrating the following systems to the EBU/Engine:
- Wire harness/Electrical
Clean sheet/preliminary design experience preferred.
Experience working with external customers, suppliers and vendors.
Experience as a Project Engineer in the aircraft industry, specifically with aircraft systems.
Applies extensive knowledge of principles, theories, concepts and industry practices to
plan, direct, and coordinate the engineering design, integration, analysis and certification of company products and processes for manufacturing of complete aircraft parts, components, subsystems and complete systems for operational aircraft.
Essential Functions and Key Responsibilities:
Develops solutions to a variety of complex and unusual problems that require independent judgment and ingenuity to modify procedures standards related to managing engineering projects in the areas of design or technology. Work is accomplished under general direction and completed work is reviewed for results.
Analyzes project objectives and requirements to determine feasibility, reducibility, cost, and production time. Discusses technical issues of the project with customer representatives, engineers, and other personnel.
Evaluates product design for conformance to engineering principles, customer requirements, quality standards, and specifications. Ensures engineering specifications, drawings and other technical documents are produced to standard engineering practices and regulatory requirements. Evaluates and approves design changes and drawing releases.
Assigns project personnel to specific aspects or phases of project such as analysis, development, or design. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules. Identifies program problems and obtains solutions such as allocation of resources or changing contract specifications and technical solutions. Coordinates design, production, testing, and related activities.
Consults with project personnel and others to provide technical assistance and information.
Coordinates with Manufacturing, Marketing, Contracts, and Quality Assurance and other groups to ensure required engineering documentation is established and maintained for each project.
Creates and maintains budget and schedule tracking metrics and reports progress to Engineering management. Provides guidance to teams on development, performance and productivity issues. Works with the regulatory agencies or designees in creating compliance and other engineering reports.
Reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules or plans as required. Prepares project reports for management, client, or others.