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Project Engineer

Windsor Locks, CT 06096

Posted: 05/03/2024 Job Number: 72161 Pay Rate: 29.90

Job Description

Project Engineer
Windsor Locks CT
Contract - 1st Shift, 5/40
Pay Rate:  $33.38/Hr. 
Benefits:  medical, dental, vision, 401k  

Requirements:  Project Engineer  
  • US Citizenship
  • Bachelor's degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations, OR advanced degree in a related field and minimum 5 years of experience, OR in absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required
  • This position is considered safety sensitive in accordance with NASA Guidelines. Candidate will be subject to drug and alcohol testing
Description/Comment:  Project Engineer
Title: Project Engineer - Space Systems
Our client is seeking a Project Engineer with a strong technical background to lead Engineering Integrated Project Teams (IPTs) in the Deep Space Portfolio in Space Systems. This position will take direction from the Engineering Leads in Lunar/Mars Transport Platforms, Lunar/Mars Orbital Platforms, or Lunar/Mars Surface Platforms. Deep Space hardware includes components for Active Thermal Control Systems (ATCS) and Environmental Control and Life Support Systems (ECLSS) for the Orion Spacecraft and for Gateway Lunar Space Station modules including the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO). Pursuits include ATCS and ECLSS components for the Exploration Command Module (Mars Transit Vehicle), Gateway Airlock, Gateway International Habitat (I-HAB), Lunar Landers, and Pressurized Rover as well as Surface Power and Fuel Cells for Lunar Infrastructure.

Responsibilities:  Project Engineer
  • Drive world class project management process using integrated scheduling, earned value management, and risk and opportunity management
  • Work collaboratively with other Engineering disciplines (Systems, Software, Mechanical, and Electrical), Programs, Production, Quality and Supply Chain to develop an integrated execution plan to satisfy customer requirements across applicable operating conditions
  • Facilitate project tasks with the various functional organizations to ensure alignment with overall project objectives.
  • Track teams integrated execution performance to plan
  • Analyze, identify, and address execution problems, recommend and implement resolutions to ensure the successful completion of project(s)
  • Forecast project revenues, monitor costs, and re-estimate project costs monthly to maximize project profitability and ensure business objectives are met
  • Maintain and present plans and progress reports relating to business aspects of the project(s) to track progress and ensure that established targets are met.
  • Ability to balance demands of multiple projects
  • Work autonomously with limited oversight from manager
  • Support root cause investigations and corrective actions for field returns and production issues
  • Develop bids based on customer proposal requests
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts for project execution efficiency
  • Champion superior ethical and professional behavior in all situations
The candidate will drive the execution of all engineering responsibilities on the program while meeting both internal and external customer expectations. Direct communication with customers will be required. This position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written), technical experience, and the ability to work as cross-functional team member.   Preferred Qualifications:  Project Engineer
  • BA/BS in Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering degree
  • MA/MS in Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering or MBA degree
  • Experience in the design, development, and qualification of space-qualified ECLSS, thermal management, or similarly complex electro-mechanical systems
  • Exceptional organizational, analytical, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize both daily issues and strategize longer term projects
  • Superior interpersonal and influencing skills, including coaching and mentoring of other engineering staff
  • Strong computer skills, MS Office, Windchill
  • Natural presence/comfortable presenting to internal and external customers
  • Ability to bring team members together and work problems to resolution
  • A desire to lead with the purpose of improving IPT performance

EEO Statement Apollo Professional Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability status, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status or characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law.

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