201070 - Lead Project Engineer
Up to $70.00 DOE
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Lead Project Engineer for a contract opportunity in Nashville, TN.

Project Engineering is the art of organizing technical chaos into precise technical direction with a clear vision for your engineering team to focus on and execute. As a Project Engineer, you are given technical authority from Engineering Leadership and the Program Manager to execute assigned programs. Project Engineering requires technical expertise, a willingness to make decisions to lead the project team to the required capability or delivery, and the ability to communicate internally to leadership and externally to the customer and suppliers. Project Engineering is empowered to guide the program from a notional idea or customer requirement, to a delivered platform capable of executing its intended mission.
Project engineering responsibilities will include the following:
o Program Planning, Guidance, and Execution - Work with program management to develop the program execution schedule, effectively communicate with the entire program team, and guide the team through the execution of all required tasking to complete the contract
o Customer and Senior Leadership Interaction and Communication - Effectively communicate with external customers and internal senior leadership on the design and implementation of the contractually required capabilities and manage expectations

Job Qualification Requirements:
Ability to perform as Project Engineer for various engineering disciplines required. Experience with as many of the following engineering disciplines is desired:
o Project Engineering
o Systems Engineering
o Aeronautical Engineering (Electrical, Structural, Mechanical, Stress, Mass Properties, Aerodynamics, etc.)
o EMI/EMC Engineering
o Software/ Hardware Engineering
o Test Engineering
Experience with the following processes is required:
o Bidding and Proposal
o Program Planning, Guidance, and Execution
o Customer Interaction and Communication
o Executive Level Interaction and Communication
o Engineering Execution
In addition to the required skills, experience in the following items are highly valued:
o DO-178C, DO 160, or MIL-STD equivalents
o Supplier Management and Engagement

Bachelor degree with a minimum of (12) years of applicable experience. A combination of education and experience may also be considered. A Master's Degree is highly desirable for this position.

9/80-1st Shift

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Terry Jones
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x282 or (800) 927-9318 x282

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.